“Gerald Wilson – ‘Viva Tirado’ (1962)” (Essay, 2022)

Wang, Oliver. “Gerald Wilson – ‘Viva Tirado’ (1962).” In One Track Mind: Capitalism, Technology, and the Art of the Pop Song, pp. 26-42. Routledge, 2022.

This is an updated and expanded deep discographic dive into Gerald Wilson/El Chicano’s “Viva Tirado.” The original version was written back in 2010 but this new iteration includes substantially more about a new example of “Viva Tirado” weaving its way into contemporary pop music.