Article successfully added.

Various Artists The Right To Rock - The Mexicano And Chicano Rock'n'Roll Rebellion 1955-1963 (CD)

Listen to sample now:
 
0:00
0:00
$17.75 * $20.13 * (11.82% Saved)

* incl. VAT / plus shipping costsDepending on the country of delivery, the VAT at checkout may vary.

Ready to ship today,
delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

  • BCD17576
  • 0.115
  • Download
  • Download
1-CD (Digipak) with 36-page booklet, 37 tracks. Total playing time approx. 79 min. A... more

Various Artists: The Right To Rock - The Mexicano And Chicano Rock'n'Roll Rebellion 1955-1963 (CD)

1-CD (Digipak) with 36-page booklet, 37 tracks. Total playing time approx. 79 min.

  • A compilation of Mexican and Latin American artists (1955 to 1963), a homage to the cultural components of the Chicano movement of the fifties, today as up-to-date in terms of border walls as it was then! 
  • Musicians from Texas, California and Mexico, evidence of an independent Mexican rock 'n' roll culture - the musical roots of Carlos Santana, the Texas Mavericks and Los Lobos!
  • The focus is on tougher Rock 'n' Roll numbers - this is not 'La Bamba'!
  • The title song by Trini Lopez, 'The Right To Rock' - a symbol of oppression!
  • Famous Chicano artists such as Ritchie Valens and Freddy Fender take turns with lesser known colleagues like Los Locos Del Ritmo, Los Xochimilcas and Los Gibson Boys.
  • Colorful 36-page booklet with biographies and discographic information, a detailed introduction to historical, cultural and political backgrounds, and a variety of rare photos and memorabilia.

The Right To Rock!
The United States of America have always been considered the land of opportunity - if it weren't for the barriers of racial segregation that affect Mexican-Americans as much as African-Americans. 

Although racial segregation was abolished by law, it still exists in a subtle way and sometimes even in an offensive way until today. Therefore, 'The Right To Rock' owns current references, including musical roots of famous artists like Herb Alpert, Carlos Santana and Los Lobos! This compilation documents the musical rebellion of Latin American society in the USA in the 1950s, especially of the young people who proudly called themselves 'Chicanos' and gave new meaning to the former insult. 

After the 'Riots' in California during World War II, the movement was the first liberation in the 1950s - and this was achieved exclusively through music; because Chicano rockers like Ritchie Valens and Chris Montez made themselves heard worldwide and thus culturally paved the way for the constantly growing Chicano movement, which acted similarly to the civil rights movement of African Americans.

Hippy Hippy Shake
If 'A-Wop-Bop-A-Loo-Bop-A-Lop-Bam-Boom!' from Little Richard's 'Tutti Frutti' is regarded as the rock 'n' roll battle cry of a whole generation, Chan Romero's 'Hippy Hippy Shake' embodies the parole of the Chicanos in America of the '50s. This statement describes the concept of this extraordinary compilation. Admittedly, this is also about rare recordings that are important for the collector. 

Furthermore, these songs describe the rebellion of young Latinos, Mexicans and Chicanos in those days. The focus is on the rougher side of rock 'n' roll, songs that were written on both sides of the Mexican-American border, but which are not opposed to each other. Just as US-American rock 'n' roll influenced Mexico, so it resonated back, Mexican style. Artists from both countries developed their own but common Mexicano/Chicano rock 'n' roll culture. 

This describes 'The Right To Rock' with famous artists like Trini Lopez, Freddy Fender, Chris Montez and last but not least Ritchie Valens, but also with many less common names like Tony Casanova, the Carlos Brothers and Chan Romero, who are in no way inferior to the greats. Among the Mexican artists in this compilation we find names that were extremely popular in Mexico at the time, but remained almost unknown in the USA and Europe. We are going to change that! Los Xochimilcas, for example, proves that Mexican bands did not only create their own creative style. 

Their music is as unusual as their name: on the basis of a thundering slap bass with crashing drums, mariachi trumpet and accordion cavort, played with real enthusiasm, a lot of tempo and humor: a highlight of this compilation! Just like the 'Good Rockin' Tonight' adaptation of Los Gibson Boys, one of Mexico's top bands of the time, clearly influenced by the young Elvis Presley. This is how Rockabilly goes Mexican! The CD in a digipak comes with biographies of each artist, a detailed introduction to historical, cultural and political backgrounds, as well as many photos and illustrations in the 36-page booklet.

