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Joe King Carrasco | Music Crossroads of Texas


This week on the Music Crossroads of Texas, I have a full hour of mariachi blues, bandido rock, and all-around good-time weekend party music with the king of Tex-Mex rock and roll, Joe King Carrasco. You will hear some of his fan favorites like, “Let’s Go,” “Nacho Daddy,” “96 Tears,” and his classic “Party Weekend,” plus many more. I hope you will join me, Curtis Peoples, for the Music Crossroads of Texas.


  1. Let's Go
  2. Pachuco Hop
  3. Que Wow
  4. Bandido Rock
  5. My Ding Dong Daddy Don't Daddy No More
  6. John Dillinger
  7. Tequila Revolution
  8. Buena
  9. Mariachi Blues
  10. Nacho Daddy
  11. Vamos a Get Down
  12. Party Doll
  13. Drug Thru the Mud (Hidden Radio Track)
  14. 96 Tears
  15. Party Weekend
Curtis Peoples, Ph.D., is the Archivist for the Southwest Music Archive and oversees the Crossroads Recording Studio for the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library at Texas Tech University. He is a musician who has worked in the music business for four decades, numerous recording studios, and has been a production manager for many events. Dr. Peoples teaches regional music history classes and American media studies; his research centers on music and place.