Born in El Paso, Texas, Tosti forged a career spanning several decades and styles, from classical to jazz and rhythm and blues. He was best remembered for his Pachuco-style compositions like the hit "Pachuco Boogie". Recorded in 1948, it was the first million-selling Latin song.
Pachuco Boogie: the roots of raza rock. (The Untold Story).(production of historic sound recording)(comments on Chicano music and bassist Don Tosti )
May 01, 2003; In 1985, an obscure 78-rpm recording called Pachuco Boogie was added to the archives of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington...