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El Bracero - Trio Imperial | Frontera Project

El Bracero
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Catalog Number 128
Matrix Number DI-438
Recording Format 78
Genre Corrido
Performer Trio Imperial
Performer Listed on Media Trio Imperial
Recording Format 78
Condition: E
Subject migrant, labor, advice, humor, complaint
Label Colony
Catalog Number 128
Matrix Number DI-438
Genre Corrido
Staff Notes: This song gives advice about going to the United States to work as a Bracero. The protagonist sings about his experience when he first arrived in the US. It goes on to tell the difficulty he had with not being able to speak English. It tells a humorous exchange with an American when he asks him for a light for his cigarette.
Transfer Date: Tuesday, September 9, 2003
Donated By: Chris Strachwitz

Staff Notes

This song gives advice about going to the United States to work as a Bracero. The protagonist sings about his experience when he first arrived in the US. It goes on to tell the difficulty he had with not being able to speak English. It tells a humorous exchange with an American when he asks him for a light for his cigarette.

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