Los Lobos Talk About Their New Christmas Album : Alt.Latino Fresh from their holiday Tiny Desk, members of Los Lobos take us on a pan-Latin cruise through Navidad from the Caribbean to Mexico to Texas.
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Happy Holidays From Alt.Latino Y Los Lobos!

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Happy Holidays From Alt.Latino Y Los Lobos!

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Happy Holidays From Alt.Latino Y Los Lobos!

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Go figure: Los Lobos waits more than four decades to put out a Christmas album and when they do, Llegó Navidad lands in the top 10 of Billboard's Latin Pop Albums chart. The band does things at its own pace and as we long time fans have discovered, it's always worth the wait.

The album a pan-Latin cruise through Navidad from the Caribbean to Mexico to Texas. There's even a slow roll in a low-rider down Whittier Blvd in East L.A. as only Los Lobos can do.

Fresh from their holiday jaunt behind our Tiny Desk, Louie Pérez and David Hidalgo walk us through handful of the songs from their album Llegó Navidad in a special podcast that is meant to be played in the background during a holiday pachanga to give it just the right musical touch.

So enjoy and from all of us to all of you: ho ho ho, gente!