Video von Various Artists - The Right To Rock - The Mexicano And Chicano Rock'n'Roll Rebellion 1955-1963 (CD)

Article properties: Various Artists: The Right To Rock - The Mexicano And Chicano Rock'n'Roll Rebellion 1955-1963 (CD)

  • Interpret: Various Artists

  • Album titlle: The Right To Rock - The Mexicano And Chicano Rock'n'Roll Rebellion 1955-1963 (CD)

  • Genre Rock'n'Roll

  • Label Bear Family Records

  • Price code AR
  • Deluxe Edition
  • Artikelart CD

  • Year of publication 2020
  • EAN: 5397102175763

  • weight in Kg 0.115
Various Artists - The Right To Rock - The Mexicano And Chicano Rock'n'Roll Rebellion 1955-1963 (CD) CD 1
01 Bailando El Rock & Roll Freddy Fender
02 The Right To Rock Trini Lopez
03 Showdown Tony Casanova
04 Come Dance With Me Eddie Quinteros
05 The Hippy Hippy Shake Chan Romero
06 Fast Freight Arvee Allens (Ritchie Valens)
07 Maybelline Armando Almendarez
08 No Seas Cruel (Don't Be Cruel) Baldemar Huerta con Los Romanceros
09 Rock De La Noche (Good Rockin' Tonight) ( Los Gibson Boys
10 Pound Dog (Hound Dog) Lalo Guerrero
11 Chicken Little Pico Pete
12 La Paloma Tito Guizár & His El Rancho Rocks
13 Rock Rollin' Rock Los Xochimilcas
14 Don't Go Pretty Baby Danny Boy (Chuck Rio)
15 Sarah Lee Bob Orrison
16 Lindy Lou Eddie Quinteros
17 My Little Ruby Chan Romero
18 Rockin' Blues Chris Montez
19 Rock Little Darlin' Max Uballez
20 El Rock De La Carcel (Jailhouse Rock) Baldemar Huerta (Freddy Fender)
21 El Vampiro Los Gibson Boys
22 Juque The Downbeats feat. Johnny Amelio
23 Ooh! My Head Ritchie Valens
24 Denise Chuck Rio
25 Come On, Let's Dance The Carlos Brothers
26 Dooby-Dooby-Wah Ritchie Valens
27 Hi Yo Silver Augie Garcia Quintet
28 Jo Ann, Jo Ann Johnny Amelio & The Downbeats
29 Yea! Yea! Come Another Day Tony Casanova
30 Slow Down Sandy Eddie Quinteros
31 La Plaga (Good Golly Miss Molly) Los Teen Tops
32 I Want Some More Chan Romero
33 Boogie Woogie Feeling Tony Casanova
34 La Chica Alborotada (Tallahassee Lassie) Los Locos Del Ritmo
35 Be-Bop-A-Lula Los Gibson Boys
36 South Of The Border Mando & The Chili Peepers
37 Mexican Rock & Roll Unknown Singer
Review 2
Read, write and discuss reviews... more
Customer evaluation for "The Right To Rock - The Mexicano And Chicano Rock'n'Roll Rebellion 1955-1963 (CD)"
20 Dec 2020

Estupendo y salvaje!

A great surprise. Wild tunes and rock and roll actitude from mexican and chicano bands. Maybe the beginning of a new amazing Bear Family collection.

6 Nov 2020

bueno

gran compilación

Write an evaluation
Evaluations will be activated after verification.
Please enter the digits and letters in the following text field.

The fields marked with * are required.

Weitere Artikel von Various Artists
The Great Tragedy - Winter Dance Party 1959 (CD)
Various Artists: The Great Tragedy - Winter Dance Party 1959 (CD) Art-Nr.: BCD17585

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$11.81 *
The Great Tragedy - Winter Dance Party 1959 - No. 2 (CD)
Various Artists: The Great Tragedy - Winter Dance Party 1959 -... Art-Nr.: BCD17586

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$11.81 *
At The Louisiana Hayride Tonight (20-CD Deluxe Box Set)
Various: At The Louisiana Hayride Tonight (20-CD Deluxe... Art-Nr.: BCD17370

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$231.48 * $224.36 *
The Precious Years - 34 Teen Dance Hits From The Bear Family Archives (CD)
Various Artists: The Precious Years - 34 Teen Dance Hits From... Art-Nr.: BCD17529

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$11.81 *
Gonna Shake This Shack  - From The Vaults Of Decca And Coral Records Vol.1 (CD)
Various Artists: Gonna Shake This Shack - From The Vaults Of... Art-Nr.: BCD17602

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$18.94 *
Hit Parade Heroes - Hit Parade Heroes - British Beat Before The Beatles (Dave McAleer)
Hit Parade Heroes: Hit Parade Heroes - Hit Parade Heroes - British... Art-Nr.: 0041216

