Tribute To Freddy Fender - Tex-Mex Superstar
Gypsylady on 10/15/2006
|Freddy Fender (June 4, 1937 - Oct. 14, 2006), born Baldemar Huerta, in San Benito, Texas was a Tejano, Country, Rock and Roll musician known for his work as a solo artist and the bands Texas Tornados and Los Super Seven|
Freddy died on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2006 at his home in Corpus Christi, Texas of lung cancer. He leaves behind his wife, Evangelina (Vangie) and several children.
He spent (3) years in the Marine Corp. In the early days, it is said while he was playing at dingy honky tonks, he would close his eyes and pretend he was on "The Ed Sullivan Show".
He played at both Inaugural Balls of Pres. George Bush (1989) and Pres. Bill Clinton (1993).
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