Arts, Culture & Media

Vintage Recordings of Colombian Cumbia

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Cover of "The original sound of Cumbia"

Credit:

Manya Gupta

Vintage recordings of Colombian cumbia re collected in a new two CD set called "The Original Sound of Cumbia." The recordings come from 78s, 45s and LPs that record collector Will Holland found while scouring bins in Colombia.

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Anchor Marco Werman speaks to Holland about the record hunt and where the sounds of cumbia come from.