12 Daves Of Christmas: 10 - David Hidalgo of Los Lobos

Just one of this Tex-Mex rock 'n roll band's great guitar players.

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Their cover of La Bamba may have made Los Lobos a household name, but their reputation as a no-nonsense, all-out rock 'n' roll band was in place long before the release of that behemoth of a single. Hidalgo is great player and sings a bit too.

Did You Know?

As well as vintage Fender Strats, David is an accomplished player of the requinto jarocho, a Mexican stringed instrument.

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