Freddy Fender

Jun 4, 1937


Musician and occasional actor Freddy Fender represented a veritable anomaly: a Hispanic star of country & western, who effortlessly broke the "racial barrier" in that musical genre much as Charley Pride did -- almost concurrently -- as an African-American country singer.

Born Baldemar Huerta in San Benito, TX, to an impoverished Latino… More


Freddy Fender Videos

Mi Amigo
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