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The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists 

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Updated June 14, 2019 1.4k votes 365 voters 28.3k views 38 items

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
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Ritchie Valens is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
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Los Lobos is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
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War is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
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Los Lonely Boys is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
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Malo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
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Thee Midniters is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
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Maná is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
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Ozomatli is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
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The Champs is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
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Tito Larriva is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
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Latin Playboys is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
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Luis Cardenas is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
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Retrovisor is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
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Fito & Fitipaldis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
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Los Cenzontles is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
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The Mars Volta is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
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Enrique Bunbury is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
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Armando Peraza is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
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Paulina Rubio is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
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Al Di Meola is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
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John Avila is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
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Cruzados is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
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De Facto is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists
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Salvador is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Chicano Rock Bands/Artists