Totó La Momposina - Prende la Vela


Totó La Momposina
Song Name: Prende la Vela
By: Totó La Momposina
Country: Colombia
Song Local Name: Not available
Album: Gaitas y Tambores
Link to buy: Discogs
Genre: folk music of Colombia , Colombian folk music , latin , mapalé , latin , tambora
Date Added: 01 Nov 2016
Martha J. Fernández
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Prende la Vela by Totó La Momposina is part of folk music tradition in/by Colombia. Folk Music of Colombia is traditionally brother to some other region(s) in the world. If you want to listen to song(s) in the same genre or with the same root with Prende la Vela (or folk music of Colombia), other than checking Colombia you can also check music of Venezuela. From the top menu, first choose the desired region and then find the link from the map or country list.

Prende la Vela means "Burn the candle". Another hit from Queen of cumbia. Totó is singer, dancer and teacher. Totó La Momposina's entire life has been dedicated to representing the music of Colombia’s Caribbean coastline, where African, Indigenous Indian and Spanish cultures meet to create a unique musical tradition. This song has a rhythm named Mapalé.Mapalé is typical rhythm from the cost side of the Colombia.

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