L E’s Stories – “The King Of Tejano, Tex Mex y Cojunta Music” – Tribute To Flaco Jimenez

It was Saturday, October 28, 1978…..when Bone Daddy and his dance partner, Miss C, headed to The Round-Up Dance Hall just down Highway 180 South, about 10 miles from Austin, TX…..where they would be the only “gringos cuttin’ a rug” with about 500 other Mexican “cojunta music lovers” would gather to hear The King Of Cojunta Music, Flaco Jimenez…..with special guitar extraordinaire…

Flacco Jimenez Live at ACL sings Open Up Your Heart and Let My Love Come In &Canta y No Llores & Spanish Eyes

DOG ASIDE: Flacco Jimenez has been the King of Conjunto, Norteno and Tejano music in Texas since the mid-1960’s…..a position he still holds today as an accordionist from San Antonio, Texas. Jiménez began performing at the age of seven with his father, Santiago Jiménez Sr….who was a pioneer of conjunto music….and began recording at age…

Flacco Jimenez Live At Austin City Limits Sings Como Mexico

DOG ASIDE: Bone Daddy has told me the story on many occasions…..about him and Miss C going dancing at The Chula Vida Dance Hall outside of Dale, TX….as they would be the only Gringos….along with about 400 Mexicans cutting a rug on the dance hall floor….while listening to the Cajunto sounds of Flacco Jimenez….and having…