Music from Chile – Violeta Parra // Folk

She was one of the most popular and greatest musicians from Chile: Violeta Parra (1917-1967). Have a listen to her great song “Volver A Los 17″ (english: Being Seventeen-Old Again):

Music from Costa Rica – Manuel Monestel

Manuel Monestel was born in San Pedro to a family steeped in musical tradition. At 16 years of age, he began to learn guitar and the music of the ’70s. Is co-founder of the Nueva Canción movement in Costa Rica. Here is his song  “Corazón Tropical”


Music from Argentina – Mercedes Sosa

Mercedes Sosa, known as La Negra, (9 July 1935 – 4 October 2009) was an Argentine singer, known for her roots in Argentine folk and Nueva canción music. She was best known as the “voice of the voiceless ones”. Here’s her song “Gracias a La Vida“(english: thanks to life):

This was a Music-Suggestion from marce k, thanks!