Dominican Republic

Santo Domingo Blues: The Story of Bachata

Bachata is genuinely a music of the people. Recalling the American blues, bachata was infamous as the anthem of the hard-drinking, womanizing, down-on-his-luck man, vilified as the entertainment of the brothels and the cabarets, and worshipped by the downtrodden poor ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/18484/santo-domingo-blues-the-story-of-bachata/"> Read more &#187;</a>

Santo Domingo Blues: The Story of Bachata

Bachata is genuinely a music of the people. Recalling the American blues, bachata was infamous as the anthem of the hard-drinking, womanizing, down-on-his-luck man, vilified as the entertainment of the brothels and the cabarets, and worshipped by the downtrodden poor ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/18484/santo-domingo-blues-the-story-of-bachata/"> Read more &#187;</a>