La Pistola y El Corazón

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La Pistola y El Corazón
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Studio album by Los Lobos
Released September 1988
Recorded Sunset Sound Factory
"Noon June 13 to Midnight June 17, 1988"
Genre Chicano rock
Tex-Mex
Conjunto
Mariachi
Ranchera
Son Jarocho
Length 25:04
Label Slash Records, WB Records
Producer Los Lobos
Los Lobos chronology
By the Light of the Moon
(1987)
La Pistola y El Corazón
(1988)
The Neighborhood
(1990)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link

La Pistola y El Corazón (Spanish for "The Pistol and the Heart") is the seventh (mini-)album by the Mexican American rock group Los Lobos. The mini-album is dedicated to Tejano/Mariachi folk music. The cover is a painting by George Yepes.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "La Guacamaya" – 2:05
  2. "Las Amarillas" – 3:04
  3. "Si Yo Quisiera" – 2:42
  4. "(Sonajas) Mañanitas Michoacanas" – 2:23
  5. "Estoy Sentado Aquí" – 2:28
  6. "El Gusto" – 2:58
  7. "Que Nadie Sepa Mi Sufrir" – 2:30
  8. "El Canelo" – 3:27
  9. "La Pistola y El Corazón" – 3:27

Personnel[edit]

  • David Hidalgo - requinto jarocho (1, 8), vocals (1, 3, 8), violin (2, 4, 6), accordion (3, 5, 9), guitar (5, 7), lead vocals (6, 9), hidalgarron (8)
  • Cesar Rosas - lead vocals (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8), guitar (1, 4, 5, 7, 8), huapanguera (2, 6, 9), bajo sexto (3), vocals (6)
  • Louie Pérez - jarana (1, 4, 6, 8, 9), vocals (1, 6, 8), drum (2, 3), vihuela (5), brushes (7)
  • Conrad Lozano - guitarron (1, 4, 5, 6, 9), vocals (1), tololoche (3, 7, 8)
  • Steve Berlin - soprano sax (3, 5, 9), The Lost Tribe Percussion Ensemble (4)
  • Ratón - bells (2)
  • Marty - The Lost Tribe Percussion Ensemble (4)

Awards[edit]

Billboard charts[edit]

Chart Peak
The Billboard 200 179

Grammy Awards[edit]

Award Year
Best Mexican-American/Tejano Music Performance 1989

References[edit]