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Latin Roots

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The premier guide for new and significant artists in rock, blues, and folk - including NPR-syndicated World Cafe ®

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24/7 Musical discovery. A unique mix of emerging and heritage blues, rock, world, folk, and alt-country artists.

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Join David Dye as he navigates the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.

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About Latin Roots

Latin Roots Live
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Essential Boleros

Latin Roots –Essential Boleros: They Are Everywhere

To hear Catalina Maria Johnson tell it the bolero is everywhere. Not just throughout the Latin speaking world, but everywhere. The bolero, like so many Latin styles, originated in Cuba. For her look at essential boleros Catalina plays two songs you know but may not know as boleros. The international standard “Besame Mucho” and the English language “What A Difference A Day Makes” from Dinah Washington. And check out more boleros from everywhere on our Spotify playlist.

Session Setlist
BESAME MUCHO by Las Perlas del Son


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