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Episode 18


I look back with wanderlust with a selection of beaut 7"s & 12's I brought home from Mexico City.⁠


Mi Ofrenda Trio - Alma Ariolla
Chico Che - Ritmo Que Quema
Palito Ortega - Amanecere? Sin Ti?
Angelica Maria - Hola!
La Kabala - El Caminante Solitario
Grupo La Rebelión - Vuelve A Mi
Pedro Infante - El mil Amores
Perez Prado - Lupita
Los Wawanco - Las Burrita
Sonia López - La Pollera Amarilla
Los Jilgueros del Pico Real - Corrido a Felix Gallardo
Carmen Rivero - La Pollera Colora
Mike Laure - Tabaco Mascao
Tito Guizar - Las Altenitas
Tito Guizar - Linda Mujer
Elvira Rios - No te importe Saber
Agustin Lara - Solamente una Vez
Maria Alma - No Me Hables De Ese Amor
Pedro Infante - El Mil Amores
La Revolucion De Emiliano Zapata - Nasty Sex
Du Dugs - Brillo De Sol
Fausta Papeti - Un Hombre y una mujer
Ernesto Hill Olvera - Oracion Caribe
Esquivel - April in Portugal
Chavela Vargas - Macorina
Manuel M.Ponce - Campo I
Manuel M.Ponce - Sonáta Classica IV
Manuel M.Ponce - Sonáta Classic II

Musical history and styles

The music of Mexico is very diverse and features a wide range of musical genres and performance styles. It has been influenced by a variety of cultures, most notably the culture of the indigenous people of Mexico and Europe. Music was an expression of Mexican nationalism, beginning in the nineteenth century.

The foundation of Mexican music comes from its indigenous sounds and heritage. The original inhabitants of the land used drums (such as the teponaztli), flutes, rattles, conches as trumpets and their voices to make music and dances. This ancient music is still played in some parts of Mexico. However, much of the traditional contemporary music of Mexico was written during and after the Spanish colonial period, using many old world influenced instruments. Many traditional instruments, such as the Mexican vihuela used in Mariachi music, were adapted from their old world predecessors and are now considered very Mexican.

Some main styles of Mexican music are:
Norteño (Grupero)
Conjunto jarocho
Conjunto huasteco.
Conjunto de marimba.
Conjunto norteño.
Tamborazo Zacatecano.

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