Joe DeLeon “Little Joe” Hernández: NEA National Heritage Fellowship Tribute Video (2023)

Travel with Joe DeLeon “Little Joe” Hernández from the one-room, dirt floor shack in Temple, Texas, where he was born, through 65 years, 70 albums, and five Grammy Awards. Along with his band, Little Joe y La Familia, Hernández helped pioneer the mix of traditional Norteño, country, blues, and rock styles fans worldwide know today as Tejano music. 

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