Beat Latino with Catalina Maria Johnson

A weekly exploration of the past, present and future of the Latino musical universe

 

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Taking it to the streets with Beat Latino! A whirlwind paseo through the music of Chicanx activism, past and present with anthems that celebrate the bicultural roots of the Mexican-American U.S.A. from California’s Los Tigres del Norte to Texas’s Flaco Jimenez. ¡Viva la Raza!

Featured photo: Olmeca, by Luis Alba Sánchez

Musical Works

TitleArtistAlbumLabelYearLength
El Sol que tu eresLinda RonstadtJardín Azul.Asylum201103:03
DEFINEOlmecaDefine.Olmeca201904:50
Vietnam Veterano – Al ReyesVarious ArtistsRotas de Aztlan: Songs of the Chicano Movemenr.Smithsonian Folkways Recordings200508:21
Soy ChicanoFlaco Jimenez15 Golden Hits.200902:07
Ice El HieloLa Santa CeciliaIce El Hielo.Universal Latino201303:51
Somos mas americanosLos Tigres del NorteTr3s presents MTV UNplugged Los Tigres del norte.Fonovisa200104:10
Quihubo, RazaAgustin Lira and AlmaSongs of hope and struggle.Smithsonian Folkways Recordings200503:56
Onda CallejeraRy CooderChavez Ravine.Nonesuch200503:51
La Bamba ChicanaSuni PazBrotando del Silencio – Breaking out the Silence.Paredon Records197303:07
Viva la RazaEl ChicanoChicano Chant.Universal Special Products199702:49
ChicanoRumel Fuentes With Los Pingþinos Del NorteChulas Fronteras and Del Mero Corazon.Arhoolie Records201103:42
Yo soy ChicanoLos AlvaradosRotas de Aztlan: Songs of the Chicano Movemenr.Smithsonian Folkways Recordings200502:57
La bamba rebeldeLas CafeterasIt’s rime.Las Cafeteras Music201205:21


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