Vintage Recordings of Colombian Cumbia

The World

Cover of "The original sound of Cumbia"

Manya Gupta

Vintage recordings of Colombian cumbia re collected in a new two CD set called "The Original Sound of Cumbia." The recordings come from 78s, 45s and LPs that record collector Will Holland found while scouring bins in Colombia. Anchor Marco Werman speaks to Holland about the record hunt and where the sounds of cumbia come from.