on this website)
Carmencristina.com- website of singer/songwriter Carmencristina
ChrisMontez.com- website of legendary Chicano rock,
Latin, and pop star, Chris Montez. Chris had a huge
hit with "Let's Dance" in the early 60s and followed
up with several easy listening hits in the mid-60s including,
"Call Me." He also has recorded Spanish language
albums. Click here
to go to the Chris Montez my space page.
official website of musician/educator/activist Jose Cuellar,
a.k.a. Dr. Loco and his eclectic band, Dr. Loco's Rockin'
Jalapeño Band. Dr. Loco has recorded a version of Lalo
Guerrero's "Los Chucos Suaves."
Chicano's official website. Click here
to visit the my space page of El Chicano's founder, leader,
and manager, Fred Sanchez. Click
here to visit the my space page of the late founding member and
Hammond organist of El Chicano, Bobby Espinoza.
EvergreenBlues.com- website of Evergreen Blues.
East L.A.'s great horn band of the sixties, who evolved into
Elijah in the 70s. Many of the original members are
back together again.
my space page of Flaco Jimenez.
of Robert Zapata's Cannibal & the Headhunters, who have
carried on the name and music since Frankie "Cannibal
Garcia" retired in 1983. The story is on the main
page of the website, written by Max Uballez of The Romancers.
official website of
GereeAndTheGroove.com- website of the current band
of vocalist Geree.
HirthMartinez.com- official website of singer/songwriter,
for Hirth's my space page.
another website of
singer/songwriter Hirth Martinez.
Japanese website (In
English) of singer/songwriter Hirth Martinez.
website of former and now current lead vocalist and guitarist
for El Chicano.
my space page of original drummer for El Chicano.
for John's other my space page.
LaloGuerrero.com- official Lalo Guerrero website.
my space page of Little Willie
Los Illegals- Facebook page of Chicano punk rockers
website of Los Lobos.
official website of Max Uballez, singer/songwriter/producer
and leader of the pioneering 1960s East L.A. band, The
Malo's official website.
Redbone- Redbone's My Space Site.
website of Ruben "Funkahuatl" Guevara.
Tierra's official website.
website of singer/entertainer, Trini Lopez.
of "The World's Greatest Garage Band," Question
Mark & the Mysterians. Their song "96 Tears"
was a #1 hit in 1966.
of singer-songwriter Alan O'Day. Alan's recording of
his song "Undercover Angel" was a #1 hit in 1977.
He also wrote Helen Reddy's hit song "Angie Baby"
and co-wrote the Righteous Brothers' mega hit "Rock 'N'
Roll Heaven." Alan grew up in the Coachella Valley
in Southern California where he played in a Chicano
band called the Renes.
website of musician/songwriter Alex Del Zoppo. Alex
was a member of the band Sweetwater, who played at the
original Woodstock festival in 1969. He's played and
recorded with many major artists over the years, including
Eric Burdon, The Beach Boys, and Donovan, and works with
songwriters organizations that help young songwriters
develop. Alex also played keyboard with my reunited
70s band Tango for a show in 2009.
website of Mike "Mickey" Aversa, formerly of the
60s Eastside band, Mickey & the Invaders. You can
see photos of Mickey & the Invaders on his "music
memories of the 60s page." Mike has played music
though out the the years and continues to do so.
website of singer, songwriter, trombonist, producer, arranger,
Al Campos. Originally from Highland Park, California,
he now resides in Copenhagen, Denmark. Al performs
in the genre of Soul, Smooth and Funky Jazz with deep roots
in Gospel music.
website of Orange County-based
11-piece band led by the Barela brothers, Tony and Richard.
