OK, well they aren't always romantic really. The description I copied earlier in the thread is better. Still makes the ultimate romantic genre, even if it isn't always romantic.
― _Rudipherous_, Thursday, 22 December 2016 15:01 (six years ago) link
― _Rudipherous_, Wednesday, 28 December 2016 22:32 (six years ago) link
I like how they list him as the composer though. Arranger maybe. Sylvia Rexach was the composer. He knows that but whoever put the credits up doesn't seem to.
― _Rudipherous_, Wednesday, 28 December 2016 22:39 (six years ago) link
And I might as well throw in this bolero written by iLe's grandmother, from another 2016 album which is at least somewhat bolero oriented:
― _Rudipherous_, Wednesday, 28 December 2016 22:42 (six years ago) link
iLe, formerly PG-13 of Calle 13.
NY Times Overlooked series of obits on people they uh overlooked this week covers Puerto Rican bolero singer Sylvia Rexach who died at 39 in 1961
― curmudgeon, Tuesday, 20 September 2022 02:54 (six months ago) link
I love Los Panchos with and without Eydie Gormé, but those records with Eydie Gormé are extra-special.
Agustin Lara. My mom's favorite and, if you're (a) romantic, unbeatable. Search any recordings of Lara voice+piano.
― Meet Me in the Z'Ha'Dum (James Redd and the Blecchs), Friday, 25 November 2022 15:44 (four months ago) link
Most likely a co-write between the two of them. Seems to be from a film and he’s in it!https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Revenge_%281948_film%29
― Meet Me in the Z'Ha'Dum (James Redd and the Blecchs), Friday, 25 November 2022 17:27 (four months ago) link
Agustín Lara was also the second husband of María Félix.
― Meet Me in the Z'Ha'Dum (James Redd and the Blecchs), Friday, 25 November 2022 17:38 (four months ago) link
RIP Cuban nuevo trovo and bolero singer Pablo Milanes
― curmudgeon, Sunday, 27 November 2022 05:45 (four months ago) link
― Bringing Up Initials B.B. (James Redd and the Blecchs), Thursday, 23 March 2023 01:47 (one week ago) link
I don’t really have anything to add to what I posted before, still feel the same way if not more so.
― Bringing Up Initials B.B. (James Redd and the Blecchs), Thursday, 23 March 2023 01:49 (one week ago) link
i like this stones throw artist lo fi boleros albumhttps://stonesthrow.bandcamp.com/album/boleros-valses-y-mas-2
― corrs unplugged, Monday, 27 March 2023 07:41 (three days ago) link