This is a GREAT collection of Puerto Rican music that traces a thread of PR history. I will return to this over and over again. Me encanta!
What do I love most about Puerto Rico? I guess it’s the cocos. They’re like my head. Hard.
Then again, there are the plátanos. They stain my skin. In a good way.
Anyway, I’ve gotten some bugging from certain social media interests to compile my own list of songs that make me “Happy” about being Puerto Rican, something along the lines of BuzzFeed’s attempt last year. I don’t know what to tell you but this idea of posting a bunch of large images accompanied by pithy text is not my idea of a good time. But hey, like Bob Marley used to say, If dem cap fit, let them wear it. So here’s my playlist for today (Day of All Days, mind you).
1) Puerto Rico. Eddie Palmieri
A song often used to start off many a great university radio station salsa shows. This is like Palmieri’s third…
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