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Strachwitz Frontera Collection Catalog

This is a catalog of all of the recordings in the Frontera Collection, currently over 175,000 songs from 78s, 45s, LPs, Cassettes, original master tapes and CDs in the Arhoolie Foundation’s archive (updated April 2020). Although originally focused on the border music of the United State and Mexico, it now contains music from all of Latin America. For more information about the recordings and to hear them, go to UCLA’s Frontera website. You will also find articles about the music, musicians and record labels there. You can listen to many of these recordings on our YouTube Frontera Collection channel. Click on the “+” symbol next to the Label name for more information about the recording. You can search specifically below, or globally in the search box above the list. Sort the columns by clicking on the ▲ . Search here, scroll down to see results
num Label . Cat # Matrix # FMT Title Artist Accomp. Notes Condition date Composer Genre Album Title
num Label . Cat # Matrix # FMT Title Artist Accomp. Listen: Notes Condition date Composer Genre Album Title data_record_number on_YT
1 1355 Records 101 45 El Corrido De Don Yarborough Felipe Martinez Y Los Artistas
N- Martinez, Felipe corrido 1
2 1355 Records 102 45 Carta Preciosa Felipe Martinez Y Los Artistas
N- Martinez, Felipe psychedelic rock 2
3 4 Star 1001-a v-103 78 La Cumparsita Juan Florer Speigener - Guitar; Erwin - Bass
Internationally famous novelty singer and pianist with his Dusketeers N- Matus - Rodriguez tango 3
4 4 Star 1001-b v-104-me-r 78 Belle of Santiago Juan Florer Speigener - Guitar; Erwin - Bass
Internationally famous novelty singer and pianist with his Dusketeers. N- Carleton - Dixon rhumba 4
5 4 Star 1002-a v-105 78 Tico Tico Juan Florer International Trio: José Boroso - Guitar; Michael Somogyi - Bass; Danny Van Allen - Drums
E+ Abreu - Oliverira rhumba 5
6 4 Star 1002-b v-106 78 No Puedo Vivir Sin Ti Juan Florer International Trio: José Boroso - Guitar; Michael Somogyi - Bass; Danny Van Allen - Drums
I Can’t Live Without You E+ Florer, Juan rhumba 6
7 4 Star 1003-a v-107 78 El Choclo De Noche Juan Florer International Trio: José Boroso - Guitar; Michael Somogyi - Bass; Danny Van Allen - Drums
The Night Owl. This is sung in English as well as Spanish. E+ Florer, Juan calypso 7
8 4 Star 1003-b v-108 78 Nague Juan Florer International Trio: José Boroso - Guitar; Michael Somogyi - Bass; Danny Van Allen - Drums
E+ Pozo, Luciano samba 8
9 4 Star 1004 v-109-me 78 Ba Ba Rum Juan Florer Michael Somogyi - Bass, Ivan Lopes - Trumpet, Dann Van Allen - Drums, Lou Bonkowski - Guitar
V+ Florer, Juan rhumba 9
10 4 Star 1004 v-110-me 78 Lovely Lady of Castilia Juan Florer Michael Somogyi - Bass, Ivan Lopes - Trumpet, Dann Van Allen - Drums, Lou Bonkowski - Guitar
V+ Duffie - Taconis bolero 10
11 4 Star 1005 v-111-me 78 Tango Of Delight Juan Florer Michael Somogyi - Bass, Ivan Lopes - Trumpet, Dann Van Allen - Drums, Lou Bonkowski - Guitar
This is sung in English. N- Somogyi - Florer tango bolero 11
12 4 Star 1005 v-112-me 78 Acabasta Juan Florer Michael Somogyi - Bass, Ivan Lopes - Trumpet, Dann Van Allen - Drums, Lou Bonkowski - Guitar
N- Valencia - Sacasas - Pafumy rhumba 12
13 4 Star 1006 v-113-me 78 Misirlou Juan Florer Michael Somogyi - Bass, Ivan Lopes - Bongos, Danny Van Allen - Drums, Russel Soule - Guitar
E+ Ronbanis - Pipilas beguine bolero 13
14 4 Star 1006 v-114-me 78 Linda Mujer Juan Florer - Marion Nichols Michael Somogyi - Bass, Ivan Lopes - Bongos, Danny Van Allen - Drums, Russel Soule - Guitar
This is sung in english and spanish. E+ Duchesne rhumba 14
15 4 Star 1007 v-115-me 78 Juana Juan Florer Michael Somogyi - Bass, Ivan Lopes - Bongos, Danny Van Allen - Drums, Russel Soule - Guitar
This is sung in English. E+ Woodbury -Taconis calypso 15
16 4 Star 1007 v-116-me 78 El Choclo Juan Florer Michael Somogyi - Bass, Ivan Lopes - Bongos, Danny Van Allen - Drums, Russel Soule - Guitar
E+ Villoldo rhumba 16
17 4 Star 1013 v-21-me 78 Guadalajara S. Miguelito Alejandro and Quartette, vocal: unknown duet
N- Guizar huapango 17
18 4 Star 1013 v-24-me 78 La Feria De Las Flores S. Miguelito Alejandro and Quartette
(The Fair of Flowers). N- Monge ranchera 18
19 4 Star 1014 v-22-me 78 Las Alteñitas S. Miguelito Alejandro and Quartette
(The Gay Ranchero) E+ Espinosa - Tuvin - Luban ranchera 20
20 4 Star 1014 v-23-me 78 Ay Jalisco No Te Rajes S. Miguelito Alejandro and Quartette
(Do Not Back Out, Jalisco) E+ Esperón, Manuel M. - Cortazar, Ernesto E. corrido ranchero 21
21 4 Star 1015 v-19-me 78 Voodoo Rhapsody Juan Florer and the Cariocas
This is sung in English N- Somogyi - Florer rhumba 22
22 4 Star 1015 v-20-me 78 Negra Concentida Joe Carioca - Juan Florer and the Cariocas (My Pet Brunette). This is sung in English and Spanish. N- Pardavé - Harper rhumba 23 x
23 4 Star 1016 v-1a-me 78 Por Eso No Debes Reynaldo Y Laura Acompañmiento Instrumental
(You Owe Me Nothing) E+ Lecuona, Margarita bolero 24
24 4 Star 1016 v-1b-me 78 Amor Ciego Hermanas Hernandez and Carmen Y Laura Acompañmiento Instrumental
(Blind Love) E+ Hernández, R. bolero 25
25 4 Star 1017 v-2a-me 78 Se Me Fue Mi Amor Carmen and Laura Isaac Figueroa - Accordion, Juan Garcia - Bajo sexto, Jesus Garcia - Contrabajo (My Love Has Gone) E corrido 26 x

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