the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center,
the Arhoolie Foundation,
and the UCLA Digital Library
This corrido is about the death and murder of Ricardo Morales from Castroville, Texas. On September 14, 1975 at 10pm, Morales was watching Television when a Policeman showed up at his house and arrested him for Theft charges. He was taken into custody and the shot and killed by the policeman.