the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center,
the Arhoolie Foundation,
and the UCLA Digital Library
This corrido relates the death of José Martínez, who on the 10th of August (1945), was murdered by his first cousin Rosalio, as the two shot it out in Nuevo León. (The Ballad Of Jose Martinez). All selections originally recorded for Falcon Records between 1950 & 1954 on 78 rpm discs. This cut was originally released as: F-1560; A-294. CD contains an 8 page booklet with notes, a picture and the Track Listing.