by Ritchie Valens
Video & Audio
Recorded at Gold Star Studio in Los Angeles
Notice the accelerated rhythm at the end of the song typical of traditional renditions
Performed by Mariachi Vargas De Tecalitlan
Recording Ritchie Valens' greatest hit
The PBS documentary that explores the place of Latino music in twentieth-century America can be watched here.
Little Joe on "Las Nubes" and the Chicano Movement