Ritchie Valens - Birth name Richard Steven Valenzuela Born May 13, 1941 Origin Pacoima, California, United States Died February 3, 1959 (aged 17) Grant Township, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, United States Genres rock and roll, chicano rock Occupations singer, songwriter and guitarist Instruments Guitar, vocals Years active 1957–1959 Labels Del-Fi Records Website www.ritchievalens.com Musicians S Artists, Music Die, Rocks Rolls Legends, Ritchie Valens, Richie Valens, Music Oldies, La Bamba, Valens Ripped, Music Artists
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