Gabriel San Roman
The 10 Best Che Guevara Songs 50 Years After His Death
Ernesto "Che" Guevara's revolutionary dreams came to a scraggly end 50 years ago at a schoolhouse in La Higuera, Bolvia. The Bolivian army, with help from the CIA, captured Che leading a raggedy band of guerrilla rebels when the call came to execute to Argentinian Marxist on Oct. 9, 1967. Since then, his iconic image has traveled the world over, whether painted on murals in Palestine or selling pale lager beers in Los Angeles. Che's dual legacy—the commercial and the communist—lives on a half-century after his death.
Read my 10 best Che songs on my latest OC Weekly Heard Mentality Blog post: