Before the Next Teardrop Falls

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Before the Next Teardrop Falls
Studio album by Freddy Fender
Released 1974
Genre Tejano
Length 29:11
Label Dot
Producer Huey P. Meaux
Freddy Fender chronology
Before the Next Teardrop Falls
Recorded Inside Louisiana State Prison
(1975)Recorded Inside Louisiana State Prison1975
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Before The Next Teardrop Falls is an album by Freddy Fender.[1]

His first album, it was released in 1974. The album includes the number-one hits "Before the Next Teardrop Falls" and "Wasted Days and Wasted Nights."

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Roses Are Red (My Love)" (Paul Evans, Al Byron) – 3:10
  2. "I'm Not a Fool Anymore" (Robert Thibodeau) – 2:30
  3. "Please Don't Tell Me How the Story Ends" (Kris Kristofferson) – 2:35
  4. "You Can't Get Here from There" (Glenn Barber) – 2:56
  5. "I Love My Rancho Grande" (Freddy Fender) – 2:48
  6. "Wasted Days and Wasted Nights" (Wayne Duncan, Fender, Huey P Meaux) – 2:52
  7. "I Almost Called Your Name" (Margaret Lewis, Myra Smith) – 2:31
  8. "Before the Next Teardrop Falls" (Vivian Keith, Ben Peters) – 2:32
  9. "The Wild Side of Life" (Arlie Carter, William Warren) – 3:08
  10. "After the Fire Is Gone" (L.E. White) – 2:52
  11. "Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye" (John D. Loudermilk) – 2:12


  • Freddy Fender – vocals
  • Randy Cornor – guitar
  • Donny King – bass
  • Chester Vaughn – drums
    • Special note:

"Before the Next Teardrop Falls" Bajo Sexto - Armando Lichtenberger Sr / Accordion - Silverio "Lefty" Cardenas


  1. ^ a b Chadbourne, Eugene. Before the Next Teardrop Falls at Allmusic