The University of Texas at Austin
Mexican Songs: "El Corrido de Brownsville"
Identifier: e_utfc_0635
Title: Mexican Songs: "El Corrido de Brownsville"
Description: Mexican song sung by two mail voices (Alberto, age 50, and Fernando, age 30) with guitar accompaniment. Local corrido, as name indicates; Alberto Garza is co-author. Modeled on "El Corrido de Laredo," 6 quatrains. First line: "Hoy les canto divertido lo que tengo más presente..."
City: Brownsville
State: Texas
Country: United States
Date: 1954/07/22
Creator: Garza, Alberto (singer); Garza, Fernando (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, 1 second