Quotes by Ruben Blades

Rubén Blades Bellido de Luna, known professionally as Rubén Blades, is a Panamanian singer, songwriter, actor, musician, activist, and politician, performing musically most often in the Afro-Cuban, salsa, and Latin jazz genres. As a songwriter, Blades brought the lyrical sophistication of Central American nueva canción and Cuban nueva trova as well as experimental tempos and politically inspired Nuyorican salsa to his music, creating "thinking persons' dance music".

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We had something to say. Whenever we played, people didn't dance, they listened.

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I think we risk becoming the best informed society that has ever died of ignorance.

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I think being born in Panama was a blessing because Panama is a port city. It's a really - the mentality is that - I remember that of admitting things in. You know, ports, ideas come in and out all the time.

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There's something about the tango that brings even more emotion out of the lyrics.

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It doesn't make sense for me to be a lawyer in a place where there is no law.

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