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Luis Perez Meza

  • 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

    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 >>

  • Columns

    June 25, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 2, 2007

    When Pigs Flew, Hell Froze Over, Etc.

    The most common question I received all weekend, after I appeared on KFI-AM 640 to ply my ¡Ask a Mexican! spiel: How the hell did I smuggle myself onto the KFI airwaves? Tequila? Are they sponsoring my citizenship? Tamales? Chalk it up to luck, idiocy, and graciousness. A couple of months ago, I ... More >>

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