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    Soy labrador by Benavidez, Alfredo

    Socorro, New Mexico. The opening line of this song ("I'm a farmer") suggests that it is about a farmer. It turns out that the singer is a "Jack of all trades." Recited. Quality: Good

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    Mi burrito pardo by Benavidez, Alfredo

    Socorro, New Mexico. Fragment. Quality: Good.

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    untitled by Benavidez, Alfredo

    Socorro, New Mexico. Quality: Good/Fair

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    Oijitos Verdes by L'Esperance, Danny

    Socorro, New Mexico. A boy is missing his green-eyed girlfriend. He hopes that wherever she may be wandering, she still loves him and remembers how much he cares for her. Quality: Good.

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    Juan Charrasqueado by L'Esperance, Danny

    Socorro, New Mexico. A braggart, Juan Charrasqueado, goes wild in the countryside, "plucking" all the tender "flowers" that he chances to encounter. One Sunday afternoon, in a bar, relatives and friends of his latest victim catch up to the malefactor and kill him. Quality: Good

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    Versos de chiquiado by Garcia, Flora

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Six verses used in the dance game "valse chiquiado." Recited. Quality: Good.

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    untitled by Garcia, Presvitor

    Los Duranes, New Mexico. Verses from a nineteenth-century Mexican song. Recited. Quality: unknown

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    Tonadita by Benavidez, Alfredo

    Socorro, New Mexico. Harmonica accompaniment. Quality: Good/Fair

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    El venadito by Garcia, Presvitor

    Los Duranes, New Mexico. Recited. Quality: Fair

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    De que vienen de la plaza las mujeres by Benavidez, Alfredo

    Socorro, New Mexico. "Once the women come from town...look out!" Thus begins the song that the informant sings with harmonica accompaniment. Quality: Good/Fair

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    La marcha de Santa Ana by Benavidez, Alfredo

    Socorro, New Mexico. Harmonica accompaniment. Fragment. Quality: Good

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    Rosita Alvires by L'Esperance, Danny

    Socorro, New Mexico. Going to a dance against her mother's wishes costs Rosita Alvires her life. When the young woman gets on the dance floor, she slights her boyfriend, Hipolito. The young man resents being made a fool of and shoots Rosita three times. "Luckily for Rosita," the ballad says, "although she received three bullet wounds, only one was fatal." Quality: Good

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    La cucaracha by Benavidez, Pablo Sr.

    Montoya, New Mexico. One verse. Date is uncertain. Quality: Fair.

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    El cura y el pollo by Nunez, Dolores

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. A priest forgets to tell the cook how he wants his chicken prepared. The cook enters the church while the priest is celebrating mass. In the choir, the cook chants to the priest that he has not told her how he wants his chicken. He answers in Gregorian chant. Date is uncertain. Recited. Quality: Good/Fair.

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    El piojo y la liendre by Martinez, Sofia

    El Guique, New Mexico. See item 17.2. Quality: Good/Fair.

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    El vaquero de Kansas by Martinez, Sofia

    El Guique, New Mexico. See item 17.2. Quality: Good/Fair.

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    La cubanita by Chavez, Emilia

    Los Padillas, New Mexico. Recited. Quality: Good/Fair.

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    untitled by Chavez, Emilia

    Los Padillas, New Mexico. Informant recites prayers and hymns. Recording levels vary. Quality: Poor.

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    Indita de San Luis by Sandoval, Juan

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Distortion. Quality: fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be the ELEVENTH song on the audiofile.

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    La esposa infiel by Chavez, Emilia

    Los Padillos, New Mexico.Fragment. Recited. Listed in index also as Reel #195.B.1,d (item 45.8). Quality: good. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 13 of 27 songs on the audiofile.

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    El vaquero by anonymous

    Los Padillos, New Mexico. Fragment. Recited. Listed in index also as Reel #195.B.17,a (item 45.13). Quality: good. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 18 of 27 songs on the audiofile.

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    San isidro labrador by Chavez, Emilia

    Los Padillos, New Mexico. Fragment. Recited. Listed in index also as Reel #195.B.29,e (item 45.21). Quality: good. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 26 of 27 songs on the audiofile.

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    Verso de chiquiado by Chavez, Emilia

    Los Padillas, New Mexico. One verse used in the dance game valse chiquiado. Recited. Quality: fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 10 of 24 songs on the audiofile.

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    El burrito by Chavez, Emilia

    Los Padillas, New Mexico. Recited. Quality: fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 7 of 24 songs on the audiofile.

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    Corrido de Leonardo by Trio Aguilillas

    Unknown location. No listing in Cobos index. Commercial recording. Quality: good/fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 7 of 12 songs on the audiofile.