He sang about men who overcame impossible poverty to survive and prosper (for a while) as men of means and power, as valientes. The murder of Chalino Sanchez remains unsolved. These teenage fans were crushed by Chalino’s murder; our parents were pleased that this ill-mannered paisa was gone and wouldn’t corrupt their children anymore. He stocked tapes at local Swapmeets, Bakeries, and various other businesses across South Central Los Angeles. Narcocorridos had always existed in Mexican music, dating back to “La Cucaracha,” which has a stanza about a marijuana-smoking cockroach. Chalino drove away from the club past midnight with two of his brothers, a cousin, and several young women. He’s the most influential musician in the United States of the past quarter-century—no one comes even close. Jay Z and Dr. Dre launched empires and protégés; Nirvana and Pearl Jam defined a genre and fashion; Tupac and Biggie got gunned down before their time and became immortal; Green Day and Weezer spawned waves of imitators. At the age of 15, Chalino shot and killed one of the several men who had raped his sister four years earlier. Please allow additional time if international delivery is subject to customs processing. Chalino Sanchez was born in a small ranch known as "El Guayabo" in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. It is important to note, that while drug cartels are suspected to be linked to their deaths, no one has been brought to justice: 1. He wrote about the good, the bad, and the ugly. It’s a song I particularly hated in the past because it featured Chalino as a chavala. His body was found the next day in an irrigation canal, blindfolded and with two bullets in the back of his head. The SUV speeds off, but the voice of Rosalino “Chalino” ánchez remains. There was one guy who had a lowrider bike in which he had a place for beer and a speaker that would play Chalino all the time.”, Quinones traveled to Sinaloa, where he was surprised how few people cared about Chalino. The country’s culture makers exported the charro image across the globe while scorning his flip side: the paisas, the rough hillbillies who toiled and partied to excess and spoke funny and loved weird music. Chalino began to earn money through his compositions and would be gifted with guns and "presents" by his customers. The man is Chalino Sánchez, a famous narcocorrido singer. 400 people were in attendance and Seven to Ten people were reportedly hit in the exchange, including Chalino and Group Accordionist member Ignacio "Nacho" Hernandez. Rosalino "Chalino" Sánchez Félix (August 30, 1960 - May 16, 1992) was a Regional Mexican singer and songwriter best known for his corrido recordings. They were pulled over at a traffic circle by a group of armed men in Chevrolet Suburbans, who flashed state police identification cards, took one of the brothers out of the car, then told Chalino that commandant wanted to see him. But that’s not the legacy that’s winning right now. Chalino’s musical children normalized narcocultura; his spiritual descendants tolerate it. He first heard Chalino’s music while on assignment in the mid-1990s in Michoacán, where he profiled a group of wannabe cholos. Tino Quintero. $10.00. Another hawks a poster of him loading a gun, with just one word: SINALOA. Chalino wrote about his brother, Armando, and his boss, Rigo Campos. At dawn on May 16, 1992, Chalino's body was found by an irrigation canal. My friends are going to hear,'” says Saul Viera, a chalinillo who achieved fame as “El Gavilancillo” (“The Little Hawk”) in a 1998 interview. The shooting went national, and a new valiente was born. It’s an enormously liberating legacy, if people will see it.”. Letra de Rigoberto Campos. “Because I’m of the men/That when I lose, I don’t cry.”. “El Güilo Rivera” features all the Chalino lyrical trademarks: A date of death (Jan. 6, 1970), a location (Tierra Blanca, Culiacán), the valiente‘s preferred gun (M14 rifle), how he died (in a shootout), why (betrayed by friends), a shoutout to Güilo’s home rancho, a line of respeto to his grieving mother, and why people continue to honor his memory: “Among the valientes/el Güilo was distinguished/He was a man of few words/Of undisputed valor.”