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La Granja

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Included is the original CD plus a DVD of 4 videos, behind the scenes from a photo shoot, plus 2 bonus tracks.

About the Artist

Los Tigres del Norte, winners of multiple GRAMMY® awards, bring a creative social force to the Regional Mexican genre with their strong and eminent voices. This group is known for being highly influential within their music field. "La Granja," is the title of their most recent production, which comes out in stores September 8th.

The Deluxe version of "La Granja" will also be available simultaneously, it includes a total of 14 tracks on the CD and a DVD that consists of a picture gallery, a behind the scenes look at the video "La Granja," behind the scenes of their most recent photo shoot, and four videos of their biggest hits: "Jefe de Jefes," "La Reina del Sur," "El Triunfo," and "De Paisano a Paisano."

"Si la perra está amarrada aunque ladre todo día, no la deben de soltar mi abuelito me decía, que podrían arrepentirse los que no la conocían," is the first phrase you hear off the new single "La Granja."

The song "La Granja" was written by well known composer Teodoro Bello. Teodoro, alongside Los Tigres del Norte, created a new single that is more than just a song, it is an original and controversial story that narrates real life events.

Some of the tracks included in the album are: "La Granja", "Mi Curiosidad", "Reina de Reinas", "Sala de Espera", "Como la vida sin Futbol", "Los Aguaceros de Mayo", "Minita de Oro". "Mi negocio está seguro", "El Emigrante", "Quien te entiende" and "El Diputado." In the Deluxe version you can also find two bonus tracks: "Que Voy Hacer Sin Ti" and "Inyección Letal".

With a musical path that embraces a very successful career, Los Tigres del Norte, are known worldwide as `the voice of the people,' they describe this album "La Granja" to be based on genuine life events.

In this new production they precisely hold up to their title as the theme of the songs do just that, speak for the people. The subject matter of the album addresses day to day social problems immigrants face throughout their lifetime, having the songs represent the millions of people that publicly don't have the opportunity to protest and express these everyday tribulations they face and live with.

Los Tigres del Norte are truly one of a kind and with every CD they release they show us, why they are and always will be known as `LOS IDOLOS DEL PUEBLO.' Previous productions:

"Tu Noche con...Los Tigres del Norte"

For the first time in the musical trajectory of Los Tigres del Norte, they are releasing a full length album of totally live performances, which includes 13 of the greatest hits by "Los Jefes de Jefes".

Always grateful to their thousands of faithful followers, this record was made with them in mind and it is dedicated to several countries where they have performed, such as: Mexico, the United States of America, Spain, Central America and South America since they owe their success to millions of people in those countries who have followed them and who continue to support their music.

Although the `Idols of Idols' have thousands of hits, the songs in "Tu Noche Con...Los Tigres del Norte" were carefully selected, taking into consideration the fans' favorites and those most requested at their concerts. This spectacular production is without a doubt a true musical jewel that should not be missing from any collection. Throughout their musical repertory, this record shows the great tradition and culture of Latin America in the original music of Los Tigres del Norte. Borders are knocked down and thousands of fans are brought together by the same musical vision.

"Tu Noche Con...Los Tigres del Norte", has an immense musical vibration that is not only Mexican but its great variety of energy from Latin America makes it different and this is felt and is transmitted when listening to each one of the songs in this production.

This collection of live hits contains sufficient musical variety to satisfy all tastes. With its traditional "corridos", "rancheras", ballads and northern-style "cumbias", a perfect combination is attained so that this record will be one more hit for the `Jefes de Jefes'. The following songs are found in this complete collection: "Somos Más Americanos" (We are More American), "Los Dos Plebes" (The Two Kids), "Cuestión Olvidada" (Forgotten Question), "Mis Dos Patrias" (My Two Motherlands), "Ayúdame a Creer" (Help Me to Believe), "Cesar Chávez", "Sangre Caliente" (Hot Blood), "La Dieta" (The Diet), "Me Regalo Contigo" (I Give Myself Away with You), "Tres Veces Mojado" (Wet Three Times), "El Niño y La Boda" (The Child and the Wedding), "Amigos y Mujeres" (Friends and Women) y "La Fuga del Carro Rojo" (The Escape of the Red Car).

