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Freddy Fender - Hollywood, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2
N 34° 06.099 W 118° 20.636
11S E 376034 N 3774242
Quick Description: Musician Freddy Fender is perhaps best known for his song "Wasted Days and Wasted Nights".
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 1/13/2014 10:34:10 PM
Waymark Code: WMJXVP
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop
Views: 5

Long Description:
Hollywood honors over 2400 celebrities of stage, screen, song and radio with stars like this one along the Hollywood Walk of Fame- fifteen blocks along Hollywood Blvd.
This star honors musician Freddy Fender.


The Hollywood Walk of Fame's website (visit link) informs us:

"Freddy Fender (June 4, 1937 – October 14, 2006), born Baldemar Garza Huerta in San Benito, Texas, United States, was a Mexican-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
Occupations: Singer, guitarist
Instruments: Vocals, guitar
Years active: 1957–2005
Labels: MCA, ABC, Arista, Reprise
Associated acts: Los Super Seven Texas Tornados
Website: FreddyFender.com"
Website with more information on either the memorial or the person(s) it is dedicated to: [Web Link]

Location: 7062 Hollywood Blvd

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