Barela is a horn-driven band who's musical style is a
throwback to the great horn bands of the 70s and 80s, such
as Tower of Power, Chicago, Average White Band, and Earth,
Wind & Fire.
of blues singer/guitarist, Barry Rillera. Barry was
lead guitarist and band leader for the Righteous Brothers
for 30 years. He also played with Ray Charles and Jerry
LaCroix & White Trash.
website of L.A. band Batista The Latin Rock Experience
Band, led by Joe Batista. Their music is a unique blend
of classic rock, Latin rock, pop crossover, and world beat.
to visit their my space page.
website of legendary blues band Canned Heat. Fito
de la Parra, born and raised in Mexico, has been a member
since 1968, performed at Woodstock, and has been with the
band ever since. He now is band leader and custodian
of their legacy. Click here
to visit their my space page. Click here
to visit the my space site of Fito's documentary "Rock
& Roll Made In Mexico."
official website of Carlos Santana.
website of the great L.A. Latin/rock band Chico, whose roots
are firmly planted in East Los Angeles. In the 60s,
some of the members were in the popular East L.A. band, The
Village Callers. Their excellent lead vocalist is Bertha
my space page for phenomenal blues guitarist/vocalist,
website of Austin,
Texas based singer/songwriter Cornell Hurd and his band, the
Cornell Hurd Band. Cornell recorded a versions of Lalo
Guerrero's "Do You Believe In Reincarnation" and
"Adios To Mexico City," the latter on his latest
CD, "Texas by Night."
My space page of Cuicani a.k.a Irma "Cui Cui" Rangel, an
extraordinary singer, performer, songwriter, actress, poet,
dancer, and more. Cuicani sings in traditional and
contemporary American and Latin musical styles in English
and Spanish. She currently sings with her own group,
Daniel Valdez- My space page of singer/songwriter/actor,
Daniel Valdez. A member of El Teatro Campesino with
his brother Luis in the 60s and 70s, Daniel was one of the
stars of the play and movie "Zoot Suit," performed
with Linda Ronstadt on her "Canciones de Mi Padre"
tour and record, and has the 1974 album "Mestizo"
to his credit.
website of the Delgado Brothers band. The Delgado
Brother's roots go back to the Eastside Sound of the 60s with
The Exotics. Their current band, which features Bob,
Steve, and Joey Delgado, is an authentic and excellent blues
band. Click here
for a webpage on the Delgado Brothers at the website of their
former label, Mocombo Records (mocomborecords.com).
my space page of Gregory Esparza, who currently sings with
The site also has information on Gregory as a solo artist
my space page of my cousin, composer/producer/multi-instrumentalist,
Johnny Guerrero. He's been a member of the reggae bands
Christafari and Temple Yard and has worked with artists including
Beyonce Knowles, Jimmy Cliff, and Big Mountain.
JorgeSantana.com- website of founding member of Malo
and solo artist, Jorge Santana.
website of East L.A. Chicano punk rock band, La Bestia.
Members include Rudy Brat, formerly of the 80s band The Brat
and female singer Beast/Bestia, formerly of Ollin and Media
Blitz, who's members go back to early East L.A. Punk Band,
The Undertakers. Click
visit their my space page.
website of Los Lobos members Louie Perez and David Hidalgo's
side project/experimental band, the Latin Playboys.
website of Tex-Mex/Tejano music legend Little Joe Hernandez
and his band Little Joe y La Familia.
my space page of the and East Los Angeles "Calimex" band
whose music is a mix of rock, blues, and Mexican and Tejano
styles sung in English and Spanish. The roots music
band that features Kid Ramos, formerly of The Fabulous
Thunderbirds, James Harmon, The Mannish Boys.
LosLonelyBoys.org- official website of Los Lonely
L.A. based roots band whose music encompasses Mexican
folk, Tex-Mex, country, norteño, cumbias, honky tonk, cajun,
zydeco, blues and roadhouse rock n roll.
website of East L.A. band, Monte Carlo 76. They're an
excellent band with good songs, fine musicianship, and great
vocals. The lead singer is Marisa Ronstadt (second cousin
of Linda). Their second and latest album was produced by
Quetzal Flores and Martha Gonzalez of Quetzal. Click
here to visit
their my space page.
official website of singer/songwriter, Tish Hinojosa.
