Tome, New Mexico. "Los Manueles" is a New Year's custom of friends visiting neighbors and greeting them in song and poetry in the wee hours of the morning. Numerous persons named "Manuel" are mentioned. Includes talk about la gala, or tip, and el reenganche, or recruiting of farm workers. Quality: Good.
Tome, New Mexico. Old Spanish ballad about a cat who climbs on top of the roof to see a young lady cat. It has been drizzling and Don Gato slips, falls to the ground, and breaks his ribs. The cat dies as a result of his broken ribs. Quality: good. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 20 of 21 songs on the audiofile.