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Old 07-26-2019, 03:31 PM
 
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Not to confuse various side issues, I am not black, nor from the Caribbean, nor Cuba....etc., etc.

And still I think Celia Cruz was totally terrific, and at 80 plus I have her songs all through my playlists. The woman was - and still is through her recordings - one hell of a great singer.


She was definitely an icon of her time and did much to keep alive the music of Cuba even when that island became communist and so isolated. Celia even did reggaeton, so would have crossed over into a new generation.
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Old 07-28-2019, 02:16 AM
 
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She was also very vocal about black issues as it impacted Cubans.
Not only that, lots of her songs incorporated Santeria. And she sang songs such as the Black woman has rythym. Or songs such as brown sugar.
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Old 07-29-2019, 01:37 PM
 
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The utopian pan-plantation propaganda activists are at it again.

Taking it old school, of those who warned about what the plantation globalists really are about.

Stories from El Barrio (search pasas raisins)
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Old Today, 01:30 PM
 
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Some more interesting tidbits from Mr. Thomas.

Down These Mean Streets (search you ain't no Jose said)
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