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To Selena, With Love: A Conversation With Widower Chris Perez

Do you remember when and where you heard the news about Selena? I do. I was riding the school bus when a classmate, listening to the radio on his Walkman, shouted "Selena was shot!". "How terrible", I thought to myself, thinking that maybe she was just wounded, but for sure she would recover. "No bro, she's DEAD!"

In some ways, Tejano Music itself died that day, too.

That was 17 years ago. Now, for the first time, her husband Chris Perez tells the story of his life with Selena in his new book To Selena, With Love which hits bookstores today. Rocks Off sat down with Mr. Perez to speak about the book, his music and how Selena's legacy will forever endure through her fans and family.

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When he's not roaming around the city in search of tacos and graffiti, Houston Press contributor Marco points his camera lens toward the vibrant Houston music scene and beyond.