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garth wrote:Across The Borderline .. by Freddy Fender on The Border soundtrack is one of the great songs ever written about migrants. Various artists have since cut it but the original as sung by Freddy - a Mexican migrant - is the best. Garth
Con Murphy wrote:How about Youssou NDour's ImmigrÃ©s? A song reminding Senegalese migrants to always remember their roots. I'll try to remember to dig out Jenny Cathcart's book on Youssou later, because I think that has the English translation of the lyrics.
janet_penny wrote:Thanks for the Youssou NDour lyrics, I think it could be relevant, it certainly covers the theme of globalisation, ie. transmigration. I'm also very interested in the Daara J song, sounds just right.
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