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A program showcasing the best of traditional and contemporary accordion conjunto.
Regional music from Northern Mexico.
Arriba el Norte
A daily program with the festive sounds of the accordion conjunto
from Northern México . From ballads singing about cowboy and truck driver
feats to old dancing polkas and redovas, this has become the music of migrants
in the Norte.
This program mixes rhythms with African roots from Brazilian sambas to U.S.
Latin jazz and rock, from reggae to calypso and blues.
Cita con el Recuerdo
Features an extensive musical repertoire
from the golden years of the tropical boleros. Produced by Cándido Morales
at KBBF-FM in Santa Rosa, California.
A groundbreaking national spanish language radio program focusing on news analysis and
political debate. The weekly one-hour show features interviews with Latino members of
Congress, roundtable discussions with prominent journalists and commentators, on-location
reports from correspondents based in major U.S. cities, and in-depth conversations with
Latino writers,actors,and musicians.
La Hora Mixteca
A bilingual program in Mixtec and Spanish featuring Oaxacan folk music from Southern México.
This program provides information and public service announcements relevant to migrant
Mixtec workers on both sides of the border. Frequently links via telephone
with Mixtec radio stations in the states of Baja California and Oaxaca in México.
. Salutations from listeners calling from the fields on the West Coast are often aired.
Produced at KSJV - Radio Bilingüe - in Fresno, California.
Hosted by Mixtec community organizer, Filemón Lopez.
Program produced at WRTU-FM in San Juan, Puerto Rico that showcases Caribbean music and Latin jazz
The first and only one hour weekday live call in talk show interconnecting Spanish speaking audiences in public radio thourghout the United States, Puerto Rico and Mexico. Linea Abierta offers news, features, interviews, round-table discussions, special series and listener call-ins on topics such as health, immigration, education, the arts and culture and current events.
Mañanitas con Mariachi
Early morning audiences awake to the lively sounds of the strings and horns of Mexican mariachi ensembles alternating with the popular sounds of modern day mariachis. Rancheras, jarabes, waltzes, and balonas, are part of the repertoire.
A mix of diverse regional bands, marimbas, jaraneros from Veracruz, string ensembles from Michoacán and Guerrero, pirecuas, canción istmeña, tamborazo and much more.
This program showcases traditional music from diverse areas of the world, from bluegrass to charangos, from Celtic to Filipino songs . One Sunday per month is dedicated to Brazilian music.
Música Popular del Recuerdo
Mexican pop, tropical and romantic ballads from Latin America
Music from the United States and Latin America with lyrics about political protest and social aspirations, "songs of the movimiento," mixed with Latin American folk music
Oldies but Goodies
Rock, soul, rhythm and blues, and funk music that entertained the car cruisers in the barrio in the "60s, '70s, and early '80s. This extremely popular program is peppered with messages urging Latino youth to stay in school and away from gangs and drugs.
This bilingual programs airs a unique blend of music from traditional accordion virtuosos Santiago Jiménez, Gilberto Perez and Tony de la Rosa, with Chicano groups like Little Joe and Freddy Fender, as well as popular contemporary Texano interpreters, including Emilio, Bobby Pulido, and the late Selena. With the interconnection with affiliate station KCTM-FM in Rio Grande City, Texanos from California, Idaho and other states are able to communicate via toll free lines with their loved ones in their native valle and in Northern Nuevo León and Tamaulipas
Ritmos del Pueblo
Program showcasing wind instrument bands from the Mexican states of Sinaloa, Zacatecas and Oaxaca. The program also features boleros, trios and contemporary popular music.
Rock en Español
The repertoire includes the new urban rock in Spanish from Latin America and Spain
Son del Caribe
Salsa, and the hot rhythms of the Caribbean
Son de Cuba
A showcase of upbeat rhythms from Cuba mixed with Latin Jazz
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This KRPS page was last updated: August 20, 2007