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"La Bamba" by Ritchie Valens

Recorded at Gold Star Studio in Los Angeles

"La Bamba" by Los Lobos

Notice the accelerated rhythm at the end of the song typical of traditional renditions

"La Bamba"—Traditional

Performed by Mariachi Vargas De Tecalitlan

"La Bamba" from The Lost Tapes

Recording Ritchie Valens' greatest hit

Latin Music USA

The PBS documentary that explores the place of Latino music in twentieth-century America can be watched here.

Little Joe, "Las Nubes"

Little Joe on "Las Nubes" and the Chicano Movement

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