Mercedes Sosa: Mercedes Sosa en Argentina

Mercedes Sosa en Argentina¬†is a double album by Argentine singer Mercedes Sosa. It was recorded live at the Teatro Opera de Buenos Aires in February 1982 and released on the Philips label. The concert and recording marked Sosa’s return to Argentina after three years in exile. Described as the driving force behind the nueva canci√≥nContinue reading “Mercedes Sosa: Mercedes Sosa en Argentina”

Aretha Franklin: Young, Gifted and Black

I am particularly moved to learn that she held women’s rights and civil rights as central to her life and values. Not only this but she quietly and privately supported the struggle for the rights of indigenous Americans. She refused to perform at Trump’s inauguration as an act of protest from artists and musicians.