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Puro Conjunto: An Album in Words & Pictures (Book)

Juan Tejada and Avelardo Valdez
Puro Conjunto: An Album in Words & Pictures (Book)

From the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas to East L.A., to the barrios of Chicago and beyond, people are listening to the heartfelt, accordion-driven sounds of conjunto. Conjunto—Chicano roots music—was born in South Texas in the 1920s. Its popularity has spread far and wide since then, but South Texas is still, without a doubt, the home of conjunto music.

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