QUE VIVA CHANGO (SANTA BARBARA)

Latest update on 27/11/2000

Artist: Celina González
Author: Celina González/Reutilio Dominguez
Label: Iris
Year: 1948

Afro-Cuban bi-denominational hymn, both for Catholic Santa Barbara as for her Yoruba equivalent Chango, god of the fire. In Cuba this song is everywhere. There's a statue of Santa Barbara in the garden of Celina's house in Havana. Coauthor Reutilio Dominguez is Celina's husband.

Covers:

1950s:

Celia Cruz

1996:

NG La Banda

2000:

Maria Ochoa

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