Cornelio Reyna

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    The 20 Greatest Los Tigres Del Norte Songs of All Time: The Complete List

    The very first music review I wrote for this infernal rag was 11 years on Los Tigres del Norte, the conjunto norteño group who will one day go done in history as one of the greatest musical groups of any genre or language for their brilliant fusion of politics, braggadocio, storytelling, awesome su ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2013

    The 20 Greatest Los Tigres Del Norte Songs of All Time, Nos. 10-1

    Yesterday, we sang the praises of Los Tigres del Norte by revealing their best B-sides, so to speak; today, we tackle 10-1. Methinks everyone will agree with half of my choices, dispute three of them, and ridicule my top choice--enjoy!

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2013

    Ramón Ayala - House of Blues - February 15, 2013

    It came as no surprise that on Friday night, a plebeian crowd congregated at the House of Blues of Anaheim to unwind, get inebriated, and sing-along to the tunes of Ramón Ayala, the King of the Accordion. Historically, musica norteña/ conjunto norteño- a sound composed of strings, percussion ... More >>

  • Music

    May 31, 2007

    The Shaman of Happiness

    Ramon Ayala and his infectious accordion