Great composers have always formed a part of the long list of hit songs recorded by Los Tigres del Norte. Enrique Franco, Teodoro Bello, Paulino Vargas, and Enrique Valencia, to mention just a few, have written several hits during the long professional career of `Los Idolos del Pueblo' (The Idols of the People).


"Raíces" (Roots), as the name implies, is an album with a musical repertoire that exposes the great traditions and roots of Mexico, its people, its customs, its pride, its musical "mestizaje" (mixture) and it also carries us to the cultural roots of Los Tigres del Norte. Once more, the `Jefes de Jefes' were nominated for the coveted GRAMMY Latino®.

The production contains immense Mexican cultural wealth with the following songs: "El Rey" (The King) (José Alfredo Jiménez), "Rumbo Al Sur" (Towards the South) (Felipe Valdez Leal / Ramón Ortega Contreras), "El Hijo Del Pueblo" (The Child of the People) (José Alfredo Jiménez), "El Golpe Traidor" (The Traitor's Blow) (Manuel C. Valdez), "No Volveré" (I Will Not Return) (Manuel Esperon / Ernesto Cortazar), "Mi Gusto Es" (My Taste Is) (Samuel M. Lozano Blancas), "Sangre Caliente" (Hot Blood) (Abelardo Pulido), "Cien Años" (One Hundred Years) (Alberto Cervantes / Rubén Fuentes), "Tu Recuerdo y Yo" (Your Memory and Me) (José Alfredo Jiménez), "Sin Ti" (Without You) (Pepe Guizar), "No Me Amenaces" (Don't Threaten Me) (José Alfredo Jiménez ) and "Tonta" (Tonto) (Silly) (I. Armento Fierro).

Throughout the repertoire of songs that have been great Mexican musical hits, written by important songwriters such as: José Alfredo Jiménez, Pepe Guizar, to mention just a few, `Los Jefes de Jefes' offer them to their public as an tribute.

In their musical production at the beginning of 2008, "Detalles y Emociones" (Details and Emotions) they were once again presented the maximum musical award in the United States: the GRAMMY®.

"Detalles y Emociones" was successful and conquered radio waves with the first single promoted entitled "Detalles" (Details) (by the songwriter Nacho Hernández) and it reached No. 1 on the "Regional Mexican Airplay" chart. As far as sales are concerned, the album reached the No. 1 position in "Regional Mexican Albums" and No. 2 in "Top Latin Albums" as indicated on the charts of the prestigious Billboard magazine.

Other wonderful songs included in this musical production are: "Lágrimas De Sangre" ("Tears of Blood") written by Nacho Hernández; "El Muro" ("The Wall") written by Cristina Rubalcava, a controversial song boldly attacking the construction of the "wall" on the border separating the United States and Mexico which is expertly sung by Jorge Hernández, mixing five languages: Arabic, French, German, English and Spanish; "Un Hombre De Ley" (A Man of Law) written by Nacho Hernández; the emotional ballad "Corazón Herido" (Wounded Heart) by Pablo Castro; "Los Mal Portados" (Those who Behave Badly) by Luis Enrique López; "América Central" (Central America) by Enrique Franco, a beautiful and respectful tribute to the people in Central American countries: Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Belize, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama, whose people have opened up their arms during their professional career; "Cuidado Con La Mesera" (Be Careful with the Waitress) by Francisco Quintero, which narrates the story of how a waitress who Works for the government manages to trap fugitives with her charming ways; "Emociones" (Emotions), "Que Nunca Se Entere" (May He/She Never Find Out) and "Tus Ausencias" (Your Absence) by Manuel Eduardo Toscano; "Para Siempre" (For Ever After) by Pablo Castro; the "corridor" "La Huella Del Alacrán" (The Scorpion's Track) by Paulino Vargas Jr.; "Fue Una Mujer" (It Was a Woman) a song dedicated to women and the power that they can have on a man, by Manuel Eduardo Toscano and the bonus track of "El Muro" (The Wall) in its radio version.

