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A Rose in a Rose Bush | Viernes con una Letra

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A Rose in a Rose Bush | Viernes con una Letra

You absolutely positively have to listen to this (the first song in the video below). I'm serious.

It's one of those, and I'm pretty much positive that it will make your life better the moment you press play. You could even just listen to the first twenty seconds though that will likely be impossible because I imagine once you get started you probably will want to hear the whole song.

It's Enrique Morente and his daughter Estrella singing a colombianas.

First the letra:

Colombianas
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Una rosa en un rosal
gasta mucha fantasía
viene el viento y la deshoja
ya está la rosa perdida

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Viernes con una Letra | Flores

The same letra, different words. I love this about flamenco. I don't mean completely different words, though there's that as well. But I'm talking right now about one letra and how each singer may vary the words slightly...sometimes changing the sentido, sometimes not.

Like today's letraA bulerías. I guess I've got bulerías on my mind as I prepare for the tour to Jerez this month.

Cristo sang it like this

Ando vendiendo flores
las tuyas son amarillas
y las mías de míl colores

Of course, he repeated lines and added in some ques and stuff...

Then I've heard others sing the letra this way:

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