When the Los Lobos cover of Valens' version peaked at No. In , Valens' version was selected by the Library of Congress for preservation in the National Recording Registry for being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".
Also is included in the Rock n roll Hall of fame's list " songs that shaped rock n roll". The Los Lobos version remained No. It featured Lou Diamond Phillips who played Valens in the film named after the song. In the video, the band performs at a carnival in front of a merry-go-round at night. In between, clips from the movie are shown. While they are performing, the carnival-goers dance near and on stage.
Phillips joins the band for the song's final chorus. At the end of the music video, in the morning, the band is still playing on their acoustic guitars with Phillips present on the empty carnival grounds while janitors clean up around them. His previously recorded but unreleased studio version from was included in a compilation, Very Best of Harry Belafonte , under the title "Bam Bam Bamba.
Trini Lopez performed his own version of " La Bamba " on his album Trini Lopez Live at PJs , released in ; this recording of the tune was later reissued as a single in In , singer Antonia Rodriguez recorded a disco version which hit number thirty-four on the American disco chart.
In , singer Perla recorded a version on her Spanish album. They cite Valens as an influence in their music. In , Canadian children's singer Charlotte Diamond covered the song in a video that also appeared in the Canadian children's series Ants in Your Pants.
As the title suggests, the lyrics are about Italian cuisine , and are sung in a mock Italian accent. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Electronic Folk International. Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. A simple blues-rockabilly shake-down which was enlivened by sprawling axe work from future guitar legend James Burton.
Hugely influential in the way it shaped the sound of the nascent rock and roll sound, the rudimentary blues contained within would later be appropriated by The Velvet Underground who covered the track early in their career. This was the second song Robert Johnson ever recorded, but its creation has also been attributed to Elmore James. Nice woodblocks too. It sounded like a puffy white cloud floating in the sky.
Holly was inspired to write the track after his cinematic hero John Wayne repeatedly used the phrase in a film and it ended up a chart-topper on both sides of the pond. Appropriately the rugged anthem was full of bolshy swagger and teenage ballsiness. His first commercial release was recorded in an impromptu jam featuring guitars, upright bass and no drums. The rest is, as you know, history. A bar blues jaunt that was unlike no other.
The filthiest thing to be released in all of The smooth, daytime jazz waltz became one of his trademark tracks. But his delivery belied the lyrics, which rather unsettlingly suggested the creeping sense of an inescapable obsession. An air of otherworldly mystery hangs about this bluesy stomp. Super Oldies of the 50's, Vol. Ronny's Pop Show: Die Zehnte. Do You Remember, Vol. Best of Oldies but Goodies, Vol. Ritchie Valens. Ritchie Valens: The Lost Tapes.
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