|Genres:||Country & Bluegrass Folk World|
|Tags:||female vocalists folk texas latin country mexican san antonio tex-mex singer-songwriter texas country|
|Decades:||1980s 1990s 2000s|
|Links:||Official Homepage Wikipedia|
Leticia Hinojosa, 6 December 1955, San Antonio, Texas, USA. Chicano/Tex-Mex singer-songwriter Hinojosa, a professional musician since 1980, earned a reputation in both Spanish and English speaking circles with her self-released 1987 debut cassette, Taos To Tennessee (an expanded and remastered version of the album was released in 1992 by Watermelon Records). It was followed by the A&M Records release Homeland, produced by Steve Berlin of Los Lobos, an autobiographical collection of songs focusing on her Texas-Mexican roots, and switching between country and Latin pop. Linda Ronstadt, an artist Hinojosa has frequently been compared to, recorded a version of the track Donde Voy (Where I Go).
Hinojosa then released a live recording of all-Spanish language songs, Aquella Noche (That Certain Night), on the Watermelon label. Originally intended for release on A&M, Culture Swing was released in 1992 by Hinojosas new label...