Los Lobos (pronounced [los ‘lo os], Spanish for “the Wolves”) is an American rock band from East Los Angeles, California. Their music is influenced by rock and roll, Tex-Mex, country, zydeco, folk, R&B, blues, brown-eyed soul, and traditional music such as cumbia, boleros and norte os. The band gained international stardom in 1987, when their version of Ritchie Valens’ “La Bamba” topped the charts in the U.S., the UK and several other countries. Songs by Los Lobos have been recorded by Waylon Jennings and Frankie Yankovic. In 2015, they were nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In 2018, they were inducted into Austin City Limits Hall of Fame. They are also known for performing the theme song for Handy Manny.
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Chicano rock roots rock Latin rock Tex-Mex country rock Americana heartland rock cowpunk
East Los Angeles, California, U.S.