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     This page contains "Radio Shows with Mark Guerrero as Guest" and "Miscellaneous Radio Sound Bytes."  My "Chicano Music Chronicles" internet radio show archives, where I interview Chicano artists and play their music, can be found on my Chicano Music Chronicles page.  Click on the links below to hear the shows.

Radio Shows with Mark Guerrero as Guest

Mark Guerrero KPFK Interview- Los Angeles- "Travel Tips From Aztlán" with Marc Torres- Mark is interviewed about his music and career.  A short segment aired on August 19, 2017 about Mark's early years with his first teenage band, Mark & the Escorts.  Their first recording, "Get Your Baby" is played.  Mark's 1972 Capitol single, "I'm Brown" is also played.  The entire interview was archived on the KPFK website.  KPFK Intro 2017 (34 seconds) Mark Guerrero 2017 KPFK Interview Aired Segment (13 minutes 25 seconds)

Mark Guerrero NPR Interview about Chan Romero and Question Mark- Mark contributes comments on a "Latino U.S.A." episode called "Latino Heroes of Rock & Roll."  Chan Romero and Question Mark are interviewed on the show, which was aired in early 2016 and posted on line.  Other Latino artists profiled on the show were Rob Trujillo of Metallica,  Alice Bag, and Carlos Alomar (David Bowie's right hand man).  Chan Interview (6 minutes 49 seconds), Question Mark Interview (11 minutes 23 seconds)

Mark Guerrero KXCI Interview- Bob "Pepe" Galvez interview broadcast "live" on July 28, 2015 in Tucson, AZ.  Records played and discussed are Mark's "I'm Brown" and "On the Boulevard" and Lalo Guerrero's "La Minifalda de Reynalda" and "Elvis Perez on which Mark played guitar.  George Landa of Tucson's Los Nawdy Dawgs is also interviewed.  Mark Guerrero 2015 KXCI Interview (33 minutes 5 seconds)

Mark Guerrero KXCI Interview- Bob "Pepe" Galvez interview broadcast "live" on July 27. 2016 in Tucson, AZ.  Pepe and Mark discuss the "Eastside Sound" of the 1960s in East Los Angeles.  Pepe plays various East L.A. classics such as "Farmer John"  by The Premiers, "Land of a Thousand Dances" by Cannibal & the Headhunters, "That's All" by Thee Midniters, and "Get Your Baby" by Mark & the Escorts.  Also played are "On the Boulevard" by Mark Guerrero and "Juan Manuel" by Lalo Guerrero.  Mark Guerrero 2016 KXCI Interview (51 minutes 50 seconds)

Mark Guerrero KUNM Interview- "Raices" with Adam Aguirre, Albuquerque, New Mexico- telephone interview recorded on October 28, 2013.  The interview covers many periods of Mark's career including Mark & the Escorts and the 1960s, his recordings of the '90s, and working with his father on Ry Cooder's "Chavez Ravine" album. Mark Guerrero 2013 KUNM Interview (79 minutes 25 seconds)

Mark Guerrero KUNM Interview- "Raices" with Adam Aguirre, Albuquerque, New Mexico- telephone interview recorded on November 4, 2013.  The interview covers the East L.A. music scene of the 1960s.  Mark Guerrero 2013 KUNM Interview #2 (35 minutes 25 seconds)

Mark Guerrero DubLab.com Interview- Mark is interviewed by Ganas about the "Eastside Sound" of the mid-1960s in East Los Angeles.  The show was done "live" on July 15, 2013 and then archived on the DubLab.com website.  Thirty recordings from the era selected by Mark are played and discussed, along with information on the musicians, the venues, and the scene.
Part 1-
Mark Guerrero 2013 DubLab Interview  (73 minutes 2 seconds)
Part 2- Mark Guerrero 2013 DubLab Interview  (68 minutes 33 seconds)

Mark Guerrero BBC Merseyside Interview-  "On the Beat" with Spencer Leigh- recorded December 12, 2004 in Liverpool, England, aired February 12, 2005.  Also features in studio "live" solo acoustic performances by Mark Guerrero.  Click the link to hear the interview:
Mark Guerrero 2004 BBC Merseyside Interview  (25 minutes 21 seconds)

