Joe "King" Carrasco
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Joe "King" Carrasco

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Escondido
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Burnin' It Down
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Party Weekend
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Mas Amor Por Favor (feat. Thierry Le Coz)
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Put Me In Jail

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    Texas native Joe "King" Carrasco has devoted his career to re-creating the Tex-Mex, Farfisa organ rock & roll sound of such '60s groups as the Sir Douglas Quintet and Sam the Sham & the Pharoahs. After playing in a succession of bands around Texas in the late '60s and early '70s, Carrasco founded his band El Molino in 1976 and recorded Tex-Mex Rock-Roll in 1978. By 1979, he had formed the Crowns and was calling his music "nuevo wavo," playing especially in New York, where he appeared on-stage in a cape and crown. He was signed to the U.K. Stiff label and Joe Boyd's Hannibal ... Read more

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