The corner of Walker Street and Cortlandt Alley in New York City, where the cover photo of “Modern Clicks” of Charlie Garciawill be called starting today, Monday, at 11, local time, “Charly García Corner”.
This will be established in a formal act, based on the impulse of Mariano Cabreraan Argentine actor and director residing in that city, who had the support of the Argentine Consulate.
At the ceremony there will be a performance by a group made up of the drummer Fernando Samaleabassist and keyboardist Fabián “El Zorrito” Von Quintierosinger Hilda Lizarazuand the Chileans Kiuge Hayashida on guitar and Toño Silva on drums, all of them members of different Charly bands.
The entertainment will then extend to the offices of the Argentine Consulate, where there will be a meal and a jam session is planned.
But the celebrations also included an informal talk in Central Park that Samalea held last Saturday and a “walking tour” that took place on Sunday the 6th around the locations where the Argentine rock star filmed the video for the song. “Fanky”in 1989, by Zorrito and the keyboardist Alfie Martins.
Charly García on the streets in New York
On a tour, the musician was shocked by a graffiti made by the Canadian Richard Hambleton where a black silhouette was seen. Next to it, there was another spray-painted letter with the name of an unknown band called Modern Clix.
According to Charly himself in several interviews, upon his return to Buenos Aires came across the white silhouettes of the Mothers of Plaza de Mayo They drew on sidewalks and walls to visualize the disappearance of people at the hands of state terrorism carried out by the genocide. civil-military dictatorship.
In this way, the album that was going to be called “Nuevos Trapos”, like one of the songs that make it up, was renamed “Clics Modernos”.
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