When TV Was Cool (No. 1)

Back in the day, we had Dick Clark and American Bandstand to provide us the latest music and vocalists trying to make it big. Not many Chicanos had made on National TV, and Dick Clark opened the door a bit for folks like Sunny Ozuna (’63) and Ritchie Valens (’58). Color me surprised when I find out that a dynamic duo from San Antonio, Rene Ornelas and Rene Herrera, otherwise known as Rene and Rene, also appeared singing the bilingual hit, Angelito, in ’64. Here’s the vid:

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