Boleros and Boleristas: S/D

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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:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLkaXwEPfeE

_Rudipherous_, Wednesday, 28 December 2016 22:42 (seven years ago) link

iLe, formerly PG-13 of Calle 13.

_Rudipherous_, Wednesday, 28 December 2016 22:42 (seven years ago) link

five years pass...

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/09/16/obituaries/sylvia-rexach-overlooked.html?smid=nytcore-ios-share&referringSource=articleShare&fbclid=IwAR23k-l2KHCDLsWXuRvfgt_5hSgevioFNR5SkRr_kw7cPbgbvTWDURNi2AY

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 (one year ago) link

two months pass...

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.

Seconded. His songs and voice are amazing. Sometimes I find another classic that turns out to be originally by him. Like “Piensa en mí.” Maybe his sister wrote it?

Meet Me in the Z'Ha'Dum (James Redd and the Blecchs), Friday, 25 November 2022 15:44 (one year 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 (one year 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 (one year ago) link

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/24/arts/music/pablo-milanes-dead.html

RIP Cuban nuevo trovo and bolero singer Pablo Milanes

curmudgeon, Sunday, 27 November 2022 05:45 (one year ago) link

three months pass...

*bump*

Bringing Up Initials B.B. (James Redd and the Blecchs), Thursday, 23 March 2023 01:47 (one year 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 year ago) link

i like this stones throw artist lo fi boleros album
https://stonesthrow.bandcamp.com/album/boleros-valses-y-mas-2

corrs unplugged, Monday, 27 March 2023 07:41 (one year ago) link


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