Manuel Agujetas

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Manuel de los Santos Pastor, also known as El Agujetas or el El Agujeta, (b. Rota, Spain, 1939) is a Flamenco singer.

Son of singer Agujetas el Viejo. Both father and son follow the school of Manuel Torre, representative of the tradition of Jerez, and father of singers Dolores Agujetas and Antonio Agujetas. He worked in his father's forge until he went to work in Madrid as a teenager. He took part in the recording of the Magna Antología del Cante, compiled by Blas Vega. He appeared singing a martinete in Carlos Saura's film Flamenco (1995) and in Dominique Abel's documentary Agujetas.Cantaor.

Partial discography[edit]

  1. Viejo cante jondo (1972)
  2. Premio Manuel Torre de Canta Flamenco (1974)
  3. El color de la hierba (1978)
  4. Grandes Cantaores de flamenco: Agujetas (1986)
  5. En París (1990)
  6. El Querer no se puede ocultar (1998)
  7. En la soleá (1998)
  8. Agujetas cantaor (1999)
  9. 24 quilates (2002)
  10. El rey del cante gitano (2003)
  11. Archivo de flamenco: el Agujetas
  12. Agujetas: Historia, Pureza y Vanguardia Del Flamenco (2012, five cd's anthology)

Sources[edit]

  • ÁLVAREZ CABALLERO, Ángel: La Discografía ideal del cante flamenco, Planeta, Barcelona, 1995. ISBN 84-08-01602-4
  • GRIMALDOS, Alfredo: Historia social del flamenco, 2010.

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