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Freddy Fender

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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.

Tracks

Six Days On The Road

54

Wasted Days & Wasted Nights

53

Jambalaya

47

Enamorado

46

Noches Eternas

46

Before The Next Teardrop Falls

45

Nochecita

44

Tell It Like It Is

41

Tu Córazon Traidor

40

Tu Y Las Nubes

39

Ella Me Dijo Que No

34

Your Cheating Heart

33

San Quilmas Querido

25

El Hijo De Su

24