. Chalino still amasses millions of streams near 3 decades after his death, he is still very popular with young Hispanic listeners. The former Los Angeles Times staff writer particularly hates the devolution of the corrido scene, which he dismisses as “extraordinarily non-creative. The American media didn’t report on his murder and was so clueless that articles about the Coachella club shootout incorrectly called him “Marcelino.” Even more laughable, a 1997 San Jose Mercury News dispatch from Culiacán on the city’s narcocultura scene said Chalino died in 1989 and identified a 24-year-old singer nicknamed Chalinillo as the late singer’s son, even though Chalino would’ve been 11 when he supposedly became a dad. “He’s got that unpolished ranchero sound, and no one [in the media or elite society] wants that. Note: When you embed the widget in your site, it will match your site's styles (CSS). The note he’s reading in the video is a death threat. The dead Chalino became a hero to a community in need of one. Your email address will not be published. Pedro Rivera[disambiguation needed] had set up Cintas Acuario in Long Beach, a small recording studio where aspiring musicians could record for cheap. Then came Compton and gangster rap—kids in their garages on drum kits creating music. “When I was in junior high and my dad would play the banda music, I’d be like, ‘Turn it down. His father was Santos Sánchez and his mother Sannorina Felix. He’d even sell them out of his car trunk. Nevertheless, it represented something never done before in commercial Mexican music: It celebrated the life of a paisa. Now I know who I am. Anything to be like Chalino. . The car-accessories booth sells a black-and-white window decal of a grim Chalino, Stetson on his head, which is cocked to the side. The murder made no news; the song itself was more personal than memorable. 58:38 min 192 Kbps 67.10 MB. The protagonists, Emilio and Camelia, cross the border in Tijuana in a car with tires “filled with hierba mala” (weed). The next day newspapers in Sinaloa read "Chalino Sanchez, kidnapped and executed". En un pueblito olvidado Ay una tumba escondida Que nadien ha visitado Aunque parezca mentira De un General retirado Voy a contarles su . , Chalino Sanchez was born in a small ranch known as "El Guayabo" in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. They type away on smartphones while clowning on one another in English—a scene as far away from their Mexican roots as a taco salad. Chalino’s corridos prohibidos helped narcocorridos become legitimate. He was the youngest of 7 children that Santos Sanchez (?-1964) and Senorina Felix (?-1991) shared. Letra de El navegante. One of them, nicknamed “El Chapo” (though not the drug lord by the same name), raped Chalino’s sister and got away with it—or so he thought. The killing spree goes back to the first high-profile murder of the modern era: singer Chalino Sanchez in 1992. Los Amables del Norte de Nacho Hernandez Recordando a Adan Chalino Sanchez CDNEW. What he was writing about and what the corrido had been was about a lone guy going up against power. It’s the anti-Chalino, the macho reduced to pleading with his beloved to explain why she continues to spurn him despite seasons of faithful devotion. In his grief, Chalino wrote a corrido that payed homage to his hermano and shared it with friends. Rosalino "Chalino" Sanchez. They shared two children, Adan Sanchez, and Cynthia Sanchez. His name at birth was Rosalino Sanchez … They … He had seven siblings: Armando, Lázaro, Régulo, Lucas, Espiridión (El Indio), Francisco, and Juana. ... CHALINO SANCHEZ El Pela Vacas Corridos Musart 1992 Rare. He’d even sell them out of his car trunk. Chalino’s verses iconicized the state’s men as modern-day valientes who did what needed to be done—and if it meant dabbling in the drug trade or offing your enemies, so be it. The buzz made Chalino a cult figure. After the incident, he left for the United States to … Chalino’s protagonists have baroque names out of an Ancestry.com search: Loreto Mendoza. He’d be assassinated before the story got published. However, when the man canceled, Chalino decided to sing his own songs. But they were morality tales, and criminals always got their comeuppance in the end. And doomed, he still continued to fight and die. Later that night, armed men posing as federales took Chalino from a car occupied by him, his brother and friends. The Cintas Acuario roster (which later included Pedro’s children, Lupillo, Juan, and the late Jenni Rivera) received no radio airplay at first, but it didn’t matter; they were becoming the soundtrack of Latino Los Angeles and beyond. The lyrics are three-minute rural operas about men who kill or die for revenge or respect—and usually a combo of all four. “He was a chingón—and who doesn’t want to be a chingón?”