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Chris Perez honored with star on South Texas Music Walk of Fame [VIDEO]

Chris Perez was honored with a star on the South Texas Music Walk Of Fame in Corpus Christi, Texas on Saturday (June 3).

The GRAMMY Award winner joined five other musicians to receive a star on the trail that fills the Water Street Market.

“I’m excited, proud, I’m now next to great musicians and that makes me happy,” Perez said.”Corpus is my hometown, I was born in San Antonio but I spent a lot of time here so it’s a special thing.”

Perez is best known as the lead guitarist for Selena Y Los Dinos and he married Selena in 1992.

The Chris Perez Band won a Grammy Award in 1999 in the Best Latin Rock/Alternative Album category for their album “Resurrection.” In 2002, the Chris Perez Band released its last album “Una Noche Más.”

Since 2004, on the first weekend in June, the South Texas Music Walk Of Fame add six new decorated stars to honor the musicians that have an influenced the South Texas music scene.  This year’s honorees included Perez, the South Texas Jazz Festival,  Beto Y Los Fairlanes, Wanda Gregory, Andrew Moore and Al Dean & the All Stars.

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