Charlie Musselwhite — Que Te Parece, Cholita
Album: Continental Drifter
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Released: 1999
Length: 6:32
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 MiguelEI wrote:

If you can't hear this is great music, then there's a lot of crap between your ears! 
 
Earcrap! Jeezis- somebody call me the Rock-N'-Roll doctor! Better make that the Rock-N'-Roll Otorhinolaryngologist! 


I bet Sean Penn is grooving on stuff like this these days
Bill is grooving it this afternoon! {#Cheers}
Not bad, but I think I need to hear some Freebird after this.  Later dude...
If you think of the chorus as horns it makes more sense. Love me some CMW!
Weird.. why can't I find that song in YouTube?

Anyway, the genre of the song is Son Cubano, and you can also dance salsa on it, so I'm all for it.
This is not music, nor lyrics, just boring to the death.
"This is great!"

"This is crap!"

Must be art. (Or politics)

 
A blast! What fun!  {#Dancingbanana_2}
This song fills me with a sense of saudade. Thanks, RP!
no bueno 
 lily34 wrote:
if you listen to this on a very low sound, the chorus sounds like ducks quacking.

 
Ah, that explains it; I thought a team of mallards followed me home from the park and were hanging out in my driveway.
Story telling at its best.
Too repetitive ....
 
 pumpkins3 wrote:
What is this crap?

 
If you can't hear this is great music, then there's a lot of crap between your ears! 

Source song, performed some time around 1950 by Pupi Campo and his band:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QM3Eo652oRc


Hey Charlie, I am going down to Cuba - going there before the good old US of A f*** it up!!
Wow. Thanks for playing this. I heard the Cuban rhythm and singing then...Charlie Musselwhite's voice and distinctive harp playing. What a great fusion of the two styles. Definitely have to pick this one up. Don't know how I missed it back in '99.
Interesting to read what some people say.

Would Muddy Waters have taken Charlie Musselwhite in his band in the 50th if he were only average as harp player? I can't believe this. And if I listen to Charlie Musselwhite I hear an artist really knowing his instrument. Listen to his blues CD's and LP's and you will hear his knowledge of the classics, which he is one of meanwhile. That's nothing someone must like him for, but it's self disqualifying to call him mediocre.

People disliking the song or this kind of music for political reasons? Open your mind and your ears. Noone must like latin american music or everythingl of this continent, or should I say planet, of music. Like the history of blues this music has a history of love to life, dancing and struggling for freedom. So what? Pity for those who can't listen. There's good and bad music in every tradition.

"De gustibus non est disputandum." You can't discuss taste. There's music I don't like. So for me everybody has the right to dislike this song. But respect for the musicians working hard a life long over their music should be no problem imo.
What is this crap?
The background singers sound as bored of this song's excessive repetition as I am. I can just hear them thinking "Isn't this fucking thing over yet??"
if you listen to this on a very low sound, the chorus sounds like ducks quacking.
Very different for CW.  Good cut.
This Spanish flavored set of tunes, including Charlie's, is refreshing.  Thanks, RP.  {#Cowboy}
 Hannio wrote:


Your heroic Solidarity with La Revolucion against the Running Dogs of Yankee Imperialism has not gone unnoticed, comrade.  Your reward awaits you in the Socialist Workers Paradise.  (A 1958 Chevy, runs good.  No AC.)
 
Say what you want about the American paranoia about Cuba that is left over from a bygone era when their relationship with the now-defunct USSR could have possibly caused your "democracy" some pain . . . the fact is that most Americans don't really understand Cuba and the wonderful people that live there. The fact that an offer like this would go without an answer while hundreds of people died is a testament to the bullshit ego that Bush had to hold onto just so he didn't run afoul of his father, his Vice President, and the Republican party.

It's truly sad when people can't just be people. Real lives that matter. 
Not bad for background music....

 
Perhaps so, it is played a lot there.
Cool song!
Bad ratings because it sounds Cuban?
Anyways - in our space ship we be dancing ...

MAKE.  IT.  STOP.
 SynapseRider wrote:
WOW!!!  This is repetitive.
 
 
But in a good way {#Cool}
WOW!!!  This is repetitive.
 

para que sepan todos que las cholitas son las más dulces y mejores en la cama.

que te parece eso, eh!




 HarrO wrote:
Never fails to amaze me how mediocre harp players like Musselwhite, Butterfield, and Mayal get so much attention and airplay while the true greats such as Little Walter, James Cotton, and Sonny Terry are practically unknown. Musselwhite always has excellent backing musicians, I'll give him that much.
  


 
stkman wrote:

Musselwhite and Mayall are definitley better than mediocre and as far as having excellent backing musicans thats Mayalls strong suit, his bands are what makes him so great, Charlie does blow a better harp probably. You talk greats then you have to include both Sonny Boy Williamsons, Big Walter Horton, Junior Wells and Butterfield are on that list. There are quite a few players now that don't get mentioned one is Rod Piazza from the west coast and he has a hell of a band, The Mighty Flyers. Another is Kim Wilson from the Fabulous Thunderbirds and the list goes on oops forgot Howlin' Wolf. That being said this isn't my favorite Musselwhite tune.
 


Don't forget Little Walter. 

HarrO, at least no one claims that John Popper from Blues Traveler is a great harmonica player anymore. Couldn't stand his "style."  

AAAAAHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!{#Eek}
otra vez.....
 slates13 wrote:


agree 100%.  Why do I keep hearing these repetitive, el-sucky songs?!
 
Law of Attraction?
 More_Cowbell wrote:

 
"I don't always drink beer, but when I do - I prefer Dos Equis."


Yeah, repetitive. But then, we, being imperfect human beings, need constant reminders so we don't forget important things. I love Charlie Musselwhite. He is true to the music.

 crockydile wrote:
Thoroughly annoying with the repetitive chorus. Could have been a cool groove in moderation. Excessive and nauseating.
 

agree 100%.  Why do I keep hearing these repetitive, el-sucky songs?!
rate(t) = 1/e^t ... with the honorable exception of the 'tres' player {#Guitarist}
A mi no me parace muy bien.

Thoroughly annoying with the repetitive chorus. Could have been a cool groove in moderation. Excessive and nauseating.

Charlie Musselwhite Honeyboy by ~dablueshound
©2006-2010 ~dablueshound

They either started different songs or started in the wrong key. I know Honeyboy through steve arvey, Honeyboy is an old school gentleman and his fret work is still great.

Charlie Musselwhite - Que Te Parece, Cholita

Magnifique Monsieur
Caca. Painfully repetitive.

 macadavy wrote:

From the article linked to above: 

"When Hurricane Katrina ripped through the southern United States in August 2005, the authorities were overwhelmed and the governor of Louisiana, Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, appealed to the international community for emergency medical aid. The Cuban government immediately offered assistance to New Orleans and to the states of Mississippi and Alabama, also affected by the storm, and promised that within 48 hours 1,600 doctors, trained to deal with such catastrophes, would arrive with all the necessary equipment plus 36 tonnes of medical supplies. This offer, and another made directly to President George Bush, went unanswered. In the catastrophe at least 1,800 people, most of them poor, died for lack of aid and treatment."


What callous indifference, what mindblowing arrogance on the part of the US government! {#Sad}

That aside, great tune from Charlie! {#Smile}
 

Your heroic Solidarity with La Revolucion against the Running Dogs of Yankee Imperialism has not gone unnoticed, comrade.  Your reward awaits you in the Socialist Workers Paradise.  (A 1958 Chevy, runs good.  No AC.)


please make it stop