THE MOTHER OF SOUTH AMERICAN FOLK MUSIC DIES : MERCEDES SOSA 1935-2009

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Just went to see what our mate, Dave Quam was up to on his blog and saw this very sad news.

We covered Mercedes a few months back HERE.

And all I can say is that it’s a huge loss to music and our thoughts are with Mercedes’ family at this very sad time.

1935 – 2009

3 comments

  • dave quam October 4, 2009

    yeah dudes, sad news that I saw on the NY times today. She will be missed. :(

  • Bootlegumachine October 4, 2009

    When i read the newspaper today, she was in a coma…sad. RIP.

  • Lowdjo October 5, 2009

    Yeah, saw it on the news yesterday.. lots of respect to Mercedes Sosa, she had such a huge following and i loved her social awareness, too bad she’s gone!

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