Trini Lopez

  • News

    November 14, 2013
  • Blogs

    August 5, 2011

    53 Years Into The Billboard Hot 100's History, A Look At Every Dallas Song To Make The Chart

    Yesterday marked the 53rd anniversary of the Billboard Hot 100 pop chart. Launched in 1958, the chart combined statistics gleaned from both radio airplay and sales of individual singles to determine a single's popularity. Today, the Hot 100 chart is topped by LMFAO's "Party Rock Anthem" -- proo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2008

    Angela Hunt Says Enough's Enough When It Comes to Ross Avenue, Dang It

    Angela Hunt just posted to her blog some thoughts on the City Plan Commission's vote yesterday not to rename Ross Avenue for Cesar Chavez. She wants to make this very clear: No way, no how, no, sir, she does not support renaming one square inch of Ross Avenue, not for nobody. And, far as she's conce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2008

    The Trini River Parkway?

    Now that the city council's Trinity River Corridor Project Committee has recommended renaming Ross Avenue for Cesar Chavez -- surprise, surprise, surprise -- the great Emilio Velasquez Jr. has a suggestion that I think we should all take very, very seriously. I've pulled it out of the comments, beca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2007
  • Blogs

    May 29, 2006

    If I Had a Trini

    The Fab...Six? Trini Lopez joined The Beatles and French singer Sylvie Vartan at the Olympia Theatre in Paris in January 1964. Last week, The Dirty Dozen's returned on DVD in a double-disc special edition--which wouldn't mean much to Unfair Park (well, it is one of my dad's favorite movies) except i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2006

    Memorial Day Off

    Unfair Park's spending today reading, swimming, cooking and, of course, memoraling; we'll return tomorrow. Till then, accept as a token of our appreciation the above interview with Dallas music legend Trini Lopez. It kicks off our weeklong appreciation of Dallas music, its way-back past and its way- ... More >>

  • Film

    October 10, 2002

    Viva Vistas

    Dallas' Latino film festival keeps raising the bar

  • Music

    October 28, 1999

    Rock this town

    Or: Oh,'s another end-of-the-century list

  • Music

    February 4, 1999

    The great divide

    Levon Helm, the heart and soul of The Band, looks back in anger