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From the Sky of My Childhood

From the Sky of My Childhood

Suni Paz, whose name means “everlasting” (suni) in Quechua and “peace” (paz) in Spanish, plays and sings a collection of traditional and original Latin American folk songs. A poet, singer, composer, educator, and social activist, Paz creates music with a conscience based on her commitment to social justice and passion for education. In her third recording for Folkways, Paz sings of love lost (“Casi-Casi”), found (“Por Signos”), and unrequited (“Pollerita Colorada”); of the Mexican mythical legend “Llorona”; and of the poor children in the streets (“Cancion por un Nino en la Calle”). Complete Spanish lyrics and English translations for all tracks are included in the liner notes.

Track Listing

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Canción de la Ternura (Song of Tenderness) Suni Paz 3:18
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102
La Llorona (The Weeping Woman) Suni Paz 4:04
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Pollerita Colorada (Little Red Skirt) Suni Paz 2:01
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104
Al Ajo (To Garlic) Suni Paz 2:35
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105
Manos Vacías (Empty Hands) Suni Paz 2:15
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106
Vamos Chamar o Vento (Let's Call the Wind) Suni Paz 2:38
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Corazón Contesta (My Dear Heart, Please Answer) Suni Paz 2:33
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202
Por Signos (By Signals) Suni Paz 2:09
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203
Casi-Casi (Almost-Almost) Suni Paz 2:20
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204
Canción por un Niño en la Calle (Song for a Kid in the Street) Suni Paz 4:32
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Soñé Que el Fuego se Helaba (Last Night I Saw Fire Freezing) Suni Paz 2:12
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Coplas de la Quebrada de Humahuaca (Couplets from Humahuaca's Ravine) Suni Paz 3:48
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