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    Los tres hijos by Valles, Bennie

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Three sons leave home. All meet the same old man who asks them (individually) to get him the topmost flower on a tree. Two older brothers get a flower, but not what the man wanted. The youngest brother gets the topmost flower and is rewarded. The two older brother kill and bury him. They put a twig on his tomb. The twig blooms and sings, and eventually the brothers' crime is discovered. Quality:Fair

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    Versos de chiquiado by Chavez, Rafael

    Vequita, New Mexico. Seventeen verses, many from the dance game valse chiquiado. Quality:Fair

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    La munequita by Martinez, Jerry

    Ojo Caliente, New Mexico. Mexican popular music. Instrumental. Quality:Fair

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    untitled by Herrera, Leandro

    Chamita, New Mexico. See item 8.18. Quality: Fair.

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    Entre copa y copa by Griego, Claro

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Mexican song of the early 1930s about a man whose wife has left him. The man is in a bar and he complains that liquor cannot kill the sorrow and grief that is in his heart, but that grief will eventually kill him. Cut off. Quality: Fair/Poor. PLEASE NOTE: This should be 9 of 19 songs on audiofile.

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    untitled by Amador, Margaret

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Commentary on the corrido genre. Quality: Good. PLEASE NOTE: This should be number 15 of 19 songs on audiofile.

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    Corrido de Lucio Flores by Gutierrez, Juan O.

    Las Vegas, New Mexico. No listing in Cobos index. Quality: good/fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 1 of 17 songs on the audiofile.

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    Romance de Antonio Monteros y Diego de Frias by Lopez, Miguel

    Sena, New Mexico. No listing in Cobos index. Quality: fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 5 of 8 songs on the audiofile.

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    Entriega de novios by Martinez, Antonio

    El Guique, New Mexico. No listing in Cobos index. Quality: good. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 12 of 13 songs on the audiofile.

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    Me rio en los habladores by Herrera, Leandro

    Velarde, New Mexico. No listing in Cobos index. Quality: good. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 4 of 13 songs on the audiofile.

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    Oigo Cantar los Gallos by Baca, Luciano C. de

    Belen, New Mexico. Quality: fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 10 of 30 songs on the audiofile.

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    Don Gato by Ortega, Matilde L.

    Las Vegas, New Mexico. A tomcat sees a beautiful she-cat on a roof and rushes to make love to her. While climbing the roof, he falls and breaks his ribs and his whiskers, too. But when the dead tomcat catches a sniff of fresh fish, he is revived. Quality:Good/Fair

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    La cama de piedra by Sanchez, Adan (see notes)

    Belen, New Mexico. Fragment of a popular song. Cobos's index lists the performer as Prudencia Sanchez. However, the voice is male and may be Adan Sanchez. Quality:Good

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    Cielito lindo by Martinez, Jerry

    Ojo Caliente, New Mexico. Mexican popular music. Instrumental. Quality:Fair

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    Guadalajara by Martinez, Jerry

    Ojo Caliente, New Mexico. Mexican popular music. Instrumental. Quality:Fair

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    El lavaplatos by Chavez, Rafael

    Vequita, New Mexico. Recited. Quality:Fair

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    untitled by Herrera, Leandro

    Chamita, New Mexico. See item 8.18. Quality: Fair.

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    Los zapatos del nene by Griego, Claro

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Argentine tango originally called "Noche de Reyes." This is a song about a man who kills his adulterous wife when he discovers she is having an affair with a mutual friend. The song is a tear-jerker of the late 1920's, but not at all typical of New Mexican popular songs. Quality: Fair. PLEASE NOTE: This should be 7 of 19 songs on audiofile.

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    untitled by Lucero, Amadeo

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Song comparing children to flowers, calling some daisies, others roses, etc. Includes commentary. Recording levels vary. Quality: Fair/Poor. PLEASE NOTE: This should be 10 of 19 songs on audiofile.

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    untitled by Amador, Margaret

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Commentary on the alabado genre. Quality: Good. PLEASE NOTE: This should be number 16 of 19 songs on audiofile.

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    untitled by Amador, Margaret

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Commentary on the "corrido" drama. Quality: Good. PLEASE NOTE: This should be 13 of 19 songs on audiofile.

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    Trovos del Viejo Vilmas y otros by Herrera, Leandro

    Velarde, New Mexico. No listing in Cobos index. May also include 216.A.1,h, "Apuntes sobre trovos" (Notes on Trovos). Quality: good. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 6 of 13 songs on the audiofile.

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    Versos de chiquiado by Baca, Luciano

    Belen, New Mexico. No listing in Cobos index. See item 41.9. Quality: fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 14 of 30 songs on the audiofile.

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    Esta noche con la luna by Lopez, Miguel

    Sena, New Mexico. No listing in Cobos index. Quality: good/fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 8 of 8 songs on the audiofile.

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    Indita de Manuel B. Otero by Berry, Edwin

    Tome, New Mexico. No listing in Cobos index. Includes commentary. Fragment. Quality: good/fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 2 of 10 songs on the audiofile.