Ídolo: The Ballad of Chalino Sánchez

1. Death Note – Introducing Ídolo: The Ballad of Chalino Sánchez

Narcocorrido superstar Chalino Sánchez sings to a sold out crowd for the first time in Sinaloa. It's the best night of his career until someone hands him a note. His face turns pale and his smile slowly disappears. That night, after the show, Chalino will be executed. But who killed him and why? We begin a journey to understand Chalino's life and impact, and the theories behind his unsolved murder. Listen to the whole season of Ídolo: The Ballad of Chalino Sánchez, wherever you're listening to this first episode. 


Nieves de Enero, performed by Chalino Sánchez and Los Amables del Norte, appear in this episode courtesy of Craft Recordings/Concord.