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Bound by Honor (1993)

Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on half-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo. It opens in 1972, as the three are members of an East L.A. gang known as the "Vatos Locos", and the story focuses on how a violent crime and the influence of narcotics alter their lives. Miklo is incarcerated and sent to San Quentin, where he makes a "home" for himself. Cruz becomes an exceptional artist, but a heroin addiction overcomes him with tragic results. Paco becomes a cop and an enemy to his "carnal", Miklo.

The movie Bound by Honor, released in 1993, features 14 songs from artists like War, The Isley Brothers, Chelo Silva and Santana. What is your favorite song from Bound by Honor?


Songs from Bound by Honor

Slippin' Into Darkness
That Lady
The Isley Brothers
Low Rider
Como Un Perro
Chelo Silva
K'in Sventa Ch'ul Me'tik Kwadalupe
Searchin' For My Love
Bobby Moore and the Rhythm Aces
Try Me
James Brown
Take Me To The River
Al Green
Little Wing
the Art Ensemble of Chicago
Rick James
Mal Hombre

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