(Havana Surf Director Rod Diaz visits Sugar Barons Show this week)

This week we broadcasted from our usual spot, Miss Lily’s. In addition to the usual Cuban classics dropped every week, this weeks guest (February 22) was a documentarian who discovered a hidden pocket of surf culture near Havana. Director Rodrigo Diaz McVeigh came into the studio to share some of his trials and tribulations shooting this heartfelt scene in Cuba. Did we mention there’s no surf shops or surf reports in Cuba either?

Sugar Barons Show #3

cuando cuando cuando – nat king cole with xavier cugat
musico de alma – TNT Boys
como acustombro – la lupe
batman boogaloo – fajardo y su charanga
use it before you lose it – bobby valentin
querida bomba – johnny colon & orchestra
it’s not unusual – willie bobo
elation – willie bobo
cloud nine – mongo santamaria
mucho mucho mucho – perez prado
mapua (yuma)- tumba francesa
sway – dean martin
mellow yellow – xavier cugat
lets spend the night together – ovnis
dos letras – rafael hernandez
cold sweat – mongo santamaria
taxi to aguadilla – fania all stars

A Q&A with Rod Diaz & His Top 7 songs

hermosa habana – los zafiros
hoy como ayer – benny more
ya llego – composed by Jako for Havana Surf soundtrackk
aguanileo by sintesis
ojala by silvio rodriguez
mi hermosa Habana – Los Aldeanos (Aldo)
cambiara – x alfonso


Van Alpert (Writer) & Rodrigo Diaz McVeigh (Director) for Havana Surf

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