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Life lessons with a Salsa beat [video]

Camilo Sesto and Roberto Carlos, both balladeers that were as much a part of my childhood as my Wonder Woman doll. My Puerto Rican parents preferred ballads over Salsa and Merengue, and those songs defined my early years. In fact, Roberto Carlos' Yo Quiero Apenas was somehow to me the Spanish version of Coke's I'd like… Continue reading Life lessons with a Salsa beat 

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Sesame Street does it again: Sing it “I’m Elmo and I know it” (video)

Forty plus years and counting and Sesame Street is as relevant as ever. With a great line up of celebrity guests, often showing their soften side, to their grasp of pop culture, it remains a hit with young and old alike. They've struck a pop culture chord again with their latest video, starring none other… Continue reading Sesame Street does it again: Sing it “I’m Elmo and I know it” (video)

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Sesame Street hits a high note with a Glee parody

Having spent my life with dreams of becoming a singer and loving anything that displayed real vocal talent, I fell in love with Glee during its first five minutes. My love waned as the show just became way too campy for me and I, like the character Mercedes, wanted more focus on her great talent.… Continue reading Sesame Street hits a high note with a Glee parody

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Juan Luis Guerra sings the themes to all of my days…

My first few months in Puerto Rico were spent being forced to wake up each morning when my dad woke up. He went out to the marquesina (driveways in Puerto Rico are generally used as TV/entertainment rooms) to turn on his old stereo, which was always set to his favorite station, Radio Oro 92.5. Easy… Continue reading Juan Luis Guerra sings the themes to all of my days…

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Soul Music

It begins as just another sound but soon I recognize the different instruments blending together in harmonies and melodies, creating an undeniable rhythm. My head begins to bop; up and down, left and right.  My toes begin to tap as I feel the vibrations run throughmy body. They come together in a bolt of electricity… Continue reading Soul Music