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Freddy Fender

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Person

Who is Freddy Fender?

Freddy Fender, born Baldemar Garza Huerta in San Benito, Texas, United States, was a Mexican-American Tejano, country and rock and roll musician, known for his work as a solo artist and in the groups Los Super Seven and the Texas Tornados. He is best known for his 1975 hits "Before the Next Teardrop Falls" and the subsequent remake of his own "Wasted Days and Wasted Nights".

  • also known as Freddie Fender; Baldemar Huerta; Baldemar Garza Huerta; Fender, Freddy; El Bebop Kid; Scotty Wayne
  • born on (78 years ago) in San Benito, child of Serapio Huerta and Margarita Garza
  • ethnicity: Mexican American
  • nationality: United States of America, Mexico
  • education: Del Mar College
  • profession: Singer, guitarist, musician, actor
  • member of musical groups:
  • spouses:
    • Marriage with Evangelina Muniz between and (5 years)
    • Marriage with Evangelina Muniz between and (29 years and 11 months)
  • parent of
  • died on (9 years ago) in Corpus Christi of lung cancer
  • buried in San Benito Memorial Park
  • genres: Rock music, Country, Tejano music
  • albums: "Wasted Days & Wasted Nights", "The Best of Freddy Fender", "The Man from South of the Border", "20 Golden Greats", "Crazy Cajun Recordings", "Favorite Ballads", "20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Freddy Fender", "The Best Of", "The Freddy Fender Collection", "Very Best of Freddy Fender", "20 Greatest Hits", "Are You Ready for Freddy?", "Close to My Heart", "Interpreta el Rock", "Before the Next Teardrop Falls", "Recorded Inside Louisiana State Prison", "Rock 'n' Country", "Your Cheatin' Heart", "Since I Met You Baby", "If You Don't Love Me", "The Tex Mex King", "If You're Ever in Texas", "Merry Christmas / Feliz Navidad", "Swamp Gold", "The Texas Balladeer", "Christmas Time in the Valley", "Forever Gold", "Sings Country", "La Musica De Baldemar Huerta", "His Greatest Recordings", "Greatest Hits", "Freddie Fender - The Greatest Hits", "16 Greatest Hits", "Collection", "Dos Amigos", "Collection: 25 Songs", "Wasted Days And Wasted Nights", "Freddy Fender"
  • filmography:
  • some of the nominations and awards:
      • nominated to Country Music Association Award for Male Vocalist of the Year
      • nominated to Country Music Association Award for Album of the Year - "Before the Next Teardrop Falls", with Dot Records
      • nominated to Country Music Association Award for Single of the Year - "Before the next Teardrop Falls", with ABC Records & Dot Records
      • nominated to Academy of Country Music Award for New Male Vocalist of the Year
      • nominated to Academy of Country Music Award for Song of the Year - "Before the Next Teardrop Falls"
      • nominated to Academy of Country Music Award for Album of the Year - "Before the Next Teardrop Falls"
      • nominated to Academy of Country Music Award for Single Record of the Year - "Before the next Teardrop Falls"
      • Country Music Association Award for Single of the Year - "Before the next Teardrop Falls", with Dot Records & ABC Records
      • Academy of Country Music Award for New Male Vocalist of the Year
      • nominated to Juno Award for International Album of the Year - "Before the Next Teardrop Falls"
      • nominated to ALMA The Ritchie Valens Pioneer Award
      • ALMA The Ritchie Valens Pioneer Award
      • Grammy Hall of Fame Award - "Wasted Days And Wasted Nights"
  • official website: www.freddyfender.com

Music

"Freddy Fender" is a musical album of Freddy Fender.

  • released in (20 years ago)

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Latino Popular Culture (2004)

by Cordelia Candelaria

Freddy Fender. Courtesy of Photofest. Folklore is often depicted in murals painted ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Television Series, Pilots and Specials (1985)

by Vincent Terrace

Hostess Dolly Parton Guest: Lynn Anderson, Glen Campbell, Johnny Cash, Roy Clark, Freddy Fender, Eddie Rabbitt, Charlie Rich, Ray Stevens, The Statler Brothers, Ray Tillis, Dottie West Executive producer: Joseph Cates, Gilbert Cates Producer: Chet Hagan Director: Stan Harris Music: Bill Walker Writer: Chet Hagan, Frank Slocum Art director: Don Shirley Jr NBC 2 hrs 10/16/79 595 COUSINS Comedy (Pilot). The misadventures of Gail Raymond and Barbara Donohue, secretaries ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Folklife (2015)

by Simon J Bronner

Freddy Fender, born Baldemar Huerta in the Rio Grande Valley town of San Benito, Texas, had a hit song in 1974 with “Before the Next Teardrop Falls,” using Spanish and English. Fender later was featured in the Tex-Mex supergroup Texas Tornadoes, which also included accordionist Flaco Jimenez, a master of conjunto music, which originated in the Rio Grande region. Conjunto music combines polka and waltz music with Mexican folk music, and was the basis for Tex-Mex fusion, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Television Film Directors (2009)

by Jerry Roberts

Participating in this uniquely endearing Christmas celebration are an array of mainstream Latino performers, including Ronstadt, Paul Rodriguez, Don Novello, Robert Beltran, Freddy Fender, Cheech Marin, Lupe Ontiveros, and others. The Cisco Kid was a TNT movie that paired Jimmy Smits and Cheech Marin as Cisco and Pancho, desperado-battling Mexican characters in the Old West, made popular in the syndicated 1950s series of the same name (produced by Ziv TV and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings (2017)

by Steve Sullivan

Freddy Fender ( written by Vivian Keith & Ben Peters) ABC/Dot 17540 Chart debut on January 11, ...

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Photo about Freddy Fender

Freddy Fender

Altar for Freddy Fender

Day of the Dead altar, Northwest Vista College, San Antonio, TX

Photo credit: Gruenemann

Quotes about Freddy Fender

I'm a romantic, and we romantics are more sensitive to the way people feel. We love more, and we hurt more. When we're hurt, we hurt for a long time. (Freddy Fender)
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