Track List

Sueno de una Noche de Verrano

Causas y Azares

Como Esperando Abril

Playa Giron

Canto Arena

La Maza

Cancion Urgente Para Nicaragua

Sueno con Serpientes

Unicornio

Nuestro Tema

No Hacen Falta Alas

O Melancolia

Silvio Rodriguez - The Best of Silvio Rodriguez: Cuba Classics 1 (LP + Download Card)
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Release Date: 9/30/2016
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David Byrne was very interested in new forms of Latin music, and since there was an embargo on most things Cuban at the time we didn't really know what was going on there without going over and seeing for ourselves. So in 1990 we did. We did three albums there, the first, Cuba Classics 1 The Best of Silvio Rodriguez, is actually our best selling Luaka Bop album of all time (selling 400,000 copies!!!!) but it sold so evenly that we had no idea it was doing so well. In that annoying way of Westerners to compare people from another culture to someone in their own, Silvio was often compared to being Bob Dylan of Latin America. This was not only because he sang songs of political importance but also because he could fill stadiums and he sang poetry. His influence is not to be underestimated.