The Color of Hope

This has been a family favorite for some time.  The song took the Spanish-speaking world by storm a few years ago.  Here’s the MTV Unplugged version from 2004, performed in Buenos Aires.

The Cowboy gave a lecture last week on geographic variations in the Spanish language and the influences of immigration and indigenous peoples on the development thereof. He played this music at the end of the lecture to highlight the societal and historical differences, various influences, and distinct forms of cultural miscegenation that are present in the Spanish-speaking world. It may not be the best of examples, but it’s not a bad one either.

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Published in: on July 10, 2009 at 16:00  Comments Off on The Color of Hope  
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