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Sonoro | Futuro Studios
The Ballad of Chalino Sánchez
(English, Español) Imagine if Frank Sinatra went on stage every night with a gun in his waistband. Or if Tupac got into a shootout on stage at a rodeo. Well, Chalino Sánchez did just that. In this podcast, we examine the extraordinary life of the “King of Corridos,” and attempt to unravel the mystery of his death. Chalino’s story, his own narcocorrido, is the ultimate ride through the drug cartel world, the underbelly of the Mexican-American music industry and a murder mystery for the ages. Imagínate que Juan Gabriel se subiera al escenario cada noche con una pistola en la cintura. O que...
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4.8 stars from 724 ratings
Loved this
Presentation and content was top notch. Love that you included both English and Spanish versions. Thank you for your hard work.
Rosé Marie via Apple Podcasts · France · 10/09/23
Very interesting
Interesting podcast about the life, impact and unsolved murder of Narcocorrido singer Chalino Sánchez. Not just your next true crime fix, but also a smart cultural analysis about an influential artist and a part of mexican and mexican-american culture and life. The music is woven in perfectly so...Read full review »
annapodana via Apple Podcasts · Germany · 09/25/23
Interesting story, but…
This is an interesting story that gets better as it goes along, but it is hard to listen to. I should have listened to it in Spanish instead. Eric Galindo brings a very specific point of view (Los Angeles with roots in Sinaloa) to a story that had many points of view (not all Mexican Americans or...Read full review »
El Meme via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/12/23
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