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Ruben Blades and Willie Colón rehearsing El Cazanguero

Posted on almost 5 years ago
Ruben Blades and Willie Colón rehearsing El Cazanguero

If you watched the PBS special of "Latin Music USA" you must have seen the video snippet below. This particular section had a particular effect on me when I watched it. It is Ruben Blades and Willie Coln rehearsing one of Blades first songs with Fania Records called "El Cazanguero". It was great to see a young Ruben Blades singing with amazingly clear vocals and eloquent lyrics while Coln was directing the band. For those who haven't seen the documentary - hopefully this video will influence you to watch it. This is a prime example of artists having truly mastered their craft and created something that withstands the test of time. The classics never die....