''Note: El Tri is also the nickname for the Mexico national football team''
"El Tri" is Mexican Rock en Español band from Mexico City fronted by Alex Lora. Previously known as "Three Souls in my Mind", the band has existed in some form since the late 1960s. They play Rock and roll, acoustic rock, Blues-rock, and Blues.
Three Souls in My Mind was originally composed of Alejandro Lora on bass and lead vocals, Sergio Mancera on lead guitar, and Carlos Hauptvogel on the drums. On some albums they are accompanied by Arturo Labastida on saxophone and Carlos Martinez on trumpet. Ernesto de Leon also played guitar on some albums. They released 15 albums on the Denver record label before officially changing their name and lineup in 1985.
Three Souls was part of a burgeoning Mexican rock movement that had ties to rock's African American roots, the U.S. counterculture, and the then-globalizing recording industry. As rock in Mexico was originally seen as "inauthentic" when sung in Spanish, Three Souls mostly sang covers of American rock and blues songs in English. However, at the Festival de Avándaro, often called "Mexico's Woodstock", they crossed over, sing...