Freddy Fender is a celebrated Texas hometown hero, and he struck gold with his 1975 country-pop hit “Before The Next Teardrop Falls.” When the song was released to country radio in January 1975, it immediately took off in popularity. It ...

Freddy Fender was truly a music icon, one of the most recognized and beloved music legends ever to hit radio waves. He was one of the few Hispanic stars in country music, a singer and songwriter whose work was defined ...

We remember one of the greatest American-Mexican country singers, Freddy Fender. He died on this day, but even if it has been thirteen years, his music and influence in the world of country music are still present. Today, to honor ...

Freddy Fender left a lasting legacy to the world of country music. His famous classic hit “Before the Next Teardrop Falls” made him an overnight star. His name was permanently etched in the country scene with just one song and ...

Today in country music, Freddy Fender‘s album Before the Next Teardrop Falls reached number one on the country chart. His album catapulted his career in country music. The album contains eleven tracks and he wrote one song in it, “I ...

Freddy Fender began his career in 1959 by releasing his first single “Wasted Days and Wasted Nights.” However, Fender’s career was short-lived because of his actions. In the following year, Fender together with his bandmates was caught because of illegal ...

Freddy Fender sings live in Austin (2017). Photo from YouTube Via Screengrab Writing The Hit “Before The Next Teardrop Falls” by Freddy Fender started with songwriter Ben Peters. Back in 1960, Peters was working as a professional manager for a ...

Texas Tornados |Photo Credits: allmusic.com I met her in old Mexico She would live in sad and young This smokey room where no one could see Her favorite poets all agree Spanish is a loving tongue But she never spoke ...

If he brings you happiness Then I wish you all the best It’s your happiness that matters most of all But if he ever breaks your heart If the teardrops ever start I’ll be there before the next teardrop falls ...

On October 14, 2006, the country and rock and roll industry lost an American Tejano in Freddy Fender after the artist died at the age of 69 because of lung cancer at his home in Corpus Christi, Texas. Not only ...

The song of Freddy Fender, “Wasted Days and Wasted Nights” is considered by many to belong to the swamp pop idiom of south Louisiana and Southeast Texas that had such a major musical impact on Freddy Fender. The song is ...