The album contained a dedication written by Los Tigres del Norte in which the thank the support of their fans and encourage them to continue struggling to get ahead, in spite of life's adversity.

As far as more recent work is concerned, it must be mentioned that Los Tigres del Norte have managed to increase their number of GRAMMYS®: The album "Detalles y Emociones" obtained a GRAMMY® in 2008, "Historias Que Contar" managed to obtain a `Latin' GRAMMY® in 2006 and a traditional GRAMMY® in 2007, thus accumulating a total of six coveted awards together with the GRAMMY Latino® (2005) for the album "Pacto De Sangre" (Blood Pact) and "Herencia De Familia" (Family Inheritance) (2000) and the traditional GRAMMY® in 1987 with its album "Gracias! América Sin Fronteras" (Thank you! America Without Borders".)

In "Historias Que Contar" (Stories to Tell), `Los Jefes de Jefes' continued narrating their journey through the musical world, as real spokesmen for the people. This was done in 14 musical stories written by prominent composers, who were able to bring life to the musical message of Los Tigres del Norte. In each song, Los Tigres del Norte narrate a story that not only explores the emotions of its people -- love, loss, cheating, or treachery, but they also present the consequences of an irreconcilable past.

Musically speaking, "Historias Que Contar" (Stories to Tell) presented a good dose of classical "corridos", "rancheras", "cumbias" and ballads such as: "Señor Locutor" (Mr. Newscaster), "Al Estilo Mexicano" (Mexican Style), "Regalo Caro" (Expensive Gift), "Ingratitud" (Ungratefulness), "Tu Decides" (You Decide), "El Vestido (The Dress), "Una Herida de Amor" (A Wound of Love), "Le Compré La Muerte A Mi Hijo" (I Bought My Son's Death), "Falso Amor" (False Love), "No Diet" (No Diet), "Me Haces Falta" (I Need You), "Que Te Parece" (What Do You Think About That?), "Libidinosamente" (Lustfully), "El Zacatecas" (The One From Zacatecas) and a `bonus track' of "Que Te Parece" for use with karaoke.

In addition to the excellent music on the CD, the Special Edition DVD (CD-DVD) provides us with two videos: "Señor Locutor" and "Directo Al Corazón" (Directly to the Heart), plus a behind the scenes look at the filming of the "Señor Locutor" music video, a special interview, comments from the group and a photo gallery.

As authentic symbolic figures of people's sentiment, in the middle of their arduous promotion of the record and with success in the palm of their hand, Los Tigres del Norte not only narrated stories but they also became real participants. They made history when they came together with their fans in the Summer of 2006 in an important event supporting `The Great American Boycott' (A Day Without Immigrants) where in more than 200 cities around the country immigrants came together and were absent from work or from their normal routines to demonstrate the economic and labor power of immigrants.

Transition into the 21st Century... the events preceding it ...

Transition into the 21st century, impressively opened doors for Los Tigres del Norte. They expanded internationally and had a wide range of fans from different generations.

In 2001, Los Tigres del Norte were honored by the best Mexican rock bands who demonstrated their respect and admiration for them and their influence on their own music. Each band or soloist participated by recording their favorite song for a collector's album entitled "El Más Grande Homenaje A Los Tigres Del Norte"(2001) (The Greatest Tribute to Los Tigres del Norte), thus recognizing the most important "norteño" group in Mexico and in the United States. The special participation of Los Tigres Del Norte as honored guests at the XXX International Cervantino Festival (2002) in Guanajuato, Mexico, was a transcendental event. They were the first "Norteña" musical group invited to this magnificent cultural event, where they were paid tribute by groups that were most representative of Mexican rock: Molotov, La Barranca and Julieta Venegas, in addition it also helped elevate recognition by young Mexicans.

