Boomer E-Zine Publishes Pancho Villa's Battle Song, “La Diana Ranchera” to Celebrate Mexico’s Historical Revolution

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Baby boomer travel e-zine celebrates Mexico's historical revolution with a special tribute.

WatchBoom.com, a national monthly e-magazine for the Baby Boomer generation with a key focus on travel, today saluted Mexico and the upcoming Nov. 20 100-year anniversary of the Mexican Revolution by featuring a story about and a link to a performance of General Pancho Villa's famous battle song, La Diana Ranchera.

Mexico, with its many resort locales, is the Number 1 leisure travel destination for Baby Boomers, the renowned cultural-changing group of Americans born between the years 1946 and 1964. The La Diana Ranchera story and access the performance video can be found at http://www.watchboom.com.

Played by Los Escamillas, a 14-piece street band in the western Mexico beach resort of Mazatlan, La Diana Ranchera, “was Villa's secret weapon to pump up the fighting spirit of his troops... like pouring red-hot chili sauce in their veins,” says Ernie Sanchez, public relations director for the Mazatlan Hotel Association.

The Los Escamillas performance of the iconic rallying song was videotaped by freelance travel writer Susan McKee on a recent trip to Mazatlan.

The upcoming celebration throughout Mexico will mark the 100th anniversary of the date Mexican patriot leader (later to become president) Francisco Madero sparked a national revolt against a corrupt, oppressive government. Villa, who led the revolutionary army of the north, was one of Madero's two top generals during the nearly 10-year-long war against the federales. The other was General Emiliano Zapata, who led the army of the south. The national celebration will take place throughout Mexico and feature many of that country’s patriotic music, colorful pageantry and exquisite cuisine.

Launched 17 months ago, WatchBoom.com contains travel articles written by some of the of nation's leading travel writers of interest to Baby Boomers. Visit http://www.watchboom.com for complete information.

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