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$35.56 $59.31
Index (#1-#200) Alle Künstler A-Z!
Rock & Roll Musikmagazin: Index (#1-#200) Alle Künstler A-Z! Art-Nr.: 0071473

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$5.94
Hit Bilanz - Deutsche Chart Singles 1956-1980
Günter Ehnert: Hit Bilanz - Deutsche Chart Singles 1956-1980 Art-Nr.: 0081131

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$29.68
Sentimental Favorites - Treasury Of Love Songs (2-LP)
Connie Francis: Sentimental Favorites - Treasury Of Love Songs... Art-Nr.: LP829792-C

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$21.31 $23.69
The Jim Reeves Radio Show: Monday Feb.24,1958 (CD)
Jim Reeves: The Jim Reeves Radio Show: Monday Feb.24,1958 (CD) Art-Nr.: ACD25002

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$11.81 $18.94
Vol.35 - Rockabilly & Rock 'n' Roll From The Vaults Of Mercury And Limelight Records (CD)
Various - That'll Flat Git It!: Vol.35 - Rockabilly & Rock 'n' Roll From The... Art-Nr.: BCD17604

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$20.13
Frank Virtue And The Virtues - Rock (CD)
Frank Virtue And The Virtues: Frank Virtue And The Virtues - Rock (CD) Art-Nr.: BCD17533

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$20.13
Draggin' With Curtis Gordon (LP, 10inch, Ltd, 45rpm)
Curtis Gordon: Draggin' With Curtis Gordon (LP, 10inch, Ltd,... Art-Nr.: BAF14012

Item must be ordered

$21.31 $23.69
Rock 'n' Roll & Petticoat  Single-CD
Ted Herold: Rock 'n' Roll & Petticoat Single-CD Art-Nr.: BCD16734

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$3.50 $11.81
Destination Lust Pt. 2 - Chicksville U.S.A. - The World Of Love, Sex and Violence - 33 Erotic Fantasies
Various Artists: Destination Lust Pt. 2 - Chicksville U.S.A. -... Art-Nr.: BCD17559

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$11.81
Gonna Shake This Shack  - From The Vaults Of Decca And Coral Records Vol.1 (CD)
Various Artists: Gonna Shake This Shack - From The Vaults Of... Art-Nr.: BCD17602

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$18.94
Rockin' With The Krauts - Real Rock 'n' Roll Made In Germany (CD)
Various Artists: Rockin' With The Krauts - Real Rock 'n' Roll... Art-Nr.: BCD17641

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$18.94
NEW
Little Heart Attacks From North Carolina -Rockabilly and Rock 'n' Roll on Oak Records (LP, 10inch & CD, Ltd, 45rpm)
Various Artists: Little Heart Attacks From North Carolina... Art-Nr.: BAF14014

This product will be released at 7 May 2021

$29.63
NEW
Vol.36 - Rockabilly & Rock 'n' Roll From The Vaults Of TNT Records (CD)
Various - That'll Flat Git It: Vol.36 - Rockabilly & Rock 'n' Roll From The... Art-Nr.: BCD17605

This product will be released at 7 May 2021

$20.13
Rocks (CD)
Clyde McPhatter: Rocks (CD) Art-Nr.: BCD17614

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$20.13
Tracklist
Various Artists - The Right To Rock - The Mexicano And Chicano Rock'n'Roll Rebellion 1955-1963 (CD) CD 1
01 Bailando El Rock & Roll
02 The Right To Rock
03 Showdown
04 Come Dance With Me
05 The Hippy Hippy Shake
06 Fast Freight
07 Maybelline
08 No Seas Cruel (Don't Be Cruel)
09 Rock De La Noche (Good Rockin' Tonight) (
10 Pound Dog (Hound Dog)
11 Chicken Little
12 La Paloma
13 Rock Rollin' Rock
14 Don't Go Pretty Baby
15 Sarah Lee
16 Lindy Lou
17 My Little Ruby
18 Rockin' Blues
19 Rock Little Darlin'
20 El Rock De La Carcel (Jailhouse Rock)
21 El Vampiro
22 Juque
23 Ooh! My Head
24 Denise
25 Come On, Let's Dance
26 Dooby-Dooby-Wah
27 Hi Yo Silver
28 Jo Ann, Jo Ann
29 Yea! Yea! Come Another Day
30 Slow Down Sandy
31 La Plaga (Good Golly Miss Molly)
32 I Want Some More
33 Boogie Woogie Feeling
34 La Chica Alborotada (Tallahassee Lassie)
35 Be-Bop-A-Lula
36 South Of The Border
37 Mexican Rock & Roll