2002 was a key year for Los Tigres Del Norte when they were awarded the title of Mexican Cultural Ambassadors for the album "La Reina del Sur", thanks to the famous author Arturo Pérez-Reverte, who wrote the novel with the same title, inspired by the couple in the famous "corrido" entitled "Contrabando y Traición" (Contraband and Treachery).

Spain opened its doors to this production where the group made important presentations in festivals and events in 2002 and 2003. These tours allowed Los Tigres Del Norte to win the recognition of Spanish fans as well as that of the media and personalities from the intellectual and artistic world in that country.

These events reaffirmed the group's internationalization. Public performances by the group were added in 2003 and it must be mentioned that they also gave performances to American troops in Japan and Korea, on a tour that took them through Asia and Hawaii.

In 2004, the group further advanced in its internationalization project. Los Tigres Del Norte achieved globalization by visiting the South American continent, presenting impressive concerts in Chile and Colombia. In addition to having held a concert as a fundamental part of the closing ceremony of the `First Universal Forum of the Cultures' in 2004, in Barcelona, Spain.

Before their internationalization, the need to create a record series that recounts the legacy of Los Tigres del Norte was of great importance and for that reason Fonovisa Records had the task of releasing the historical series entitled "Musical Inheritance" in the CD/DVD format. This collection containing several albums has been released periodically with songs in different musical genres, thus bringing together the group's musical legacy.

All CD's in the series are accompanied by a special DVD that includes videos, a photo gallery, a biography and some new songs. To date, the following albums have been released within the `Herencia Musical' series which have had high sales and, for that reason, they have been included in sales charts of the well-known Billboard magazine and they are: "20 Corridos Inolvidables" (20 Unforgettable "Corridos") (2003), "20 Boleros Románticos" (20 Romantic "Boleros") (2003) and "20 Norteñas Famosas" (20 Famous "Norteña" Songs) (2004), "Cumbias y Algo Más" ("Cumbias" and Something More") (2005) and "Herencia Musical...20 Corridos Prohibidos" (Musical Inheritance ... 20 Prohibited "Corridos") which reached the number 1 position in sales within the `Regional Mexican Albums' chart for Billboard magazine.

In addition to the success of record collections and albums by Los Tigres del Norte, Fonovisa Records recognized the importance of emphasizing the group's film history by releasing some of their movies which continue to leave an important mark on the group's professional career and which form a part of Mexico's film patrimony. They were released in a CD/DVD combo format accompanied by a CD with music and they were directed by the renowned director, Rubén Galindo, who is one of the most important Mexican filmmakers within the genre known as `Border Film', which especially and precisely refers the border between the two countries, pointing out different economic levels and traditional cultural differences.

The first tape that was released on the market was "La Banda Del Carro Rojo" (The Band in the Red Car) (2006), a movie that was originally filmed in 1976 and which remained for two consecutive weeks in the No. 1 position in sales in the United States according to Billboard magazine's `Regional Mexican Albums' chart.

"La Muerte Del Soplón" (The Death of the Snitch) (2006) followed which was made in 1977 and which was also an overwhelming success. The enormous success of that genre of movies was also tied to the enormous success of `corridos' performed by the Tigres del Norte. This was greatly due to the public's feelings concerning illegal immigration and the fact that the stories on the big screen were similar to real-life stories that they had seen or experienced.

At the end of 2006, Los Tigres del Norte once more proved their success in the United States, and their productions placed within the Top 20 sales chart in the same week: the movie in a CD/DVD format, "La Banda del Carro Rojo", the album "Historias Que Contar" and the "20 Norteñas Famosas" (20 Famous "Norteña" Songs) combo.

Due to their enormous value within the Mexican Regional genre, Los Tigres del Norte were special guests who participated in a round table during the first conference carried out by Billboard magazine, the Regional Mexican Music Summit Q&A, which was held in Beverly Hills, California.


