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Los Hermanos (song)

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"Los Hermanos" (The Brothers) is a poetic folk song composed and first performed by Argentine nueva canción singer Atahualpa Yupanqui. Song information "Los Hermanos" is often considered a protest song. Some claim it criticizes the dictatorship of the Latin American countries, done to secure the fidelity of the region to the United States and, - by doing that -, avoiding undesirable leftist governments. That can be perceived on the song lyrics, which is an ode to fraternity and freedom with an implicit urge for Latin American union: "Yo tengo tantos hermanos Que no los puedo contar Y una novia muy hermosa... Que se llama Libertad". "I have so many brothers That I can't even count them And a beautiful bride... That is called Liberty". Though some take it as political, others contend that it has a broader universal appeal, with its verses about the common Argentine man, recognizing the others by the look in their eyes and realizing the difficultie
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