Sunday, July 22, 2012

Music Some Of You May Not Have Heard Before

Here are some videos that you may not have seen / heard before, I hope you enjoy some of them!  If clicking the videos do not work, I provide the link.

From "freegoldtube":



Some pretty music from Peru (mainly for the benefit of my newer readers).  The melody of "El Condor Pasa" was made famous here in the US by Simon and Garfunkel.

A traditional version of "El Condor Pasa"


Chet Atkins plays "El Condor Pasa" on his guitar a long time ago:

The below song, "Ananau" took Peru by storm a few years ago when we took our daughter to Cuzco.  It is sung in Quechua, the language of the Incas.  Quechua is still spoken by millions in Peru.

The below song is beloved in Peru as well.  It is sung in Quechua (first part and at the end) and in Spanish (briefly in the middle).  Most of the filming was done at Machu Picchu...


Los Ronisch almost caught on big time with their version of "technocumbia", this music is really fun...  Even though they are from Bolivia, they were very popular in Peru.  It's OK to play these two LOUD...

"Amigos Traigan Cerveza" (Hey friends, bring beer!) (for his broken heart)

"Prefiero Estar Lejos" (I want to be far away from you)


The below song was also popular in Peru a few years ago:

"El Arbolito" (The little tree) by Nectar, a Peruvian cumbia group:


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