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Corrido De La Madre Conchita - Los Hermanos Bañuelos | Frontera Project

Corrido De La Madre Conchita
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Label Brunswick
Catalog Number 40971
Recording Format 78
Composer Bañuelos, Luis M.
Genre Corrido
Performer Listed on Media Hermanos Bañuelos
Recording Format 78
Condition: N-
Subject obregon, death, incarceration, despair
Label Brunswick
Catalog Number 40971
Genre Corrido
Staff Notes: Dúo Con Guitarras. Artist on label should read “Hermanos Bañuelos”. There is a slide guitar present in this recording. This corrido is about the sentencing of Madre Conchita of 20 years for the death of Alvaro Obregon. This corrido makes it a point of not defending her but just telling the story. According to another corrido “Corrido De Toral” by Trovadores Tapatios (Vocalion 8220), Madre Conchita was sentenced for collaborating with José de León Toral to the murder, but this corrido states that she was responsible for the murder.
Transfer Date: Friday, May 9, 2003
Donated By: Chris Strachwitz

Staff Notes

Dúo Con Guitarras. Artist on label should read “Hermanos Bañuelos”. There is a slide guitar present in this recording. This corrido is about the sentencing of Madre Conchita of 20 years for the death of Alvaro Obregon. This corrido makes it a point of not defending her but just telling the story. According to another corrido “Corrido De Toral” by Trovadores Tapatios (Vocalion 8220), Madre Conchita was sentenced for collaborating with José de León Toral to the murder, but this corrido states that she was responsible for the murder.

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