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    La tierra de Jauja by anonymous

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Old Spanish song describing a Utopian land (Jauja). Quality: Fair.

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    Romance de dos hermanos by anonymous

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Old Spanish "romance vulgar," or popular ballad, still sung in New Mexico and southern Colorado. Quality: Fair/Poor.

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    El borreguero by anonymous

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Describes the life and hardships of the shepard. Quality: Fair/Poor.

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    Teodoro Barajas by anonymous

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Teodoro Barajas and his men were accustomed to attacking undefended villages. This ballad sings of the death of the Mexican strong man during an attack on the town of Los Mochis, Mexico. Quality: Fair.

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    Adios, Jesus de mi vida by anonymous

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Quality: Fair.

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    El zapatero by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. In this folk song, el zapatero (the cobbler) and el camisero (the haberdasher) figure as objects of children's mock anger at not getting their tailor-made apparel as ordered. Quality: poor. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 10 of 27 songs on the audiofile.

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    Las mananitas by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Originally "Las mananitas" (early Morning Song) was sung to greet the new day. Later it became a birthday song. Performed here as a waltz. Quality: good/fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 15 of 16 songs on the audiofile.

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    La Jesusita by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Piece of Mexican origin dating from the days of the Mexican Revolution. Cut off. Quality: good. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 3 of 27 songs on the audiofile.

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    Home Sweet Home by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Quality: good/fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 2 of 27 songs on the audiofile.

  • Thumbnail for Entriega de novios
    Entriega de novios by anonymous

    El Guique, New Mexico. Instrumental accompaniment. Fragment. Quality: fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 1 of 12 songs on the audiofile.

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    untitled by Chavez, Mary

    Grants, New Mexico. Mexican folk song from the region around Veracruz. See items 39.2-39.6. Quality: good/fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 2 of 6 songs on the audiofile.

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    untitled by Chavez, Mary

    Grants, New Mexico. See item 39.2. Quality: good/fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 5 of 6 songs on the audiofile.

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    Verso de chiquiado by Flores, Alejandro

    Mountainair, New Mexico. No listing in Cobos index. Quality: poor. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 5 of 10 songs on the audiofile.

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    Commencement Program 1972 by Colorado College

    Program of Colorado College Class of 1972 Commencement ceremony, May 31, 1972, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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    Corrido de Luz Arcos by anonymous

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Singer gives his interpretation of a corido on the death of Luz Arcos in 1930. Quality: Fair.

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    Vamonos, companeros by anonymous

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Drought forces villagers to abandon their homes in San Izar. Fragment. Quality: Fair.

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    Dos josos by anonymous

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Humorous description of a battle between two josos (bears). Quality: Fair.

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    Las mananitas by anonymous

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Fragment. Quality: Fair/Poor.

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    La Joaquinita by anonymous

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Quality: Good/Fair.

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    Entriega de novios by Ortiz, Jacinta

    Rowe, New Mexico. The bride is entregada to the boy's parents, and the groom, in turn, is entregado to the bride's parents. The ceremony is in verse. Quality: Fair.

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    Entriega de novios by Cruz, Patricio

    Chimayo, New Mexico. Twenty-six traditional New Mexican wedding verses. Quality: Fair/Poor.

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    Tecolotito by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. "Tecolotito" is another school song. The large owl (el papa) is usually identified with witchcraft. A baby owl, on the other hand, is the subject of children's songs used in school for musical programs, games, etc. See item 35.6. Quality: poor. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 9 of 27 songs on the audiofile.

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    Las espuelas by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Las espuelas (The Spurs) is a Spanish folk dance not as popular as some of the other New Mexico and southern Colorado folk dances. Combines rhythms of the waltz and the polka. May be a commercial recording. Quality: good/fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 8 of 16 songs on the audiofile.

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    Versos de chiquiada by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Quality: fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 4 of 27 songs on the audiofile.

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    Chiapanecas by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. The title of this folk dance refers to the girls of the state of Chiapas, Mexico, where the dance originated. Its music includes a refrain during which dancers and audience clap their hands. May be a commercial recording. Quality: good/fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 7 of 16 songs on the audiofile.