‘TIS THE SEASON FOR LA MURGA


When I originally wrote about “La Murga De Panama” back in 2006, I naively wrote “I find it rather funny that such a rousing Latin dance anthem would have originally appeared on a Christmas album.”

Well, maybe I should have bothered to research the song itself since, if you understand “La Murga” in connection with Carnival, it makes total sense to put it on a holiday album (provided, Carnival is after Xmas but it’s most certainly a massive holiday/festival season during the winter, throughout South America). Murga seems largely associated with Uruguay or Argentina but given […]

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