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Friday Song & Cover: La Bamba by Ritchie Valens, Los Lobos

Given that a sad anniversary, the 57th, graced us this week, should be no surprise that we’d reflect back to it in some way or another. 1.376 palabras más


The Stars Look Very Different Today, As The Heavens Welcome David Bowie - Where Are We Now?

I have not been feeling well for the last week, and was set to go to sleep early last night after watching a most lackluster… 1.569 palabras más

From La Bamba To Burning Down The House What Happened to Rock ? How Did It Lose It's Roll?

” A Pale Green Mermaid Blog “

Lets talk music, after watching the Richie Valens’ La bamba  music video with Los lobos, I think that is the best music video I have ever seen so much fun and a dash of the metaphysical  what every great Rock and Roll song has as its core, and then the Blues Brothers which is a long music video with the same elements of fun with a spiritual cast – I thought they both are record of a time nad place where music and fun (freedom ) reigned supreme where the point of the music was the music not money not entertainment the point is to dance and sing! 361 palabras más


La Bamba (1987)

The story of the 17 year old rock and roll sensation Ritchie Vallens, who was on the same plane as Buddy Holly and the Big Bopper.  290 palabras más

La Bamba!!!!

” A Pale Green Mermaid Blog “

I was watching the La Bamba movie last night and in it,Richie Valens and Buddy Holly tossed a coin to see who would take the plane that fateful night.   278 palabras más

The US Latino Story in Film: The Best and What's Missing

Did you know that a US Latino (man or woman) has not been nominated for a major Academy Award of any kind on their own in over 22 years? 491 palabras más

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Rock 'n Roll favourites that never hit the charts in the UK

That esteemed publication Vintage Rock published a fascinating article this month called “40 Rock ‘n’ Roll hits that missed“.

Some great songs that never made it into the UK charts.  816 palabras más