Ntelligentavilas.com- official website of the Avilas,
father Bobby Sr. and his two Grammy Award winning sons,
Bobby Ross and IZ. Bobby Sr. grew up in East L.A. and
played in a number of bands. His sons have recorded
their own records and produced artists such as Usher and
website of East L.A. band, Ollin, who's style encompasses punk,
Tex Mex, and even Jewish klesmer music.
official website of Pachuco Jose u Los Diamantes, a 40s
& 50s Jump Blues, Pachuco Boogie, Boleros & Gospel
band. They dress in zoot suits and play several Lalo
Guerrero Pachuco swing and boogie songs in their repertoire.
PcMunoz.com- official website of poet/speaker/songwriter,
pc Muñoz. pc is an excellent poet and songwriter from
San Francisco. Click here
for pc's my space page.
Pete DePoe- my space page of original Redbone drummer,
Pete "Last Walking Bear" DePoe.
official website of Poncho Sanchez, whose Latin jazz band
is one of the best, if not the best, in the world. Poncho
grew up on the eastside of Los Angeles and his musical director,
David Torrez, is a former member of Tierra.
my space page of East L.A. Chicano fusion band, Quetzal.
Their music fuses Mexican, Afro-Cuban, r&b, and rock.
my space page of East L.A. Chicano band, Quinto Sol.
On their my space page they describe their music as, "deeply
rooted in community and roots music - from the Americas, to
the Caribbean and Africa. Having emerged from the artist/activist
community of East Los Angeles in 1994, Quinto Sol is roots-reggae
at its core, woven seamlessly with Latin rhythms like cumbia,
rumba, and son. Quinto Sol is a collective of musicians, inspired
to use music as a tool for awareness of socio-political and
economic issues facing their community.
official Ritchie Valens website, authorized and developed
by Ritchie's family, Bob, Connie, Irma and Mario.
of blues artist Roger Connelly. I worked with Roger
in a band in the late 70s. He recorded one of my songs,
a blues shuffle called "You Gotta Thank the Black Man"
on his 1996 CD "No Stranger To Bad Weather."
website of Rosie and the Originals. Rosie Hamlin
is a pioneering Chicana singer, who's vocal on "Angel
Baby" is a timeless classic.
website of Sam the Sham, Sam Samudio, who had major hits
with "Wooly Bully" and "Little Red Riding Hood"
in the 60s with Sam the Sham & the Pharoahs.
website of East
L.A. band, Satisfaction. They're an excellent band who
play a variety of styles, including top 40, r&b, Latin
rock, rock & roll, ballads, cumbias and corridos, at various
events around the Greater Los Angeles area.
website of bassist/vocalist Simon Casas, formerly of 60s
Eastside surf band, Mickey & the Invaders. He's
also played with artists such as the Righteous Brothers, Cher,
and others. Simon is based in Kansas City and still
for guitarist/producer/arranger/writer, Skip Heller.
Skip has performed with Lalo Guerrero various times.
He's a talented and humorous guy with a vast knowledge of
jazz, r&b, rock, and blues history.
website of Chicano music pioneer Sunny Ozuna and his legendary
band Sunny & the Sunliners.
official website of the band Sweetwater, who recorded
for Warner/Reprise Records from 1968 to 1972 and performed
at the original Woodstock festival in 1969. Bassist
Fred Herrera, a Chicano from Los Angeles, is a founding member
of the band as is Alex Del Zoppo, a keyboardist who sat in
with my band Tango at our 2009 reunion.
official website of East L.A. band, Tabu. Tabu
is made up of former Eastside Sound band members from the
60s and 70s, including The Desires.
website of singer/songwriter Teira Doom.
