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Los Texmaniacs - "Deportee (feat. Lyle Lovett)" [Behind The Scenes Documentary]
Watch Los Texmaniacs and Lyle Lovett in the studio discuss and perform Woody Guthrie's classic tune, "Deportee" featured on the Los Texamaniacs Folkways release 'Cruzando Border.' 'Cruzando Borders' available on CD and Digital. Stream/download/purchase: Smithsonian Folkways: Spotify: Bandcamp: Tejano conjunto Los Texmaniacs was born to cross borders of all kinds—between past and present, traditional and creative, Spanish and English, country and Tejano, Texas and Mexico. Cruzando Borders embraces all of these, with ballads of the border, instrumental pearls of the past, and signature songs popularized by the Texas Tornados when Texmaniacs leader Max Baca toured with them. Guest performances by Lyle Lovett on Woody Guthrie’s “Deportee” and country singer Rick Treviño on his own “I Am a Mexican” round out this tribute to the tragedies, triumphs, hopes, and humor of Mexican American life along the border. 47 minutes, 40-page booklet. El conjunto tejano Los Texmaniacs nació para cruzar fronteras de todo tipo—entre pasado y presente, tradicional y creativo, español e inglés, country y Tejano, Tejas y México. Cruzando Borders abraza todos estos, con corridos de la frontera, perlas instrumentals del pasado y canciones de firma popularizadas por los Texas Tornados cuando el director de Los Texmaniacs Max Baca salía en gira con ellos. Presentaciones por artistas invitados Lyle Lovett en la canción de Woody Guthre “Deportee” y cantante country Rick Treviño en su propia “I Am a Mexican” completan este homenaje a las tragedias, triunfos, esperanzas y humor de la vida mexicoamericana a lo largo de la frontera. 47 minutos, folleto de 40 páginas. Los Texmaniacs: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: Lyle Lovett: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: Smithsonian Folkways: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy ( Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time.
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music folk "Woody Guthrie" "Pete Seeger" Smithsonian Folkways old-time non-profit
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