El Pescador Totó La Momposina

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Published on January 18, 2016

El Pescador (Cumbia) A tribute to the fisherman working the coasts and rivers of Colombia. A sense of respect, affection and appreciation is revealed in the words of the hard, yet humble, task of the fisherman, in touch with nature. El Pescador was composed by José Barros, from El Banco, celebrated creator of many well-loved Colombian songs.
Totó La Momposina came to Real World Studios in August 1991 to begin recording what would prove to be her most important album. now re-released on Real World Records as ‘Tambolero’. In this never before seen footage from the original recording session, Totó delivers an outstanding live performance of El Pescador, surrounded by friends and guests. Singer, dancer and teacher, Totó La Momposina’s entire life has been dedicated to representing the music of Colombia’s Caribbean coastline, where African, Indigenous Indian and Spanish cultures mingle to create a unique musical tradition.

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