La Bamba

La Bamba by Los Lobos was a UK number 1 hit on Saturday, August 1, 1987 spending 2 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. A modest hit for Ritchie Valens in 1959, "La Bamba" is a traditional Mexican folk song popular at weddings and other celebrations. When Los Lobos recorded it for the 1987 biopic about Valens, their version became a massive hit and popularized the song with a new generation.

La Bamba FAQs

Who sang La Bamba?

La Bamba was performed by Los Lobos

What year did La Bamba get to the UK number 1 spot?

La Bamba first became a UK number 1 on Saturday, August 1, 1987

How long was La Bamba at number 1 in the UK?

La Bamba spent 2 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.