The World's music features this week: Redil Cuarteto and musical tributes to Usain Bolt

Aug 4, 2017

Each week on The World, we feature a unique selection of music. And most every week, we put together the highlights for you here. 

WALK-OFF MUSIC FOR AN OLYMPIC STAR
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt is currently the fastest man in the world. And this weekend, at the World Athletics Championships in London, Bolt will run his final 100 meters. There are years of musical tributes to him. 

THERE'S A LEGEND BEHIND THIS SONG 
We share with you a story behind a song. It's the story of how marimba got introduced to Colombia. Adrian Sabogal of the Colombian band Redil Cuarteto tells us about the song "el Duende Cojo." And enjoy this video to hear more of the band's music. 


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