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Rock en Espanol, with Wrestling Masks

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Rock en Espanol, with Wrestling Masks

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Western swing/rockabilly titan Big Sandy (left) stops into the Fresh Air studios with tourmates Los Straitjackets. Greg Allen/Yep Roc Records hide caption

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Western swing/rockabilly titan Big Sandy (left) stops into the Fresh Air studios with tourmates Los Straitjackets.

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A concert and conversation with Los Straitjackets, the Nashville-based indie-rock band that's made a name performing surf-rock classics from behind Mexican wrestling masks.

The group's latest album, Rock en Espanol, Vol. 1, features Spanish language versions of rock 'n' roll hits from the 1960s.

Tracks include "De Dia y de Noche" ("All Day and All Night"), popularized by the Kinks, "La Hiedra Venenosa" ("Poison Ivy"), made famous by the Coasters, and many more.

This interview first aired on June 11, 2007.

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