Check out Canciones de Amor (Boleros y Baladas) by Various artists on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD’s and MP3s now on Boleros y Canciones. By Poli y Prietto, Andrés Calamaro, Gustavo Santaolalla. • 10 songs. Play on Spotify. 1. Palmeras. 2. Historia de un Amor. Jun 8, Album · · 10 Songs. Available with an Apple Music subscription. Try it free.
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Santana said he wrote it after his first trip to New York City, where he saw so many people living on the street, their spirits broken. Your purchase helps support NPR programming. Carlos Santana’s father was a mariachi, and his grandfather was a mariachi.
It came into its own after mostly Mexican composers, working in the s, wrote songs that became popular throughout the Spanish-speaking world. It’s still in their song line-up, and can still make old-school Chicanos get up to slow-dance with their wives. While not exactly romantic, it certainly captures the desperate, tequila-fueled cantina environment of the bolero.
Not all of these songs are strictly boleros, but they all maintain the tradition — and, more importantly, the feeling. Boleros for Your Lover Boleros are cajcionero form of love song that originated in Cuba in the 19th century, and the lyrics reflect themes of bittersweet, unrequited, betrayed, or eternal love.
February 14, 1: The bolero is a form of love song that dancionero in Cuba in the 19th century. It seems like a huge stylistic jump, but not really. That musical lineage shows in this instrumental from the band’s second album, ‘s Abraxas. I’d bet the rent that those of you who know this song just sang canconero chorus to yourselves.
This performance of “Lush Life” is definitive. How is this romantic? This song has all the characteristics of the classic bolero: Well, a mother’s love is eternal, isn’t it?
Boleros y Canciones by Poli y Prietto, Andrés Calamaro & Gustavo Santaolalla on Apple Music
A song of loss that’s been covered most famously by the great Mexican mariachi Vicente Fernandez and the great Chicano rock ‘n’ roll band, Los Lobos. Had Canciinero Strayhorn been born in Mexico, we’d be singing this song in Spanish. Accessibility links Skip to main content Keyboard shortcuts for audio player.
To this day, I get a little nervous if I’m standing near a river at night.
Canciones de Amor: Boleros for Your Lover : NPR
Here are some of my favorites. Sing it in the shower, full voice. Some are not strictly bolerosbut all of these songs maintain the tradition — and, more importantly, the feeling. In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning. Volver, Volver [Live] Audio is no longer available. The lyrics often reflect themes of bittersweet, unrequited, betrayed, or eternal love.
The myth spawned a bolero, and one of my favorites is from the film Frida, as performed by the Mexican vocalist Chavela Vargas.
Sinatra’s ballads were always popular in Latin America. Written while he was just a teenager, it has become not just a jazz classic, but also one of cancinoero most popular tunes of the great American songbook.
Canciones de Amor: Boleros for Your Lover
La Llorona, or the weeping woman, supposedly roams rivers and streams, weeping for her drowned children. Boleros for Your Lover. Vicente Fernandez is a legendary Mexican mariachi.