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La Negra Tomasa
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Chan Chan [99]
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Lagrimas Negras
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La Juma De Ayer [con Pio Leyva]
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Sarandonga

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Compay Segundo

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Legendary Cuban guitarist Compay Segundo was born in 1907; collaborating with the likes of Sindo Garay, Miguel Matamoros and Benny Moré, he emerged as one of the most respected musicians of the pre-revolution era, and in the late '20s invented the armónico, a guitar customized with a double third string to fuse the tonal qualities of the traditional Cuban tres guitar and its Spanish counterpart. Following Fidel Castro's rise to power, Segundo worked as a cigar roller before retu... Read more

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