Los Super Seven
|Genres:||Pop / Rock|
|Tags:||latin mexico world folk tejano rock|
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Formed in 1998 for a recording session, this supergroup had at its core Rick Treviño (15 June 1971, Austin, Texas, USA; guitar/vocals) and Ruben Ramos (vocals). Included on the date were several front-rank performers from the fields of Latin American and Latin-tinged country music: Joe Ely (b. 9 February 1947, Amarillo, Texas, USA; guitar), Freddy Fender (b. Baldemar G. Huerta, 4 June 1937, San Benito, Texas, USA, d. 14 October 2006, Corpus Christi, USA; bass), David Hidalgo (bass, guitar, percussion) and César Rosas (bass/guitar) of Los Lobos, Flaco Jiménez (b. Leonardo Jiménez, 11 March 1939, San Antonio, Texas, USA; accordion), all doubling on vocals, and singer Doug Sahm (b. Douglas Wayne Sahm, 6 November 1941, San Antonio, Texas, USA, d. 18 November 1999, Taos, New Mexico, USA). The songs performed included El Canoero (The Canoeist), La Sirena (The Mermaid), La Morena...