July 8, 2011

La Música Callejera Pt. 6 .............. Estado de Puebla

Street Music of Mexico and Central America
July-October 1995

Read the series introduction here.

Dedicated to street musicians making a living peso a peso.

...20) Rockets explode, vendors hawk squeaky toys, and the congregation of La Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de Remedios sings María madre mía.  The bells toll as the procession descends from the 16th Century church that the Spanish built on top of the 2300 year-old ruins of Tlachihualtepetl, the world's largest pyramid.
La Música Callejera - Cholula

21) A blind couple plays Las gaviotas and another song in the zócalo.
La Música Callejera - Cuernavaca

22) An off-duty mariachi sings for some very wasted friends as they talk to this gringo and sing along.  He plays professionally in Cuernavaca on weekends....
La Música Callejera - Acatlán

Próxima estación: Oaxaca

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