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Richard Egües performing in the 1970s

Charanga del Norte at York Fiesta

Charanga del Norte perform El Bodeguero by Richard Egües whilst Guillermo teaches the crowd to dance chachachá, including the skipping dance that goes with the quotes ‘Mambru se fue a la guerra’ and ‘rr con rr cigarro..’ which I play on the flute. York Fiesta May 2008

RR con RR Cigarro – Charanga de Oro

Polo Tamayo plays the famous Mambru quote and tongue twister rr con rr cigarro, rr con rr barril, rapido corren los carros, cargando de azucar del ferrocarril on El Bodeguero as played by Charanga de Oro led by Jose Loyola. Enrique Lazaga is on güiro, Pancho Terry on violin and Jorge Machado on bass. This [...]

Interview with Richard Egües

The following interview took place between Sue Miller and  Richard Egües, flautist from Orquesta Aragón at Richard’s home in Santo Suares,  Havana  in April 2000 SM: Where were you born and how did you begin your musical career? RE: I was born in a small village called Cruces, when it was part of the former [...]