Friday Canción: Gente de Zona – La Gozadera

  It’s viernes de nuevo. Welcome to another Friday Canción. Hispanic Heritage Month ended on October 15 but I still want to share this song with you today.  After all at Over The Andes we celebrate Hispanic and Latino culture all year through!   Today’s cancion de viernes is La Gozera by Gente de Zona […]

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Friday Canción: Music for Hispanic Heritage Month

Music for Hispanic Heritage Month

Hola mis amigos.  Es viernes de nuevo.  I hope you have wonderful plans or at least relaxing plans for your weekend. Welcome back to my Friday Canción feature.  Today I’m doing something a little bit different and featuring a few songs by different Hispanic artists, as part of the month long Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations.  […]

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FRIDAY CANCIÓN: Bamboléo by The Gipsy Kings

Welcome back to Friday Canción!  Today’s weekend starting, foot tapping tune is one most should easily recognise… La canción de viernes: Bamboléo by The Gipsy Kings. Every time I hear this song it makes me happy and makes me want to dance.  I so wish I had better coordination! The song has both Samba and Flamenco elements […]

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Friday Canción: Mano a Mano (A Tango Song)

  It’s Friday again.  The weekend is here! Are you ready for some sweet Spanish music to touch your heart?  I’ve got a Friday Song for you… La canción de viernes: Mano a Mano | Música– Carlos Gardel & José Razzano | Letra– Celedonio Flores This one is a lot slower and more poetic than past Friday Canciones.  […]

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Friday Canción: Suavemente Face-Off

Hola mis amigos. It’s almost the weekend once again and it’s time to get moo-oo-oo-ooving!  Today’s canción de viernes is Suavemente.  But I’m giving you two versions of this song and you can tell me which one is your favourite. The first video is the original version version by Elvis Crespo.  Named after the famous […]

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FRIDAY CANCIÓN: Vivir Mi Vida by Marc Anthony | with bonus Spanish Lesson

It’s almost the weekend again and I’ve got a Friday Song for you… La canción de viernes: Vivir Mi Vida by Marc Anthony This New York native proudly claims his Puerto Rican heritage and has produced songs in both English and Spanish.  Vivir Mi Vida was released in July 2013. This next video shows you the lyrics in […]

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Friday Canción: Ojalá que Llueva Café by Juan Luis Guerra

It’s almost the weekend. How about some music to get your feet tapping?  I’ve got a Friday Song for you… La canción de viernes: Ojalá que Llueva Café by Juan Luis Guerra This well-known song by Juan Luis Guerra showcases the Dominican Republic’s upbeat merengue and lilting bachata, for which Guerra’s music is praised.  The […]

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