Mark Guerrero BBC Merseyside Interview #2- "On the Beat" with Spencer Leigh- "live" broadcast  July 15, 2006 in Liverpool, England.  Subject of show, the music of George Harrison.  In studio guests Ian Kennedy and Mark Guerrero.  Also features in studio "live" solo acoustic performances by Mark Guerrero.  Click the link to hear the interview:
Part 1- Mark Guerrero 2006 BBC Merseyside Interview  (52 minutes 19 seconds)
Part 2- Mark Guerrero 2006 BBC Merseyside Interview  (56 minutes 49 seconds)

Mark Guerrero KCLA-FM Interview by Pat Vegas of Redbone- "Chance To Have It All" with Pat Vegas and Acelabella- July 14, 2014 in Hollywood, California.  Mark's songs "I'm Brown," "Pre-Columbian Dream," and "Blood On the Sun" are played.  The show starts after 48 seconds.  After you hear the intro, Mark's interview starts at 34:18. You can drag the scroll bar to that point. There are several drop outs during the songs due to technical problems, but there are some interesting comments during the songs.  Click on the link to hear the interview on chancetohaveitall.podomatic.com:
Mark Guerrero 2014 Pat Vegas Interview (38 minutes 12 seconds)

Mark Guerrero NPR Interview- National Public Radio "All Things Considered"- "live" by telephone on March 18, 2005, the day after the passing of Mark's dad, Lalo Guerrero.  The interview aired nationally.
Mark Guerrero 2005 NPR Interview   (3 minutes 37 seconds)

Mark Guerrero KQED Interview- Northern California Public Broadcasting "California Report"- July 25, 2008.  Mark is interviewed about his father's song "Chicas Patas Boogie" as it relates to the state of California.  Mark also talks about caló (pachuco slang) and some of the problems Lalo had trying to break into the English language music market.  Mark Guerrero 2008 KQED Interview  (3 minutes 53 seconds)

Mark Guerrero KUNM Interview- "Raices" with Adam Aguirre, Albuquerque, New Mexico- telephone interview recorded on August 18, 2010 and broadcast September 6, 2010 to promote Mark's upcoming September 25, 2010 performance at El Museo Cultural in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Part 1- Mark Guerrero 2010 KUNM Interview  (72 minutes)
Part 2- Mark Guerrero 2010 KUNM Interview  (46 minutes 7 seconds)

Mark and Dan Guerrero KPFK Interview- "Global Village" with Maggie Lapique- broadcast "live" on May 9, 2005 at KFPK radio in Studio City, California.  World music expert Betto Arcos also participated in studio.  Mark & Dan discuss and play music from the career of their father, the late Lalo Guerrero.  Two and a half hours in three parts:  (Part one begins with an interesting 50 second promo for KPFK's classic rhythm & blues show, "Rhapsody in Black.")  Part one  (66 minutes 8 seconds) 
Part two  (48 minutes 46 seconds)  Part three  (25 minutes 51 seconds)

Mark Guerrero WPMD.org Interview- "Steve Propes 45s Show" with Steve Propes- broadcast "live" on October 17, 2009 on wpmd.org from Cerritos College in Cerritos, California.  Steve Propes is a devotee of rhythm & blues, doo wop, surf, rockabilly, garage, low rider, girl groups, gospel of the '40s through the '60s, preferably on vinyl.  Steve has also hosted cable TV shows on the subject on which Mark has also been a guest.  On part one, Mark mainly features the music of Lalo Guerrero.  Part two features some of Mark's early recordings with his first band, Mark & the Escorts as well as recordings of other East L.A. bands and vocalists of the 60s.  Part one  (59 minutes 41 seconds)  Part two  (57 minutes 12 seconds)

Mark Guerrero LuxuriaMusic.com Interview- "Riot On the Sunset Strip" with Dominic Priore- broadcast "live" on February 24, 2008 on luxuriamusic.com from Los Angeles, California.  Priore is the author of several books, including one with the same title as his radio show.  The first hour of music and interview was not recorded.  Hear the second hour, which is about Chicano rockers and the "Eastside Sound" of the 1960s and features recordings by Mark's 60s bands Mark & the Escorts, The Men From S.O.U.N.D., and Nineteen Eighty Four.  Mark Guerrero 2008 Luxuria Music.com Interview
(63 minutes 59 seconds)

