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Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
35 Ratings
35 Ratings
kazooie527 ,

Great music

That other guy is an astounding speller!

Cynthianajones ,

I love them!!!

My step-brothers uncle was in the champs band!!! ;( he died not to long ago;(
This album rocks!!

Gmhyfd ,

This used to be R&B

It's interesting how much music changes. Believe it or not, Tequila won the first R&B Grammy in 1956. The song features Glenn Campbell on guitar. Glenn later when on to be a top studio guitarist before singing his big hit "Rhinestone Cowboy." Chuck Rio (Danny Florez) plays the sax and says "Tequila" on the song. As a young guitarist I worked with the Champs in the 80's. Danny told me about the history of Tequila on our gigs.

Tequila was never supposed to be a single. It was a "B" side for a song called "Train To Nowhere." They needed a second song so they picked up the song that they used to play off of the stage at the end of their sets. There are even mistakes on the track, but no one cared because it wasn't really supposed to be played. Radio wouldn't play the real single but picked up the other song (Tequila) and started playing it. The rest is history! This song brings back a lot of great memories.

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