Latin standards: selected songs, 1928-1972


Rita Montaner con Miguel de Grandy 1Rosita Serrano-3a

The page might be more accurately titled something like: “Selected Latin American popular song standards, published 1928-1972, which have become pop and/or jazz standards in North America and elsewhere outside of Latin America.” The list is limited to songs that I’ve published individual pages on, or which have appeared in broader feature pages on this site, as noted.

1928 — El Manisero (The Peanut Vendor)

1929 — Te quiero dijiste / Magic is the Moonlight

1934 — Tabú (Taboo)

1935 — Para Vigo me voy (Say Si Si)

1938 —  Na Baixa do Sapateiro (Bahia)

1939 — Perfidia

traditional(?) — Malagueña salerosa (La Malagueña)

1940 — Bésame Mucho

1959 – Manhã de Carnaval

Antônio Carlos Jobim — 15 selected standards, 1956-1972 (15 separate pages)

(below) Songs contained within broader feature pages

1963 — Mas Que Nada — in “Sérgio Mendes and Brasil ’66: selected recordings, 1966 to 1970

1970 — Feliz Navidad (José Feliciano) — in the page “Some other popular holiday season songs


Consuelo Velazquez 01 (sm)Enrique Granados-1a


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