Los Lobos

La Bamba

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The hugely successful soundtrack to the biographical film about 1950s rock & roller Ritchie Valens, La Bamba introduced the world to the Chicano rock of U.S. five-piece Los Lobos. Its title track reached number one in several countries, and was one of eight songs the group contributed to the 1987 album. As well as their renditions of six Valens classics, they also cover the Sevilles' "Charlena" and Jesse Belvin's "Goodnight My Love." Brian Setzer, Marshall Crenshaw, and Howard Huntsberry also appear, with interpretations of songs by Jackie Wilson, Buddy Holly, and Eddie Cochran, alongside Bo Diddley's original "Who Do You Love."

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