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Un pobre, no mas, 1970

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…

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Flor del rio, 1970

Socorro, New Mexico. A young man passes by a girl's window and falls in love with her. She is delicate as a flower, and it turns out that her name is Flor (flower). The two enjoy some months of…

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El dia de San Juan, 1970

Socorro, New Mexico. Traditionally, tragedy strikes on St. John's Day (June 24th). In this ballad a young man, Juan, warns his girl, Micaela, that he is going to kill his rival, Simon. Micaela…

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Gabino Barreras, 1970

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…

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El hijo desobediente, 1970

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…

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Juan Charrasqueado, 1970

Socorro, New Mexico. A braggart, Juan Charrasqueado, goes wild in the countryside, "plucking" all the tender "flowers" that he chances to encounter. One Sunday afternoon, in a…

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Rosita Alvires, 1970

Socorro, New Mexico. Going to a dance against her mother's wishes costs Rosita Alvires her life. When the young woman gets on the dance floor, she slights her boyfriend, Hipolito. The young man…

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Preso me llevan a la carcel, 1958

Tome, New Mexico. See item 9.13. Quality: Good/ Fair.

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Oijitos Verdes, 1970

Socorro, New Mexico. A boy is missing his green-eyed girlfriend. He hopes that wherever she may be wandering, she still loves him and remembers how much he cares for her. Quality: Good.

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Reyes Ruiz, 1973

Vequita, New Mexico. Quality:Fair.

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El contrabando de El Paso, 1973

Vequita, New Mexico. Recited. Quality:Fair.

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El lavaplatos, 1973

Vequita, New Mexico. Recited. Quality:Fair.

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Las enfermeras de Chicago, 1970

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

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Corrido del Rio Grande, 1974

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

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Corrido de Gregorio Cortez, 1971

Albuquerque, New Mexico. Fragment. See item 32.1. Quality: fair. PLEASE NOTE: this should be number 20 of 20 songs on the audiofile.

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Felipe Angeles, 1972

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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