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The late Celia Cruz's version of "Jingle Bells" is featured on Tuesday's Latin Roots playlist. (Courtesy of the artist)

Latin Roots: Christmas Music With A Cuban Twist

Dec 24, 2013 (WXPN-FM)

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The first of a two-part Latin Roots Christmas series begins Tuesday with Judy Cantor-Navas of Billboard magazine. In conversation with host David Dye, the Latin-music expert discusses the distinction between Cuban Christmas music made before and after the Revolution.

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  • "Jingle Bells" by Celia Cruz & La Sonora Matancera
  • "Cancion De Navidad" by Silvio Rodriguez
  • "El Pequeño Tomborilero" by Los Papines

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