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La Bamba - 10 Things I Learned From Bob Valenzuela

In the wake of the recent death of Elizabeth Pena at only 55 years old, today’s article will focus on the movie I most remember her from, the 1987 classic… 380 more words


Elizabeth Pena will always be Rosie from La Bamba to Me

I found out today that actress Elizabeth Pena has passed away at the age of 55 on October 14,2014,and my heart immediately dropped to the pit of my stomach. 352 more words


This Day in Music History — October 8

1980 : During his performance at Pittsburgh’s Stanley Theater, Bob Marley collapses on stage and is rushed to New York’s Sloan-Kettering Hospital for treatment, then flown to Ethiopia for rest. 139 more words

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In Search of Rock and Roll Thrills in Mexico: Part 1

After a hugely enjoyable (and rather longer than planned) excursion in Argentina, we are heading off to Mexico. 515 more words


The day the music died

All you old folkies will remember Don McLean song ‘American Pie’ about that terrible day in February 1959 known as the day the music died; but did it die then or were there other factors at play to kill rock and roll? 755 more words

0383 La Bamba - Ritchie Valens (1958)

This Mexican folk song was first recorded in a rock and roll style by Ritchie Valens in 1958. It was originally the B-side to Donna… 68 more words