The professional trajectory of Los Tigres Del Norte may be synthesized in the following manner: `the voice of the people', `transcending from generation to generation' and worldwide success. With great success, `Los Jefes de Jefes' have made the "corrido" tradition theirs (stories that celebrate the search for truth, justice, opportunity) turning it into a powerful tool for expressing not only the suffering and tribulations of those who arrive from different countries to the United States in search of a better future for their families, but also for overcoming obstacles faced daily in another country.

The group has taken "Norteña" music with its polka roots and they mix it with true stories of social injustice and news as `modern minstrels'. Thanks to the rich content of their lyrics, which reveal the people's history, they have made millions of people see their own reflection in them; the reflection of their past, their present and their future. For that and much more, the group has won the name of `Los Idolos Del Pueblo' (The People's Idols), a nickname that was affectionately awarded by their fans due to their sincerity and humility.

Their trajectory of more than three decades, millions of records sold, extensive tours around the United States, Mexico, Latin America, Europe, and Asia, have turned Los Tigres Del Norte into true international legends. Los Tigres Del Norte began their artistic journey at the hands of their musical director, main vocalist and accordion player, Jorge Hernández, who together with his brothers Hernán, Eduardo, Luis and his cousin, Oscar Lara, started out on a trek together and they have reached unimaginable heights.

From the beginning, the artistic career of Los Tigres Del Norte was cemented on a solid foundation of principles and values that were tied to Mexican culture, honor, pride and respect.

In 1968, the brothers had to leave their birthplace, Rosa Morada, Mocorito, Sinaloa, Mexico and they set out on a road to the United States with the hope of helping their family. One day, after playing in the border town of Mexicali, they were contracted to play at the `Independence Day' parade in San José, California. At that time, the group did not have a name and it was an immigration officer who called them "Little Tigers" and as they traveled towards the north, they finished the phrase with the expression of "The Tigers of the North", "Los Tigres del Norte". That was how the group's name originated. The group established itself in San José, California, to date, that city is still their place of residence. In the 70s, Los Tigres del Norte signed their first record contract in that city with a novel company known as Fama Records, a label which over the years became the most important one on the West Coast.

Los Tigres del Norte were the first artists that Art Walker got to sign with Fama Records. Art was a well known businessman who listened to the group on the radio during a local presentation in the Parque Las Flores, on Keyes Street, where the Mexican community in the City of San José used to gather. In the beginning of their artistic stage with that company, it was suggested that Los Tigres del Norte change their traditional sound to a more contemporary one by incorporating electric instruments. In that era, the group recorded its first album in San José, California.

Over time, the group modernized its sound, varying its style with different genre such as "boleros", "cumbias", rock and waltz rhythms. The tradition of `social consciousness' was born in Los Tigres del Norte in their first songs, "Contrabando y Traición" (Contraband and Treason), a story about the love and treason of the famous couple of Emilio Varela and Camelia La Tejana (1971). "La Banda Del Carro Rojo" (The Band in the Red Car) (1973), with time took the form of that traditional music with social content in their lyrics, resulting in great hits such as "La Jaula De Oro" (Golden Cage) (1986) and the classic "De Paisano A Paisano" (From Compatriot to Compatriot) (2000) among many others. As part of their musical mission, the group decided not to allow their image to be poorly displayed. They refused to use firearms in their photographs or to use uncouth language in the lyrics of their songs. In addition, the group has always respected women, treating them with respect in their music and they do not glorify `drug' topics. They simply tell a story.

Important Information:

* In 2008, they received the GRAMMY® for "Best Norteño Album" (Mejor Album Norteño) for their album "Detalles y Emociones" ("Details and Emotions).

* In 2007, they received a "Star" on the Sidewalk of Stars in Las Vegas, Nevada.

