KEDA vs. KEDA: Will the spirit of Radio Jalapeño survive?


On Friday, July 29, “Güero Polkas” Ricky Dávila, the Wolfman Jack of San Antonio radio signed off the air for the last time in 44 years. It was his last show and the beginning of the end of KEDA Radio Jalapeño 1540 AM, the family-owned conjunto radio station that has broadcasted from an old building on South Flores Street since 1966.But was it the end, really?

This is my favorite quote of the article by Danny Casanova…

“I just hope people will continue to listen to conjunto music in San Antonio,” said Casanova. “Tejano, country, and disco were a craze. Conjunto music is a culture.”

Read the article via -The San Antonio Current.

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