His blend of Mexican music and rockabilly — plus his refusal to hide his background — made Trini Lopez a pioneer in more ways than one.
The instruments you’d more likely find in an orchestra pit don’t seem to fit in the world of rock. But they’ve added twists to huge hits.
They’re not the smoothest of crooners — and may butcher a few notes — but these quirky singers have left a mark on rock.
American music made its way to Liverpool. But ancient English music influenced things centuries earlier. Here’s how it all came together.