Tejano stars shared memories of late Tejano icon Jimmy Gonzalez on a special bonus episode of The AC Cruz Podcast released on August 28, the day that would have been the multiple Grammy winner’s 72nd birthday.
Family members of Gonzalez and former Mazz band members recalled stories from the past as well as David Lee Garza, Elida and Lalo Reyna, Stephanie Lynn, Isabel Marie Sanchez, Gary Hobbs, and many more from past interviews of The AC Cruz Podcast.
Jimmy Gonzalez passed away in June 2018 and is remembered as a pioneer, icon, and one of the most influential artists in Tejano Music leading Grupo Mazz to multiple Grammy Awards and Latin Grammy Awards.
Listen to the Jimmy Gonzalez Birthday Tribute episode of The AC Cruz Podcast below. Hear previous episodes and get more details at ACCruzPodcast.com.
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