Mexican Border Ballads and Other Lore (Publications of the by Mody C. Boatright

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Del mundo se separó. El Capitán Darío Hernandez Al asistente tumbó,16 Por interés del sombrero, ay! Cinco blazos le dió. Gritaba un Pronunciado A orillas de una barranca; Alto el fuego, compañeros, �ay! Se vió una bandera blanca. The first to the right, The second through the center, The third to the left, Ay! " The clamour of the guard Resounded threateningly They no sooner saw the garrison, Ay! And the shooting began. The Pronunciados shouted: "Surrender, sons of a horn," "We'll not surrender,'' they said, Ay!

With equipment loaned by the University of Texas he made some thirty recordings. These ballads furnished the subject of his master's thesis accepted by the University of Texas in 1944. At present he teaches in the University of Houston and is President of the Texas Folk-Lore Society. Page 2 squeezing a quarter out of the gringo, who they assume, will make a profit on what he collects. For they cannot imagine a person's devoting time and energy to collecting ballads for other than a pecuniary motive.

Title : Mexican Border Ballads and Other Lore Publications of the Texas Folklore Society ; No. 21 author : Boatright, Mody Coggin publisher : University of North Texas Press isbn10 | asin : 1574410903 print isbn13 : 9781574410907 ebook isbn13 : 9780585285672 language : English subject Ballads, Mexican, Folklore. 09764 subject : Ballads, Mexican, Folklore. Page i Mexican Border Ballads And Other Lore Edited by Mody C. Boatright Publications of The Texas Folklore Society Number XXI Page ii Copyright © 2000 by The Texas Folklore Society All rights Reserved Copyright © 1946 by The Texas Folklore Society Facsimile edition 1967 Southern Methodist University Press Second printing 1975 Printed in the United States of America Permissions: University of North Texas Press P.

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