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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…]


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…]


It’s one thing to like pop music, quite another to love mariachi pop music.

We thought this mariachi take on “Wake Me Up” by Aviccii was a good exception.

Watch, share and enjoy!

Mariachi image via anja_johnson


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…]

Why Goth Latinos love Morrissey and other stories (audio, video)

by MOON GUAC November 13, 2013 Audio
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NPR’s LatinoUSA (with Maria Hinojosa) writes: Goth culture. Is it in? Is it out? Do they even care? Hear the stories of three Latinos who found a sense of community in Goth subculture while we try to answer the question of the ages: Why are Latinos obsessed with Morrissey? It’s not just the Pompadour. Here’s […]

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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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Espace age bachelor Esquivel’s ‘Mucha Muchacha’ (music video)

by Comic Saenz July 27, 2012 Cultura
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Tap your tootsies, snap your fingers and enjoy a cerveza with one of espace age bachelor pad musical maestro Juan Garcia Esquivel’s greatest hits: Mucha Muchacha. And whistle. You know how to whistle, don’t you? Wikipedia: Juan García Esquivel (January 20, 1918 – January 3, 2002) often simply known as Esquivel!, was a Mexican band […]

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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…]