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Veteranos: Songs of War and Peace

Latino veterans have for decades fought and lost their lives for this land. This special edition of El Beat Latino musically celebrates the accomplishments and dedication of the 1.3 million U.S. Latino Veterans. The selection of songs includes “Tribute to Veterans” by Leti de la Vega, Al Reyes “Vietnam Veterano” and “Pastures of Plenty-This Land is your Land” by Lila Downs. Enjoy! And please remember kindly those who risked everything for us.


Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Mambru se fue a la Guerra Tuti Fruti Las Mejores Canciones Infantiles. Universal 2008 :30
Juan va a la Guerra Quinteto Mocambo Veracruson. Pentagrama 2005 04:33
Tribute to the Veterans Leti de la Vega Rancho Viejo. Deep South Productions 2007 01:35
Cantare a Puerto Rico Plena Libre Evolucion. Times Square Records 2005 04:35
Zoot Suit Samba Mobtown Mashing up the Nation: Volumes 3 and 4. Bib 2009 03:45
Vietnam Veterano Al Reyes Rolas de Aztlan: Songs of the Chicano Movement. Smithsonian Folkways Recordings 2005 08:20
Vietnam Mambo Pucho and his Latino Soul Brothers How’m I doing?. Cannonball 2000 04:02
La Guerra Che Sudaka Trippie Town. K Industria 2006 03:04
La Guerra de los Callados Joe Arroyo Colección Oro de la Salsa, Vol. 10. Discos Fuentes 2015 04:32
El Baile de la Paz Hatuey El Baile de la Paz. Gazelle Productions 1998 08:44
Medley: Pastures of Plenty, This Land is Your Land Lila Downs La Cantina. Narada 2006 05:56
Dias de Amar Guardabarranco Antologia. Appleseed Recordings 2005 02:00


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