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A World in Which All Worlds Fit
"...as the lilting and lyrical tones float out of Isidro Samilpa's pushbutton Hohner accordion, it seems the perfect way..."

Dec. 4, 1998 Music Feature by Jay Hardwig

Playback: Conjunto Los Pinkys
Jim Morrison plays Conjunto (Los Pinkys) at a Full Service Circus and other strange days
"...on Sixth Street in 1947. Fellow Pinkys accordion player/vocalist Isidro Samilpa wasn't far behind. Back then, if his band..."

May 3, 2013 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Strictly Conjunto
“We don’t want this music to die” – Johnny Degollado
"...Music Hall of Fame band's veteran acordeonista and vocalist Isidro Samilpa, 73 years Cabrera's elder, nodded approvingly...."

May 11, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Los Pinkys, El Sol y la Luna, November 5
"...of two multi-instrumental vocalists in Los Pinkys. Together with Isidro Samilpa, the two form the frontline of this stalwart..."

Nov. 19, 1999 Music Review by David Lynch

Wide Open Heart
Local accordionist Bradley Jaye Williams brings together fish and fowl in his assimulation of Texas polka and conjunto music.
"...feel that I have with Los Pinkys is that Isidro, Augie, and Manuel, they've got this body of work;..."

Feb. 18, 2000 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Cultural Interloper
Accordion King Bradley Williams
"...though he didn't know Spanish; he teamed up with Isidro Samilpa, one of the Eastside's premiere conjunto veterans, to..."

April 11, 1997 Music Feature by Lee Nichols

Austin Music Awards Show Performers 1983-2016
Every AMA performance lineup of the past 34 years
"...Sahm, Don Walser’s Pure Texas Band, Los Pinkys y Isidro Samilpa, True Believers, Pariah, Junior Brown & Tanya Rae,..."

March 3, 2017 Features Feature

The Residents
Twelve essential weekly hangs
"...1947. He's eased on the keys, but conjunto elder Isidro Samilpa, 80, still sings and slings the button box..."

Nov. 27, 2015 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

30 Years of AMA Performer Highlights
"...Los Pinkys y Isidro Samilpa 1995..."

March 14, 2014 Music Feature

Esteban 'Steve' Jordan Tribute
"...brought out the dancers, as did Los Pinkys, featuring Isidro Samilpa. Ernie Garibay's S.A. Chicano blues was as good..."

Aug. 15, 2008 Music Review by Margaret Moser

Bradley Jaye Williams Tex-Mex Gumbo (Lazy SOB/Bismeaux)
"...have a true Texas original. Members of Los Pinkys (Isidro Samilpa, Manuel Herrera, and Augie Arreola) add their talents..."

Oct. 29, 1999 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

No Law & Order
"...PINKYS: Anchored by the twin squeezebox sounds of old-timer Isidro Samilpa and not-so-old-timer Bradley Jaye Williams, Los Pinkys rule..."

March 12, 1999 Music Feature

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