CDs - Arhoolie Mexican Regional / Tejano

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Corridos y Tragedias de la Frontera - Various Artists

CAT. #: 7019


2-CD set with 164-page booklet.

This historic double CD collection from “The Golden Era of the Recorded Corrido: 1928-1937” presents twenty seven examples of the Mexican Border Ballad tradition. These commercially recorded story songs document and chronicle celebrated heroes and events as well as minor fictional characters and folk tales. 

Las Hermanas Segovia - Punaladas De Amor

CAT. #: 9028


CD 9028 Pioneers of Tex-Mex / Norteño Music. These tracks feature the incredibly emotive duets of the Segovia Sisters, who sang about love,... More

Santiago Jimenez, Jr. - El Mero, Mero De San Antonio

CAT. #: 317


CD 317 Santiago Jimenez - accordion & vocals with Juan García - bajo sexto and Juan Viesca - bass. The best of ARH LPs 3016, 3020 + 6... More

Jose "El Patrullero" Moreno - El Fidelero Del Valle

CAT. #: 9014


CD 9014 José Moreno - fiddle, mandolin; Mark Rubin - bass; Amado Banda - bajo sexto. The music of José Moreno harks back to a... More

Conjunto Alma Jarocha - Sones Jarochos

CAT. #: 354


CD 354 Recorded in Veracruz, México featuring arpa jarocha (harp), jarana, and requinto jarocho and vocals. Descriptive notes with song... More

Lydia Mendoza - The Best of Lydia Mendoza

CAT. #: 536


  CD 536 Lydia Mendoza was the first Queen of Tejano Music, with a recording career that began in 1928 and lasted more than 60 years. Known as... More

Santiago Jimenez, Jr. - El Corrido De Esequiel Hernendez

CAT. #: 9016


CD 9016 Santiago Jiménez Jr. - accordion & lead vocal, Victor Mermea - bajo sexto & second voice, Rufus MartÌnez -... More

Chris Sandoval - Pioneer Of Tejano Music

CAT. #: 9017


CD 9017 1. Bien Sabes Tu 2. El Descalzo 3. Sabra Dios 4. Culpable De Amarte 5. Error 6. Isidro Romero 7. Siempre Feliz 8. Almas Perdidas 9. No... More

Conjunto Bernal (Paulino Bernal) - 16 Early Hits

CAT. #: 9010


CD 9010 Accordionist/singer Paulino Bernal joined his bajo sexto playing older brother, Eloy in 1952 to launch the career of Los Hermanitos... More

Ballads and Corridos, 1949-1975 - Various Artists

CAT. #: 367


These narrative ballads from both sides of the Texas-Mexico border were recorded in south Texas and Monterrey, Mexico between 1949 and 1975 by local... More

The Mexican Revolution - Various Artists

CAT. #: 7041


Corridos about the Heroes and Events, 1910-1920 and Beyond!
4 CD set with 180 page book

The Mexican Revolution had a profound effect on every aspect of Mexican life and culture. This four CD set of historic corridos (ballads) provides a comprehensive overview of the events and key figures of the Mexican Revolution during this pivotal time in the Mexican Republic as sung by popular singers who recorded these renditions between 1904 and 1974 in both the United States and Mexico. 

Los Caimanes & Los Caporales de Panuco - Huapangos Y Sones Huastecos

CAT. #: 431


CD 431 The joyous, exciting Huastecan sound featuring an exuberant blend of fiddle, guitarra quinta and jarana along with magnificent falsetto... More

South Texas Polka Party! - Various Artists

CAT. #: 9005


CD 9005 Featuring the greatest Tejano Accordion players: Paulino Bernal, Narciso Martínez, Tony De La Rosa, Ricardo Guzmán, Juan... More

Los Alegres De Teran - Original Recordings 1952-1954

CAT. #: 9048


CD 9048 Los Alegres De Teran (Eugenio Abrego & Tomas Ortiz) became the first super stars of the Mexican regional music today known universally... More

Lydia Mendoza - Vida Mia

CAT. #: 7008


CD 7008 Known as the “Songstress of the Poor”, Lydia Mendoza captivated and inspired her fellow Tejanos of south Texas with her songs of... More

Los Pinguinos del Norte - Corridos De La Frontera

CAT. #: 9051


CD 9051 Recorded live at cantina El Patio in Piedras Negras, Coah. in the 1970s. Although thirty years old, this is the only live recording ever made... More

Lydia Mendoza - La Alondra De La Frontera - Live!

CAT. #: 490


CD 490 Lydia Mendoza has been the most enduring and widely loved female singer-guitarist in the Mexican music tradition on both sides of the... More

Orquestas Tipicas - Various Artists

CAT. #: 7017


CD 7017 These Mexican and Mexican American orchestras range in size from clarinet or violin-led trios to 10 or 15 piece bands. The popular dance... More

Flaco Jimenez y Tomas Ortiz de los Alegres de Teran

CAT. #: 543


CD 543 Two legends of Tejano music join forces. In 2005, two of the greatest names in Norteño music, accordionist Flaco Jiménez and... More

Maya Y Cantu - El Primero Conjunto Norteno Famoso

CAT. #: 9013


CD 9013 Jesus Maya and Timoteo Cantú were in all probability the first widely popular and famous dueto norteño along the Texas Mexican... More