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Anonimo- Huapangos con picardía- El llorar

I am always on the hunt for versions of El Llorar, my favorite song, the most wonderful song ever created by Mexicans. The perfect synthesis of our musical ethnic heritage: African rhythms, European instrumentation and the heart and soul of our indigenous/Native ancestors vocalized in every note. In this mellow suave version, the vocalist lingers here and there on the notes, making light of the rhythm. But it’s in the falsetto is where he lets loose, every little crack of his voice making me feel as if I’m melting into the floor. Add in the scratchy, heart-string pulling fiddle that makes Son Huasteco my favorite son of Mexico and we have another excellent interpretation of this bittersweet song.

Previous El Llorar/Son Huasteco posts:
Mexico Son Huasteco
El Llorar

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