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The Ravens, 1967


In the winter of 1967 the band members of The Ravens posed for a photo on Cullerton and Laflin. From left to right Joe (Nacho) Hernandez, their friend Rudy, also known as Little Shadow, and Salvador (Sal) Cervantes formed the band that was well known amongst friends and the neighborhood for playing gigs and numerous garage parties. Daughter of Joe Hernandez, Elisa Hernandez remembers her father and shares, “They were well known and loved by a lot of people. My father was a great guitarist!” She also adds that they had a deep pride for their Pilsen roots.