Song of the Day #858: ‘When the Circus Comes to Town’ – Los Lobos

I just realized I’ve done five straight theme weeks, so I’m going to take a break from the structure and go random this week.

First up is a Los Lobos song from their great 1992 album Kiko. This is the only Los Lobos album I own and it’s so good I don’t know why I haven’t bothered seeking out any others.

My only other exposure to Los Lobos was through their performance of Ritchie Valens’ ‘La Bamba,’ which they performed for the soundtrack of the movie of the same name, and guest spots on albums by Paul Simon (Graceland) and Bob Dylan (Together Through Life).

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