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The Beatles, Cannibal & The Headhunters: Cannibal & The Headhunters: Land of 1000 Laughs

Interview by Ann Moses, Rhythm 'n' News, 10 September 1965

(Editor's note: This is the first of two parts dealing with Cannibal and the Headhunters — their group, their thoughts, their experiences as one of ...

The Beatles, Cannibal & The Headhunters: Cannibal & The Headhunters: Beatles Threw Marbles, Pillows

Interview by Ann Moses, Rhythm 'n' News, 17 September 1965

"THERE WERE so many things that happened, I can hardly think of them all" reflected Yo Yo of Cannibal & The Headhunters. As we talked ...

Cannibal & The Headhunters: Cannibal's No Longer Hungry

Profile by uncredited writer, KRLA Beat, 29 January 1966

FROM THE 'Forgotten Village' to the 'Land of 1000 Dances' Cannibal and the Headhunters have come out as the leaders of the "blood sound." ...

Elvin Bishop, Santana: Santana, Elvin Bishop: Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica CA

Live Review by John Mendelssohn, Los Angeles Times, 3 March 1970

Santana Plays Two Rock 'n' Roll Shows ...

Freddy Fender, Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs, The Sir Douglas Quintet, Ritchie Valens: Chicano Rock

Special Feature by Bill Millar, Record Mirror, 30 October 1971

ON 3 February 1959 Richard Valenzuela died in a plane crash along with Buddy Holly whose final recordings foretold the Beatless sixties; a more pop ...

Thee Midniters: Zyanya: Tuned To New Latino Rock

Report and Interview by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, 5 February 1984

THE LOCAL Chicano rock contingent has a new outlet for its music, courtesy of Rhino Records. The plucky independent label recently inaugurated a subsidiary label, ...

Cannibal & The Headhunters, Lil' Julian Herrera, Thee Midniters: Lil' Julian Herrera, Cannibal & the Headhunters, Thee Midniters et al: The Sound Of East L.A., 1964

Retrospective and Interview by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, 28 October 1984

That was the Baby Boom age. There were more Mexicans being 15, 16, 17 years old than you can think of. Everybody seemed to be ...

Los Lobos: How Will The Wolf Survive? (Slash/Warner Bros.)

Review by Don Waller, Los Angeles Times, 25 November 1984


? and the Mysterians: Phone Home: ? and the Mysterians

Interview by Ben Edmonds, MOJO, February 1997

"WHOA! IT'S WILD that you called today. Little Frank, the original organist in The Mysterians, has just rejoined the band. He was down in Texas ...

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