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Qué Bonita Bandera
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produced by John Smith and Daniel E. Sheehy; performed by Ella Jenkins, 1924-; in More Multicultural Songs From Ella Jenkins (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2014), 1 min
produced by John Smith and Daniel E. Sheehy; performed by Ella Jenkins, 1924-; in More Multicultural Songs From Ella Jenkins (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2014), 1 min
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Seis Mapeyé
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in Raíces Latinas: Smithsonian Folkways Latino Roots Collection (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2002), 6 mins
This track can be found on Puerto Rico in Washington: Marcial Reyes y sus Pleneros and Cuerdas de Borínquen (1996), SFW CD 40460.
in Raíces Latinas: Smithsonian Folkways Latino Roots Collection (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2002), 6 mins
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Jíbaro Hasta el Hueso: Mountain Music of Puerto Rico by Ecos de Borinquen
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2003), 1 hour 7 mins

The resurgence of cultural and racial pride in the United States during the 1960s and 1970s had a parallel in Puerto Rico—so much so that today, the mere sound of música jíbara can provoke a cheer of cultural and national pride. In the forward-looking words of the young singer on this recording, Karol Aurora...

(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2003), 1 hour 7 mins
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Seis Chorreao
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produced by Anthony Seeger, 1945-; in Smithsonian Folkways World Music Collection (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 3 mins
This track can be found on Puerto Rico in Washington (SF 40460, 1996).
produced by Anthony Seeger, 1945-; in Smithsonian Folkways World Music Collection (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 3 mins
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Para Todos Ustedes
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produced by John Santos and Juan Gutiérrez (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2005), 1 hour 15 mins
The bomba and plena are the heartbeat of Afro-Puerto Rican music. In Para Todos Ustedes (For All of You), New York's acclaimed Los Pleneros de la 21 wraps these venerable drumming, singing, and dancing traditions in a creative web of fresh arrangements, contemporary harmonies, and a message of pride in their musi...
produced by John Santos and Juan Gutiérrez (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2005), 1 hour 15 mins
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Puerto Rico in Washington
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produced by René López (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 55 mins
Marcial Reyes y sus Pleneros de Bayamon and Cuerdas de Borinquen play bombas and plenas, music of the mountains, the coast, and the city. Recorded live at the 1989 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, this collection features notes in English and Spanish discussing the development of these musical styles amd background...
produced by René López (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 55 mins
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Aguinaldo Jibaro
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produced by Nicholas R. Spitzer, fl. 1986; in Folk Masters: Great Performances Recorded Live at the Barns of Wolf Trap (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1993), 4 mins
A wide-ranging collection of traditional American music featuring memorable performances from the Folk Masters concert and radio series, recorded live at the Wolkf Trap in 1992. A vivid representation of the changing scope of American through the music and culture of contemporary European-, African-, Hispanic-, a...
produced by Nicholas R. Spitzer, fl. 1986; in Folk Masters: Great Performances Recorded Live at the Barns of Wolf Trap (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1993), 4 mins
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Puerto Rican Music in Hawaii
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produced by Ted Solís, fl. 1989 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1989), 43 mins
A fascinating 16 track collection of dance music that creates a panorama of Puerto Rican musical life in Hawai'i and bears a striking resemblance to Tex-Mex conjunto music. Artists include Charles Figueroa, Virginia Rodrigues, Glenn Ferreira, and others.

"...[A] superb reminder that some of our best music can...
produced by Ted Solís, fl. 1989 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1989), 43 mins
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Viento de Agua Unplugged: Materia Prima
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produced by Daniel E. Sheehy and Tito Matos, 1968- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2004), 51 mins
The bomba and plena heard on this recording are the materia prima (raw material) of today's two most African Puerto Rican musical traditions. When its dynamic leader Tito Matos created the group Viento de Agua ("Wind of Water"), he vowed to keep alive the "streetcorner sound" of the plena, music rooted in the liv...
produced by Daniel E. Sheehy and Tito Matos, 1968- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2004), 51 mins
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