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Antologia del Son de Mexico
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Antologia del Son de Mexico
Genres: World Music, Latin Music


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All Artists: Various Artists
Title: Antologia del Son de Mexico
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Corason Records
Original Release Date: 1/1/1985
Release Date: 1/1/1985
Album Type: Box set
Genres: World Music, Latin Music
Styles: Caribbean & Cuba, Cuba, Salsa, Latin Music, Mexico, Regional Mexican, Mariachi
Number of Discs: 3
SwapaCD Credits: 3
UPC: 766611100125

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