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    Indita de Juan Padilla by Trujilo, Napoleon

    Bernalillo, New Mexico. New Mexican historical ballad about Juan Padilla, set on November 18, 1903. Quality: Fair.

  • Thumbnail for Andandome yo paseando
    Andandome yo paseando by anonymous

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Performed by an ensemble. Fragment. Quality: Fair/Poor.

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    Untitled by anonymous

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Performed by the same singer as in item 3.1. Quality: Fair.

  • Thumbnail for Adios, Jesus de mi vida
    Adios, Jesus de mi vida by anonymous

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Quality: Fair.

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    Desde que llegue a esta punto by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. In this late nineteenth-century Mexican-American folk song, the singer-composer is making fun of his efforts to learn English. Quality: poor. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 7 of 27 songs on the audiofile.

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    Valse de pano by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Particular waltz danced with a handkerchief (pano). Recording levels vary. Blank spot in recording. Quality: poor. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 12 of 14 songs on the audiofile.

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    La cuna by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. La cuna (The Cradle) is a complicated waltz. Recording levels vary. Quality: fair/poor. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 11 of 14 songs on the audiofile.

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    Polka by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. May be a commercial recording. Quality: fair/poor. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 3 of 16 songs on the audiofile.

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    Valse de cadena by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Originally the valse de cadena was so-called because the dancers formed a cadena or chain as they danced around the dance floor. Of all the valses, this is one of the most interesting to perform and to watch Recording cut off. Quality: fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 6 of 16 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.

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    Don Gato by Sandoval, Donisio

    Truchas, New Mexico. In search of a mate, Don Gato (Mr. Cat) falls from a roof and breaks three ribs and dislocates an arm. On his deathbed he requests, as a last wish, some chicken soup. Recited. Quality: fair.

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    La Joaquinita

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Anonymous performer. Quality: good/fair.

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    1972 The nugget

    The Colorado College yearbook, published 1900-2007, was known as The Pikes Peak Nugget from 1900-1941 and The Nugget or Colorado College Nugget afterward. The Nugget was not published in 1971 and 1973. Year on cover differs from title page in some years.

  • Thumbnail for Soy indita, so indiana
    Soy indita, so indiana by anonymous

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Performed as a duet. Quality: Fair.

  • Thumbnail for La tierra de Jauja
    La tierra de Jauja by anonymous

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Old Spanish song describing a Utopian land (Jauja). 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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    El chote vaquero by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. "El chote vaquero" (The Cowboy Schottische) is a local adaptation of the European schottische. The term vaquero suggests a local provenience for this fast moving dance. May be a commercial recording. Quality: good. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 1 of 27 songs on the audiofile.

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    Las cuadrillas by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Dance executed by four couples. Quality: fair/poor. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 1 of 16 songs on the audiofile.

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    Versos de chiquiado by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Dance game involving the recitation of poetic strophes by the participants. The game has to do with coaxing a dance partner to leave her chair placed in the middle of the dance floor so the dancing can resume. May be a commercial recording. Quality: fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 5 of 16 songs on the audiofile.

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    El mas bonito pie by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. El mas bonito pie (The Prettiest Fool) is a folk dance of Spanish provenience. Not popular in New Mexico and danced mostly by trained dancers who participate in local fiestas or at school dances. May be a commercial recording. Quality: fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 13 of 16 songs on the audiofile.

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    Sobre las olas by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. May be a commercial recording. Quality: fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 14 of 16 songs on the audiofile.

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    La Camila by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Recording levels vary. Quality: fair/poor. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 4 of 16 songs on the audiofile.

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    Alegrias by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Alegrias (Joys) is a Spanish folk dance that has not taken root among the Spanish-speaking people of New Mexico. Recordings of this and some other folk dances are usually played for the music they contain. May be a commercial recording. Recording levels vary. Quality: fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 10 of 16 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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    La raspa by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. La raspa (The Shuffle) is a Mexican folk dance very popular among the Spanish-speaking people of the Southwest. May be a commercial recording. Quality: good/fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 11 of 16 songs on the audiofile.