Los Lobos Brought the Jams for the Benefit of PBS on Cinco de Mayo

Los Lobos Brought the Jams for the Benefit of PBS on Cinco de Mayo

By Greg M. Schwartz

Unlike any other band, Los Lobos can provide a uniquely multi-cultural soundtrack for Cinco de Mayo in the City of Angels. 26 May 2015 // 9:00 AM

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, except his songs...

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#6

20 May 2005 // 12:00 AM

We can't blame DC for giving the fans what they want.

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20 May 2005 // 12:00 AM

Knowing just how disgusting and sketchy Asbury Park actually is means that people need a pretty damn strong reason to visit.

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Like a Rolling Stone: Bob Dylan at the Crossroads by Greil Marcus

Like a Rolling Stone is not great cultural analysis or musical study, but it's a work that's both insightful and fantastic.

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Mad Hot Ballroom doesn't cover up the difficulties of losing, even when showing the exultation of winning.

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20 May 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Fearless Freaks (2005)

For a world-famous band, respected and requested by everyone from Beck to Justin Timberlake, the Flaming Lips are a group of humble, down-to-earth guys.

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20 May 2005 // 12:00 AM

Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005)

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20 May 2005 // 12:00 AM

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20 May 2005 // 12:00 AM

Abouna (2002)

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A Crooked and Unseen Highway: lowercase - "She Takes Me"

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