A Song Analysis Of La Gozadera By Gente De Zhony

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Alphonse de Lamartine, French writer and politician, once said, “Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends” (“Quotes About Power Of Music”). What is one of your favorite songs? Does this song have any special meaning for you? Music can be motivational, relaxing, exciting, or even frightening. Sometimes choosing a specific song as your favorite can be challenging, but there is usually one that you really like because the lyrics are relatable to you, maybe it describes your mood, or it may just be really catchy. Music also evolves and changes as time elapses; consequently, different generations identify with songs from various genres that are prominent during their lifetime. One of my favorite songs is “La Gozadera” by Gente de Zona and Marc Anthony; this rhythmic song is sung in Spanish. I. Love. This. Song. The title of this song means enjoyment or party; the song talks about a party where many people from different Spanish-speaking countries come…show more content…
I interviewed one of my high school science teachers about her favorite song. Dr. Barr told me that her favorite song is from the bluegrass genre called “Wagon Wheel” (I had never heard this song before). She said that this song is her favorite because it is really catchy, but it does not have any special meaning for her. I asked her if she was able to remember this song’s lyrics and she could recall them partially. “Wagon Wheel” was released in the year of 2004 by a group called Old Crow Medicine Show and the instruments used during the song are banjos and guitars. She was not able to remember the names of the group members, but they are: Ketcham Secor, Critter Fuqua, Kevin Hayes, Morgan Jahning, Chance McCoy, Cory Younts, Gill Landry, and Willie Watson (Monger). Although I had not heard this song, I would not consider it one of my favorites because I am not familiar with its genre. Old Crow Medicine Show was formed on 1998 in Harrisonburg, Virginia (Monger); the members are still

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