Andrés Jiménez
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Despierta, Boricua (Wake Up, Puerto Rican)
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Asi es Mi Gallo (Behold My Fighting Cock)
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Valle de Collores (Valley of Collores)
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El Pobre Sigue Sufriendo (The Poor Keep on Suffering)
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Canto Rebelde (Rebel Song)

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Andrés Jiménez

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Puerto Rican singer/songwriter Andrés Jiménez (aka El Jíbaro) arose in stature during the 1960s nueva canción movement and continued to be an influential artist in his homeland during the decades that followed, known for his patriotic sentiment and the nationalistic themes of his music. Born on July 3, 1947, in Orocovis, he was one of 15 children; his father was a farmer. Like many Puerto Ricans, Jiménez moved to New York City, arriving at age 17; he was drafted into the U.S. Ar... Read more

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