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Folk Songs of Mexico

Folk Songs of Mexico

"Mr. Cruz is totally blind. He got married in the spring of 1957, and his wife, Lucila, sometimes sings with him. He sings in the various sidewalk cafés of Oaxaca and is occasionally hired by a family to help celebrate some happy occasion. He is known affectionately in the community as Alfonsito or Pancho..."

Vivien Richman


"El señor Cruz es totalmente ciego; contrajo matrimonio en la primavera de 1957 y su esposa Lucila a veces canta con él. Cruz suele cantar en varios cafés situados en los paseos de Oaxaca y ocasionalmente es contratado por familias para celebrar alguna feliz ocasión. Dentro de la comunidad se le conoce afectuosamente como Alfonsito o Pancho..."

Vivien Richman


Track Listing

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Cariñito Azucarado Alfonso Cruz Jimenez 2:39
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102
Merecumbe Alfonso Cruz Jimenez 2:54
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103
Tehuantepec Alfonso Cruz Jimenez 3:45
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104
La Zandunga Alfonso Cruz Jimenez 4:00
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105
Suriana Alfonso Cruz Jimenez 3:09
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106
Cucurucucu, Paloma Alfonso Cruz Jimenez 4:18
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107
La Molienda y la Culebra Alfonso Cruz Jimenez 2:48
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108
Cachito Alfonso Cruz Jimenez 3:00
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El Yerbero Alfonso Cruz Jimenez 3:00
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202
Babalu Alfonso Cruz Jimenez 3:56
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203
Rogociano, el Guapangero Alfonso Cruz Jimenez 4:00
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204
Echame a mi la Culpa Alfonso Cruz Jimenez 3:33
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205
Le Falta un Clavo a mi Cruz Alfonso Cruz Jimenez 3:11
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206
Deja que Salga la Luna Alfonso Cruz Jimenez 3:53
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La Tortolita Alfonso Cruz Jimenez 2:08
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Ya tu Veras Alfonso Cruz Jimenez 2:33

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