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I’d bet the rent that those of you who know this song just sang that chorus to yourselves. Volver, Volver [Live] Audio bolros no longer available.

Written while he was just a teenager, it has become not just a jazz classic, but also one of the most booeros tunes of the great American songbook. To this day, I get a little nervous if I’m standing near a river at night.

A song of loss that’s been covered most famously by the great Mexican mariachi Vicente Fernandez and the great Chicano rock ‘n’ roll band, Los Lobos. Accessibility links Skip to main content Keyboard shortcuts for audio player. Your purchase helps support NPR programming.


The bolero is a form of love song that originated in Cuba in the 19th century. How is this romantic?

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Here are some of my favorites. It’s still in their song line-up, and can still make old-school Chicanos get up to slow-dance with their wives. La Llorona, or the weeping woman, supposedly roams rivers and streams, weeping for her drowned children.

The myth spawned a bolero, and one of my favorites is from the film Frida, as performed by the Mexican vocalist Chavela Csncionero.

Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email. Well, a mother’s love is eternal, isn’t it? Vicente Fernandez is a legendary Mexican mariachi. In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning.

Santana said he wrote it after his first trip to New York City, where he saw so many people living on the street, their spirits broken. Sing it in the shower, full voice.

The lyrics often reflect cancionnero of bittersweet, unrequited, betrayed, or eternal love. Some are not strictly bolerosbut all of these songs maintain the tradition — and, more importantly, the feeling. Boleros for Your Lover Boleros are a form of love song that originated in Cuba in the 19th century, and the lyrics reflect themes of bittersweet, unrequited, betrayed, or boleross love. February 14, 1: This song has all the characteristics of the classic bolero: Boleros for Your Lover.


Canciones Del Corazon: Boleros

That musical lineage shows in this instrumental from the band’s second album, ‘s Abraxas. Carlos Santana’s father was a mariachi, and his grandfather was a mariachi.

It came into its own after mostly Mexican composers, working in the s, wrote songs that became popular throughout the Spanish-speaking world. Sinatra’s ballads were always popular in Latin America. While not exactly romantic, it certainly captures the desperate, tequila-fueled cantina environment of the bolero.

Had Billy Strayhorn been born in Mexico, we’d be singing this song in Spanish. This performance of “Lush Life” is definitive. It seems like a huge stylistic jump, but not really. Not all of these songs are strictly boleros, but they all maintain the tradition — and, more importantly, the feeling.