Behind the Mic with Johnny Hernandez Chente Barrera

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2 Incredible artists 2 unique styles ONE awesome collaboration! Legendary Johnny Hernandez and Grammy award winner Chente Barrera team up to tackle an updated version of a Tejano classic “Diganle” This new hit is sure to quickly to become one of your favs.

Both chatting with AC about music, the “hippie movement” Johnny’s relationship with his older brother Little Joe and his brand new book called “The Cotton Picker an Odyssey” this and much more.

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Behind the Mic with Tejano Highway 281

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They’re called Tejano Highway 281 known to their fans as Los 281er’s. Nonetheless they are definitely the ultimate party band! Playing all kinds of music from Cumbia to Country Tejano to Conjunto. Touring Arizona, California, Michigan, Washington State, Texas and more. It’s non-stop craziness and chaos on this episode.

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Behind the Mic with JD Gonzalez

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CBS Radio VP of Spanish Programming JD Gonzalez aka Bo Leo and Jonny Ramirez, once the dynamic duo of KXTN in San Antonio. Well, they’re back! Together again doing what they do best, their morning show, on Puro Tejano Fierro 107.5 from Dallas Tx. AC and Jonny “roast” JD just a bit, reminiscing and storytelling on this episode.

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Behind the Mic with David Farias

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Grammy Award winner David Farias is an accomplished accordionist and lead vocalist, who has toured around the world, but not by choice.

He’s been on his own for quite a while now, toured with The Tex-Maniacs and more. Now, he finally sits down to chat with AC Cruz about what really happened between him and his brothers…but not all of them. What happened with David Farias and La Tropa F?

You’re about to find out.

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Behind the Mic with Lucky Joe

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They say that “luck” is what happens when preparation meets opportunity, well Lucky Joe was definitely prepared since he was 10 years old. Promoting his new release “Tu Principe” Lucky Joe reminisces with AC Cruz about how he started when he was 17 with Alma Pulido, Jennifer Pena y Los Jets and the infamous Frijoles Romanticos which led him to an amazing solo career. As Lucky Joe puts it “the grind is real.”

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Behind the Mic with Roberto Pulido

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After 45 years “EL Primo” is still in “La Onda” and doing it his way. Roberto and brother Eloy Pulido chat with AC Cruz about their humble beginnings, giving back to the community, his scholarships and endowments, his latest has been put on hold…he’ll tell you why. Not to mention his 45th Anniversary celebration that will be epic.

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Behind the Mic with Jonny Ramirez

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San Antonio’s Tejano morning man for over 23 years. Johnny Ramirez stops in to have a cold one with AC. BS’n about everything from working in the fields as kid, his first radio gig, reminiscing about the CRAZY times with AC to his controversial and untimely departure from KXTN.

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Behind the Mic with Solido

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After almost 20 years 12 CD’s and two Grammy’s later Grupo Solido remains at the top of their game that’s SOLID!

Ben de Leon, Rolando Benavidez and Amado Garza Jr. aka Chikis sit down and chat with AC Cruz about the trials and tribulations of the road, the business and even some New Year’s resolutions.

 

Behind the Mic with Mike Gonzalez

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Mike Gonzalez, son and drummer  sits down and chats with AC Cruz about growing up with a famous father, learning to play the drums and touring with his dad. The devastating phone call of the passing of his friend, confidant and father…Jimmy Gonzalez.

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Behind the Mic with John Ortiz

 

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John Ortiz used to represent some of your favorite artists like Selena, Emilio, Mazz, La Tropa F and more. We’re chatting with a strictly behind-the-scenes type guy, now representing St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Intocable and A.B. Quintanilla III y Los Kumbia King All-Stars with a special event on Thanksgiving Day benefiting St. Jude, John has all the info.

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