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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

Wasted Days & Wasted Nights

56

San Quilmas Querido

53

Six Days On The Road

51

Your Cheating Heart

47

Tu Córazon Traidor

46

Tell It Like It Is

45

Jambalaya

43

Before The Next Teardrop Falls

42

El Hijo De Su

40

Noches Eternas

38

Enamorado

34

Nochecita

32

Tu Y Las Nubes

30

Ella Me Dijo Que No

28