EL SALVADOR: Cumbia

Cumbia is a traditional dance music popular in El Salvador – it originated in Colombia, but has variations all over Latin America. The above album is alternating songs from two huge Salvadoran cumbia bands – Hermanos Flores vs. Orquesta San Vicente. Had a sway in my hips all morning listening to this!

Oh shoot, here’s another great mix of other Salvadoran cumbia bands:

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