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Los Lobos

La Bamba

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  • Pop
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  • Folk
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  • 1987
  • 1990
  • 1941
  • 2012
  • 1959

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“La Bamba” is a Mexican folk song, originally from the state of Veracruz, best known from a 1958 adaptation by Ritchie Valens, a top 40 hit in the U.S. charts and one of early rock and roll’s best-known songs. Valens’ version of “La Bamba” is ranked number 345 on Rolling Stone magazines list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time, and is the only song on the list not sung in English. La Bamba has been covered by numerous artists, most notably Los Lobos, whose version reached #1 in the U.S. and UK singles charts in 1987. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Bamba bamba ... Una poca de gracia para mí para tí y arriba y arriba ... Para bailar la bamba se necesita una poca de gracia

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Most votes come from Mexico, Colombia, and United States.


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