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The Cuban band who played for Fidel Castro's forces


Cuba is marking the 50th anniversary of the revolution which brought Fidel Castro to power.

The Quinteto Rebelde or Rebel Quintet were a band he used to provide music to entertain the rebels and demoralise government forces.

Here, the band's leader talks about how they became involved in the revolution.


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