Leticia ("Tish") Hinojosa (born December 6, 1955, San Antonio, Texas) is a folksinger recording in both Spanish and English. Hinojosa was the youngest of 13 children. Hinojosa's parents were Mexican immigrants. Known for singing both traditional Mexican folksongs and her own original songs, both in Spanish and English, Hinojosa accompanies herself on guitar, which she plays right-handed although she is naturally lefthanded. Hinojosa has charted twice on the Billboard country charts and has recorded several albums, primarily for Rounder Records.
Her 1992 album
Culture Swing won the NAIRD Indie Folk Album of the Year.
Career highlights [ edit ]
Awards and honors [ edit ]
White House performance for
President and Mrs. Clinton NAIRD Indie Folk Album of the Year
Culture Swing Las Primera (The Firsts) award from MANA, the largest organization of Latino women
Performances at presidential and gubernatorial inauguration events.
Television [ edit ]
ABC-TV special: Alma Awards
The Nashville Network
Austin City Limits (three separate appearances)
Fox Television Bravo Awards
Good Morning America
Onyx TV Germany
WDR TV Germany
SWR TV Switzerland
VPRO TV Netherlands
Humanitarian activities [ edit ]
Spokesperson, National Latino Children's Agenda
Spokesperson, National Assoc. Of Bilingual Education
United Farm workers of America
Discography [ edit ]
After the Fair, Varèse Sarabande 2008
Our Little Planet, CRS ( Varèse Sarabande) 2006
Retrospective, Varèse Sarabande 2005
A Heart Wide Open, Valley Entertainment [2 ] 2003
From Texas for a Christmas Night, Lone Star Records 2003
Best of Tish Hinojosa - Live, Rounder Records 2000
Sign of Truth, Rounder Records, Rounder Records 1997
The Best of the Sandia: Watermelon 1991-1992, Rounder Records 1996
Soñar del Laberinto, Warner Bros. Records 1996
Dreaming From The Labyrinth/Soñar del Laberinto, Warner Bros. Records 1996
Cada Niño/Every Child, Rounder Records 1995
Frontejas, Rounder Records 1994
Destiny's Gate, Warner Bros. Records 1992
Culture Swing, Rounder Records 1991
Aquella Noche, Watermelon Records 1990
Memorabilia Navideña, Cassette E.P. - Self Release 1989
Homeland, A&M Records 1987
Taos to Tennessee, Self-release, re-released in 1992
...a Music and Information Digest, Promo CD
Singles [ edit ]
US Country [1 ] Album
"I'll Pull You Through"
(with Craig Dillingham) 80
"Til U Love Me Again"
"In the Real West"
"I'm Not Through Loving You Yet"
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
Further reading [ edit ]
Ragland, Cathy "South Texas culture: Austin's Tish Hinojosa has made the jump to a major label",
Folk Roots; Nov. 1994, pp. 42-43
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