Teira is a very talented musical artist, who also writes an
informative monthly newsletter called Real School People,
which you can access from her site. Teira has included
a couple of my articles in her newsletter, which she
describes in this way: Real School is a demographic, a
movement and a community... It's musicians from back in the
day who make music and the people who love to listen. It's
the music events and media that shaped our world: from
Motown to the moon.
official website of Max Baca's band, Los Texmaniacs.
Their music is Tex Mex and conjunto with some Texas rock,
blues, and r&b in the mix. Max has worked with The
Texas Tornados, The Rolling Stones, Flaco Jimenez, and many
others. Max played with Flaco in Paris, France in 1998 on
the bill my dad and I and although he's known as a master
of the bajo sexto, he played drums with us on part of our
show and did a great job.
of 60s East L.A. band, Ace. The band is still together
to this day.
webpage on a website called garagehangover.com, which
has info, photos, and record label scans relating to the popular
60s East L.A. band, The Ambertones.
website of one of the best and
most popular East L.A. bands of the 60s, The Blue Satins.
website of 60s East L.A. band,
Thee Celestials, who played the Eastside circuit in the mid-60s.
The site has some great flyers from the period.
website of East L.A. seven-piece
horn-driven Top 40/Latin band, The Groove Band.
Members include Eastside Sound veteran guitarist Ron
Reyes, Robert Medina on drums, and Al Trainor on bass.
of singer/songwriter/musician Tim Wiedenkeller. Tim,
who lives in Tucson, Arizona, is a world-class performer on
guitar, banjo, and mandolin, in addition to being an excellent
singer/songwriter. I sang on his upcoming CD on several
tracks, including a great song about Tucson's Barrio Viejo,
where my dad was born and raised, called "The New Old
website of a great band from Texas, led by Jesse Flores.
Jesse's a great singer and the band, with whom he also plays
guitar, is first rate as are the quality of their songs.
Their first two albums were in Spanish, however their latest
CD, "Revelation," is bilingual but mostly in English.
for Arhoolie Records. Founded in 1960 by Chris Strachwitz,
this label has released countless albums representing blues,
gospel, Tejano, Mexican, Cajun zydeco, old time country, jazz,
and world music. This is the label that released "Pachuco
Boogie, Featuring Don Tosti" and many other Latino CDs
by artists such as Freddy Fender, Lydia Mendoza, Flaco Jimenez
and many others.
Gold Records- website of Shin Miyata's record company,
which has reissued many classic recordings by Chicano artists
for Bob Keane's Del-Fi Records, where you can get recordings
by Ritchie Valens, Chan Romero, the Romancers, and Ronnie
& the Pomona Casuals.
website for Dionysus
Records, which reissued my teenage band Mark & the Escorts
1965 recordings originally on Crescendo Records. To
order the compilation CD, "Eastside Sound, Volume 2,
Featuring Mark & the Escorts," which has cuts by
other Eastside bands such as the Blendells and the Premiers.
Go to the site, click on Bacchus Archives, then click on "60s
Garage/Psych & More," and scroll down to the CD.
GnpCrescendo.com- website of GNP Crescendo Records,
who have released several Malo cds, as well as CDs by Azteca
and other Latin artists.
website for Hightone
Records, where you can order Little Willie G.'s latest album,
"Make Up for the Lost Time," which was produced
by David Hidalgo of Los Lobos.
for Little People, website for Music for Little People,
the children's label that released the Grammy-nominated CD
"Papa's Dream," by Los Lobos with Lalo Guerrero.
website of Rounder Records. East L.A.'s roots band,
The Blazers, have four albums available on this label.
website for Thump Records, the label that releases CDs of
artists such as, Tierra, El Chicano, and Thee Midniters.
website for Vampisoul Records based in Spain. They've
reissued Eastside Sound artists such as the Village Callers
"Live" as well the "Land of a Thousand Dances
Anthology" by Cannibal & the Headhunters.
