Los Tigres Del Norte
|Tags:||mexico corridos norteño folk mexican latin corrido|
|Decades:||1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s|
The best and most popular outfit in the regional style known as norteño, Los Tigres Del Norte are something like the Beatles of Mexican music. Idolized by millions, the six members turn their live performances into marathon affairs, where requests are welcome and the band does not stop playing until all of them have been honoured. The band was formed in 1969 in Rosa Morada, Sinaloa, by the Hernández brothers, Jorge (vocals, accordion, guitar), Eduardo (vocals, accordion, guitar), Raúl, and Hernán (vocals, bass), with their cousin Oscar Lara (drums). The line-up subsequently expanded to include Lupe Olivo (Guadalupe Olivo; saxophone) and another Hernández brother, Luis (vocals, guitar), while Raúl left to pursue a solo career in the mid-90s. Los Tigres Del Nortes tendency to explore digital technology and deliver crystal-clear productions laden with cool sound effects has certainly helped them enjoy such a...