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Flaco Jimenez

acc, voc, *1939 US, San Antonio
Musician of Latin and World
A.k.a. Leonardo Jiménez

Six-Time Grammy Award Winning (including 2015 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award) Tejano music accordionist from San Antonio, Texas, born March 11, 1939. Made his first records in a garage studio in the 1950s for Jose Morante's Norteño/Sombrero labels located at the corner of Ruiz Street and 24th Street in San Antonio, TX. The studio engineer for those recordings was Salome Gutierrez R. of whom later started his own record label known as D.L.B. RECORDS (Del Bravo Records). Jimenez is revered by his fans as "El Rey de Texas" (The King of Texas).

     
Instruments
  • Accordion
  • Vocals
  • Backing Vocals
Genres
  • Latin
  • World
  • Folk
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
Carmelita (feat. Dwight Yoakam) on Partners by Flaco Jimenez
Ay Te Dejo en San Antonio on Ay Te Dejo En San Antonio Y Mas! by Flaco Jimenez
Alright, I'm Wrong on Sleepytown by Flaco Jimenez
En el Cielo No Hay Cerveza (In Heaven There Is No Beer) on Squeeze Box King by Flaco Jimenez
Marina on Partners by Flaco Jimenez
El Puente Roto (feat. Linda Ronstadt) on Partners by Flaco Jimenez
Don't Worry Baby (feat. Los Lobos) on Partners by Flaco Jimenez
Me Hicieron el Pelo on Nick Villarreal Vs. Flaco Jimenez by Nick Villarreal & Flaco Jimenez
This Could Be The One on Sleepytown by Flaco Jimenez
Love Me Do on Sleepytown by Flaco Jimenez

