The only biography and analysis of Ritchie Valens’s music. Includes photographs, material on the film La Bamba and on the relationship between Valens and Los Lobos, and a discography and bibliography.
“You’ve seen the movie, you’ve bought the reissues, you’ve heard the cover versions, now check out the real story of Ritchie Valens . . . a well-written tribute.” —Goldmine