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'La Bamba' ties together the world (video)

la-bamba-video-grab.jpgDavid Hidalgo and Cesar Rosas of Los Lobos, La Marisoul and artists in Mexico, Argentina, Mali and Congo strum and sing through "La Bamba," the Mexican folk song adapted and made popular by teenaged L.A. rocker Ritchie Valens and the 1987 biopic about his life and death. It's produced by the nonprofit Playing for Change, which was founded in Los Angeles to "inspire and connect the world through music."

Hat tip: J. Michael Walker on Facebook, who posts "Because somewheres in the world, it's already Friday night, and time to cut loose..."


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