LUIS MARIANO – Qui Sait, Qui Sait, Qui Sait

A French version of the popular Spanish song by Cuban songwriter Osvaldo Farrés. The French lyrics, Qui sait, qui sait, qui sait, are by Jacques Larue. It is inaccurate to claim that it gains a slightly different meaning in French. In fact, the etymology of the Spanish word quizás (equivalent to Portuguese quiçá) comes from… Continue lendo LUIS MARIANO – Qui Sait, Qui Sait, Qui Sait

NAT KING COLE – Quizás, quizás, quizás

"Quizás, quizás, quizás", sometimes known simply as "Quizás", is a popular song by Cuban songwriter Osvaldo Farrés. Farrés wrote the music and original Spanish lyrics for the song which became a hit for Bobby Capó in 1947. In 1958, Nat King Cole recorded the song with a heavy American accent. His version appeared on his… Continue lendo NAT KING COLE – Quizás, quizás, quizás

JOSEPHINE BAKER – Live @ Deutschen Schlagerfestspielen (1966)

La Baker appeared as the special guest for the German Schlager Festival, an annual music competition held at the Casino van Baden-Baden, Germany. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wupFNObjJEA Entrée de Joséphine (J'ai deux amours)"Avec""What Kind of Fool Am I?""On the Street Where You Live""I Could Have Danced All Night" This is a typical performance of La Baker from the… Continue lendo JOSEPHINE BAKER – Live @ Deutschen Schlagerfestspielen (1966)

MARC RIBOT Y LOS CUBANOS POSTIZOS – Live @ Banlieues Bleues Festival (2002)

One of the ultimate New York City party bands, Marc Ribot Y Los Cubanos Postizos (aka “The Prosthetic Cubans”) became a must-see attraction in the late 1990s, with its feverishly cooking shows built around arrangements of Cuban bandleader Arsenio Rodriguez – innovator of the son montuno, and two critically acclaimed albums released on Atlantic Records. Reformed by popular… Continue lendo MARC RIBOT Y LOS CUBANOS POSTIZOS – Live @ Banlieues Bleues Festival (2002)