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How I Made It: Alaska

Alaska is a Mexican-born singer from Spain with one of the most definitive LGBTQ Spanish anthems: "¿A quién le importa?" by the duo Alaska y Dinarama. In the late '70s, Alaska was one of the key figures of La Movida Madrileña, the era post-dictatorship in Spain. In this edition of our "How I Made It" segment, the singer discusses her 40-year music career, how she went from being María Olvido Gara Jova to Alaska, and the message behind one of her most enduring hits.
This segment was originally broadcast on May 31, 2018.

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