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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, tells the story: [Mas…]

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Los Super Hits puts together the Mexican songs you never wanted to hear again in an box set you don’t need. And let us all say: “Is that Super Hits? Turn it up, vato!” Video by ComediaAGoGo.com. [NSFW F-bomb.] Thanks to POCHO amigo Kurly for the link.


Fifty-one 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, tells the story: [Mas…]


Fifty 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, tells the story: [Mas…]


It’s 1965 and big hair and girl groups are all the rage.

In East LA, sisters Rosella, Ersi and Mary Arvizu, who had been singing and playing music together all their lives, thought they had the right stuff to be the next Supremes — even before there were Supremes. They call themselves The Sisters. [Mas…]


You know him from Cannibal and the Headhuters and Thee Midniters: Pochas y pochos, please welcome the singer who is a legend of Chicano Soul, Los Angeles homie Greg Esparza, with the ? and the Mysterians hit, 96 Tears! On Twitter he’s OverSoulMessage.

PREVIOUSLY ON ? AND THE MYSTERIANS: [Mas…]

Throwback Thursday: ‘Those Darn White Kids’ (POCHO 2000 toons)

by Cartoonistas March 27, 2014 Cartoons
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From the year 2000 come these three rare toons from the short-lived comic strip Those Darn White Kids. Courtesy the WayBack Machine at Archive.org.

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Puro Pinche Oldie: Brown Brothers of Soul’s ‘Ese Cholo’ (video)

by MOON GUAC March 20, 2014 Cultura
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This groovy instrumental featuring a Hammond organ, very much in the late 1960s early 1970s Green Onions and Shotgun groove, is from the The Brown Brothers of Soul. It’s called Ese Cholo.

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‘Happy New Year Baby’ from The Sisters (East Los 1965)

by Comic Saenz December 30, 2013 Cultura
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It’s 1965 and big hair and girl groups are all the rage. In East LA, sisters Rosella, Ersi and Mary Arvizu, who had been singing and playing music together all their lives, thought they had the right stuff to be the next Supremes — even before there were Supremes. They call themselves The Sisters.

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Ring In the Oldies: ‘Happy New Year Baby,’ ‘Sabor A Mi’ (music videos)

by QUESO QUESEM December 31, 2012 Cultura
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It’s 1965 and big hair and girl groups are all the rage. In East L.A., sisters Rosella, Ersi and Mary Arvizu, who had been singing and playing music together all their lives, thought they had the right stuff to be the next Supremes — even before there were Supremes. They called themselves The Sisters.

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Pochismo 101 Edu-Video: ‘How to be a cholo’ (NSFW)

by Comic Saenz February 6, 2012 Cultura
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Would you like to swing on a star? Carry moonbeams home in a jar? And be better off than you are? Or would you rather be a cholo? Watch this video to find out how! NSFW (language.)

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Tierra ‘Together’ live 2006 (TGIF music video)

by Comic Saenz January 13, 2012 Cultura
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TGIF Music Video, dedicated to all you lovers out there! Tierra – an offshoot of El Chicano – had their greatest hit with a remake of this Philly Soul classic Together. The sensuous vocals, slick horn arrangements and hypnotic groove make this extended live performance something special. And a big shout out to thee one […]

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‘Happy New Year Baby’ from The Sisters (East LA 1965)

by Comic Saenz December 31, 2011 Cultura
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It’s 1965 and big hair and girl groups are all the rage. In East LA, sisters Rosella, Ersi and Mary Arvizu, who had been singing and playing music together all their lives, thought they had the right stuff to be the next Supremes — even before there were Supremes. They call themselves The Sisters.

[Mas…]