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Boyle Heights, 2016
Here is a profile of him written in conjunction with a show from last year, Confessions of a Radical Chicano Doo Wop Singer, presented in Boyle Heights.
And here, a doo-wop version of "America the Beautiful" (1974):
And this here, "The Tao of Funkahuatl" (2010), grooves:
Here he is performing his spoken-word piece "C/S" with John Densmore of the Doors, at a charity event at Tia Chucha's Centro and Bookstore in 2009:
And finally, Ruben and the Jets (as distinct from Ruben & the Jets, which was a Zappa "concept band")—this band was the real thing. Ca. 1973. Here is "To Be Loved," which Guevara wrote.
It was an honor to work on this book and learn a little more about East LA/Chicano local history and about this singular man's life and passions.