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Francisco Martinez - Gaytán Y Solis Tony Escalante, Accordeon Juan Hernandez, Contrabajo | Frontera Project

Francisco Martinez
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Label Rio
Catalog Number R-131 (2)
Matrix Number R-131-2
Recording Format 78
Composer Gaytan, J.
Genre Corrido
Accompaniment Tony Escalante, Accordeon Juan Hernandez, Contrabajo
Performer Gaytán Y Solis
Performer Listed on Media Gaytán Y Solis
Composer Gaytan, J.
Accompaniment Tony Escalante, Accordeon Juan Hernandez, Contrabajo
Recording Format 78
Condition: E+
Subject death, murder, contraband, shootout, , pride
Label Rio
Country USA
Catalog Number R-131 (2)
Matrix Number R-131-2
Genre Corrido
Staff Notes: This song was re-issued on Arhoolies “Tejano Roots” series CD376. This corrido is about a contrabandista named Francisco Martinez. Martinez tells about a shoot out he and his comrades had with some “Rinches” on their way to Minas de Dolores. One of the contrabandistas died while four rangers ended up getting killed.
Transfer Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2002
Donated By: Chris Strachwitz

Staff Notes

This song was re-issued on Arhoolies “Tejano Roots” series CD376. This corrido is about a contrabandista named Francisco Martinez. Martinez tells about a shoot out he and his comrades had with some “Rinches” on their way to Minas de Dolores. One of the contrabandistas died while four rangers ended up getting killed.

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