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Los Lobos’ ‘Kiko’: A Hallucinatory Masterpiece

The early ’90s release was rightly acclaimed as the band’s studio pinnacle for its thematic breadth and sonic innovation.

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August 29, 1987: Los Lobos Hits #1 with ‘La Bamba’

Three weeks atop the Hot 100 with their soundtrack single from the Ritchie Valens biopic helped boost the profile of one of American music’s finest bands

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The Dead’s Long Strange Trip Says Fare Thee Well

Yes, it’s been a long strange trip to the last Grateful Dead shows. Writers who have also been fans reflect on what the Fare Thee Well concerts mean. Is it cash grab by the surviving members? Will the shows do the Dead justice? One thing’s for sure: the band has made timeless music that is inescapable.

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