the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center,
the Arhoolie Foundation,
and the UCLA Digital Library
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”.