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2017-04-17T13:40:09.000Z
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3,703
Video Title:
Quetzal - "Pillow People" [Official Music Video]
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Watch and sing along to the official music video for "Pillow People" by Quetzal, a song off 'The Eternal Getdown' out on Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. 'The Eternal Getdown' is available on CD and Digital. Stream/download/purchase: Smithsonian Folkways: https://folkways.si.edu/quetzal/eternal-getdown/latin/music/album/smithsonian SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/quetzal-official/sets/the-eternal-getdown 'The Eternal Getdown,' released on March 10th, 2017, features 18 original compositions performed by a total of 22 musicians, including guests such as Aloe Blacc, Ramón Gutiérrez, Rocío Marrón, César Castro, and Joey De Léon, to name a few. 'The Eternal Getdown' follows Imaginaries, Quetzal's 5th album release and first for Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, which was recognized by the Recording Academy with a Grammy Award for "Best Latin Rock, or Urban, or Alternative Album" in 2013. Quetzal is an ensemble of highly talented musicians, joined for the goal of creating good music that tells the social, cultural, political, and musical stories of people in struggle. Martha Gonzalez (lead singer, percussionist, and songwriter) calls it an "East LA Chicano rock group," summing up its rootedness in the complex cultural currents of life in the barrio, its social activism, its strong feminist stance, and its rock and roll musical beginnings. Besides being a rock band, the group and its members participate in a much larger web of musical, cultural, and political engagement. Quetzal: https://quetzaleastla.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/quetzaleastla Twitter: https://twitter.com/quetzaleastla Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/quetzalmusic Smithsonian Folkways: https://folkways.si.edu Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/smithsonianfolkwaysrecordings Twitter: https://twitter.com/Folkways Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smithsonianfolkways The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy (www.si.edu/copyright). Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time.
Video Duration:
5 min 13 sec
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music folk "Woody Guthrie" "Pete Seeger" Smithsonian Folkways old-time non-profit
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