Vanessa Del Fierro: ‘Con Este Tequila, I Will Forget You Tonight’ (video y lyrics)


Our favorite mariachi, Vanessa Del Fierro, has a big Texas voice and incredible emotional depth. As the leader of Mariachi Las Coronelas, she’s brought her San Antonio crew crossover popularity with an eclectic mix of traditional tunes and surprise pop favorites.

She’s been teasing this video on her Facebook for a while and now we have it!

She sent us this email last night:

Mas…Vanessa Del Fierro: ‘Con Este Tequila, I Will Forget You Tonight’ (video y lyrics)

Los Cenzontles reimagine the Jimi Hendrix classic ‘Little Wing’ (video)


Los Cenzontles (The Mockingbirds) and Jimi Hendrix? Wassup with that?

From the group’s YouTube page:

Los Cenzontles perform the Jimi Hendrix classic Little Wing with traditional Mexican instruments and Medieval vielle. The 5th single of its album “Covers”. featuring Latin covers by artists including Randy Newman,, David Bowie, ELO, Bob Dylan, The Killers, Robert Palmer, The Pogues & Sixto Rodriguez.

Mas…Los Cenzontles reimagine the Jimi Hendrix classic ‘Little Wing’ (video)

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


[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. [Live club audio with video slideshow.]

Lyrics:

There’s such a sad love
Deep in your eyes.
A kind of pale jewel
Open and closed
Within your eyes.
I’ll place the sky
Within your eyes.

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

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


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. [Live club audio with video slideshow.]

Lyrics:

There’s such a sad love
Deep in your eyes.
A kind of pale jewel
Open and closed
Within your eyes.
I’ll place the sky
Within your eyes.

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

Ñewsweek: @Astro_Jose is A-OK, Zimmerman’s ‘Latinidad’ revoked

Formerly-Latino Zimmerman is shown on police surveillance video
This week’s ñews ran from A to Z as California Democratic Congressional candidate Jose Hernandez (@Astro_Jose on Twitter) didn’t need to show his papers to “prove” he is an astronaut, a national organization stripped alleged Trayvon Martin killer George Zimmerman of his official Latino credentials and our new columnist Dear Abuelita dispensed unexpected advice on love and life.

These were the big stories (plus Zimmerman’s 911 call, below) this week on POCHO:

Mas…Ñewsweek: @Astro_Jose is A-OK, Zimmerman’s ‘Latinidad’ revoked