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    Domingo Siete by Benavidez, Alfredo

    Socorro, New Mexico. A hunchback completes the lyrics of a song being sung by some witches and is made rich overnight. An envious friend goes to the woods, meets the witches and sticks his foot in it, gets a beating, and acquires the hump that the witches had taken away from the old hunchback. Recited. Quality: Good

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    Versos de chiquiado by Duran, Natividad

    A couple is dancing and the man addresses the woman in poetry. His strophe is not too complimentary. Possible verses from a valse chiquiado. Quality: Good/Fair

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    Santo Domingo Pueblo Song by Lovato, Josie

    Santo Domingo, New Mexico. Josie Lovato sings a short song from the pueblo of Santo Domingo, New Mexico. Quality: Good

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    Mama, Mama by Benavidez, Alfredo

    Socorro, New Mexico. Recited. Quality: Good.

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    Mi burrito pardo by Benavidez, Alfredo

    Socorro, New Mexico. Fragment. Quality: Good.

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    Versos de chiquiado by Duran, Natividad

    San Jose, New Mexico. A man tells a woman dancing with him that she looks fair, but that is only because of the makeup (cascara) that she puts on her face. The woman answers in poetry also. Possible verses from a valse chiquiado. Quality: Good/Fair

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    untitled by Benavidez, Alfredo

    Quality: Good/Fair

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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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    Un pobre, no mas by L'Esperance, Danny

    Socorro, New Mexico. A young man complains that his girlfriend is putting him off. He feels that the girl is rejecting him because she knows he is poor. He tells her that she will be the death of him yet. Quality: Good.

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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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    Prenda para novios by Aragon, Delfina

    San Isidro, New Mexico. Five verses from the rare "Prenda para novios." Probably not intended to be sung, but closely associated with the "entriega de novios." Recited. Quality: Good.

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    La esposa infiel by Chavez, Emilia

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

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    untitled by Chavez, Emilia

    Los Padillas, New Mexico. Recording levels vary. Quality: Poor.

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    El bendito by Segura, Emiliana

    Cerro, New Mexico. Informant recites hymn: although Cobos calls this a hymn, it is probably a prayer and not meant to be sung. Quality: Good.

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    Corrido de Kansas by Trujillo, Benigno or Ezequiel

    Chimayo, New Mexico. Fifteen Mexican cowboys are taking some five hundred head of cattle to Kansas. Ballad tells of the hardships endured by the men as they cross the plains and the Rio Grande. In Kansas one of the young cowboys is gored to death by a bull. See note, item 35.4. Quality: poor. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 10 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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    Entriega de San Lorenzo by Lucero, Filomeno

    Bernalillo, New Mexico. This entriega sings to the old and new sponsors taking charge of the ceremonies connected with the feast of San Lorenzo, patron saint of Bernalillo, New Mexico. The feast takes place on August 10 and the celebration lasts all day, with the dance of the "matachines" and the "entriega de San Lorenzo." Duplicates item 25.19. Quality: Good/Fair. PLEASE NOTE: This should be 11 of 11 songs on audiofile.

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    Recuerdo de un gran presidente by Lucero, Filomeno

    Bernalillo, New Mexico. Ballad about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy composed by informant. Duplicates item 25.18. Quality: Good/Fair. PLEASE NOTE: This should be 10 of 11 songs on audiofile.

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    Verso de chiquiado by Chavez, Emilia

    Los Padillos, New Mexico. Fragment. Recited. Listed in index also as Reel #195.B.10,a (item 45.10). Quality: good. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 15 of 27 songs on the audiofile.

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    La muneca by Fernandez, Salvadora

    Paraje, New Mexico. Recited. Quality: good/fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 7 of 21 songs on the audiofile.

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    Versos de bautismo by anonymous

    Los Padillas, New Mexico. Two versos de bautismos. Recited. Quality: fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 17 of 24 songs on the audiofile.

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    untitled by Chavez, Emilia

    Los Padillas, New Mexico. Hymn to the Virgin Mary. Quality: fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 18 of 24 songs on the audiofile.

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    El vaquero by anonymous

    Los Padillas, New Mexico. One strophe. Quality: fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 13 of 24 songs on the audiofile.

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    Cuando al Santo Nino de Atocha by anonymous

    Tome, New Mexico. No listing in Cobos index. Quality: good/fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 4 of 17 songs on the audiofile.

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    Corrido de Kennedy by anonymous

    Unknown location. No listing in Cobos index. Commercial recording. Quality: good/fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 10 of 12 songs on the audiofile.