Los Duranes, New Mexico. A blonde calls out from her balcony to a shepherd passing by with his flock. The shepard pays no attention to the aggressive young lady, telling ther that his flock is more important to him than anything else. Later he changes his mind, but the blonde tells him that it is now to late. The shepherd feels like kicking himself. Recited. Quality: Good/ Fair
Tome, New Mexico. Old Spanish ballad about a cat who climbs on top of the roof to see a young lady cat. It has been drizzling and Don Gato slips, falls to the ground, and breaks his ribs. The cat dies as a result of his broken ribs. Quality: good. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 20 of 21 songs on the audiofile.
Tome, New Mexico. Seventeenth-century ballad about a young man on the beach. His wife has died and appears as a ghost. The ghost tells the young man not to fret, to resign himself to fate. In the end, the young man is told to remarry and not to continue to be sad and forlorn. Quality: good/fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 11 of 28 songs on the audiofile.
Tome, New Mexico. Mr. Cat (Don Gato) is resting in a gold chair. A friend tells him that a female cat is on the roof. Don Gato goes to the roof to take a look and falls down and breaks his ribs. When the doctor comes, Don Gato has died. Quality: good. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 11 of 14 songs on the audiofile.
Tome, New Mexico. Song about the Duke of Marlborough, who goes to war, leaves his beloved behind, and is killed. The young soldier's body is buried under a juniper tree. Also known as "Mambru." Quality: good/fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 23 of 28 songs on the audiofile.