Freddy Fender Canciones de Mi Barrio: The Roots of Tejano Rock

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CD Details

  • Released: September 1, 1993
  • Label: Arhoolie Records

Tracks:

  • 1.Que Mala :: How Bad
  • 2.Hay un Algo en Tu Pensar :: There's Something On Your Mind
  • 3.Holy One
  • 4.Desde Que Conosco :: Since I Met You Baby
  • 5.Ya Me Voy :: Ain't That A Shame
  • 6.Diablo con Antifaz :: Devil In Disguise
  • 7.Que Soledad :: Oh Lonely Me
  • 8.Banda Esta Borracha, La :: The Band Is Drunk
  • 9.Dime :: Tell Me
  • 10.Paloma Querida :: Beloved Dove
  • 11.Mi Destino Fue Quererte :: My Destiny Was To Love You
  • 12.Indita Mia :: My Indian Girl
  • 13.No Estes So¬§ando :: I Hear You Knocking
  • 14.Corrina, Corrina
  • 15.Como un Errante :: Like A Wanderer
  • 16.Acapulco Rock
  • 17.Cerezas, Las :: The Cherries
  • 18.Camisa Negra :: Black Shirt
  • 19.Vieja, La :: The Old Lady
  • 20.Viejos Amigos :: Old Friends
  • 21.Pancho Pechos
  • 22.Mean Woman
  • 23.No Esta Aqui :: It's Not Here
  • 24.Magia de Amor :: The Magic Of Love

Product Description:

Personnel: Freddie Fender (guitar, vocals), Louis Moody, Lupe Hernandez (guitar), Carlos Cantu (horn), Rene Moody, Johnny "Bennie" Mendez (bass), Little Herman, Robert Silva (drums), Los Compadres De Amado Soto, Conjunto De Carlos Hernandez.
Recorded between 1959 and 1964.
CANCIONES DE MI BARRIO is a collection of songs that Freddie Fender, under a variety of pseudonyms, recorded for IDEAL Records of San Benito, Texas. The booklet includes a 1992 interview with Fender.
Personnel: Freddy Fender (vocals, guitar); Louis Moody (guitar); Little Herman (drums).
Liner Note Author: Davia Nelson.
Recording information: 1959-1993.
Editor: Davia Nelson.
Unknown Contributor Roles: Los Compadres de Amado Soto; Carlos Cantu; Conjunto de Carlos Hernandez.
Freddy Fender's earliest Tejano rock recordings are compiled on Canciones de Mi Barrio, a fine collection of singles first issued between 1959 and 1964 on the tiny San Benito, Texas label Ideal. Sung mostly in Spanish, these "canciones" bear a large debt to Elvis Presley's hits -- there's even a cover of "Devil in Disguise" -- although Fender's clear, sweet voice and the music's strong Latin roots combine to give his formative efforts their own distinct identity. ~ Jason Ankeny

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  • Sales Rank: 110,159
  • UPC: 096297036624
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