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Mariachi Music Gains Popularity Across Ethnic Linesi
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Greg Flakus
January 10, 2014 2:02 PM
Among Mexican-Americans in the U.S. mariachi music has maintained its popularity for more than a century. But there are groups in all parts of the United States and in some European and Asian nations as well. As VOA's Greg Flakus reports, you don't have to be Mexican to be a mariachi singer.

Mariachi Music Gains Popularity Across Ethnic Lines

Greg Flakus

Published January 10, 2014

Among Mexican-Americans in the U.S. mariachi music has maintained its popularity for more than a century. But there are groups in all parts of the United States and in some European and Asian nations as well. As VOA's Greg Flakus reports, you don't have to be Mexican to be a mariachi singer.


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