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Bananas. Ham? Baloney? Salami at the bottom? We haven’t seen an actual print copy. Have you?


Raza roots collective Los Cenzontles strip Bob Dylan’s Hey, Mr. Tambourine Man back to the basics (the lyrics) and then build it back up en estilo Latino. That’s Eugene Rodriguez, vocals, Lucina Rodriguez and Fabiola Trujillo, chorus, Emiliano Rodriguez, bass, Carlos Caro, bongo, shaker, guiro, tambourine, and Silvestre Martinez, cajon, congas.

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Bruce Langhorne, Bob Dylan’s long-time guitarist, and the inspiration for Mr. Tambourine Man, died recently. [Mas…]

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Los Lonely Boys — three pochos from Texas — rock hard on this burning version of the Creedence Clearwater Revival classic Born on the Bayou and make it SPANGLISH at the end.

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The Cenzontles (The Mockingbirds) reimagine a night at the pub in A Pair of Brown Eyes from Irish band The Pogues.

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You can’t go wrong with Mariachi Flor de Toloache and ‘Tequila’ (video)

by Soy Capitan June 16, 2016 Cultura
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New York City’s Mariachi Flor de Toloache — live in Memphis — take a request for a song everybody loves, Tequila, the 1958 golden oldie by The Champs.

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Los Cenzontles: ELO’s “I can’t get it out of my head” (video)

by Soy Capitan June 13, 2016 Audio
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Electric Light Orchestra’s I can’t get it out of my head is the lastest pop music cover from Los Cenzontles (The Mockingbirds). PREVIOUSLY ON LOS CENZONTLES COVERS:

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Online Finds: Challenger Disaster mariachi tribute LPs (photos)

by K.C. QUESO May 16, 2016 Cultura
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All we know are these mariachi album covers which we found online. Has anyone ever heard the music? El Hermano Gustolin: ENERO Tito Villabuenos: CANCIONES DEL DUELO

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Los Cenzontles: David Bowie’s “Young Americans” (video, lyrics)

by Soy Capitan April 4, 2016 Cultura

Bay Area collective Los Cenzontles’ (The Mockingbirds) interpretation of David Bowie’s Young Americans highlights the genius and poignancy of the lyrics. PREVIOUSLY ON LOS CENZONTLES:

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Barack and Richard: ‘Happy (Black) Presidents Day!’ (toon, video)

by Lalo Alcaraz February 15, 2016 Cartoons
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Remember the time this 2008 toon somehow turned into a 2009 cover illustration for The New Yorker?

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El Mariachi Manchester: ‘There Is A Light That Never Goes Out’ (videos)

by Soy Capitan December 2, 2015 Cultura
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Morrissey/Smiths mariachi tribute band El Mariachi Manchester covers There Is a Light that Never Goes Out. Alexandrossey on vocals. Los Smiths’ version:

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‘Charlie Hebdo’ is publishing millions of these today (cover cartoon)

by YO SOY CHARLIE January 13, 2015 Cartoons
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“All is forgiven,” says the weeping Prophet Mohammed on the cover of the first post-massacre issue of Charlie Hebdo. “I am Charlie,” reads the sign. Read more at The Washington Post.

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[Puro Mex Zeppelin] Bedroom Banda Red House: ‘The Ocean’ (video)

by RAY HOLA September 24, 2013 Cultura
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They’re called Banda Red House and they play Led Zeppelin’s The Ocean like a boss — in the bedroom.

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Get Loqui! Spanglish mariachi cover of Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’ (video)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 6, 2013 Cultura
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No, it’s not Juan Direction. It’s Sangre Azteca playing Uruapan Mexican Son the mariachi and Spanglish-ish version of Get Lucky by Daft Punk. You can hear these guys every Friday on the radio show Despierta Exa 6 to 10 AM, probably in some Mexican time zone, on Exa FM. Their Spanglish is more like Manglish. Here are the […]

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Classic Mexican rock: Los Teen Tops ‘Popotitos’ (videos)

by MISR LU May 11, 2012 Cultura
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If it sounds like a Spanish cover of Boney Maroney, it is. From a 1961 alternate universe that looks like Mexican Bandstand, Los Teen Tops keep those Popotitos rockin’. And speaking of Bandstand, do you know the startling story of how the late Dick Clark learned about ska? We’ve got video!

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