From Ritchie Valens to Los Lobos, CHICANO ROCK! celebrates the many Mexican-American performers who have left an indelible mark on the pop music landscape. The engaging documentary blends intimate interviews with rare footage and recordings to present an insightful, comprehensive look at a diverse set of Chicano musicians.
Description by PBS Video:
This documentary tells the story of generations of young Mexican-Americans who proudly expressed their identity through music. The program is filled with intimate first-person storytelling, rare film and photos, and exuberant music from artists such as Lalo Guerrero, the legendary Ritchie Valens, and classic bands such as Cannibal and the Headhunters, Thee Midniters of "Whittier Blvd." fame, El Chicano, Tierra and Los Lobos.
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