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"Watina" Music Video, Andy Palacios

RIP Andy Palacio 1960-2008

Music video for Andy Palacio and the Garifuna Collective. Directed by Brent Toombs. Belize 2007. Sadly, Andy passed away on January 19, 2008. I am honoured to have had Andy as my friend. He was an amazing artist and a great person. For more on Andy's life and music please visit www.stonetreerecords.com

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