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
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
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.
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.