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Jorge Negrete

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2013

    Why the Latin Grammys Remain America's Biggest Anti-Mexican Sham

    Over a decade ago, I wrote an op-ed piece for what was called Pacific News Service but is now New American Media bemoaning how pathetic the Latin Grammys were due to their lack of Mexican music. "The definers of Latin culture," I wrote then, "have decided that the most popular Latin music genre in t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2013

    Smooth Operator at Little Sparrow, Our Drink of the Week!

    It's been the summer of Little Sparrow in downtown SanTana, the diner that has wowed folks in its three short months with the refined creations of chef Eric Samaniego and the restaurant's Victorian-meets-Western cocktail lounge expertly run by head bartender Joe Valdovinos. The two chingones are the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2013

    The 20 Greatest Ranchera Singers of All Time: The Complete List

    See also:*The 20 Greatest Songs of Vicente Fernández: The Complete List*Antonio Aguilar, Ranchera Legend, Gets Giant Statue of Him Unveiled in Los Angeles; His 10 Greatest Songs!*The 10 Best Songs of Ramon Ayala, Conjunto Norteño Legend and Accordion HeroTrying to explain what música ranchera is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2013

    The 20 Greatest Ranchera Singers of All Time, No. 10-1

    See also:*The 20 Greatest Ranchera Singers of All Time, No. 20-11*The 20 Greatest Songs of Vicente Fernández: The Complete List*Antonio Aguilar, Ranchera Legend, Gets Giant Statue of Him Unveiled in Los Angeles; His 10 Greatest Songs!*The 10 Best Songs of Ramon Ayala, Conjunto Norteño Legend and A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2013

    The 20 Greatest Vicente Fernandez Songs of All Time: The Complete List

    See also:Antonio Aguilar, Ranchera Legend, Gets Giant Statue of Him Unveiled in Los Angeles; His 10 Greatest Songs!The 10 Best Songs of Ramon Ayala, Conjunto Norteño Legend and Accordion Hero10 Rock en Español Albums to Listen to Before You DieOver the past two days, we've been counting down the l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2013

    The 20 Greatest Vicente Fernandez Songs of All Time, Nos. 20-11

    Don't pay attention to the prophecies of St. Malachy: the world isn't ending because the next pope's name will be Petrus Romanus; it's ending because Vicente Fernández is retiring. The most Mexican Mexican of all time is ending his public performances this year, and his farewell tour is swinging th ... More >>

  • Columns

    June 7, 2007

    !Ask a Mexican!

    Muy Caliente Summer Edicion

  • Music

    September 14, 2006

    If They Allow Us

    Jose Alfredo Jimenez: The chronicler of Mexico

  • News

    February 16, 2006

    A Toast for the Yost

    Mexico honors Louie Olivos Jr. as Santa Ana ignores him

  • Music

    July 17, 2003

    Making Wussiness Okay

    Juan Gabriel helps Mexicans bring out their inner queer

  • Features

    October 24, 2002
  • Music

    July 11, 2002

    El Mas Macho Macho

    Vicente Fernandez gives me penis envy

  • Columns

    July 26, 2001
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