They also have a large catalogue of Latin and Latin jazz artists.
website where you can
order, "Eastside Sound, Volumes 1 through 4," which
has classic East L.A. sounds of the 60s, featuring artists
such as, the Premiers, the Blendells, Cannibal & the Headhunters,
the Romancers, El Chicano and more. Click here
to get to order page. For "East L.A., Rockin' the
here. For Cannibal & the Headhunter's "Land
of a Thousand Dances" album on CD, click
/ Film / Documentaries
website for my brother, television executive and producer,
Dan Guerrero. He's produced television shows for Paul
Rodriguez, Maria Conchita Alonzo, Vikki Carr, and others.
webpage of actor/activist Edward James Olmos. Eddie
sang my dad's "Marijuana Boogie" in the play and
movie, "Zoot Suit."
of Richard Duran, who hosts a bi-weekly television show, which
airs on Adelphia cable in parts of the L.A. area and worldwide
on the internet. In addition to actors, politicians,
and comedians, he's had many Chicano musical artists as guests
on his show including Little Willie G. & Thee Midniters,
Tierra, Redbone, The Blazers, and many others. The artists
are interviewed and many perform live on the show.
OriginalChicano.com- website for Lalo Guerrero television
documentary, "Lalo Guerrero: The Original Chicano."
Produced by Nancy De Los Santos and my brother, Dan Guerrero.
TheLastConquistador.com- website of filmmakers John
J. Valadez and Cristina Ibarra. Valadez is currently
writing and directing the third hour of a four hour prime
time PBS series Latin Music USA WGBH/PBS and the BBC.
website of the Voces documentary series airing on PBS.
"Voces" is described as, "a journey DEEP in
the HEART and SOUL of LATINO CULTURE." A documentary
on my father called "Lalo Guerrero: The Original Chicano"
is a part of this series. For more info on the documentary,
go to my "related documentaries"
of Wilkman Productions. Jon and Nancy Wilkman are working
on a television documentary called "Chicano Rock!,"
documentary about the history of Chicano rock 'n' roll, inspired
by the book "Land of a Thousand Dances" by Tom Waldman
and David Reyes. It
features interviews with many of the artists featured on my
website. "Chicano Rock!" is a great documentary
in progress which also features some amazing archival footage
of pioneer Chicano rock artists.
Roll Made In Mexico-
my space page for Canned Heat
drummer Fito de La Parra's excellent documentary on the history
of rock & roll in Mexico.
Industries- website of Father Greg Boyle's organization
that assists at-risk and formerly gang-involved youth to become
positive and contributing members of society through job placement,
training and education. Father
Boyle has been doing great work giving hope to former gang
members for 20 years, beginning in East Los Angeles.
Their headquarters are not in downtown Los Angeles.
Visit this website and donate whatever you can to this great
an organization founded in 1970
by Ricardo Montalban to improve the image of Latinos in the
entertainment industry, promote employment in front of and
behind the camera, and to provide educational opportunities
for Hispanics in the performing arts.
a private non-profit organization
that provides year round programs in arts education and serves
as an art center and school of performing and visual arts.
Project RYTMO is a project founded in 2003 by CLAMA, a 501(c)3
non-profit organization dedicated to serving youth who desire
a career in music. Located in Anaheim, CA, it's designed
to provide a positive, creative and professional environment
for underserved youth who demonstrate musical, technical and/or
business potential in the arts.
Chicano community-based visual arts center located in East
official website of the legendary
Chicano theater group, El Teatro Campesino, founded by Luis
Valdez. The video "La Pastorela," in which
my dad plays a small role, and related books and cds are available
on the "tiendita" page.
website for the United
Farm Workers, the labor organization founded by Cesar Chavez.
website of Orange
County's #1 Chicano magazine. The magazine has lots
of photos and information on Chicano music and musicians,
particularly Eastside sound artists.
