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“Out in the West Texas town of El Paso,” Marty Robbins sang in his hit 1960 record El Paso, “I fell in love with a Mexican girl.”

The popular Tex-Mex corrido inspired Houston-born musician H.B. Barnum to tell his own story of lost love. [Mas…]

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POCHO’s favorite Mexico-inspired Canadian band, The Mariachi Ghost, has new album and new music video.

Cuerpo Mortal starts out in Art Laboe’s Sunday night Latin soul oldies mode but soon moves into a dark metaphor: [Mas…]


How much better can it get? Will the Wolf Survive? is the 1984 music video that exploded East Los homies Los Lobos into stardom. And don’t the guys look young⁈ Released 35 ago years today! Yikes.

Wikipedia:

How Will the Wolf Survive? is the major label debut album of Los Lobos. In 1989, it was ranked #30 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 100 greatest albums of the 1980s. In 2003, the album was ranked number 461 on the magazine’s list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

Do you know the Hip Hop Hoodios — North America’s leading Jewish Latino bi-coastal hip hop collective? [Mas…]

maydaybigEnjoy the Internacional, the world-wide (Get it? It’s international!) anthem of those commie cabrones in Russia and Cuba and Venezuela and China and North Korea (and lurking in secretive anti-vaxx cells here in the Homeland but the libtard lamestream media sheeple won’t tell you that).

Today, May 1, is May Day AKA International Workers’ Day, when the comrades sing this stirring appeal, with its hummable melody and a vague vision of making the future great again that’s hard to disagree with, except maybe the LUCHA FINAL aspect. [Mas…]


“¿Got any requests?”

“Claro! Porfa can you play DUI, the latest music video from Piñata Protest?

You won’t believe what happened next! ¡Mira las palabras: [Mas…]

‘The Cisco Kid Was A Friend of Mine’: WAR music video y cartoon

by Comic Saenz March 27, 2019 Cartoons
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POCHO amigo and Long Beach homie Harold Ray Brown — founder of the internationally-famous funk/rock/jazz/Latin group WAR — saved and just posted this old cartoon version of the Cisco Kid Was A Friend of Mine lyrics from one of the band’s books of sheet music. The song was a hit in 1971.

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¡Mira! Japanese chicas who dress like cholas I mean Chicanas (video)

by Comic Saenz March 22, 2019 Cultura
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 Connie Wang travels to Nagoya, Japan to speak with local women who dress like Chicanas. You won’t believe what happens next!

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L.A. homies Ozomatli are all about ‘Libertad’ in new jam (videos, lyrics)

by JUNCO CANCHÉ January 28, 2019 Cultura
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I finally saw Ozomatli perform in my San Diego barrio Friday, after years of declaring that I wouldn’t miss their next show. (Shoutout to Barrio Network for the tickets.) I was already expecting a great show from this band I have been following for years, and was extra stoked since we would be treated with […]

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It’s time for a Native American superhero! Meet REZ WUFF (video)

by Comic Saenz January 23, 2019 Cultura
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Representation matters, and Native Americans need their own superhero too. According to The 1491s, it might go something like this ….

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Kap G’s question for the president: What’s a day without a Mexican?

by Soy Capitan January 16, 2019 Cultura
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Atlanta’s Kap G — born George Ramirez — has a question for the president:

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Want to join La Migra? Check out Border Patrol boot camp (video)

by Andalé Mono January 15, 2019 El Now
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The Border Patrol is looking for more agents, so Univision went to boot camp to film their military-style training and talk to the newbies. Half of the recruits, it turns out, are Latinos.

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Two versions of ‘Soy Chicano’: Flaco Jimenez vs Rumel Fuentes (videos)

by Comic Saenz January 14, 2019 Cultura
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Who does it better? The late Rumel Fuentes or Tex-Mex superstar Flaco Jimenez? Here’s Rumel: And here’s Flaco:

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Rick Trevino y Flaco Jimenez: Love, but ‘I Am A Mexican’ (video)

by Comic Saenz January 11, 2019 Cultura
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It’s a sad, sad country music tale of a “mixed love affair” gone bad. He needs America, America needs him, Rick Trevino sings, but I Am A Mexican. There’s also La Migra to keep things interesting. Tex-Mex legend Flaco Jimenez backs Trevino up on accordion, and as chance would have it sings a song on […]

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And the winner is … METALACHI and ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ (music video)

by SOY CAPITAN January 10, 2019 Cultura
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 Our favorite heavy metal mariachi band — Metalachi — serves up a spectacular video for their version of Bohemian Rhapsody, featuring special guest star Felipe Esparza. Their third album — inexplicably called Tres — is available now. PREVIOUSY ON METALACHI:

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POCHO OVAL OFFICE THEATER TRIPLE FEATURE: Blood In, Blood Out; El Norte; y Mi Vida Loca; PLUS Our Hero, Speedy Gonzales, in Mexicali Shmoes

by Comic Saenz January 8, 2019 Cultura
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Anything good on tonight? Why yes there is, and thank you for asking:

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53 Years Ago in East Los: ‘Happy New Year Baby’ from The Sisters

by Soy Capitan December 29, 2018 Cultura
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Fifty-three years go – 1965 – big hair and girl groups were what all the cool kids dug in East Los Angeles. Sisters Rosella, Ersi, and Mary Arvizu believed they could be the next Supremes — even before there were Supremes. They called themselves The Sisters. Mark Guerrero, son of Chicano music legend Lalo Guerrero, […]

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Where is The Chavez Ravine? Lost in the ‘Bermuda Triangle’ (video)

by Comic Saenz December 7, 2018 Cultura
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 East Los rockers The Chavez Ravine‘s new music video takes us to the mysterious zone known as the Bermuda Triangle, where being buried in a shallow grave doesn’t mean your love affair is over. [Video by MANDO+KEVIN. The Chavez Ravine is Manny Nieto (vocals/guitar), Mando Lopez (bass), and Phil Guerrero (drums).]

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Los Hebrew Homies make Hanukkah potato latkes (NSFW video)

by SOY VEY November 27, 2018 Cultura
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The Jewish festival of Hanukkah חנוכה starts Sunday night, so Hebrew hermanos Jaquann and Luis prepare potato latkes (pancakes) one of the season’s signature treats. (Totally NSFW adult language.)

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WKRP in Cincinnati Thanksgiving: ‘OMG! I thought turkeys could fly!’

by JUAN E. FEVER, MD November 22, 2018 Cultura
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This is the video all the POCHODORES watch every Thanksgiving. It features WKRP’s Les Nessman reporting: I can see it now — the WKRP Holiday Helicopter is coming in low over Cincinnati!

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Election Mediation: Breathe in, breathe out, VOTE BLUE (video)

by Comic Saenz November 5, 2018 Cultura
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Radical reiki master and post-modern yoga guru Shea Depmore wants you to breathe, breathe out and VOTE BLUE.

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Dia de Los Muertos: Que és? (video)

by Bronco del Camino November 2, 2018 Cultura
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Nowhere to run, nowhere to hide on HISPANIC HALLOWEEN (video)

by Andalé Mono October 31, 2018 Cultura
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Sure, he’s a masked, knife-wielding serial killer. But she’s a Latina mom with a chancla. AAAIIIEE!

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It took us a while to figure out exactly what was in these tacos (video)

by Barney Asada October 23, 2018 Cultura
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 POYO? That’s not how you spell POLLO! What is that brown stuff? Are these corn or flour tortillas? WHAT EXACTLY IS GOING ON IN THIS VIDEO?

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