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A New Album on the Heels of "La Bamba"

The Mexican-American rock group Los Lobos, who wrote the soundtrack for the recent Ritchie Valens biopic, has a new album, comprising mostly regional Mexican music. Drummer and songwriter Louie Perez joins Fresh Air to talk about how they discovered those songs.

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Other segments from the episode on November 9, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 9, 1988: Interview with Bennett Harrison; Review of Gyorgy Kurtag's album "Messages of the late R.V. Troussova"; Interview with Louie Perez; Commentary on…

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