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The late musical genius Warren Zevon was in Ensendada, no maybe he was in Echo Park. And maybe he OD’d on heroin, or not. He did hear “mariachi static on his radio,” however. The live video is from 1977.

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Los Cenzontles (The Mockingbirds) and David Hidalgo of Los Lobos team up for a fresh Chicano version of Robert Palmer’s Every Kinda People.

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The surf guitar cowboy classic Ghost Riders in the Sky/Jinetes en el Cielo lives to ride again in this new version by Los Baby’s.


I and I all I know
I and I all I say
I and I reconsider
I and I see upfully that
Christopher Columbus is a damn blasted liar
Christopher Columbus is a damn blasted liar
Yes Jah

He’s saying that, he is the first one
Who discover Jamaica
I and I say that,
What about the Arawak Indians and the few Black man
Who were around here, before him
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POCHO favorites Mariachi Las Coronellasthe all-mujeres mariachi band from South Texas — continue their musical odyssey as they channel David Bowie’s 1973 Space Oddity, AKA “Ground Control to Major Tomas.”

The band was featured last weekend on Texas Public Radio with an hour long concert broadcast that includes Space Oddity, Theme from the Godfather, La LLorona, some Johnny Cash music, and lots more from bandleader Vanessa Del Fierro and the gang.

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Is Kiko and the Lavender Moon the best song from Los Lobos best LP? If you’re wondering why the band looks so young in this video — that’s because it’s over 20 years old.

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Coming up next on 24/7 Real Life TV: Apathy, live! (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA April 27, 2017 Cartoons
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Tish Hinojosa: He was from ‘The West Side of Town’ (video, lyrics)

by Soy Capitan December 7, 2016 Cultura
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Folk/country singer songwriter Tish Hinojosa sings a song about a pilgrim’s progress in America — a Mexican pilgrim in Texas. Felipe, the father, lived in San Antonio, on The West Side of Town. That’s were Felipe met Maria… Los lyrics:

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La Cucaracha: Will Trump live, work in the White House? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz December 1, 2016 Cartoons
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OPINION: We’ve got to get back to the Hotel California

by KAT AVILA November 11, 2016 El Now
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Return your focus to powerhouse California: Don’t let post-election blues stop you in your tracks As I write this, it appears the Democrats won the popular vote but lost the presidency, and did not gain control of the House or Senate. The Democratic Party is INCLUSIVE – embracing all racial and ethnic groups and religions […]

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Rage Against the Machine: Take the Power Back! (#TBT NSFW video)

by Soy Capitan November 10, 2016 Cultura
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POCHO amigo Flavio Morales dug this oldie up out of the secret vaults that hold the treasured recordings of his groundbreaking TV program Illegal Interns: Live concert footage from 1997 of Take the Power Back by Rage Against the Machine. [RATM is, indeed, raging so there are many NSFW F-bombs etc. Also, if play it […]

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For weird Mexican surf music, try the Mexican Weirdoh’s Surf Band

by Soy Capitan November 3, 2016 Cultura
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They’re weird. They’re Mexican. They play surf music. That’s why they named the band the Mexican Weirdoh’s Surf Band.

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Bob Dylan 2010,1964: The Times They Are A-Changin’ (videos,lyrics)

by Comic Saenz October 14, 2016 Cultura
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Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature Bob Dylan is a poet and a prophet, and he sang his 1964 prophecy for the Obamas and America at the White House: The Times They Are A-Changin’. [Scroll to bottom of the page for a live in 1964 version.] These lyrics contain a hopeful vision and a […]

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Cristina Martinez: Don’t mess with this Chicana! (NSFW poetry video)

by Verdana Bold August 22, 2016 Cultura
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This Latinx does not want your stereotyping BS. Cristina Martinez performing Chicana at the Cherokee Man and the Mockingbird graffiti mural at Decatur Station in Decatur, Georgia. [NSFW F-bomb.]

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Renee Goust live music video: ‘La Cumbia Feminazi’

by Soy Capitan August 15, 2016 Cultura
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Brooklyn-based Mexican singer-songwriter Renee Goust wrote La Cumbia Feminazi in response to online abuse suffered by women. “I’ve considered myself a feminist ever since I learned the actual meaning of the word,” she says:

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Tacocat live video: Consuela’s “Psychedelic Quinceañera”

by Soy Capitan July 20, 2016 Cultura

Seattle’s Tacocat explains why Consuela is skipping school today. Long story short: She’s attending a Psychedelic Quinceañera instead. Mira los lyrics:

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Señor Lingus: Come for the food and stay for the mariachis (video)

by Barney Asada July 18, 2016 Cultura
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At Señor Lingus — the Mexican restaurant chain with live music — you’ll come for the food and stay for the mariachis! Check your Yelper Pages for a Señor Lingus in a shopping mall near you.

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Half-fast country music classic: Jim Reeves ‘Adios Amigo’ (video)

by Soy Capitan July 7, 2016 Cultura
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The country music legend Jim Reeves had a lot of big records, but we like this “half-fast” April 16, 1964 live-in-Norway version of his hit Adios Amigo. He died later that year behind the controls of a small plane that crashed in Tennessee during a violent thunderstorm. He was 40 years old.

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Webcam video: Stunning double rainbow forms over Mexico City

by Verdana Bold June 30, 2016 El Now
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Mexico City got a treat Tuesday when a double rainbow formed over Santa Fe in the western part of the city. A webcam on top of the Hotel Presidente InterContinental captured the arc’s formation as the sun returned following a rainstorm.

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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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G. Yamazawa live poetry video: ‘My Father’s Accent’

by Comic Saenz June 9, 2016 Cultura
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POCHO’s El Pastor, Ruben Nuno, captured award-winning poet G. Yamazawa’s riveting performance of his poem My Father’s Accent at L.A.’s The Bridge/Union Church Wednesday. Let’s “build bridges not walls,” Nuno added.

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In San Diego, burritos include fries and tacos come with poetry (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés April 1, 2016 Cultura
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In San Diego, where the “California Burrito” has fries inside, the taco shops have poetry, thanks to the

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Old School/New School/Antiguo Paradigma/Nuevo Paradigma (toon)

by ESTEBAN YOBS January 29, 2016 Cartoons

Out with the old paradigms, in with the new. Argentina’s EmprendedoresNews.com (EntrepreneursNews) explains: Un nuevo paradigma es el comienzo de un nuevo camino, una nueva forma de hacer las cosas. Generalmente un nuevo paradigma no va a hacer inmediatamente más eficientes todos los procesos al 100%, pero si mejor el modelo que está remplazando. It […]

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ICYMI: Las Coronelas: Bowie’s “As The World Falls Down” (video,lyrics)

by Soy Capitan January 17, 2016 Cultura
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[Originally posted Tuesday January 12] David Bowie was an inspirational artistic entity from the multiverse, creating musical ripples in the spacetime continuum and, thankfully, in South Texas as well. Listen in as San Antonio’s all-women, category-breaking Mariachi Las Coronelas wins over a skeptical crowd in this stunning performance of Bowie’s As The World Falls Down. […]

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