Ritchie Valens

Ritchie Valens

Ritchie Valens

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Top Songs

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La Bamba [Recorded at Gold Star- The B-side of "Donna"]
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Donna
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Come On, Let's Go
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La Bamba from "La Bamba"
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We Belong Together

Albums

  • Come on, Let's Go

    Oct 2021 • 1 song

  • The Very Best of Ritchie Valens

    Apr 2021 • 35 songs

  • Golden Star Collection

    Oct 2020 • 35 songs

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Ritchie Valens

Biography

The first Hispanic rock star, Ritchie Valens will forever be known as one of the two musicians (along with the Big Bopper) who perished with Buddy Holly in 1959, when their private plane crashed in the midst of a Midwest tour. At the time, Valens had only recently established himself as one of the most promising young talents in rock & roll, just barely missing the top of the charts with "Donna," a number two hit, and pioneering a blend of rock and Latin music with the single's almost equally popular flip side, "La Bamba." Like many rock stars who died prematurely, it's diffic...
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