Posts tagged "Linda Ronstadt"

Soundstrike: Musicians to boycott Arizona, including Kanye West, Juanes and Los Tigres del Norte

Musicians from the world of rap to rock and Latin music are now calling for a boycott of Arizona due to the new immigration law passed there. Zach de la Rocha Among them are Chicago-raised Kanye West, hip-hop’s Cypress Hill, Colombian rocker Juanes and Mexican banda Los Tigres del Norte. Leading the boycott is Zach... Read more »

Happy San Patricios Day!

Did you know there’s an obscure bit of history that links the Irish with the Mexicans? It’s the story of the San Patricios, also known as the St. Patrick’s Battalion, Irish immigrants who defected the U.S. Army and fought on the side of the Mexicans during the Mexican-American War of 1846 to 1848. They were... Read more »