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La Bamba

Features of This Track

rock & roll roots
latin influences
demanding instrumental part writing
major key tonality
melodic songwriting
mixed acoustic and electric instrumentation
electric guitar riffs
prominent bass riffs
a dynamic male vocalist
subtle use of fender rhodes
latin percussion
emphasis on instrumental arranging

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I remember this song.
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abel11004
IDC what he's saying! <3 it
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Ritchie valens
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He sucks a**
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Man, I used to be able to sing this in high school. The teacher used it as a tool to teach us what the words ment
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Yo no soy Marinero... Soy CAPITAN ...
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La mejor música que e escuchado
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How did this get on Monkees radio?
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Grease Lightning brought me here
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And she doesn't even know why.
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My sister hates this song
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Hi.
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ernierb65
I love dancing to La Bamba
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It's a true classic
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Too catchy.
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How can you not love this song
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La bamba
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lauren.corre i a 2 2
Love it
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Hot
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jojonico2
Best song ever great job Richie Jojo
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1990... Hello it's 1990 it is my dad birthday
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Great song
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Lou diamond Phillips was perfect for the part
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..<3..
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Ricardo Valenzuela, D Pacoima!.
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No idea what he's sayin but this song is badass
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..<3.. Ricardo Valenzuela.. < 3 . .
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I know some will feel informed and some will be offended as always. I want to let you know that the original singer/compo s e r of this song were blacks from Veracruz over 300 years ago. I still enjoy the success of Ricki Valenz though. Peace.
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reynago63
wow so good
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I just love this song!
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I'm not Spanish but I don't know why I love this song. May his soul RIP
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clairesabati e r 2
I. Love. That. Song
La. Bamba
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I LOVE THIS SONG
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..<3..
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lauren.corre i a 2 2
Hola amigas, melamo Lauren
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Gets me moving! Great one
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A rocking great song
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Best artist and song ever
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Ritchie put latinos on the rock n roll map.. Rest in peace...
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ms_h0p3
But I still like
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ms_h0p3
8 words: me no Mexican so me no e spaniel
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One of the best songs ever...
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RIP
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Sing it Richie...
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this song is cool
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No habla espanol
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janeambriz62 6
These are real songs!
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Still the best version of this song, despite the Los Lobos version becoming more popular on some stations these days.
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R.I.P
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