Tag: Los Lobos

Friday 8/6/21 1am ET: Feature LP: Los Lobos – Native Son (2021)

Los Angeles based band, Los Lobos, have always been inspired by their surroundings and the place they call home. Their music is influenced by rock and roll, Tex-Mex, country, zydeco, folk, R&B, blues, brown-eyed soul, and traditional music such as cumbia, boleros and norteños. With Native Sons the band set out to showcase all of these influences with their own take on the songs of Los Angeles from some of the city’s greatest songwriters. Native Sons features 13-songs from well-known LA artists such as Buffalo Springfield, WAR, Jackson Browne and the Beach Boys as well as deep cuts from The Jaguars, The Blasters and The Premiers. The album title track is the sole original composition written by the band.

Love Special Delivery 2:22
Misery 2:33
Bluebird / For What It’s Worth 3:10 / 3:26
Los Chucos Suaves 3:24
Jamaica Say You Will 3:16
Never No More 2:36
Native Son 3:10
Farmer John 2:29
Dichoso 3:36
Sail On, Sailor 3:20
The World Is A Ghetto 8:33
Flat Top Joint 2:51
Where Lovers Go 4:32

Monday 12/28/2020 12:30am ET: Feature LP: Los Lobos – The Ride (2004)

The Ride is a studio album by Los Lobos. It was released on May 4, 2004, by Hollywood / Mammoth Records. It features numerous guest musicians, including Bobby Womack, Tom Waits, Rubén Blades, Dave Alvin, Richard Thompson, Elvis Costello, Mavis Staples, and Garth Hudson. The album contains new material and also new versions of earlier Los Lobos songs.

1. “La Venganza de Los Pelados” (featuring Café Tacuba) 4:51
2. “Rita” 5:20
3. “Is This All There Is?” (featuring Little Willy G.) 4:43
4. “Charmed” 5:00
5. “Somewhere in Time” (featuring Dave Alvin) 4:15
6. “Wicked Rain” / “Across 110th Street” (featuring Bobby Womack) 8:14
7. “Kitate” (featuring Tom Waits and Martha Gonzalez) 3:29
8. “Hurry Tomorrow” 4:33
9. “Ya Se Va” (featuring Rubén Blades) 4:54
10. “Wreck of the Carlos Rey” (featuring Richard Thompson) 5:58
11. “A Matter of Time” (featuring Elvis Costello) 2:55
12. “Someday” (featuring Mavis Staples) 4:39
13. “Chains of Love” 5:47
14. “Phone Call from Rita” 0:31

David Hidalgo – vocals, guitar, accordion, fiddle, requinto jarocho
Louie Pérez – vocals, guitar, drums, jarana
Cesar Rosas – vocals, guitar, bajo sexto
Conrad Lozano – vocals, bass, guitarron
Steve Berlin – keyboards, woodwinds

Cougar Estrada – drums, percussion on all tracks
Victor Bisetti – additional percussion
Little Willy G. – vocals (3)
Dave Alvin – vocals (5)
Bobby Womack – vocals (6)
Tom Waits – vocals (7)
Martha Gonzalez – vocals (7)
Rubén Blades – vocals (9)
Richard Thompson – vocals (10)
Elvis Costello – vocals (11)
Mavis Staples – vocals (12)
Elfego Buendia – vocals (1)
Alejandro Flores – quinta guapanguera, requinto (1)
Emmanuel de Real – jarana, keyboards (1)
Joselo Rangel – guitar (1)
Garth Hudson – keyboards (1, 11, 13)
Mitchell Froom – keyboards (2)
Greg Leisz – pedal steel guitar (2, 5, 11)
Rev. Charles Williams – piano (6), organ (6), clavinet (12)
Francisco Torres – trombone (7)
Alberto Salas – piano (9)
Lonnie Jordan – organ (12)

Monday 12/28/2020 12am ET: Feature LP: Los Lobos – How Will the Wolf Survive? (1984)

How Will the Wolf Survive? is the first major label album of Los Lobos, released in 1984. In 1989, it was ranked No. 30 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 100 greatest albums of the 1980s. In 2003, the album was ranked number 455 on the magazine’s list of The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, and at number 431 in the 2020 edition.

“Don’t Worry Baby” – 2:43
“A Matter of Time” – 3:55
“Corrido #1” – 2:42
“Our Last Night” – 3:08
“The Breakdown” – 4:12
“I Got Loaded” – 3:20
“Serenata Norteña” – 2:53
“Evangeline” – 2:43
“I Got to Let You Know” – 2:35
“Lil’ King of Everything” – 1:19
“Will the Wolf Survive?” – 3:41

Friday 3pm ET: Feature Artist – Los Lobos

Los Lobos is an American rock band from East Los Angeles, California, United States. Their music is influenced by rock and roll, Tex-Mex, country, zydeco, folk, R&B, blues, brown-eyed soul, and traditional music such as cumbia, boleros and norteños. The band gained international stardom in 1987, when their cover version of Ritchie Valens’ “La Bamba” topped the charts in the U.S., the UK and several other countries. In 2015, they were nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In 2018, they were inducted into Austin City Limits Hall of Fame.