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Musical trio The Sampaguitas seeks to bring sounds of the Philippines to the U.S.

Musical trio The Sampaguitas released a new album. (Courtesy of The Sampaguitas)
Musical trio The Sampaguitas released a new album. (Courtesy of The Sampaguitas)

Host Deepa Fernandes speaks to singer-songwriter Aireene Espiritu of the musical trio The Sampaguitas. They’ve just released an album, also called “The Sampaguitas,” which contains Filipino folk songs sung in Tagalog, one of the languages of the Philippines.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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