Mark Guerrero interviews seven musical artists from what has become known as the "Eastside Sound" of East Los Angeles in the 60s. His guests include the late Richard "Scar" Lopez of Cannibal & the Headhunters, George Delgado of the Premiers, Sal Murillo of the Blendells, Andy Tesso and Max Uballez of the Romancers, Rudy Salas of the Salas Brothers, and Ersi Arvizu of the Sisters. Recordings of all the above groups are played and discussed.
Mark Guerrero interviews the late, great songwriter and recording artist, Hirth Martinez. In the mid-70s Hirth recorded two albums on Warner Brothers Records. The first, "Hirth From Earth," was produced by Robbie Robertson of the Band, the second, "Big Bright Street," by John Simon. His extraordinary songs have been covered by Paul Butterfield, Manfred Mann, Julio Iglesias, and many others.
Mark Guerrero talks about his career and plays recordings from his catalog. Mark has recorded with GNP Crescendo Records with Mark & the Escorts, Kapp Records with Nineteen Eighty-Four, Ode Records as a solo artist (produced by Lou Adler), Capitol Records as a solo artist, and A&M Records with Tango.
Mark Guerrero interviews Fred Sanchez (founder, leader, bassist) and Jerry Salas (lead singer, guitarist) of El Chicano about their music and career and play and discuss selected recordings from their catalog including their hits "Viva Tirado," and "Tell Her She's Lovely."
Mark Guerrero interviews singer/songwriter Ersi Arvizu about her life and career, which includes being a member of the Sisters, El Chicano, and a solo artist on "Friend for Life," an album produced by Ry Cooder. Her participation on Cooder's "Chavez Ravine" album and her career as a boxer and boxing trainer are also discussed.