We laugh, we cry, we sing Mexican Rancheras

Chavela Vargas will make you weep. (I think that’s good.)

This week in All Around This World, as we focus on Mexico, we meet music that’s fantastically fun. In some of our classes though, we pause the frivolity to listen to a recording “La llorona” performed by Chavela Vargas, iconic singer of rancheras, Mexican rural folk songs, who has surely seen difficult days. Rancheras won’t all tear your heart out like the one in this video, but jeez…. Learn more about Vargas at Chavela Vargas Official.

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