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1. Freddy Fender - Bailando El Rock ; Roll
2. Trini Lopez - The Right To Rock
3. Tony Casanova - Showdown
4. Eddie Quinteros - Come Dance With Me
5. Chan Romero - The Hippy Hippy Shake
6. Arvee Allens (Ritchie Valens) - Fast Freight
7. Armando Almendarez - Maybelline
8. Baldemar Huerta con Los Romanceros - No Seas Cruel (Don't Be Cruel)
9. Los Gibson Boys - Buen Rock Esta Noche (Good Rockin' Tonight)
10. Lalo Guerrero - Pound Dog (Hound Dog)
11. Pico Pete - Chicken Little
12. Tito Guízár ; His El Rancho Rocks - La Paloma
13. Los Xochimilcas - Rock Rollin' Rock
14. Danny Boy (Chuck Rio) - Don't Go Pretty Baby
15. Bob Orrison - Sarah Lee
16. Eddie Quinteros - Lindy Lou
17. Chan Romero - My Little Ruby
18. Chris Montez - Rockin' Blues
19. Max Uballez - Rock Little Darlin'
20. Bakdemar Huerta (Freddy Fender) - El Rock Rock De La Carcel (Jailhouse Rock)
21. Los Gibson Boys - El Vampiro
22. The Downbeats feat. Johnny Amelio - Jugue
23. Ritchie Valens - Ooh! My Head
24. Chuck Rio - Denise
25. The Carlos Brothers - Come On, Let's Dance
26. Ritchie Valens - Dooby-Dooby-Wah
27. Augie Garcia Quintet - Hi Yo Silver
28. Johnny Amelio ; The Downbeats - Jo Ann, Jo Ann
29. Tony Casanova - Yea! Yea! Come Another Day
30. Eddie Quinteros - Slow Down Sandy
31. Los Teen Tops - La Plaga (Good Golly Miss Molly)
32. Chan Romero - I Want Some More
33. Tony Casanova - Boogie Woogie Feeling
34. Los Locos Del Ritmo - La Chica Alborotada (Tallahassee Lassie)
35. Los Gibson Boys - Be-Bop-A-Lula
36. Mando ; The Chili Peppers - South Of The Border
37. Unknown Chicano Singer - Mexican Rock'n'Roll

More Info:

A compilation of Mexican and Latin American artists (1955 to 1963), a homage to the cultural components of the Chicano movement of the fifties, today as up-to-date in terms of border walls as it was then!Musicians from Texas, California and Mexico, evidence of an independent Mexican rock 'n' roll culture - the musical roots of Carlos Santana, the Texas Mavericks and Los Lobos!The focus is on tougher Rock 'n' Roll numbers - this is not 'La Bamba'!The title song by Trini Lopez, 'The Right To Rock' - a symbol of oppression!Famous Chicano artists such as Ritchie Valens and Freddy Fender take turns with lesser known colleagues like Los Locos Del Ritmo, Los Xochimilcas and Los Gibson Boys.Colorful 36-page booklet with biographies and discographic information, a detailed introduction to historical, cultural and political backgrounds, and a variety of rare photos and memorabilia.The United States of America have always been considered the land of opportunity - if it weren't for the barriers of racial segregation that affect Mexican-Americans as much as African-Americans. Although racial segregation was abolished by law, it still exists in a subtle way and sometimes even in an offensive way until today. Therefore, 'The Right To Rock' owns current references, including musical roots of famous artists like Herb Alpert, Carlos Santana and Los Lobos! This compilation documents the musical rebellion of Latin American society in the USA in the 1950s, especially of the young people who proudly called themselves 'Chicanos' and gave new meaning to the former insult. After the 'Riots' in California during World War II, the movement was the first liberation in the 1950s - and this was achieved exclusively through music; because Chicano rockers like Ritchie Valens and Chris Montez made themselves heard worldwide and thus culturally paved the way for the constantly growing Chicano movement, which acted similarly to the civil rights movement of African Americans.