The University of Texas at Austin
Mexican Songs:
Identifier: e_utfc_0936
Title: Mexican Songs: 'La Cama Vacía'
Description: Tango, apparently one of the oldest on Border, since some guitarreros call tango rhythm 'música de cama vacía'; 4 stanzas. First line: 'En un tétrico hospital donde se hallaba internado...'
City: Brownsville
County: Cameron
State: Texas
Country: United States
Date: 1954/07/30
Creator: Hinojosa, Manuel (singer)
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.