Mark Guerrero "Xispa con Tita" Interview- "Xispa con Tita" with Ariana "Tita" Gallegos, interview via cell phone broadcast "live" on February 3, 2008 on Radio Hispana 1470 am, which covers an area from Oceanside, California down to Rosarito, Mexico, as well as on the internet at crnlive.com.  Mark talks about his and his father's music, as well as his own music and work to promote Chicano music and conserve its history.  Mark's 1972 recording of "I'm Brown" is played at the end of the show.
Mark Guerrero 2008 Xispa con Tita Interview  (26 minutes 32 seconds)

Mark Guerrero "Xispa con Tita" Interview #2- "Xispa con Tita" with Ariana "Tita" Gallegos, interview via cell phone broadcast "live" on March 23, 2008 on Radio Hispana 1470 am and crn.live.com.  Tita interviews Mark about Chicano culture and the need to preserve the radio shows that play Chicano music and to create more.  Mark Guerrero 2008 Xispa con Tita Interview #2  (6 minutes and 34 seconds)

Mark Guerrero KBCS Interview- "Musica de La Raza- Aztlán to El Barrio" with Patty Fong, "live" by telephone to the station in Seattle, Washington on November 17, 2007.  We talk about the "American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music" exhibit at the Experience Music Project Museum in Seattle for which I was a consultant.  Mark Guerrero 2007 KBCS Interview  (19 minutes 5 seconds)

Mark Guerrero KBCS Interview #2- "Musica de La Raza- Aztlán to El Barrio" with Patty Fong, "live" by telephone to the station in Seattle, Washington on June 7, 2008.  We talk about the East L.A. music scene of the '60s.  Patty plays my recordings "I'm Brown," "The Ballad of Carlos Almaraz," and "I'm a Human," and "Oh Yeah Whittier" by The Impalas.  Mark also talks about the late great Chicano visual artist, Carlos Almaraz.  Mark Guerrero 2008 KBCS Interview #2  (40 minutes 57 seconds)

Mark Guerrero KXCI Interview-  Broadcast "live" on October 6, 2002 in Tucson, Arizona.  Also features in studio "live" performances by Mark's band, Mark Guerrero & Radio Aztlán.
Mark Guerrero 2002 KXCI Interview  (21 minutes 58 seconds)

Mark Guerrero KXCI Interview #2- "Onda Suave" with Ernesto "Neto" Portillo, recorded on July 26, 2005 in Tucson, Arizona.  Topics of the interview:  Mark Guerrero's current band project and Lalo Guerrero and his participation on Ry Cooder's "Chavez Ravine" record.
Mark Guerrero 2005 KXCI Interview #2  (19 minutes 28 seconds)

Mark Guerrero CRN Live Interview- The Chicano Radio Network (crnlive.com) with Frank Miranda, recorded July 8, 2005.  Interview about the life and career of Lalo Guerrero.
Mark Guerrero 2005 CRN Live Interview  (62 minutes 54 seconds)

Mark Guerrero KUCR Interview- "The Beto Man Show" with Roberto Tijerina- recorded and aired in Riverside, California in  2001.  Mark Guerrero 2001 KUCR Interview  (31 minutes 4 seconds)

Mark Guerrero KUCR Interview #2-  "The Beto Man Show" with Roberto Tijerina- recorded October 25, 2003.  Mark Guerrero 2003 KUCR Interview  (45 minutes 43 seconds)

Mark Guerrero KUCR Interview #3- Pablo "Tripp" Trevińo show- short "live" interview on November 7, 2008 promoting the "Trini Lopez Presents Latin Music Legends" television taping at the Orpheum Theater in L.A.  Mark Guerrero 2008 KUCR Interview  (3 minutes 33 seconds)

Mark Guerrero KCSN Interview-  "La Voz Latina" with Jason Carlos Johansen- program #1 recorded on August 24, 1980- program #2 recorded August 31, 1980.  Both shows were recorded at the radio station at California State University at Northridge.  The shows also feature several Mark Guerrero demo and studio recordings.  Program #1  (30 minutes 26 seconds)  Program #2  (29 minutes 58 seconds)