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Fiesta - Live In BremenFlaco Jimenez2016Album
The Complete Arista RecordingsFlaco Jimenez2015Compil.
Live In Hamburg 1977Ry Cooder & The Chicken Skin Band Featuring Flaco Jimenez2013Album
Tiny Desk ConcertFlaco Jimenez2012Album
He'll Have To GoFlaco Jimenez2008Album
Dos AmigosFreddy Fender & Flaco Jimenez2005Album
Squeeze Box KingFlaco Jimenez2003Album
Como AmigosFlaco Jimenez2003Compil.
Flaco's FavoritesFlaco Jimenez2001Compil.
Love Me Do / Baila La GenteFlaco Jimenez2000Single
SleepytownFlaco Jimenez2000Album
The Best Of Flaco JimenezFlaco Jimenez1999Compil.
Volume 1Flaco Jimenez1999Album
Said And DoneFlaco Jimenez1998Album
She Stole My AccordeonRowwen Hèze & Flaco Jimenez1998Single
Tex-Mex PartyFlaco Jimenez, Santiago Jimenez, Jr.1997Compil.
Buena Suerte, SeñoritaFlaco Jimenez1996Album
All You Ever Do Is Bring Me DownThe Mavericks Featuring Flaco Jimenez1995Single
Jealous HeartFlaco Jimenez With Radney Foster1995Single
Flaco's FirstFlaco Jimenez1995Compil.
Very Best Of By Flaco JimenezFlaco Jimenez1994Compil.
Seguro Que Hell YesFlaco Jimenez With Raul Malo1994Single
Flaco JimenezFlaco Jimenez1994Album
The Moon Is MineRowwen Hèze & Flaco Jimenez1994Single
The Greatest Tex Mex ArtistsFlaco Jimenez1994Compil.
The Greatest Tex-mex ArtistsFreddy Fender, Flaco Jimenez1993Compil.
Un Mojado Sin LicenciaFlaco Jimenez, Toby Torres1993Album
MarinaFlaco Jimenez1992Single
PartnersFlaco Jimenez1992Album
San Antonio SoulFlaco Jimenez1991Album
San Antonio SoulFlaco Jimenez1991Compil.
Ay Te Dejo En San Antonio Y Mas!Flaco Jimenez1990Compil.
Poquita Fe / The Free Mexican Air ForceFlaco Jimenez1989Single
Arriba El NorteFlaco Jimenez1989Album
Entre Humo Y BotellasFlaco Jimenez1989Album
Flaco's AmigosFlaco Jimenez1989Album
La Hawaiana / Morena No Seas AsiFlaco Jimenez1989Single
Flaco's AmigosFlaco Jimenez1988Album
Recordar Es VivirFlaco Jimenez1987Album
La BambaFlaco Jimenez / Esteban Jordan1987Single
Ay Te Dejo En San AntonioFlaco Jimenez1986Album
Delgadita Alta Y TriguenaFlaco Jimenez1986Single
Mambo TeresaSnowboy & The Latin Section Featuring Flaco Jimenez1986Single
Homenaje A Don Santiago JimenezFlaco Jimenez1985Album
Los Botes De Aluminio / Melodias InolvidablesFlaco Jimenez1985Single
Son Of SantiagoFlaco Jimenez1985Album
Ridin' High In TexasAce Diamond With Flaco Jimenez1985Single
On The MoveFlaco Jimenez1984Album
La MoviditaFlaco Jimenez1984Single
Polkas De OroFlaco Jimenez1983Album
El BingoFlaco Jimenez1983Single
Viva SeguinFlaco Jimenez1983Album
El GranFlaco Jimenez1982Album
Victoria / Amor TapadoFlaco Jimenez1980Single
Santiago Jimenez Con Flaco Jimenez Y Juan ViescaSantiago Jiménez Con Flaco Jimenez Y Juan Viesca1980Album
La Viuda Matrera, Eres Un EncantoFlaco Jimenez1980Album
Mis 25 Años En La MusicaFlaco Jimenez1980Album
El Sonido De San AntonioFlaco Jimenez1980Album
Flaco 79Flaco Jimenez1979Album
Pilares De CristalFlaco Jimenez1979Single
La Bola NegraFlaco Jimenez1979Single
Estoy Prisionero / Camino De EspinasFlaco Jimenez1978Single
Hasta La Vista / Mi Dulce AmorFlaco Jimenez1978Single
Se Apago Mi Estrella / Te Soñe Con OtroFlaco Jimenez1977Single
La ViejitaFlaco Jimenez1977Single
El Principe Del AcordeónFlaco Jimenez1977Album
A Mis Amigos CariñosamenteFlaco Jimenez1976Album
Zarape RegionalFlaco Jimenez1976Single
Los Recuerdos Del Troquero / Celos Y SentimientoFlaco Jimenez1976Single
Clavelito ClavelitoFlaco Jimenez1976Album
El Rey De TexasFlaco Jimenez1975Album
24 Exitos Y NovedadesFlaco Jimenez Y Los Gavilanes Del Norte1969Compil.
Clavelito Clavelito / Madrecita IdolatradaFlaco Jimenez Y Toby TorresSingle
Mis Polkas FavoritasFlaco JimenezAlbum
Has De Llorar / Palabras Del CieloFlaco Jimenez y Toby Torres Y Su ConjuntoSingle
Lo Mejor De Flaco Jimenez - Polcas Y RancherasFlaco JimenezCompil.
Viva Seguin / Los Amores Del FlacoFlaco JimenezSingle
Muerte InfaustaFlaco JimenezSingle
Soy Chicano / AusenciaFlaco JimenezSingle
La Prieta Casada / La Rosa NegraFlaco JimenezSingle
Deje A Mis PadresFlaco JimenezSingle
Cold, Cold, Heart / You Are My SunshineFlaco JimenezSingle
Ya Meti La Pata / El Boque De Mas PotenciaFlaco JimenezSingle
Mis MovidasFlaco JimenezSingle
Buscando A Mi Madre / Ganas Quiciera TenerFlaco JimenezSingle
La Estrella / Se Me Olvido Otra VezFlaco JimenezSingle
Polkas Y Mas PolkasFlaco JimenezAlbum
La Otra Modesta La EstrellaFlaco JimenezAlbum
La Otra Modesta / Sueña Y QuieremeFlaco JimenezSingle
Un Golpe TraidorFlaco JimenezAlbum
Los Arcos De Tovi TorresFlaco JimenezAlbum
Cuando Vivas Conmigo / Mis PenasFlaco JimenezSingle
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