It's almost as if people think that in Latin America we're not hip to what's happening here.
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I was a kid, and I remember my mother singing. She was also a radio...
We had something to say. Whenever we played, people didn't dance, they listened.
I decided we should book ourselves, so I started booking the band.
I think we risk becoming the best informed society that has ever died of ignorance.
People are a lot smarter than anyone gives them credit for being.
Rock is young music, it is youth oriented. It just speaks for a generation.
Yes, I was going to law school and it was closed in '69.
What is interesting in this is the exchange of music that occurred between New Orleans...
Anywhere you had a commerce center, you had a lot of music.
It was very interesting, and we went to Germany and we toured Germany like we...
And music was a very important part of our lives. The radio was on all...
So everything that ever happened, we knew about in Panama.
But, when I was about thirteen, I began to sort of sing in my neighborhood.
You know, it was uncomfortable doing the same thing. I don't like a rut.
It doesn't make sense for me to be a lawyer in a place where there...
So that when I came to New York again, it was, I'm not too sure...
The grandmother, the mother, the worker, the student, the intellectual, the professional, the unemployed, everybody...
In those days the big U.S. labels didn't have any particular interest in the Latin...
Every band had their own distinctive sound, but it was pretty much dancing music and...
They're making a ton of money, and no one is getting a nickel.