* In 2007, they received the `Award for Musical Excellence' from La Academia Latina De Grabación®

* In 2007, they performed in a concert in the renowned Joy Eslava Theater in Madrid, where a heterogeneous public attended from all corners of America and Europe.

* In 2007, the group performed in a large concert called `Voces Por Los Migrantes' (`Voices for Immigrants') before more than 150,000 spectators in "Parque Fundidora" as part of the Universal Forum of Cultures in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

* In 2007, the group participated in an important exhibit of the painter, Cristina Ruvalcaba (also the author of the song "El Muro" (The Wall)) in Paris, France, at the Musée Du Quai Branly under the title of "Party for the Dead", a Collection of "Offerings and Altars for the Dead". The music for which was performed by Los Tigres del Norte.

* In 2007, they received the `Legacy Award' in Washington D.C. from The Smithsonian Latino Center. It was awarded for their contribution to the culture of the United States through their work, vision and commitment to their Hispanic heritage.

* In 2007, the group attained a new record with more than 75 thousand persons attending the concert performed in the Stadium known as 30-30 in Ecatepec, State of Mexico. This data was corroborated and provided by Civil Protection in the same state.

* In 2007, they received a special `Icon' tribute at the 14th BMI Latin Award Ceremony on March 23, 2007.

* In 2007, they received a GRAMMY® in the category of "Best Norteño Album" for their album "Historias Que Contar" (Stories to Tell).

* In 2007, they participated in the film, `La Misma Luna' (The Same Moon), one of the most important Films in the 2007 Sundance Film Festival.

* In 2006, they received the GRAMMY Latino® in the category of Best Norteño Album for their album "Historias Que Contar".

* In 2006, they performed in the renowned `Festival Internacional de Viña Del Mar', Chile.

* In 2006, they performed for an audience of more than 8,000 persons during a historical evening at the Marcy Armory in Brooklyn, New York.

* In 2005, Los Tigres del Norte received a Platinum Record certified by the RIAA for the sales of more than one million copies of their legendary album known as "Jefe de Jefes", converting them in the only Mexican Regional Music group to achieve this monumental achievement with a double album.

* In 2005, Los Tigres del Norte performed three `Sold Out' concerts in the National Auditorium in Mexico City.

* In 2004, `Los Jefes de Jefes' received an invitation to participate in the Chile Telethon, as special guests of its famous organizer, Don Francisco. They performed in an unforgettable presentation in the National Stadium before more than 80,000 spectators.

* In 2004, the group held two important concerts in Colombia, one in the capital, Santa Fe de Bogotá, and the other in the City of Bucaramanga in the Eastern part of the country.

* In 2004, the group performed in the closing ceremony of the First Universal Forum of Culture in Barcelona, Spain.

* In 2004, Los Tigres Del Norte received the GRAMMY Latino® award for their album, "Pacto De Sangre" (Blood Pact).

* In the month of October of 2004, the Mayor of Los Angeles, Mayor Hahn, named the group `Honorary Chairs of Latino Heritage Month (LHM)' (Miembros Honorarios Del Comité Directivo del Mes De Hispanidad).

* In 2003, Los Tigres Del Norte once again returned to the Far East (Japan and Korea) to play for the armed forces in December, closing in Hawaii before Christmas.

* In 2003, the group was honored with one of Mexico's most important awards: The `Tribute to Artistic Trajectory' and `The Best "Norteño" Group' from the National Academy of Mexican Music and "Oye!".

* In 2003, Los Tigres Del Norte returned for the second consecutive year to Spain to participate in a series of large summer galas from July 18 to 29. They inaugurated the "Pirineos Sur" Festival with their performance in the city of Huesca. Later, they performed in different events in the cities of Navarra, Valencia, Madrid, Málaga, Cartagena and Vigo.

* In 2003, they signed a three year film contract with Arenas Entertainment in association with Universal Pictures to develop, co-produce and star in three full-length movies.

