The University of Texas at Austin
Mexican Songs: "La Petenera"
Identifier: e_utfc_0619
Title: Mexican Songs: "La Petenera"
Description: Mexican song sung with guitar accompaniment. Spanis (Andalusian) lyric form; 6 stanzas. First line: "Qué bonita petenera pintó un herrero en su fragua..." (Tune has stronger Spanish flavor than do the southern Mexican variants).
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: 5 minutes, 52 seconds