Freddy Fender - Lovin' Tex-Mex Style

Freddy Fender - Lovin' Tex-Mex Style
Release Date:
23rd Jun 2017
Running Time:
51 minutes
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Freddy Fender - Lovin' Tex-Mex Style

Lovin’ Tex-Mex Style is a mixture of 20 live and alternate studio recordings by one of the ’70s most successful artists
Features many of Fender’s major hits including Before the Next Teardrop Falls, Wasted Days and Wasted Nights, Wild Side of Life and others

Freddy Fender was an American Tejano, country and rock and roll musician, known for his work as a solo artist and in the groups Los Super Seven and the Texas Tornados. He is best known for his 1975 hits Before the Next Teardrop Falls and the subsequent remake of his own song Wasted Days and Wasted Nights (both featured as live tracks on this album).

While notable for his genre-crossing appeal, several of Fender's hits featured verses or choruses in Spanish. Bilingual songs rarely hit the pop charts, often perceived as novelty hits, but Fender developed a track record of bi-lingual hits, expanding the rich culture of Tex-Mex (Texan-Mexican) music.

During the course of his career, Fender achieved five top-10 albums (his 1974 debut album Before the Next Teardrop Falls being certified Gold) and eight top-10 singles, two of those being certified Gold (Before The Next Teardrop Falls and Wasted Days and Wasted Nights). Fender also received three Grammy awards for “Best Mexican/Mexican-American Album” (1990) for the Texas Tornados, “Best Mexican/American Performance" (1999) for Los Super Seven and “Best Latin Pop" (2002) for La Musica de Baldemar Huerta.

    Before the Next Teardrop Falls
    Lovin' Cajun Style
    What I'd Say
    Sweet Summer Day
    Silver Wings
    Running Back
    Enter My HEart
    Going Out With the Tide
    Baby I Want To Love You
    Wasted Days and Wasted Nights
    The Rains Came
    You'll Lose A Good Thing
    Almost Persuaded
    I'm Leaving It Up To You
    A Man Can Cry
    Wild Side Of Life
    She's About A Mover
    Crazy Baby
    The Girl Who Waits On Tables