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Ritchie valens

Richard Steven Valenzuela Reyes , says Ritchie Valens , born May 13, 1941 in Pacoima, California, and died February 3, 1959 in Clear Lake, Iowa, is a musician of American rock of Mexican origin.

Ritchie Valens is the first Latino to place a hit in the top 50 record sales in the United States, with La Bamba.

He made his own first guitar, then, while still attending high school, signed a contract with the label Del-Fi Records in Los Angeles in 1958.

He goes on tour with Eddie Cochran.

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