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Musician recalls days with Freddy Fender

By JACOB LOPEZ Editor Editor@sbnewspaper.com James Marvéll, an entertainer out of Tampa, Florida who frequents the Valley with his wife Faye, remembers the late musician and hometown hero Freddy Fender fondly. “He was my hero,” Marvéll said of the San Benito-born singer. Back then, according to Marvéll, there weren’t many Spanish speakers in country music. He …

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