Latin Music USA

The Legends: Rubén Blades

Clip: Episode 6 | 2m 50s

Rubén Blades gave up a career as a lawyer in Panama to work in the Fania mailroom, but within a few years he recorded his first record, produced by Willie Colón. LATIN MUSIC USA airs Friday, April 28 and Friday, May 5 at 9/8C on PBS (check local listings).

Aired: 10/12/09

Rating: NR

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LATIN MUSIC USA is a WGBH/BBC co-production. Major funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Additional funding provided by the National Endowment for the Arts and Latino Public Broadcasting.