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On May 4, 2004.

On May 4, 2004, “Hollywood/Mammoth” labels released “The Ride”, the eleventh Los Lobos album. It was recorded 2003 – 2004, and was produced by David Hidalgo, Louie Pérez, Cesar Rosas, Conrad Lozano and Steve Berlin. The album contains new material and new versions of earlier bands songs.

Personnel:

  • David Hidalgo- vocals, guitar, accordion, fiddle, requinto jarocho
  • Louie Pérez- vocals, guitar, drums, jarana
  • Cesar Rosas- vocals, guitar, bajo sexto
  • Conrad Lozano- vocals, bass, guitarron
  • Steve Berlin- keyboards, woodwinds
  • Cougar Estrada – drums, percussion
  • Victor Bisetti – additional percussion

Café Tacuba

  • Elfego Buendia – vocals
  • Alejandro Flores – quinta guapanguera, requinto
  • Emmanuel de Real – jarana, keyboards
  • Joselo Rangel – electric guitar
  • Garth Hudson- keyboards
  • Mitchell Froom- keyboards
  • Greg Leisz- pedal steel guitar
  • Charles Williams – piano, organ, clavinet
  • Francisco Torres – trombone
  • Alberto Salas – piano
  • Lonnie Jordan – B-3

Track listing:

  1. La Venganza de Los Pelados – featuring Café Tacuba
  2. Rita
  3. Is This All There Is? – featuring Little Willy G.
  4. Charmed
  5. Somewhere in Time – featuring Dave Alvin
  6. Wicked Rain/Across 110th Street – featuring Bobby Womack
  7. Kitate – featuring Tom Waitsand Martha Gonzales
  8. Hurry Tomorrow
  9. Ya Se Va – featuring Rubén Blades
  10. Wreck of the Carlos Rey – featuring Richard Thompson
  11. A Matter of Time – featuring Elvis Costello
  12. Someday – featuring Mavis Staples
  13. Chains of Love
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In December 1981.

In December 1981, “Slash” label released the self-titled, second Blasters album. It was recorded in 1981, at “United Western Studios”, and was produced by Phil Alvin, Dane Alvin, Gene Taylor, John Bazz and Bill Baterman.

Personnel:

  • Phil Alvin – vocals, guitar
  • Dave Alvin – guitar
  • John Bazz – bass
  • Bill Bateman – drums
  • Gene Taylor – piano
  • Lee Allen– tenor saxophone
  • Steve Berlin- baritone sax
  • Roger Harris, Pat Burnette – engineers
  • David Ahlert – second engineer
  • Steve Bartel – art direction
  • Gustav Alsina – cover design

Track listing:

All tracks by Dave Alvin, except where noted.

  1. Marie Marie
  2. No Other Girl
  3. I’m Shakin’ – Rudy Toombs
  4. Border Radio
  5. American Music
  6. So Long Baby Goodbye
  7. Hollywood Bed
  8. Never No Mo’ Blues – Elsie McWilliams, Jimmie Rodgers
  9. This is It
  10. Highway 61 – Albert Laundrew
  11. I Love You So – Bo Diddley
  12. Stop the Clock – Bob Ehret, Damon Robertson