Cheech Marin Overview

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Born: July 13, 1946

Born to a police officer in Los Angeles, California, Marin was fond of music in his younger years. "As a little kid, I was a singer and recorded albums. I was always in bands—you name it, I sang it—R&B, jazz, funk, I did it all." He moved to Vancouver, Canada to avoid the draft in the States and studied art. There he met Canadian-born Tommy Chong, and the friendship would spawn a constantly-stoned hippie duo which took viewers by storm in the late 70s and early 80s.... See All

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