Miscellaneous Radio Sound Bytes

Billy Cardenas NPR Interview on the 50th Anniversary of "Farmer John"- The interview took place on August 7, 2014 and aired on August 10, 2014.  Click here to hear the sound byte on an NPR page that includes text of the interview and versions of "Farmer John" by The Premiers, Don & Dewey, and Neil Young via you tube.  (7 minutes 6 seconds)

Ry Cooder Interview on working with Lalo Guerrero on the "Chavez Ravine" CD- From an interview with Ry Cooder by Dan Buckley for the Tucson Citizen newspaper (2005).  Click here to hear the sound byte.  (4 minutes 5 seconds)

The Godfrey Show on KTYM 1966- Excerpt from Godfrey's popular Los Angeles radio show of the mid-sixties.  Godfrey's show was very popular in East Los Angeles.  He played many of the recordings of the East L.A. bands of the era and was part of the scene in East L.A.'s golden age.  In this clip, Godfrey is publicizing a dance at St. Alphonsus Auditorium in East L.A., where my band, The Men From S.O.U.N.D., happened to be on the bill with The Olympics of "Hully Gully" fame, Little Willie G. & Thee Midniters and others.  Click the link to hear the excerpt:  Godfrey 1966  (1 minute 26 seconds)

Frankie "Cannibal" Garcia- Excerpt of a radio interview with Cannibal where he talks about how he came up with the na na na na na intro for "Land of a Thousand Dances."  Click here to hear the sound byte.  (1 minute 51 seconds)

Don Tosti Interview by Mark Guerrero- July 2, 1998- Mark interviewed Don Tosti on a small audio cassette recorder for the article about Tosti on his website.  Don talks about his life and career six years before his passing in 2004.  Click here to hear the interview.  (49 minutes 57 seconds)

Art Brambila on KPFK-FM 1971- Chicano producer/manager of Tierra, Yaqui, and Mark Guerrero in 1972 is a guest discussing his current projects and playing demos by Geree Gonzalez and Steve & Rudy Salas.  Click here to hear the show.  (1 hour 23 seconds)

Art Brambila on KTTV's "Let's Rap" 1972 (audio)- Art Brambila is interviewed by host Alicia Sandoval about the upcoming "Feria de La Raza" event at Cal State L.A., which took place on September 17, 1972.  The concert, which Brambila promoted, included El Chicano, Tierra, Mark Guerrero with the Mudd Brothers, Carmen Moreno, and Elijah.  Click here to hear the interview.  (10 minutes 19 seconds)

Joe Ortiz on "Impact" on KLOS radio 1972- Joe Ortiz uses Mark Guerrero's "I'm Brown" as the theme song for his radio show.  Click here to hear sound byte #1 (9 seconds) and here for sound byte #2 (26 seconds)

Yaqui "Live" on KCET television 1972 (audio)- East L.A. Chicano rock band, Yaqui performs a "live" seven song set.  Yaqui was managed by Art Brambila, who also managed Mark Guerrero and Tierra at the time.  Click here to hear the concert.  (28 minutes 48 seconds)

Mark Guerrero, Tierra, Yaqui on KLOS radio 1972- All three artists appeared on "Impact" with host Joe Ortiz.  Art Brambila who managed all three artists at the time was also on the show talking about the purpose and goals of his Brown Bag Productions.  Two songs by each artist are played, including three classic songs with social and political overtones, Mark's "I'm Brown," Tierra's "Barrio Suite," and Yaqui's "It's Time For a Change ("Es Tiempo Para Un Cambio."  Musicians interviewed are Mark Guerrero, Art Sanchez and Eddie Serrano of Yaqui, and Steve Salas of Tierra.  Click here to hear the show.  (49 minutes 2 seconds)

Bobby Navarette of Tierra KCSB-FM Santa Barbara radio interview c. 1981- Bobby is interviewed at the height of Tierra's success when their hit song "Together" was on the charts.  The interview gives a glimpse of what life was with Tierra during this time period.  Click here to hear the interview.  (19 minutes 54 seconds)
 

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