Los Tigres del Norte's 10 Favorite Songs about Mexico

Better than journalists or  anthropologists, Los Tigres del Norte—made up of four Hernández brothers (Jorge, Hernán, Eduardo and Luis) and their cousin (Oscar Lara)—have chronicled the epic tale of the arrival of Mexicans in the United States.

Immigrants themselves who left their native Sinaloa and headed north to San Jose, Calif., some 40 years ago, Los Tigres spoke to (and often for) a Mexican audience in America through songs that recognize the labor and longings of those immigrants, often voiceless in both countries. Here’s a list of the top 10 songs about mexicanos in the United States by the legendary norteño band of brothers.

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