RIP Rosie ‘Angel Baby’ Méndez Hamlin of Rosie and the Originals (video)


Que en paz descance oldies but goodies sweetheart, a pocha rock ‘n’ roll original, Rosalie “Rosie” Méndez Hamlin.

Hamlin, lead singer of Rosie and the Originals, the early Sixties group that scored a hit with their timeless single Angel Baby, died March 30th. She was 71.

Rolling Stone reports:

Mas…RIP Rosie ‘Angel Baby’ Méndez Hamlin of Rosie and the Originals (video)

La Santa Cecilia picks Beatlefruit in ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’ (video)


Beatle John Lennon’s song about playing in the Salvation Army’s Strawberry Fields children’s home near his casa in Liverpool becomes an animated allegory about who picks the juicy red fruits and the crop’s journey from farm to table table to farm as East Los homies La Santa Cecilia transform Strawberry Fields Forever.

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Mas…La Santa Cecilia picks Beatlefruit in ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’ (video)