The work is the source of the popular refrain chanted in Mawlid gatherings around the globe:
"Cuban players play for Cuba," he said, repeating a popular refrain.
In the early 1990s, a popular refrain stated that "there is no precedent for moving from Socialism to capitalism."
The most popular refrain echoed throughout the island's mainly white, middle-class population, is "Why us?"
The popular refrain is performed by a funeral band in the 1999 film Double Jeopardy.
A popular refrain in the Dukakis headquarters was, "We need an ambassador to the candidate."
This was already a popular refrain, used whenever they encountered a problem, especially an intractable one.
Few of his compositions survive today, and those still extant are remembered chiefly by the people from his popular refrains.
That popular refrain, "We needed the rain," is no longer fashionable.
"Smell that," went a popular local refrain during the 1960's.