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    El contrabando de El Paso by Chavez, Rafael

    Vequita, New Mexico. Recited. Quality:Fair

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    El circo de Tome by Berry, Edwin

    Tome, New Mexico. Background on the sale of the Tome grant and two verses composed by Edwin Berry about the sale of the Tome grant: "El circo de Tome" and "El corrido de aqui y de alli."

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    Gabino Barreras by L'Esperance, Danny

    Socorro, New Mexico. Like Juan Charrasqueado, Gabino Barreras has illegitimate children throughout the countryside. One night, as he comes out of his girlfriend's home shouting "Viva Zapata!," a great number of his enemies gang up on him and shoot him down. Quality: Good.

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    Un pobre, no mas by L'Esperance, Danny

    Socorro, New Mexico. A young man complains that his girlfriend is putting him off. He feels that the girl is rejecting him because she knows he is poor. He tells her that she will be the death of him yet. Quality: Good.

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    Corrido de Feliciano by Padilla, Porfirio

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Quality: good/fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be the THIRTEENTH song on the audiofile.

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    Corrido de Ricardo Campos by anonymous

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Ricardo Campos, a Mexican-American soldier, dies in Vietnam. The body is brought to San Francisco and lies in state for weeks. When no one claims any relationship to the soldier, his body is finally buried. Probably a commerical recording. Quality: Good.

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    El corrido de Manuel Gonzalez by Martinez, Francisco

    Chama, New Mexico. Ballad about a shepard, delineating the difficulties that Manuel Gonzalez encounters because he returns his flock to a corral without first counting the sheep. Quality: Good/Fair.

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    Corrido de El Borrego by anonymous

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Love triangle and the death of one of the protagonists. Probally a commerical recording. Quality: Good.

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    Corrido del final de San Marcial by Ortega, Eduplio

    Bernardo, New Mexico. A flood wipes out the village of San Marcial. Composed by Ramon Luna. Recited. Quality: Good/Fair.

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    Corrido de Heraclio Bernal by Baca, Luciano C. de

    Belen, New Mexico. No listing in Cobos index. See item 41.8. Quality: fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 13 of 30 songs on the audiofile.

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    Corrido de Lucio Vazquez by Maestas, Marcos

    Tucumcari, New Mexico. No listing in Cobos index. Quality: fair/poor. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 16 of 17 songs on the audiofile.

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    Corrido de Una Mujer Infiel by Sena, Andalacio

    Sena, New Mexico. No listing in Cobos index. Quality: good. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 4 of 16 in the audiofile.

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    Corrido de Pete Dominguez by Martinez, Roberto

    Truchas, New Mexico. Two young men fight outside a bar in Truchas, New Mexico. They use "filas" (knives) and pistols. Pete Dominguez dies of his wounds on the way to the hospital. Quality: Good

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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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    El hijo desobediente by L'Esperance, Danny

    Socorro, New Mexico. One Sunday before dawn a young man, Felipe, and a rival are fighting. Felipe's father comes upon the scene and tells his son to stop fighting. The young man disobeys his father and a few seconds later falls mortally wounded. Before he dies, Felipe begs his father to bury him out on the prairie. Quality: Good.

  • Thumbnail for Corrido de Ricardo Campos
    Corrido de Ricardo Campos by anonymous

    Albuquerque, New Mexico. Probably a commerical recording. Quality: Good.

  • Thumbnail for Corrido de Reyes Ruiz
    Corrido de Reyes Ruiz by Martinez, Francisco

    Chama, New Mexico. Corrido about the murder of Reyes Ruiz. Quality: Good.

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    Corrido de Banuelos by Chavez, Emilia

    Los Padillas, New Mexico. Informant recites part of a ballad. As he dies, the protagonist invokes the name of St. Joseph. Tape speed may be incorrect. Quality: poor.

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    Cuando salimos a Kansas by Trujillo, Vidal Jesus

    Santa Cruz, New Mexico. Complete version of a ballad describing a 1906 cattle drive to Kansas. Quality: Good.

  • Thumbnail for Corrido de Kansas
    Corrido de Kansas by Trujillo, Benigno or Ezequiel

    Chimayo, New Mexico. Fifteen Mexican cowboys are taking some five hundred head of cattle to Kansas. Ballad tells of the hardships endured by the men as they cross the plains and the Rio Grande. In Kansas one of the young cowboys is gored to death by a bull. See note, item 35.4. Quality: poor. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 10 of 14 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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    Corrido de Kennedy by anonymous

    Unknown location. No listing in Cobos index. Commercial recording. Quality: good/fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 10 of 12 songs on the audiofile.

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    untitled by Maestas, Marcos

    Tucumcari, New Mexico. No listing in Cobos index. Quality: fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 11 of 17 songs on the audiofile.

  • Thumbnail for Corrido de Daniel Fernandez
    Corrido de Daniel Fernandez by anonymous

    Unknown location. No listing in Cobos index. Commercial recording. Quality: fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 11 of 12 songs on the audiofile.

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    El lavaplatos by Chavez, Rafael

    Vequita, New Mexico. Recited. Quality:Fair