Chicano Rock!: The Sounds of East Los Angeles

Chicano Rock!: The Sounds of East Los Angeles

Director: Jon Wilkman

Cast: Jon Wilkman, Edward James Olmos

     
 

This documentary chronicles the story of how young people in the Mexican American community of Los Angeles created their own hybrid cultural niche in the 1950's, complete with a unique form of music - Chicano rock. Pioneered by artists like Lalo Guerrero, the sound had a tremendous influence on the development of rock and roll, with influences that can still be heard… See more details below

Overview

This documentary chronicles the story of how young people in the Mexican American community of Los Angeles created their own hybrid cultural niche in the 1950's, complete with a unique form of music - Chicano rock. Pioneered by artists like Lalo Guerrero, the sound had a tremendous influence on the development of rock and roll, with influences that can still be heard today.

Product Details

Release Date:
02/10/2009
UPC:
0841887010191
Original Release:
2008
Rating:
NR
Source:
Pbs (Direct)
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[B&W]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
1:00:00
Sales rank:
52,737

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Closed Caption

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Chicano Rock!: The Sounds of East Los Angeles
1. Introduction [3:05]
2. Pachuco Roots [2:50]
3. Black 'N' Brown Jam [2:10]
4. Ritchie's Blues [4:35]
5. Ritchie Refuses to Die [1:43]
6. The Birth of the Eastside Sound [5:18]
7. Land of a Thousand Dances [6:58]
8. Our Music, Our Heroes [6:21]
9. La Raza Rocks [10:22]
10. Finding a New Voice [2:33]
11. Embracing it All [4:03]
12. A Legacy Lives On [5:06]
13. Credits [1:04]

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