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THE MUSICAL CULTURE OF THE ROAD – Manu Chao: Playing and singing in slippers, between via St. Pau and calle Escudellers

Hovering between temptations intimate sensitivity and social reality His music has undergone many influences, all deriving from his Spanish origins and from travels to Mesoamerica. His parents had moved to Paris to escape Francisco Franco’s dictatorship, in the suburban area between Boulogne-Billancourt and Sèvres. The home of Manu Chao http://www.manuchao.net/, it housed many refugees from South American dictatorships, and had …

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