Socorro, New Mexico. Like Juan Charrasqueado, Gabino Barreras has illegitimate children throughout the countryside. One night, as he comes out of his girlfriend's home shouting "Viva Zapata!," a great number of his enemies gang up on him and shoot him down. Quality: Good.
Bernalillo, New Mexico. Conclusion of the Cruz Hurtado tall tale. As Cruz gets deeper into the forest, he sees a group of bears dancing the "valse chiquiado." He is unnoticed by the bears because he is hiding behind a pine tree. "Valse chiquiado" described. See item 7.22. Quality: Fair/Poor.
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
Bernalillo, New Mexico. Informant sings a traditional version of the Entriega de novios, a wedding song concerning the laws of matrimony, with suggestions as to how a married couple should lead a happy Christian life as husband and wife. Duplicates item 33.9. Quality: good/fair.
Chimayo, New Mexico. In this song, each number on the cards is used symbolically in some religious connection. The ace, for example, gives light; the number three symbolizes the nails used to nail Christ on the cross; the number four signifies the crown of thorns. Quality: good/fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 3 of 14 songs on the audiofile.
Chimayo, New Mexico. Don Valeriano gets married and invites all his friends and relatives to the wedding dance. A fight starts at midnight and lasts until dawn. Recited. See note, item 35.4. Quality: fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 5 of 14 songs on the audiofile.
Chimayo, New Mexico. Song about the hardships endured by a shepherd, who has to take up sheepherding because he is so poor. Note: index indicates two different informants in two different locations for this entry. Quality: good/fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 4 of 14 songs on the audiofile.