Max Berrú and Los Insobornables sing the traditional Peruvian waltz Alma, corazón y vida (means soul, heart and life) is a traditional Peruvian waltz. The second song in the video is Nuestro México Febrero 23. Recorded live on March 8, 2014 in Santiago de Chile.
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Canadian singer and theatre actress Francesca Gagnon (born August 6, 1957) sings Querer, a song from Cirque du Soleil’s 1994 album Alegría.
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“Stand By Me” is the first of many songs performed by musicians around the World, produced by “Playing For Change”; a multimedia music project, created by the American producer and sound engineer Mark Johnson with his Timeless Media Group, that seeks to inspire, connect, and bring peace to the world through music.
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Nana Mouskouri sings “Over and Over”. It is actually a Russian Jewish folk and love song in the Yiddish language. “Tum” is the Yiddish word for noise and a “balalaika” is a stringed musical instrument of Russian origin. Lyrics: Michael Jourdan & George Petsilas.
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Con toda palabra (English: With every word) is a beautiful song composed by Lhasa de Sela (September 27, 1972 – January 1, 2010), also known by the mononym Lhasa, the American-born Canadian singer-songwriter who was raised in Mexico and the United States. The song is the opening track of Lhasa’s second album “The Living Road”, which released in 2003.
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Spanish flamenco singer Remedios Silva Pisa sings “Naci En Alamo” (I was born in Alamo), a song from Vengo, a 2000 French film by Tony Gatlif. The original closing scene of the movie. The wind instrument is “ney”, the end-blown flute that figures prominently in Middle Eastern music. It is played by the Turkish musician Kudsi Erguner in the video, who also had a small role in the movie.
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Argentine singer-songwriter Victor Heredia sings “Razón de vivir” (Reason of Living), a beautiful song written and composed by himself. Both live and album versions, also the version with Mercedes Sosa.
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Manuel Pareja Obregón (May 4, 1933 – July 24, 1995), the Spanish musician and composer who focused on Andalusian folk music sings “La flor del romero llora” (rosemary flower cries), the first song of the composer’s “Dos canciones” (two songs). A very beautiful song, enjoy!
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Puerto Rican virtuoso guitarist, singer, and composer José Feliciano sings his 1969 hit single “Rain”. Both album and live versions. A beautiful love song, enjoy!
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Cape Verdean singer, nicknamed the “Barefoot Diva” for performing without shoes, Cesária Évora sings “Bésame Mucho” (English: Kiss me a lot), a song written in 1940 by Mexican songwriter Consuelo Velázquez (August 21, 1916 – January 22, 2005).
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