Tag Archives: West Side Story

Somewhere in socialist Czechoslovakia: “Amerika” Portoriko


So I’ abandoned you for over a year now. But that doesn’t mean that the blog is dead. I’d like to share with you a very exquisite version of “America” from West Side Story; in Czech!!! It was the friend … Continue reading

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Vaya Con Dios


I have talked about this Belgian group before (cf. Aïe aïe aïe aïe aïe aïe Puerto Rico). Quite by accident, I found the CD in one of the free public libraries of Paris. Interview with the singer (Dani Klein): Q: How … Continue reading

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West Side Story


As citizens of the United States, Puerto Ricans have free access to the American labor market. The upper mobility of white workers to better paid jobs during the post war world-economic expansion created a labor shortage at the botom end, which … Continue reading

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Aie aie aie aie aie aie Puerto Rico


This is a gorgeous song from the 80’s. I remember I heard it once when I was a kid and I was surprised to hear it again on youtube. It was a mere coincidence… Singing along with Belgian musical group … Continue reading

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Cuidado con Rita


Cuidado con Rita (Don’t mess with Rita) Energetic Puerto Rican singer, dancer and actress Rita Moreno (West Side Story)sings Fever, accompanied by Floyd and Animal. Animal gets hilariously out-of-control playing the drums wildly while Rita sings Fever. Rita has some harsh words … Continue reading

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