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Chicano rock artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good chicano rock bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top chicano rock bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Chicano rock groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all chicano rock bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest chicano rock bands of all time, since the most famous chicano rock artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best chicano rock music.

You can click on the chicano rock band names to see more information about that particular notable chicano rock group. If they're near the top of the best chicano rock artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top chicano rock bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the chicano rock band names themselves.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different artists, like Carlos Santana and The Mars Volta. Make sure to downvote the worst teams/people, because they have it coming. If you're a fan of Santana or Al Di Meola, make sure you give them some love.

All important, significant and iconic names in chicano rock music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new chicano rock bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of chicano rock, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into chicano rock music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good chicano rock bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent chicano rock bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best chicano rock bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest chicano rock musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular chicano rock bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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Carlos Santana is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
Carlos Santana Blues-rock, Chicano rock, Pop music

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Ritchie Valens is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
Ritchie Valens Chicano rock, Rock music, Rock and roll

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Los Lobos is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
Los Lobos Americana, Chicano rock, Heartland rock

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Thee Midniters is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
MichaelSimas added Thee Midniters Rock music

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War is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
War Chicano rock, Ska, Rock music

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Los Lonely Boys is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
Los Lonely Boys Blues-rock, Chicano rock, Rock music

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Malo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
Malo Chicano rock, Rock music, Brown-eyed soul

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Tito Larriva is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
Tito Larriva Chicano rock, Rock music, Heavy metal

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Ozomatli is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
Ozomatli Hip hop music, Chicano rock, Rock music

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Maná is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
Maná Chicano rock, Pop music, Rock music

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Enrique Bunbury is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
Enrique Bunbury Indie pop, Chicano rock, Rock en Español

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The Champs is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
The Champs Chicano rock, Rock music, Rock and roll

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The Mars Volta is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
The Mars Volta Krautrock, Noise rock, Space rock

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Cruzados is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
Cruzados Chicano rock, Rock music

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De Facto is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
De Facto Chicano rock, Salsa music, Electronic dance music

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Gabe Saporta is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
Gabe Saporta Pop punk, Synthpunk, Synthpop

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Latin Playboys is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
Latin Playboys Blues-rock, Chicano rock, Experimental rock

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Retrovisor is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
Retrovisor Chicano rock, Electronic music, World music

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The Monas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
The Monas Chicano rock, Rock music, Rock en Español

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Armando Peraza is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
Armando Peraza Chicano rock, Latin American music, Rock en Español

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John Avila is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
John Avila Chicano rock, Rock music, Alternative rock

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Micro Chips is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
Micro Chips Chicano rock, Pop music, Rock en Español

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The Plugz is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
The Plugz Chicano rock, Rock music, Garage rock

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Nadir D'Priest is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
Nadir D'Priest Glam metal, Chicano rock, Heavy metal

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Luis Cardenas is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
Luis Cardenas Chicano rock, Rock music, Rock en Español

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Los Cenzontles is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
Los Cenzontles Son Jarocho, Chicano rock, Norteño

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Fito & Fitipaldis is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
Fito & Fitipaldis Blues-rock, Chicano rock, Ska

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Blush is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
Blush Chicano rock, Rock en Español, Pop rock

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Al Di Meola is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
Al Di Meola Chicano rock, Rock music, Instrumental rock

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Draco Rosa is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
Draco Rosa Doom metal, Chicano rock, Pop music

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Salvador is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
Salvador Christian music, Chicano rock, Latin American music

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Cruks en Karnak is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
Cruks en Karnak Chicano rock, Fusion, Rock en Español

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Mar de Copas is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
Mar de Copas New Wave, Chicano rock, Rock music

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Renegade is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
Renegade Glam metal, Chicano rock, Rock music

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Momposónica is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
Momposónica Chicano rock, Garage rock, Electronic music

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Paulina Rubio is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
Paulina Rubio Synthpop, Chicano rock, Pop music

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Gustavo Santaolalla is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
Gustavo Santaolalla Soundtrack, Nuevo tango, Chicano rock

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Caramelos de Cianuro is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
Caramelos de Cianuro Pop punk, Chicano rock, Rock en Español