Lalo Guerrero, is known as the father of Chicano Music. He has been regarded as a pioneer in this field and is credited for further influencing Chicano musicians/singers in their careers. What do you believe it is about Lalo Guerrero that made his music so influential and relevant to the Chicano community? Furthermore, do you think it is accurate to call the genre he helped create Chicano music? Why or why not?
Please make reference to the readings for the lecture and to the video clips as well for concrete support.