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os Muñequitos de Matanzas - Cuban Rumberos

In the first days of October 1952 a group of young rumberos found themselves after work enjoying their evening's rest Los in the bar “El Gallo” on the corner of Matanzas and Daoiz Streets in the Barrio of La Marina in the city of Matanzas. Over drinks, they heard the chords of a son by Arsenio Rodriguez on the bar's Victrola.

Inspired by the rhythm and the contagious melody, they began to play percussion on the counter, on the glasses and on the bottles, accompanying Arsenio and his group. The bar's other customers, as well as passers-by, stopped to listen and to the astonishment of the young men they received their first applause �”�” applause that 40 years later they continue to receive....
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