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Los Panchos first met in 1944 in New York City.Los Panchos began touring internationally in 1946 and would relocate later that same year to Mexico City, considered the world capital of Spanish-language music.

Asi Cante Con los Panchos, Vol. 1 by Los Panchos (CD, Dec-1988, Orfeon) #Bolero

Toña la Negra: why she kicks ass ♫She was an Afro-Mexican singer of bolero music. ♪She became popular for her interpretations of Augustín Lara’s songs. ♫She also did interpretations of poems and songs of Rafael Hernández, Sindo Garay, Gonzalo Curierl, Ignacio Piñeiro, Pedro Flores and Andrés Eloy Blanco. ♪She is considered a musical icon in Latin American music. ♫She promoted women’s suffrage in Mexico. She spoke about her experiences as a black woman regardless of often being…