& Associates- website of broadcaster,
journalist, author, educator, civil servant, community activist,
and public relations man, Joe Ortiz. Joe had a radio
show called "Impact" on KLOS in Los Angeles in 1972
on which I was a guest, along with Tierra, Yaqui, and other
artists. He also had a television show on CBS-TV in
Los Angeles the same year on which I was a guest.
website of publicist John Byrnes. John has been a successful
agent and publicist since the 60s in Hollywood. John
is the longtime publicist for Trini Lopez.
website featuring Latino culture, arts, and entertainment
in Los Angeles.
an independent media provider of contemporary art, activism,
and news- an internet nexus to the people in safeguarding
its intellectual properties of Chicano life to its sociopolitical
and cultural thought, activity, and artistry.
news website with an emphasis on Tejano music.
website of the premiere Latino/Chicano comedy troup.
Richard Montoya, Ric Salinas, and Herbert Siguenza are not
only extremely funny, but much of their work has social relevance
and some of their comedy makes a serious point, much like
my dad, Lalo Guerrero, did with many of his parodies and comic
songs such as "No Chicanos On TV."
website of comedian Joey Medina. He's a former professional
boxer and one of the Latin Kings of Comedy, along with Paul
Rodriguez, Cheech Marin, George Lopez, and Alex Reymundo.
of comedian Paul Rodriguez. My dad was co-host of the
Paul Rodriguez television show in the 90s and my brother Dan
website of the late great artist,
Carlos Almaraz. Carlos was arguably the greatest Chicano
artist of all time. He was a personal friend I was blessed
to have known. A documentary on his life is in the works.
Read about it on the site. His brother Ricky was lead
singer in my first band, Mark & the Escorts, in 1964.
of the late great artist, Gilbert "Magu" Lujan. Magu was a
member of the legendary art group Los Four in the early '70s.
of Bay Area artist/photographer, Bavi Garcia.
websites of East L.A. artists/muralist Wayne Healy and the
East Los Streetscapers, an artists duo of which he is a
member with his fellow artist David Botello.
website of extraordinary artist James De Loye. James
grew up in East L.A. in the 50s and 60s, graduating from Garfield
High School with me in 1967. He has both traditional
and fine art available in many media, including signed prints.
website of artist,
Harry Gamboa Jr. The art of Harry Gamboa Jr. encompasses
photography, video, performance, installation, essays, fiction,
poetry, and lesser known forms of his own creation.
Working in the tradition of Bertolt Brecht and Samuel Becket,
Gamboa has pioneered multimedia formats for nearly three decades.
of San Antonio artist, Jacinto Guevara. Jacinto, originally
from Los Angeles, describes his work as "urban landscapes
and portraits from life.
website of Los Angeles artist Judithe Hernandez,
whose career began in Los Angeles during the socially and
politically turbulent 1960's as one of the artists in the
vanguard of the Chicano art and Los Angeles mural movements.
website of talented East L.A.
illustrator, humorist, and multi-media artist Al Guerrero
(no relation that I know of). Al also writes articles
and blogs for LAEastside.com under the pseudnym Al Desmadre.
Al conducted a two part interview with me for the website.
of the pre-eminent Chicana artist, Patssi Valdez. Patssi
did the artwork for the "Lalo Guerrero: The Original
Chicano" CD/DVD and the CD "Canto" by Los Super
Seven. She was also a member of the seminal performance
art group ASCO in the 70s.
Official website of the Arizona Music & Entertainment
Hall of Fame. Lalo Guerrero was posthumously inducted
on April 17, 2005.
website for musician/songwriter/producer, David Salas.
David is also a member of Rize, an East L.A. band with Latin,
hip hop, and r&b sensibilities, and the son of the leader
and lead guitarist of Tierra, Rudy Salas.
Musica Latina website. You
can add your favorite Latin music artists, videos, pictures,
and everything else Latin Music related.
website with information on Chicano culture, arts, and entertainment.
They've got a Latin Rock page that has links to many Chicano
website of excellent documentary
photographer Aurelio Jose Barrera.
Texas-based Latin music website," hosted by Annette,
who "loves that Latin style with a Latin Beat."
