Were nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Toured Europe with Neil Young and Crazy Horse.
Recorded a cover of Bob Dylan's "Billy 1" for the soundtrack to the Todd Haynes film "I'm Not There."
Released their first full length DVD concert, "Live at the Fillmore."
Signed to Mammoth Records after being dropped by Warner Brothers, and released This Time.
Scored the sleeper hit film "Desperado."
Released the experimental Kiko, produced by Mitchell Froom.
Released La pistola y el corazón, an album full of Mexican traditionals.
Recorded the soundtrack to the film "La Bamba," the lead single from which reached number one.
Appeared in the punk rock musical "Population: 1."
Released the EP ...And Time to Dance, which earned them enough money to buy a touring van.
Played their first major concert at the Olympic Auditorium in Los Angeles.
Release their second album, Del Este de Los Angeles.
Released their first album, Si Se Puede!.
Popular songs include "La Bamba" and "Come On, Let's Go".
Known for such albums as "Kiko" and "Colossal Head"
Early seeds of the band were planted when vocalist David Hidalgo and drummer Louie Pérez met during high school and began writing and recording songs together using a borrowed reel-to-reel recorder.
Recorded their first album during odd hours, since all of the members still had day jobs at the time.
Played hundreds of weddings and parties during the late-'70s.