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Night owl chat – Boleros, rancheras, and mariachis

Although I grew up in New York City, and merengue and salsa were my staple Latin music, when I moved to Los Angeles I was captivated by Mexican boleros, rancheras, and mariachis. Living in L.A. you can’t help but be. In honor of the North American summit in Mexico today, a bit of Mexican music to take you on into the night.

Pedro Infante – Flor sin retoño

Antonio Aguilar – El aventurero

Toña la Negra – Escarcha

Genaro Salinas – Un gran amor

Lola Beltran – Mi ranchito

Go on YouTube, search for “rancheras”, “mariachis”, or “boleros”, and swim in wonderful music. Chat on, night owls!


49 Responses to “Night owl chat – Boleros, rancheras, and mariachis”


  1. February 19, 2014 at 10:30 pm

    Arriba, mis amigos! Adelante a la noche!

  2. 7 LDS
    February 19, 2014 at 10:30 pm

    Bonjure…….sorry Hola?
    No, PBO is on his way home, so
    Hi( NY melting snow style)
    Hey ya’ll Ms. Dudette( GA style)

  3. February 19, 2014 at 10:32 pm

    So, I’m totally enjoying my “sources” and watching Sky Arts 2. Yes, I know that Sky is the spawn of Rupie Murdoch, but the Arts channels are fabu.

  4. 19 amk for obama
    February 19, 2014 at 10:35 pm

    epl is so overrated. germans and spanish are way better.

  5. February 19, 2014 at 10:37 pm

    Didn’t realize there was a new thread…

    Front page of the NYTimes now. The Manhattan Project continues its legacy:

  6. 27 carolyn
    February 19, 2014 at 10:42 pm

    I too, as usual, got caught after the new thread was started. I’ll just summarize: Rachel kicked it tonight. She covered Christie, the Ukraine, Gov. McCrory in N.Carolina and his aborted press conference and the subpoenas, and criminal actions being brought against his admin for pollution, and at the end, she dealt with GWB, and his, as she said “trying to cover himself with the glory of the Iraq and Afghanistan vets” from the wars he started and would not end. She called BS on what he is doing. He is truly despicable…..even more than I thought, if that’s possible.
    It was a good Rachel show. She does her homework, and so does her staff.,

  7. February 19, 2014 at 11:09 pm

    All right, off to read some Charles Simic. See everyone on the flip.

  8. 30 HZ
    February 20, 2014 at 12:03 am

    Thank you LL. This is one of the many wonderful reasons that I so love and appreciate this beautiful place. This brilliant TOD family always is one step ahead of everyone and everything. Great honor to our brilliant President, Barack Obama on his summit.

    Continuing to give facts, honor, and respect to the best president in my lifetime. Thanks again, LL. Goodnight everyone.HZ

  9. 31 vcprezofan2
    February 20, 2014 at 12:08 am

    Good Night, TODobots. Sleep well.

  10. February 20, 2014 at 12:12 am

    Will not stop ….

    … until those two begin serving AMERICA rather than their narcissistic selves ….

    #LandslideDEMS2014

    YES WE MUST

  11. February 20, 2014 at 12:17 am

    BTW LL, the music of the ‘mariachis’ is among the very earliest memories I have of any form of music given the circumstances of spending the early years of my life in San Antonio – and because my family loved the music …. Thank you

  12. 38 yardarm756
    February 20, 2014 at 12:20 am

    IMHO here are two war criminals.

  13. 39 vcprezofan2
    February 20, 2014 at 12:32 am

    Okay, I’m definitely leaving now – Enjoy your dreams, TODobots!

  14. 46 jacquelineoboomer
    February 20, 2014 at 12:43 am

    I shouldn’t make light of this, but sure seems like maybe sorta kinda the “chickens are coming home to roost,” eh?

  15. 47 Jeff
    February 20, 2014 at 1:26 am

    Looks like Tennessee lost more than they could possibly realize in the long run.

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/02/20/vw-union-workers_n_4820585.html

  16. 48 99ts
    February 20, 2014 at 1:37 am

    Just got home from being out all day – watched Rachel talking about David Sampson at the Port Authority – this is a pillar of society – a lawyer – what is with the 1% in America – utterly unreal. Where is the Governor of New York while Gov Christie is running the Port Authority?


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