"Chuy de Cabra" by Max Uballez and Alexander Uballez
Chuy de Cabra Books, a division of Xela-Co Media, LLC (2014)
This work of fiction
takes you on a trip to other worlds and realities and the City
of Angels while sharing
bits of social commentary. Chuy de Cabra's personal quest
for identity entangles him in a clash with the supernatural
demons of his ancestors and the everyday demons on the streets
of East Los Angeles. Is he an alien? Is he a
monster? Will his search for identity save him from his
nightmares of will it destroy his future? Created and
co-written by Max Uballez, who was leader and founding member of
the seminal "Eastside Sound" band The Romancers.
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"My Father and
the Mexican Revolution" by Carmencristina Moreno
Tulee Books (2013)
An account of the
lives and careers of the author's parents, who were a
traditional Mexican country music vocal duo, El Dueto de Los
Moreno. Their lives are told along with the 1910 Mexican
revolution as it affected them. Two CDs of songs of the
revolution are included in the book performed by Carmencristina
Moreno. Disk One is in Spanish. The same songs are
on Disc Two are in Spanish with spoken English translation.
To order the book, send $35 check or money order to: Tulee
Books, P.O. Box 1022, Fresno, CA 93714
Americans In Los Angeles" by Alex Moreno Areyan
Arcadia Publishing (2010)
and information on Lalo Guerrero, Mark Guerrero, Don Tosti,
Chico Sesma, Ritchie Valens, Chan Romero, El Chicano, and Geri "Geree"
Gringos" by Gil Sperry
Amigo Del Mar Press (2006)
Includes a chapter
on Chicano music on the west coast, which has information on
Lalo Guerrero, Ritchie Valens, Cannibal & the Headhunters, Thee
Midniters, Ruben & the Jets, Los Lobos, and some of the Chicano
punk bands of the late 70s and early 80s.
Includes a chapter called "The Roots of Los Angeles Rock
'n' Roll," which has five pages devoted to the East L.A.
Chicano rock music scene of the mid-sixties. Contains
information on Thee Midniters, Cannibal & the Headhunters,
The Premiers, The Blendells, Chan Romero, Ritchie Valens,
Lalo Guerrero, Mark Guerrero's 60s band Mark & the Escorts,
Little Ray Jimenez, The Romancers, Pat & Lolly Vegas, The
Mixtures, and Ronnie & the Casuals.
Suit and Other Plays"
by Luis Valdez
Arte Publico Press, University of Houston (1992)
to read a synopsis of the play "Zoot Suit."
to order the movie.
The book is available at amazon.com at the link below
The music in this
play was written by Lalo Guerrero in the late forties, "Los
Chucos Suaves," "Vamos a Bailar," "Chicas Patas Boogie," and
Fito de la Parra, who was born in Mexico, started as the drummer
for Canned Heat since before their legendary performance at
Woodstock and has continued to the present as leader of the
"Mexican-American Mojo- Popular Music, Dance, and
Urban Culture in Los Angeles, 1935-1968" by Anthony
Duke University Press (2008)
Has information on the East L.A. music scene of the 60s and
the music and career of Lalo Guerrero, Don Tosti, Chico Sesma,
"Ritchie Valens: The First Latino Rocker" by Beverly Mendheim
Bilingual Review Press,
"Fathers- The Journey to the Grammy's"
by Bobby Avila
Author House (2008)
The true story of an East L.A. musician of the 60s whose sons,
with the help and guidance of their father, went on to win
Grammys as artists in the music industry. Avila also
mentions Mark Guerrero, Little Ray Jimenez and others he grew up
with in the 60s.