Artist Eduardo “Lalo” Guerrero (December 24, 1916 – March 17, 2005): Guerrero is known as the Father of the Chicano Music and all-time greatest Pachuco Bopper ever. Guerrero wrote songs for El Trio los Panchos, Lola Beltran and many other famous artists. His Pachuco music of the 1940s and 1950s provided the sound track to louis Valdez’ late 70s play and movie “Zoot Suit.” Mr. Guerrero also wrote songs about Cesar Chavez, farm workers and the braceros. His corridos told stories of the struggles and triumphs of Mexican-American heroes from Cesar Chavez to Ruben Salazar.
This issue isn’t just our 75th issue anniversary issue. On the cover is Alice Bag, interviewed by Nardwuar, an oral history of The Lost Sounds by Ryan Leach, an article “War and the American Elite” by Chris Pepus, and “For the Love of Vinyl” by Todd Taylor.
All pre-orders will be put in the mail on Thurs., August 1st. I REPEAT, all pre-orders will be put in the mail on Thurs., August 1st.
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434 pages of Violence Girl condensed into 136 seconds of Survive by The Bags. Read Violence Girl, From East LA to Hollywood Stage - A Chicana Punk Story published by Feral House. Ask your local library to order it! ~ Alice
La Santa Cecilia performs two shows at Amoeba this week to celebrate their new album “Treinta Dias.” See them at Amoeba Hollywood on Tues 4/30 and at Amoeba San Francisco on Thurs 5/2. Both shows are free/all-ages & start at 6pm.
Trashing of the Troubadour and the Elks Lodge St. Patrick’s Day show. I want to clarify that as far as I know, there is no “riot” footage contained in any of the clips that will be shown. The films are of concert footage. So LAPD - stand down. ~ Alice