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    untitled by Benavidez, Alfredo

    Socorro, New Mexico. Informant sings two strophes from the introductory song used in the pageant Las posadas. Quality: Good/Fair

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    untitled by Benavidez, Alfredo

    Quality: Good/Fair

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    Alla en la llanura by Benavidez, Alfredo

    Socorro, New Mexico. Fragment. Quality: Good.

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    Mama, Mama by Benavidez, Alfredo

    Socorro, New Mexico. Recited. Quality: Good.

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    Gabino Barreras by L'Esperance, Danny

    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.

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    untitled by Baros, Lito Emilio

    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.

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    Bonitos caracolitos by McGrath, Tom

    Las Vegas, New Mexico. In 1873, an Hispanic buffalo hunter, Manuel Maes, is killed while he is out in the Staked Plains. 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 marcha de Santa Ana by Benavidez, Alfredo

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

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    El borreguero by Martinez, Sofia

    El Guique, New Mexico. Humorous account of a shepherd's hardships. Quality: Fair.

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    untitled by Martinez, Sofia

    El Guique, New Mexico. Quality: Fair.

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    La linda rosa by Martinez, Sofia

    El Guique, New Mexico. Music may have been read from notation. Quality: Good/Fair.

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    Entriega de novios by Lucero, Filomeno

    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.

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    La baraja by Trujillo, Benigno

    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.

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    Casose Don Valeriano by Trujillo, Benigno or Ezequiel

    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.

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    El borreguero by Trujillo, Benigno or Ezequiel

    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.

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    Indita de Mariano by Trujillo, Benigno or Ezequiel

    Chimayo, New Mexico. Ballad about an encounter between Navajo Indians and Spanish settlers at Laguna del Diablo. Fragment. See note, item 35.4. Quality: good/fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 9 of 14 songs 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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    untitled by anonymous

    Los Padillos, New Mexico. Fragment. Recited. Listed in index also as Reel #195.B.13,a (item 45.11). Quality: good. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 16 of 27 songs on the audiofile.

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    Entriega de novios by Chavez, Emilia

    Los Padillas, New Mexico. Recited. Quality: fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 14 of 24 songs on the audiofile.

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    La cubanita by Chavez, Emilia

    Los Padillas, New Mexico. Love song about a young man who wants to marry a girl whose parents refuse to give their permission. Recited. Quality: fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 9 of 24 songs on the audiofile.

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    untitled by anonymous

    Tome, New Mexico. No listing in Cobos index. Commentary with song text included. Recited. Quality: good. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 5 of 17 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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    Indita del Indio Victorio by Padilla, Tranquilino

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Informant mentions his grandfather, Desiderio Trujillo, and states that he (Tranquilino) is the composer of "Indio Victorio." Fragment. Quality: good/fair.

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    El hijo desobediente by Trio Calaveras

    Unknown location. No listing in Cobos index. Commercial recording. Quality: good/fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 8 of 12 songs on the audiofile.