Listen to the Music Vol. 11, No. 1 (Spring 2013) Download PDF Letter from the Editor, Joe Pratt 2 Desde Conjunto to Chingo Bling: Mexican American Music and Musicians in Houston By Natalie Garza 7 Rockin’ and Boppin’: Houston’s Record Shops and Radio, 1940s to 1960s By Debbie Z. Harwell 12 Keeping Cajun […]
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Desde Conjunto to Chingo Bling
By Houston History Magazine on November 20, 2013 in Arts & Culture, Houstonians, Music, Race & Ethnicity
Feet start tapping and people are drawn to the dance floor by the upbeat polka sound of the accordion and the bajo sexto keeping rhythm. Men wearing tailored suits lead women in strappy sandals or black heels as the mid-calf hemlines of their dresses flow with every spin.