Her favorite styles are Tejano, Old School, Latin, and r&b..
website of the California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives
at the University of California at Santa Barbara. The
archives of several Chicano musical artists, including Lalo
Guerrero and Don Tosti, reside in this archive. I have
the link set to go straight to my dad's (Lalo Guerrero's)
webpage at CEMA.
website dedicated to Chicano and
Mexican-American culture in general. The website includes
information on entertainment and features my bio.
website with more information on my internet radio show, the
"Chicano Music Chronicles" on crnlive.com.
website of radio broadcaster Erik
"Chico" Manqueros. He has internet and am
radio Latin jazz shows, in addition to co-hosting a television
show on Adelphia cable called "Eastside Primetime"
on which I've been a guest.
of promoter and East L.A. Chicano music boosters, Steven and
Janie Chavez. It spotlights upcoming shows involving
Eastside musical artists and has various CDs, books and photos
Music Project (EMP)-
website of the Experience Music Project Museum in Seattle,
Washington. EMP created the "American Sabor:
Latinos In U.S. Popular Music" exhibit that contains
a section on Chicano music in Los Angeles for which I was
official website of my brother Dan's one man show, "Gaytino."
The solo piece is driven by Dan's lifelong friendship with
the late Chicano artist Carlos Almaraz and by our father,
Chicano music legend, Lalo Guerrero. The 90 minute
performance travels through decades of Mexican-American
history and the gay experience from a unique and personal
Lak Ech, a performance poetry collective of Xicana multi-media
artists, writers, students, and organizers uniting to tell
Her-story through poetry. Based in Los Angeles, the
six woman group have been performing spoken word, singing
songs, and telling herstory from the concrete jungle of Los
Angeles to the Lacandon jungle of Chiapas.
maker Karl Sandoval. Karl's has built custom guitars
for the likes of Eddie Van Halen, Randy Rhoads, and ZZ Top.
dedicated to stories and articles by various writers on the
subject of East Los Angeles.
of Latino bookstore, Latino Books y Mas, located in downtown
Palm Springs, California. They have a large selection
of Latin American Literature. The "y Mas"
part of their name means they also have Latin American dvds,
music cds, as well as Mexican folk art. You can order
from them on line from their website. Latino Books y
Mas also carries my dad's (Lalo Guerrero) autobiography.
for the publisher of "The Old Barrio Guide to Low Rider
Music, 1950-1975" by Ruben Molina. It has a wealth
of information on the r&b, doo wop, and the music of East
L.A. Chicano bands of the 60s, which provided the soundtrack
for the low riders. You can participate on a survey
to determine the favorite oldies of the period.
latest book "Chicano Soul" is also now available
on the website.
of the publishing company of author/musician Michael Archuleta,
who is dedicated to preserving the traditions of Mexican
and Latino music.
first publication, "The Mariachi Method Book” for
the beginning guitar player is among the first written text
documenting these oral teachings.
started by Joseph Puentes to preserve our indigenous oral
and audio history in the form of music, poetry, and stories.
Two of my songs are on the site, "The Days of the Dons"
website for the recording studio
of Leon Beckon, located in Rancho Mirage, California (in the
Palm Springs area). Leon is a former drummer and a recording
engineer, who has engineered for Leon Russell and recorded
albums for Trini Lopez and many other rock and jazz artists.
Tejano Mike's website about Tejano
music and musicians.
a comprehensive website of all
line dictionary. It has my site listed in their music
You Found That East L.A. Blogspot-
Guy Aversa's "Eastside Sound" blogspot, which has a ton of rare
record label scans and information on many East L.A. bands and
vocal groups of the 1960s.
ChicanoExpress.com- on line radio show of D.J. Crazy
Chuy Hernandez, "The Godfather of Tejano Soul."
line radio 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, featuring Frankie
Firme's "The Second Time Around Show." Frankie
plays classic cruising Oldies but Goodies, along with Chicano
and Eastside Sound music.
