Beat Latino with Catalina Maria Johnson

A weekly exploration of the past, present and future of the Latino musical universe

 

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It’s an election year in the USA! This hour is all about speaking through music to presidents…if only I were president…Hey Mr. President….the President of Republic…whether from Cuba, Mexico, Spain, Latino musical culture has a tradition of speaking about politics and to politicians. Includes a few cumbias and salsa tunes composed for President Obama’s 2008 campaign. Enjoy!

 

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Si you fuera presidente Sara Eugenia Primer Festival Juguemos a Cantar. Apache 2006 00:50
Si you fuera presidente Las Hermanas Marquez La Hermanas Marquez!. Universal Music Latino 2004 02:52
Presidente Kalua La Novedad. Kalua 2008 406:00
Presidente Kinky Atlas. Nettwerk America 2003 03:23
Señor Presidente Mocosos American Us. Six Degrees 2004 04:53
El Presidente de la República Rumba Club Desde la Capital. Palmetto Records 1995 06:48
Buen viaje, Señor Presidente El Lebrijano Cuando el Lebrijano canta, se moja el agua. Rosevile IODA 2008 03:26
Oiga, Señor Presidente Gato and Palenke Music Co La situación. Jaime A. Salazar 2008 03:31
Presidente Mandela John Santos and the Coro Folklorico Kindembo Hacia el amor. Xenophile 2000 03:30
Para presidente Washington Salsa Band For the Presidency. Washington Salsa Band 2008 02:49
La canción de Obama Alejandra Aldao La canción de Obama. Suramusic 2008 02:22
Cumbia de Obama Fosforo Macondo. Fosforo 2007 03:12
El Presidente Herb Alpert South of the Border. Shout Factory 2005 02:53




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