. He also appeared on El Show de Keystone Ford, a legendary Saturday-morning music showcase that aired on KWHY-TV Channel 22 that Mexican immigrant families watched every weekend to hear a snippet of home. Como parte del programa Casa de canciones, de la Alianza Francesa de Guatemala, con el objetivo de ofrecer entretenimiento en línea, el cantautor guatemalteco, Aimin Etwal, ofrecerá un concierto Dos Venganzas - Chalino Sanchez Y Cornelio Reyna. “The guy was totally punk rock,” Quinones says. That career ended when Armando was murdered in a motel room in 1984. There’s no seemingly logical reason why twentysomething Mexicans in Orange County would blast Chalino’s music. But it was most notorious as the center of Mexico’s drug trade. If you really want to be like Chalino, don’t get a cowboy hat with a gun by your side.”. At his next L.A. appearance, El Parral was packed and had to close its doors by 6:00 P.M., some five or six hours before he was due onstage.. He was born in a tiny rancho in the coastal state of Sinaloa in 1960, into poverty that worsened after his father died when Chalino was only 6. $179.99. Among his many compositions are Lucio Villareal, El Pelavacas, and Jorge "El Coquio" Castro. During his performance to the packed crowd, Eduardo Gallegos, 34 a local Unemployed Mechanic of Thermal, California, under the influence, jumped up on stage and began firing a small .25 caliber pistol into Chalino. The show was a huge success, but afterward, things turned nasty. When I was younger, I was ashamed of Mexican music. Chalino Sanchez - Lindos Ojitos Azules Lyrics. His family was impoverished and lived in an isolated village. Chalino Sanchez (born August 30, 1960, El Guayabo, Sinaloa, Mexico – died May 16, 1992, Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico) was a Mexican singer and songwriter perhaps best known for his narcocorrido recordings. 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Your email address will not be published. Toledo Félix. Please note the delivery estimate is greater than 12 business days. “You go do whatever you think you can do and wanna do and will love with, and don’t let other people tell you—but you gotta put in the work. He was blindfolded, and his wrists had rope marks. But a tough, no-apologies Mexican immigrant such as Chalino was a perfect response to American society in the 1990s. Chalino eventually connected with another Mexican immigrant. The shooting made the U.S. as well as the Spanish-language newspapers and even got a spot on ABC's World News Tonight. Chalino sang their songs, in their cadence and slang, something no big singer had ever bothered to do. Promoters across the Southland quickly sought to book Chalino at their clubs. Into this assault on Mexicans swooped Chalino. His father's popularity skyrocketed after his death in 1992, giving way to a long series of compilation records, postmortem releases, and dedications. Letra de Los Chismes. Mammuth-Shine 2003 Swedish RockMetal TalkingMusic CDNew. Chalino did all of this, without the help of a music label or media hype or seed money—in Spanish, in los Estados Unidos. The two became pioneers of the corrido prohibido—”prohibited corridos,” songs that mythologized the bad, whether drug smugglers, murderers or just plain valientes. This full-scale assimilation still happens, with one fundamental change: It’s now cool for Mexican-Americans to display as much of their mexicanidad as they want. Cano Zazueta. I was only 13 years old at the time, and I was perplexed why my older cousins from East Los Angeles and Montebello—who until then were quickly losing their Spanish and mostly bumped the oldies-but-goodies, old-school funk and hip-hop that any Chicano of that era would—now dressed and swaggered like our dads. Central to the phenomenon’s rise was the Sinaloan paisa. Prajedes Félix. Sanchez was murdered in his last concert in Sinaloa, Mexico. Armed men pulled him over in a fake traffic stop, flashing falsified state police badges. They were a defiant middle finger to a Mexican music industry that, by the late 1980s, veered toward pop and fluff and largely ignored the increasing number of paisas migrating to el Norte and their way of life. The drums snap with menace; accordions overdose on notes. “We’re bloodthirsty ones, coked-up and crazy/We like to kill.”. With no education and no papers, Chalino took whatever job was available—farm work in the Coachella Valley and Oregon, dishwashing and small-time drug dealing across Los Angeles. Free shipping . The 25th anniversary of his murder after a concert in Mexico came and went this past May, with no public commemoration, no media coverage, no nada. Pedro Rivera had set up Cintas Acuario in Long Beach, a small recording studio where aspiring musicians could record for cheap. Letra de Baraja de oro. But that ended in 1984 when Armando was shot and killed in a Tijuana hotel. 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