The University of Texas at Austin
Mexican Songs: "La Vida Moderna"
Identifier: e_utfc_0636
Title: Mexican Songs: "La Vida Moderna"
Description: Mexican song sung by two mail voices (Alberto, age 50, and Fernando, age 30) with guitar accompaniment. Corrido criticizing modern customs, composed to the tune of "La Virgencita." 3 stanzas and 2 chorus. First line: "Señores pongan cuidado lo que les voy a cantar..." Original recording runs out of tape before song is finished.
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: 3 minutes, 12 seconds