Bringing a different perspective to the music of tango, The Tango Decades is an 8-part series focusing on a horizontal slice of what was hot, decade by decade, as tango blossomed over 40 years. This sixth episode is focused on 1950 to 1954, and highlights the emergence of the star singers….. That’s this Sunday on Tango Capital, 7:00pm to 8:00pm:
- broadcasting on 2xxfm 98.3 in Canberra,
- streaming live and also on demand from http://www.2xxfm.org.au
Image: Record labels of the early 1950s highlight solo singers –unthinkable even a decade prior. And even when a singer is part of an orquesta—as Miguel Montero is with Lomuto’s orquesta here—their name is shown on the label; no more mere ‘con estrabillista’!