The University of Texas at Austin
Mexican Songs: "La Barca"
Identifier: e_utfc_0616
Title: Mexican Songs: "La Barca"
Description: Mexican song sung without accompaniment. Mexican danza, lyric type (19th century song taken into traditional corpus; widely known by rural folk); 3 stanzas. First line: "Al golpe del remo se aleja en las ondas ligera mi barca..."
City: Brownsville
State: Texas
Country: United States
Date: 1954/07/22
Creator: Gómez, Jesús (singer)
Contributor: Paredes, Américo (field recorder)
Source: UT Folklore Center Archives
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: 2X5a
Format: Audiotape (open reel)
Size: 7 in.
Duration: 3 minutes, 31 seconds