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Tragedia Salvadoreña - Los Alcones De Michoacan, Mexico Mariachi Mexicali De Martin Cortez | Frontera Project

Tragedia Salvadoreña
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Catalog Number 41
Recording Format 45
Composer Mata, José
Genre Corrido
Accompaniment Mariachi Mexicali De Martin Cortez
Performer Listed on Media Los Alcones De Michoacan, Mexico
Composer Mata, José
Accompaniment Mariachi Mexicali De Martin Cortez
Recording Format 45
Condition: N-
Subject tragedy, accidental, death, undocumented, immigrant, country, advice
Country USA
Catalog Number 41
Genre Corrido
Location of Label:
Discos Mexicuba S. A. Revillagigedo 96-210 A. Mexico 1 D. F.
Staff Notes: MS-41 (213) 265-3223. This corrido is about a 13 men that died from El Salvador. They were betrayed by the “Pollero” who was going to help them cross into the US. They were left on their own and they tried to cross the desert not knowing where they were going. The died of Thirst and hunger in the Desert. This took place in 1980. Interesting that the lyrics call human trafficking “Contrabando”.
Transfer Date: Monday, February 14, 2011
Donated By: Chris Strachwitz

Staff Notes

MS-41 (213) 265-3223. This corrido is about a 13 men that died from El Salvador. They were betrayed by the “Pollero” who was going to help them cross into the US. They were left on their own and they tried to cross the desert not knowing where they were going. The died of Thirst and hunger in the Desert. This took place in 1980. Interesting that the lyrics call human trafficking “Contrabando”.

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