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Gilbert Stokes (El Chicano & The Latin Soul Dance Band)

August 24, 2019

Gilbert Stokes was born and raised in East LA.  Making music from a young age he went on to become front man for Gold and Platinum winning group El Chicano during their Columbia years and still performs around LA with the Latin Soul Dance Band amongst others.

You can hear his story here:

You can buy his latest CD here

Big thanks to RoseAnn Bustamante for the introduction

 

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