Los Lonely Boys

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They came out of San Angelo, Texas in what seemed like a sweet Texas whirlwind. But the backstory of "Los Lonely Boys" — multi-platinum Grammy winners on the road to superstardom — is not a story of overnight sensation.

It's a Mexican-American story of dreams and struggle and "Texican pride" — of a Chicano father who sang Johnny Cash, and three sons who asked how far heaven is for them and their people.

This hour On Point: the Texican sensation, Los Lonely Boys.

Quotes from the Show:

"Music is a way of life for us." Los Lonely Boys

"It's been a great nine years for us." Los Lonely Boys


Henry, Jo Jo, and Ringo Garza — "Los Lonely Boys";
Arnold Garcia, editorial page editor at the Austin American-Statesman.

This program aired on May 28, 2007.


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