Top Ritchie Valens Albums
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Ritchie Valens - All Hits
Ritchie Valens - All Hits
[2017]
23 Éxitos
23 Éxitos
[2015]
Donna Was Her Name
Donna Was Her Name
[2013]
Debut Recordings
Debut Recordings
[2010]
Rhino Hi-Five: Ritchie Valens - EP
Rhino Hi-Five: Ritchie Valens - EP
[2005]
The Ritchie Valens Story
The Ritchie Valens Story
[2004]
La Bamba
La Bamba
[1988]
In Concert At Pacoima Jr. High
In Concert At Pacoima Jr. High
[1960]
Ritchie Valens
Ritchie Valens
[1959]
Ritchie
Ritchie
[1959]
Related Information for Ritchie Valens
Ritchie Valens (born Richard Steven Valenzuela; on 13 May 1941 in Pacoima, California, USA – February 3, 1959) was a Mexican American singer, songwriter and guitarist.A Rock and Roll pioneer and a forefather of the Chicano rock movement, Valens' recording career lasted only eight months. During this time, however, he scored several hits, most notably "La Bamba", which was originally a Mexican folk song that Valens transformed with a rock rhythm and beat that became a hit in 1958, making Valens a pioneer of the Spanish-speaking rock and roll movement.Valens died in a plane crash outside Clear Lake, Iowa while on the Winter Dance Party tour. Also killed in the crash were the pilot of the plane and rock and roll stars Bu... read more