Latin Music USA

La Pistola y El Corazon

Clip: Episode 7 | 2m 10s Video has closed captioning.

When Los Lobos followed the success of their recording of "La Bamba" with an all-acoustic album of Mexican folk songs, they were criticized for having committed "commercial suicide." But they were rewarded when La Pistola y El Corazon won them a Grammy. Watch LATIN MUSIC USA Friday, April 28 and Friday, May 5 at 9/8C on PBS (check local listings).

Aired: 10/19/09

Rating: NR

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LATIN MUSIC USA is a WGBH/BBC co-production. Major funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Additional funding provided by the National Endowment for the Arts and Latino Public Broadcasting.