Tom Allen, host of CBC Radio 2's Shift, invited all the Canada Reads 2012 authors to come on his show and share a playlist inspired by their books. In turn, we will share this playlist with you! Below, Carmen Aguirre and her musical selections inspired by
You can listen to Carmen Aguirres's conversation with Tom Allen and her musical selections in the audio player below.
Yo pisaré las calles nuevamente by Pablo Milanés
Carmen says: "This song was one of our staple songs when we lived in exile when I was in Canada, in Bolivia and then in Argentia."
Mamma Maremma by Umberto Tozzi
Carmen says: "It was my cousin's favourite song. He would play it all day and I would dance in front of him to try to get his attention."
No bombardeen Buenos Aires by Charly Garcia
Carmen says: "Charly Garcia is a living legend of Argentina and Latin America. He's a huge rock star."
Te doy una cancion by Silvio Rodríguez
Carmen says: "It's an anthem from the '80s, my generation."
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