the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center,
the Arhoolie Foundation,
and the UCLA Digital Library
Spottswood list the matrix number as LA 1257-A. This corrido is about a family that takes off from the Capital of Mexico en route to the United States. They took off a morning in January and boarded a train. It talks about what they saw on the way to the border. They made it to Nogales. It also talks about the difficulty they had communicating there and all they could answer was “Yes” to any question that was asked of them. They also had a difficult time finding someone that would take their money because all they would take was gold. From there they went to Tucson.