* In 2003, they were the first Mexican Regional group to perform in a `Sold Out' concert in the legendary Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

* In 2002, they were honored guests at the XXX International Cervantino Festival in Guanajuato, Mexico, becoming the first "Norteña" music group to be invited to the famous cultural event. A tribute was paid them by the most representative musicians of Mexican rock: Molotov, La Barranca and Julieta Venegas.

* In 2000, the most important Mexican rock bands honored Los Tigres del Norte in a musical tribute entitled "El Más Grande, Homenaje A Los Tigres del Norte" ("The Largest Tribute to Los Tigres del Norte").

* The album "Gracias! América Sin Fronteras" (Thank you! America without Borders) was the first album to receive a GRAMMY® in the category of `Best Mexican-American Performance' in 1987.

* The group has received 14 nominations for GRAMMIES® and four for the GRAMMIES Latinos® .

* The association of BMI composers confirms that Los Tigres Del Norte is the only "Norteña" group that has been in existence for more than 33 years.

* They have received numerous awards from Billboard magazine.

* They have had global sales for more than 32 million records.

* They have recorded more than 55 albums that have earned Gold and Platinum Records certified by RIAA in the United States and Amprofon in Mexico.

* They have been in more than 14 movies in Mexican Film, in addition to their recent special participation in the International movie "La misma luna" ("The Same Moon").

* Their recording repertoire includes over 500 songs and "corridos".

* They have broken attendance records at dances, arenas and concert halls in the United States, Mexico, Latin America, Japan and Europe.

* In Chicago, a tribute was paid them in the official "National Day of Los Tigres del Norte" and with a street named after them in Chicago, Illinois.

* The release of the album "De Paisano A Paisano", coincided with the presentation of a mural with the same name in the City of East Los Angeles, CA by the renowned muralist, Paul Botello. Inspired by Los Tigres Del Norte, "La Pared Que Habla, Canta y Grita" (The Wall that Talks, Sings and Screams" is a piece that represents Mexican/American art and it forms a part of this large city's cultural inheritance.

* The Legislature of the State of California, Governor Gray Davis, and the Office of the Vice Governor, Cruz Bustamante, paid tribute to the group for their artistic trajectory as well as for their charitable contributions to the community through the "Los Tigres del Norte Foundation".

* A traveling exhibit "Corridos Sin Fronteras" ("Corridos Without Borders") by the Smithsonian Institute shows the "corrido" as a valuable and unique art form.

* In 1993 Los Tigres del Norte broke attendance records when 200,000 persons attended their open air concert in the Los Angeles Sports Arena.

* It was the first Mexican Regional group to sing in Spanish at the American Music Awards.

* In 1984, Televisa bought Profono and their records were released under the Fonovisa label.

* Los Tigres del Norte signed a contract with Profono in 1980.


Jorge Hernández: Director, vocals and accordion

Hernán Hernández: Vocals and electric bass

Eduardo Hernández: Accordion, saxophone, six-string bass guitar, vocals.

Luís Hernández: Six-string bass guitar, vocals

Oscar Lara: Drums

Track Listings

Disc: 1

  1. La Granja
  2. Mi Curiosidad
  3. Si Mides El Tamano
  4. Reina De Reinas
  5. Sala De Espera
  6. Como La Vida Sin Futbol
  7. Los Aguaceros De Mayo
  8. Minita De Oro
  9. Mi Negocio Esta Seguro
  10. El Emigrante
  11. Quien Te Entiende
  12. El Diputado
  13. Que Voy Hacer Sin Ti
  14. Inyeccion Letal

Disc: 2

  1. Jefe De Jefes (Video)
  2. La Reina Del Sur (Video)
  3. El Triunfo (Video)
  4. De Paisano A Paisano (Video)
  5. Behind the scenes of "La Granja"
  6. Behind the scenes of the making of the photo shoot.
  7. Photo Gallery

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  • Audio CD (September 8, 2009)
  • Deluxe ed. edition
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Label: Fonovisa
  • ASIN: B002HRF7MA
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