Las Vegas, New Mexico. Hymn to New Mexico composed by Amadeo Lucero. A retired school teacher, Lucero was born in Dixon, New Mexico. In his youth he was a local singer who accompanied himself on the guitar. Quality: good/fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 10 of 12 songs on the audiofile.
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.
La Constancia, New Mexico. Informant discusses the old custom of serenading those persons named Manuel or Manuela. People would go to their homes at dawn and sing verses; then the serenaders would be invited in to have coffee, wine, and empanaditas, or turnovers. Quality: good. PLEASE NOTE: this should be the EIGHTH song on the audiofile.