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Dame Un Cachito Pa' Huele
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Juventud Amaliana
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Dundumbanza
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Parfiando El Gallo Muere
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Parece Bobo

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Arsenio Rodríguez

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Arsenio Rodríguez, one of the most important figures in the history of Cuban music, was a prolific composer (he penned close to 200 songs), tresero, percussionist, and bandleader whose innovations changed the face of Latin dance music and paved the way for what would eventually become known as salsa. He is considered the father of the conjunto, an instrumental format that was revolutionary for its time because it introduced the conga drum, which had previously been considered ta... Read more

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