Los Zafiros

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by Los Zafiros

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‘They were born to sing, ’ recalled Los Zafiros musical director Manuel Galbán (1931, Gibara, Cuba) of his fellow band members, ‘but they didn’t know how to live.’ Los Zafiros successfully emulated American late 50s rock ‘n’ roll and doo-wop groups while also incorporating elements of bolero, calypso, bossa nova and the rhythmic heritage of their native Cuba. Overtly inspired by groups such as the Platters and Frankie Lymon And The Teenagers, the band... Read more

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latin
doo wop
cuban
cuba
spanish
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