The University of Texas at Austin
Mexican Songs:
Identifier: e_utfc_0908
Title: Mexican Songs: 'Biografía de Mi Vida'
Description: Typical canción de ciego, in which the blind singer tells his misfortunes to audience; in yucateca rhythm, 5 stanzas. First line: 'En los primeros años de mi vida...'
City: Brownsville
County: Cameron
State: Texas
Country: United States
Date: 1954/07/28
Creator: Flores, Jesús (singer and guitarist)
Contributor: Paredes, Americo (field recorder)
Source: UT Folklore Center Archives
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: 2X6a
Format: Audiotape (open reel)
Size: 7 in.