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My Mixtape: "La Bamba," covered by Los Lobos


Alexa Chavez, a dancer with Ballet Folklórico México Danza, tells us about her time spent touring with Los Lobos. One of Los Lobos' most famous hits is their cover of "La Bamba," which was originally adapted from a Mexican folk song by Ritchie Valens, pioneer of the Chicano rock movement. Los Lobos have been giving it new life since 1987.