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10 unforgettable zambs of our folklore

Choosing only a few is impossible, but today you will be this selection of 10 of the most unforgettable shrimps
Folklore
zamba-argentina
04 October, 2019

Choosing just a few is practically an impossible task. But let’s start with this selection of 10 of the most unforgettable shrimps of our folklore to continue this playlist that could extend to infinity. Shall we go?

1) Zamba of the singer in love – Hernán Figueroa Kings

Hernán Figueroa Reyes was born in 1936 and died in a car accident in 1973, at only 37 years old. In that short time, he left countless songs left in the popular songbook.

2) Balderrama – Gustavo Leguizamón

With lyrics by Manuel José Castilla and music by Gustavo “Cuchi” Leguizamón, this revolutionary song is undoubtedly one of the most emblematic zambas of our folklore.

3) The Paraná in a Zamba – Jaime Dávalos/Ariel Ramirez

This zamba was popularized by Eduardo Falú. No However, on this occasion you can hear it together with Ariel Ramírez and Los Border.

4) Captive Moon – Chango Ramírez

This is a story about love and the passage of time. Ramírez composed this song when he was imprisoned accused of killing a man known as “Morning Bull” after an argument. There, in prison, the “Chango” wrote this song for his wife, Lidia Haydeé Margarita Bay.

5) Moon Tucumana – Atahualpa Yupanqui

Undoubtedly, it is one of the best known shrimps of the folk songbook. “I don’t sing to the moon because it shines nothing else, I sing it because she knows about my long walk”, wrote folklore/10-frases-de-atahualpa-yupanqui "target="_blank” rel="noreferrer noopener” aria-label="Atahualpa Yupanqui. (open

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