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Source: Wikipedia

Freddy Fender (4 June 1937 – 14 October 2006), born Baldemar Garza Huerta in San Benito, Texas, United States, was an 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."

Fact file

  • Birth name: Baldemar Garza Huerta
  • Also known as: El Bebop Kid Scotty Wayne
  • Born: June 4, 1937 San Benito, Texas, United States
  • Died: October 15, 2006 (aged 69) Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
  • Genres: Tejano, country, rock, Swamp pop
  • Occupation(s): Singer, guitarist
  • Instruments: Vocals, guitar
  • Years active: 1957–2005
  • Labels: MCA, ABC, Arista, Reprise
  • Associated acts: Los Super Seven Texas Tornados
  • Website: FreddyFender.com

Read more about Freddy Fender at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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