Los Lobos and commercial success: Blame it on 'La Bamba'

Los Lobos and commercial success: Blame it on 'La Bamba'
Perez, who plays drums and writes most of the band's lyrics, said "Pistola" gave them a way to "dig back, get back to us again . . . help us get on the right track to write this new album." The band's new album, "The Neighborhood," features a few …
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East L.A. Ensemble La Cafeteras to Perform During N.M. Tech's 49ers Weekend
Lyrics include humorous verses and subjects such as love, nature, sailors and cattle breeding that still reflect life in colonial and 19th century Mexico. Verses are often shared with the wider Mexican and Hispanic Caribbean repertoire, and some have …
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Who has the best chance of getting into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?
In: One of the few Latin bands to crossover into mainstream stardom after their cover of Richie Valens' “La Bamba” became a surprise hit in 1987. Critically acclaimed with a loyal fan base. Out: Most of us probably can't name another Los Lobos song …
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Wolf Tracks: Best of Los Lobos

Wolf Tracks: Best of Los Lobos

Wolf Tracks: Best of Los Lobos

This triple-Grammy winning group of consummate musicians and songwriters out of East L.A. began their career interpreting Mexican folk music and went on to be a globally renowned purvayor of a diverse and adventurous repertoire of roots-flavored masterpieces. Drawing from rock, country, blues, folk, R&B, Americana, and traditional Spanish and Latin American idioms, Los Lobos continually pushed the boundaries of their sound, while remaining magnificently gritty and graceful throughout. Warner. 20

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