Audio Recording Venimos de Matamoros

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Title
Venimos de Matamoros
Contributor Names
Lomax, John A. (John Avery), 1867-1948 (Collector)
Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) (Collector)
Suarez, José (Performer)
Created / Published
Brownsville, Texas, April 26, 1939
Genre
Music
Songs
Ballads
Corridos
Notes
-  Venue: Home of J.K. Wells
-  Performance Note: "Venimos de Matamoros" (vocals and guitar) performed at home of J.K. Wells, Brownsville, Texas, on April 26, 1939.
-  Corrido about the Mexican revolution and revolutionary Aniceto Pizaña
-  Americo Paredes wrote about this ballad in Folklore and Culture on the Texas-Mexican Border (1995).
Medium
sound disc : analog, 78 rpm ; 12 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1939/001: AFS 02609a01
Source Collection
John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip (AFC 1939/001)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.afc/afcss39.2609a1
Language
Castilian
Spanish
Online Format
audio

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Credit line

John and Ruby Lomax 1939 southern states recording trip (AFC 1939/001), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Lomax, John A, Ruby T Lomax, and José Suarez. Venimos de Matamoros. Brownsville, Texas, 1939. Audio. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/lomaxbib000074/.

APA citation style:

Lomax, J. A., Lomax, R. T. & Suarez, J. (1939) Venimos de Matamoros. Brownsville, Texas. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/lomaxbib000074/.

MLA citation style:

Lomax, John A, Ruby T Lomax, and José Suarez. Venimos de Matamoros. Brownsville, Texas, 1939. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/lomaxbib000074/>.