The Billboard Guide to Tejano and Regional Mexican Music

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Billboard Books, 1999 - Music - 256 pages
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"In the 1990s Tejano basked in the media spotlight as one of the fastest-growing subgenres in American music." "This sourcebook recounts the fascinating, never-before-told history of this innovative and influential musical genre - as well as of norteno, conjunto, grupo, mariachi, trio, tropical/cumbia, vallenato, and banda. Organized in an easy-to-use A-Z format, The Billboard Guide to Tejano and Regional Mexican Music features succinct but revealing biographies as well as discographies of 300 of these genres' most innovative and successful artists."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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The burgeoning influence of Hispanic culture in the United States includes pop music, here addressed with comprehensive, in-depth analysis. Burr, a staff writer for the San Antonio Express-News ... Read full review

Contents

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
7
THE CULTURAL IMPACT OF TEJANO
41
TEXMEX CHRONOLOGY
221
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Burr is an arts and entertainment reporter for the San Antonio Express-News, and is a correspondent for Billboard.

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