Presenters: Pierre Tremblay
Zachary Richard - Hot Euro Hits ! * Buena Vista - Classic Salsa & Cumbia !This week World Vibes riffles through the archives for a selection of TOP Latino Salsa & Cumbia Hits, in honor of the 15th Anniversary of the Buena Vista Social Club album ; and we give a musical tip of the hat to Cajun Legend Zachary Richard who just had his birthday last weekend ! With some of the latest European Chart Hits thrown into the mix as well ! A true happening show you don't want to miss !
We start off the show with classic hits from Cajun legend Zachary Richard who turned 62 years old last September 8th ! He's been recording since the 70s, has won numerous awards, distinctions and even honorary degrees from various universities ! We play a few 70's hits which were included in the soundtrack of documentaries in the 2000s about Cajuns for which Zachary Richard was musical director and narrator; then we play his more recent hits. Intersperced among his Cajun gems we play a selection of recent European Chart Hits from Raf (Italy), Marc Sway (Switzerland), Tyron Ricketts with Mic Donet (Germany), Shy'M (France) and more ! A revelation !
Our second hour goes completely Latino ! In honour of Buena Vista Social Club's 15th anniversary, we start off with the classic 'Chan Chan' from Compay Secundo (Cuba), followed by 'El Carretero' with Eliades Ochoa (Cuba), before branching off into classic Salsa and Cumbia from Colombia with Romulo Caicedo, Corraleja 71, Pepe Molina, Alfredo Guttiérez, Fruko y sus Tesos (Cuba), more Cumbia from Mexico (!) with their Sonora Dinamita, Los Líderes, La Integración, and more ! A real pleasure, enjoy !
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