Djs Crazy "Chuy" Hernandez
and Eric "Chico" Manqueros can also be heard at this
site. Also on this website is streaming audio of a Salesian
Rock & Roll Show, a Wolfman Jack Show featuring Eastside
Sound records, Little Ray's Christmas CD, and more.
Hot Party Hits-
on line radio show of DJ
who goes by the name of Malo. Check the Maloman out!
He plays all the Eastside sound & the Oldies we grew
up with! Malo's broadcast is on 24 hours a day.
website of Chunga Radio, which features shows with Robert
"Froggie" Camanera, formerly of Ruben & the
Jets, Jermaine "Jac" Camanera, and Charlie Beatle
website of Chicano Radio Network which broadcast 24/7 on line.
Some of its shows are also broadcast on an fm radio network.
CRN plays an eclectic mix of Chicano music. One show
called "The Boulevard" plays Chicano oldies and
old school. For that show go to their website and click
on "Studio A." "Studio B" is dedicated
to rap and hip hop music. This is also the home of my
new radio show "Chicano Music Chronicles," which
is on every Friday at 6:00 p.m. and Sundays at 10:00 a.m.,
pacific time, in Studio A.
"Radio Aztlán" - Friday nights from the campus
of the University of California at Riverside. Schedule
- Brown Sounds with DJ Tripp 6:30- 7:00 - Tex Mex with El
Guapo Loco 7:00- 9:00 p.m.- Mr. Blue Rolas de Aztlán 9:00-
11:00 p.m.- Cruisin' Through Midnight with El Beto Man 11:00
p.m.- 2:00 a.m.- Dreaming Casually Soulful 70s with Angel
Baby 2:00- 5:00 a.m.- Las Madragadoras with Paloma & Manna
5:00- 6:00 a.m.
Once on the webpage, go to the red area on Friday to find
"Musica de la Raza - Aztlán to El Barrio," Host-
Patty Fong, Saturdays, 5:00- 7:00 a.m., 91.3 FM KBCS, Bellevue,
Seattle, WA, streamin' live on-line.
Wednesdays- "Onda Suave" 8 to 10 p.m., host- Ernesto Portillo,
"Sabor del Barrio" 6 to 8 p.m., hosts Javier & Pepe," and "La
10 to midnight, hosts- Justin Enriquez & Bob Diaz, 91.3 FM KXCI, Tucson, Arizona, live on-line.
"Casa Babylon," Host- Pedro Arroyo, Mondays,
10:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., NPR (national public radio)
90.1 FM KCBX- San Luis Obispo, 89.5- Santa Barbara, 90.9 Santa
Ynez Valley, Avila Beach, and Cambria, 91.1- Cayucos.
Q-Vo Magazine's internet radio station, which features Frankie
Firme's "The Second Time Around Show," and "Vato
Talk" with Benjamin Hernandez. The station's website
also has links to check out Q-Vo Magazine's stories on "The
Eastside Sound" and "The Pachuco Boogie Boys."
on crnlive.com- "Xispa
With Tita" with host Ariana Gallegos. Bilingual
show specializing in Chicano and Latino Punk Rock, Ska, and
Reggae roots music.
www.wpmd.org - "Steve Propes 45's Show," host Steve
Propes, Saturday 9 to 11 a.m., Cerritos, California, A
celebration of the 45 rpm record, rhythm & blues, soul and doo
wop, surf, rockabilly, garage, low rider, girl groups, gospel,
rare cuts, and on occasion even the hits.
www.kunm.org- "Raices" hosted by Adam Aguirre and
various members of Raices collective, Latin-American music,
Mondays 7 to 10 p.m and Saturdays 2 to 5 p.m.; "Route 66" hosted
by Adam Aguirre, oldies, Saturdays 8 to 10:30 p.m.
www.hot103fm- KHQT-FM radio in Las Cruces, New Mexico.
"On a Sunday Afternoon" with host Henry G, 12 to 5 p.m. on
Sundays. Click on hot103fm link to hear the show.
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