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Convictos De Colorado - Primera Parte - Luis Hernández Y Leonardo Sifuentes Guitarras | Frontera Project

Convictos De Colorado - Primera Parte
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Label Vocalion
Catalog Number 8615
Matrix Number EP 5024
Recording Format 78
Genre Corrido
Accompaniment Guitarras
Performer Listed on Media Hernández Y Sifuentes
Accompaniment Guitarras
Recording Format 78
Recording Date 10/22/1934
Condition: E-
Subject incarceration, murder, death, shootout, true, event
Label Vocalion
Catalog Number 8615
Matrix Number EP 5024
Genre Corrido
Staff Notes: Spottswood list the matrix number as EP 5024. This corrido takes place on October 3, 1929. It is about a prison uprising in the state of Colorado. At lunch time the prisioners killed a guard and opened up the arms vault and armed themselves with guns. The prisioners sent a letter to the warden demanding their immediate release, while they took 8 prison guards hostage. The state sent 300 soldiers to the prison. The prisoners killed 2 of the 8 prison guards. This first part of the corrido ends with the prisoners setting fire to the prison.
Transfer Date: Thursday, July 11, 2002
Donated By: Chris Strachwitz

Staff Notes

Spottswood list the matrix number as EP 5024. This corrido takes place on October 3, 1929. It is about a prison uprising in the state of Colorado. At lunch time the prisioners killed a guard and opened up the arms vault and armed themselves with guns. The prisioners sent a letter to the warden demanding their immediate release, while they took 8 prison guards hostage. The state sent 300 soldiers to the prison. The prisoners killed 2 of the 8 prison guards. This first part of the corrido ends with the prisoners setting fire to the prison.

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