Greatest Lists S1 #23 “La Bamba” by Los Lobos

The first season of Greatest Lists features the Top 50 ’80s Movie Soundtrack Songs and in this episode, Eric chooses “La Bamba” by Los Lobos from the movie La Bamba as the #23 song on the list. Listen to get the scoop on the song’s history, commercial success, and the hosts’ personal history and reviews.

Greatest Lists is best heard on Spotify Premium, which includes the featured song in its entirety during the show and bonus songs at the end. If you use a different app to listen to Greatest Lists and want to hear the featured song, use this Songwhip link to connect with “La Bamba” by Los Lobos in your favorite music app. This episode also has two bonus songs: “Come On, Let’s Go” by Los Lobos and “Sleepwalk”, by Santo & Johnny.

Greatest Lists is best heard on Spotify Premium with the featured songs played directly after each podcast. You can also connect with the show in your favorite listening app like Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, and more or stream episodes by visiting the Greatest Lists website.

Follow the hosts on Twitter, Eric (@Eric_Vardeman) and Jason (@RD80s), and give them your feedback on this episode’s song choice!

While you are here, watch the music video for “La Bamba” which is discussed during the podcast.

And then check out a live performance of “Come On, Let’s Go” from 1987.

Finally, watch a live performance of “Sleep Walk” on American Bandstand from 1959 with an introduction by Dick Clark.

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'80s Kid, '90s Grad, and '00s Dad. I've been writing and podcasting about 1980s pop culture since 2011 at my Rediscoverthe80s.com website. I collect vinyl, cassingles, '80s comics, Batman memorabilia, and all things Mobile Armored Strike Kommand.

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