Flaco Jimenez vs Spongebob Squarepants

“Who lives in a pineapple under the sea?” Flaco Jimenez! No, the Tejano accordion legend hasn’t moved next door to Patrick and Squidward, but he does make a guest appearance on Spongebob’s latest album, SpongeBob Squarepants: The Best Day Ever. Put together by Tom Kenny (the voice of Spongebob), the album includes a track called “Barnacles!” that features Flaco jamming with cult rockers NRBQ.

And Bikini Bottom isn’t the only place you’ll find Flaco these days. He’s just released a new full-length album called Fiesta Del Rio. I’ve had a hard time finding any information on it — it isn’t on Amazon or iTunes yet and I’ve yet to see any reviews — but you can order it at tejanoclassics.com or directly from Flaco’s site. Judging from the track below, it sounds like it’s well worth hunting down.


  1. Hi, Just thought I’d mention that I just found the song “Barnacles!” available as a download in the iTunes Music Store, so check it out there! Drew

  2. Thanks Drew! It’s worth the 99 cents just to hear Flaco’s solo.

  3. Flaco is phantastic as he always is ;-))
    Swinging Macedonia is waiting to hear him at the Skopje Jazz Festival 2009!!!

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