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The Friday OT: Mercedes Sosa & Joan Baez; Gracias a la Vida

Sosa’s voice was…no, is…made for this song.

The above version, live in concert, turns into your actual uplifting duet and is a real crowdwinner but man, every time I hear Mercedes Sosa start it the lump hits the throat, those first few bars and her perfect voice. 
For what it’s worth, this studio version is the definitive version of Parra’s classic.  

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