Desert Island Pick: Los Lobos / How Will the Wolf Survive

  • January 29, 2016
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Happy 63rd Birthday to Louie Perez of Los Lobos! 

The seeds that would eventually lead to the fruition of Los Lobos were planted when David Hidalgo met drummer Louie Perez in high school. The two quickly bonded and began recording demos, shortly later adding on fellow students Cesar Rosas and Conrad Lozano to their act. After a few years of dabbling in genres and releasing noteworthy tracks, their first major-label release came out via Warner Bros.: “How Will the Wolf Survive?”

“How Will the Wolf Survive?” demonstrated an originality that surprised and impressed critics. Many of the songs display the band’s Mexican roots and discuss the lives of immigrants in the states.

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