FRIDAY CANCIÓN: Olvido by Amaral

Hola mis amigos.  ¡Es viernes! Welcome to today’s Friday Canción.  Today’s song is another beautiful and haunting melody.  Olvido is sung by the Spanish group Amaral.  The band consists of Eva Amaral and Juan Aguirre, who write their songs together. The band’s musical style is mostly identified as pop rock, but it is often fused with […]

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FRIDAY CANCIÓN: El Cóndor Pasa by Los Fronterizos

Hola mis amigos.  ¡Es viernes! Welcome to today’s Friday Canción.  Today’s song is something a bit slower and more ‘traditional’ than our usual.  We’re taking a listen to Argentinian Folk music, through a song that is claimed by much of Latin America… El Cóndor Pasa by Los Fronterizos.   Los Fronterizos was an Argentine musical […]

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Friday Canción: La Bicicleta by Carlos Vives ft. Shakira

Hola mis amigos.  ¡Es viernes! Welcome to today’s Friday Canción.  Today’s song is La Bicicleta by Carlos Vives and Shakira You met Carlos in the last Friday Canción and we talked about the vallenato echoes to his music.  In today’s Friday Canción Carlos is joined by fellow Colombian singer, Shakira!  Internationally, she may be a little more […]

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FRIDAY CANCIÓN: Carito by Carlos Vives

Hola mis amigos.  ¡Es viernes! Welcome to today’s Friday Canción.  Today’s song is Carito by Carlos Vives.   Carlos Vives (Carlos Alberto Vives Restrepo) is a Colombian singer, songwriter and actor. He began his career in the mid 1980s when he focussed on traditional vallenato and cumbia sounds.  As his career progressed and evolved he […]

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Friday Canción: Para Que La Vida by Enrique Iglesias

Hola mis amigos.  ¡Es viernes! Welcome today’s Friday Canción.  Today’s song is Para Que La Vida by Enrique Iglesias. Okay I have a confession… I absolutely adore Enrique Iglesias.  Lol.  Don’t think it was much of a secret!!!  Anyway, I couldn’t resist sharing another one of his musical renditions with you today.  So please enjoy […]

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Friday Canción: La Camisa Negra by Juanes

Hola mis amigos.  ¡Es viernes! Welcome to today’s Friday Canción.  Today’s song is La Camisa Negra by Juanes. For the last Friday Canción we were all about love and everlasting devotion to that one special person.  But what happens if the love doesn’t last?  What happens when the love becomes a poison and leaves a […]

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FRIDAY CANCIÓN: Christmas Songs

6 Christmas Songs from Latin America

  Hola mis amigos.  Es viernes de nuevo.  Welcome back to my Friday Canción feature. Christmas music is another fun part of the season.  Today’s Friday Canción celebrates some fun Latino/ Hispanic Christmas songs. I’m sure you all know the iconic song “Feliz Navidad” but in case you don’t, I’ve included it too.  There are so many more to […]

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FRIDAY CANCIÓN: Como La Flor – Selena

It’s viernes de nuevo. Welcome to another Friday Canción. My selection today is a little slower in tempo but so beautiful, even if it is about an unrequited love. Today’s cancion de viernes is Como La Flor by Selena. Como La Flor is from Selena’s third studio album, Entre a Mi Mundo which was released in 1992. The song is credited […]

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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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