“Canciones De Mi Padre” (Spanish for “Songs Of My Father,” or “My Father’s Songs”) was American singer/songwriter/producer Linda Ronstadt‘s first album of Mexican traditional Mariachi music.
The songs come from Sonora and Ronstadt included her favorites on the album. The album was released in late 1987 and quickly became a smash hit. It stands as the biggest selling non-English language album in American record history.
The album has been RIAA certified Double-Platinum and also won Ronstadt the Grammy Award for Best Mexican-American Performance.
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