Episode from the podcastHollywood in Color

Sonic Cinema: The Making of Selena

Released Wednesday, 26th September 2018
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All episodes of Hollywood in Color are heavily researched. Here are the major sources used for this episode:

Selenidad: Selena, Latinos, and the Performance of Memory by Deborah Paredez (book)

Dance and the Hollywood Latina: Race, Sex, and Stardom by Priscilla Ovalle (book)

Dissonant Divas in Chicana Music: The Limits of La Onda (Chapter 5: Giving us that Brown Soul) by Deborah Vargas (book)

From Bananas to Buttocks: The Latina Body in Film and Popular Culture (Chapter 7: The New Wave of Border Crossing) by Tara Lockhart (book)

Selena's Good Buy: Texas Mexicans, History, and Selena Meet Transnational Capitalism by Raul Coronado Jr. (article)

Jennifer as Selena: Rethinking Latinidad in Media and Popular Culture by Frances R. Aparicio (article)

The Chicana/Latina Dyad, or Identity and Perception by Alicia Gaspar de Alba (article)

Jennifer's Butt by Frances Negron-Muntaner (article)

Brain, Brow, and Booty: Latina Iconicity in U.S. Popular Culture by Isabel Molina Guzman and Angharad N. Valdivia (article)

Meet Danielle Camastra, the Woman Who Almost Played Selena Quintanilla by Kiko Martinez (remezcla.com)

Anything for Selenas: How a Teenage Fan Convinced her Dad to Make the Selena Movie by Vanessa Erazo (remezcla.com)

Music used in this episode (listed in order heard):

Theme song (intro and outro): Hombre (Instrumental) by Kevin J. Simon (marmosetmusic.com)

Amarilla Maracuyá by Animal Chuki (marmosetmusic.com)

Guiton Sketch by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) — Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

Guitare 1 by Monplaisir (freemusicarchive.org) — Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License

Maree by Kai Engel (freemusicarchive.org) — Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License

Accralate by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) — Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

Sancho Panza Gets a Latte by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) — Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

Media Cited:

Selena National Casting Call, San Antonio — Raw footage (1996) by Fred Miller (texasarchive.org)

Cumbia beats taken from Latin Beats: The Cumbia Style on Drums I Reverb Drum Lesson with Daniel Villarreal by Reverb.com (youtube.com)

Techno Cumbia (album version) & Techno Cumbia (remix) by Selena

Eva Longoria at the Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony by Variety.com (youtube.com)

Archival news footage from Channel 6 News uploaded by Joseph97 (youtube.com)

Archival new footage from CBS 4 News Rio Grande Valley uploaded by author (youtube.com)

clip from Selena (1997)

Amor Prohibido (album version) by Selena

Selena Amor Prohibido (Acapella) published by TheAcapellas (youtube.com)

*Copyright Disclaimer under section 107 of the Copyright Act of 1976, allowance is made for “fair use” for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, education and research

Hollywood in Color artwork designed by Shelby Moring

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