Chicken Fat and Booze: Rest in Peace, Steve Crosno

Chicken fat and booze. That was my favorite line when Steve Crosno was a powerhouse on El Paso radio, and he used it often in his efforts to make us laugh. For example, someone would ask: “What’s for lunch at El Paso Tech?” The response was Crosno’s clip: “Chicken Fat and Booze.” And, boy, I cracked up.

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He would get into arguments with children, who would often come out on top by putting Crosno down. For example, a little girl’s voice would say: “Steve Crosno is so dumb.” Another voice would chime in: “How dumb is he?” The response would be something like: “Well, he thinks that a Quarterback is a refund.” Or words to that effect. You know, the jokes were corny, but the way Steve said them, they became hilarious.

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CROSNO ON THE FRONT PAGE OF THE EL PASO TIMES TODAY SUNDAY MARCH 15 2009

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Here’s the link to the story:

Little Joe surprises fans at Tejano concert

Sunny Ozuna performed at the Plaza Theatre on Saturday during the Tejano Legends concert. (Vanessa Monsisvais / El Paso Times)

EL PASO — A star-studded bill of Grammy-winning Tejano giants got even better when Tejano favorite Little Joe Hernandez made a surprise appearance Saturday night in El Chuco.

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