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Freddy Fender

Freddy Fender

Freddy Fender, June 4, 1937-October 14, 2006 In 1959, Fender recorded the blues ballad "Wasted Days and Wasted Nights." The song became popular in 1959, but he was beset by legal troubles after he and a band member were arrested for possession of marijuana. After a two years in Louisiana's Angola prison farm, he was released through the intercession of Gov. Jimmie Davis, also a songwriter and musician. Davis requested that Fender stay away from music while on probation as a condition of his release.

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Six Days On The Road

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Tell It Like It Is

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Wasted Days & Wasted Nights

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Nochecita

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Enamorado

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Before The Next Teardrop Falls

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Jambalaya

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Your Cheating Heart

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Ella Me Dijo Que No

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Tu Córazon Traidor

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Noches Eternas

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Tu Y Las Nubes

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