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    La tierra de Jauja by anonymous

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

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

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

  • Thumbnail for Felipe Angeles
    Felipe Angeles by anonymous

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. General Angeles was Pancho Villa's greatest artillery officer. The ballad sings of this man's death by an enemy firing squad. Quality: Fair.

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    La Severiana by Trujilo, Napoleon

    Bernalillo, New Mexico. Odyssey of a man in search of his beloved donkey, which, he discovers, he has been riding all the time. Quality: Fair.

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    El campero by anonymous

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Song about the hardships of the camper. Guitar accompaniment. Quality: Fair/Poor.

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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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    La mesticita by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. La mesticita (from mestizo, or mixed blood) is a folk dance of Mexican provenience. Very popular, particularly in school dances. May be a commercial recording. Quality: good/fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 12 of 16 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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    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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    Verso de chiquiado by Baca, Luciano

    Belen, New Mexico. Baca discusses the dance game valse chiquiado and talks about the old days. Recites one verse. Quality: fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 9 of 12 songs on the audiofile.

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    Oigo cantar los gallos by Baca, Luciano

    Belen, New Mexico. Song about the town of San Juan del Rio in Mexico. Fragment. Quality: fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 4 of 12 songs on the audiofile.

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    No me pegues, Mama by Baca, Luciano

    Belen, New Mexico. Conclusion of items 41.3 through 41.5. Quality: fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 6 of 12 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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    A tu santuario bendito by Cobos, Ruben

    San Juan Pueblo, New Mexico. No listing in Cobos index. Recited. Quality: good. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 10 of 10 songs on the audiofile.

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    Untitled by Ortega, Trinidad

    Ortega, Trinidad. Informant recites one strophe of an unidentified song and one verse of a poem. Quality: Fair

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    Entriega de novios by Herrera, Socorro

    Hernandez, New Mexico. Informant sings a wedding song she herself composed to celebrate the marriage of Viola Montoya and Del Barela on December 18, 1971. Recording levels vary. Quality: Fair

  • Thumbnail for Un viejo que se caso con una joven
    Un viejo que se caso con una joven by anonymous

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Informant sings both parts of a humorous dialogue between an old man and his young wife, who married him for his money. Quality: Fair.

  • Thumbnail for El rancho donde yo naci
    El rancho donde yo naci by anonymous

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Comparison of the old and the new ways. Quality: Good.

  • Thumbnail for Ojitos Negros
    Ojitos Negros by Trujillo, Aurelia

    Bernalillo, New Mexico. Uncertain whether this is a song text. Recited. Quality: Fair

  • Thumbnail for Las mananitas
    Las mananitas by anonymous

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

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    Entriega de bautismo by Ortiz, Jacinta

    Rowe, New Mexico. The custom of sponsors baptizing a child, then taking the child from the church to the home and returning the godchild to his or her parents. Recited. Quality: Fair.

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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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    La bamba by Romero, Alberto

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. "La bamba" is one of the better known sones jarochos, or Veracruz folk tunes. A fast, vigorous folk dance of Mexican origin, its music shows strong Caribbean influence. May be a commercial recording. Quality: good/fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 16 of 16 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.