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Corridos

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Corridos

Corridos

Corridos

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Along the Mexican border, community histories are often documented in songs called corridos. They may tell tales of horseraces, of accidents, or of lovers' quarrels. Jacki Lyden speaks with folklorist Jim Griffith, who's compiled a CD of corridos. It's called Heroes and Horses: Corridos from the Arizona-Sonora Borderlands. (record label: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings #sfwcd40475)