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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 # Title Artist Accomp. Notes FMT Condition Matrix # date Composer Genre Album Title Listen: data_record_number on_YT
num . Label Cat # Title Artist Accomp. Notes FMT Condition Matrix # date Composer Genre Album Title Listen: data_record_number on_YT
2 1355 Records 101 El Corrido De Don Yarborough Felipe Martinez Y Los Artistas 45 N- Martinez, Felipe corrido 1
3 1355 Records 102 Carta Preciosa Felipe Martinez Y Los Artistas 45 N- Martinez, Felipe psychadelic rock 2
4 green button 4 Star 1001-A La Cumparsita Juan Florer Speigener - Guitar; Erwin - Bass Internationally famous novelty singer and pianist with his Dusketeers 78 N- V-103 Matus - Rodriguez tango
3 Y
5 green button 4 Star 1001-B Belle of Santiago Juan Florer Speigener - Guitar; Erwin - Bass Internationally famous novelty singer and pianist with his Dusketeers. 78 N- V-104-ME-R Carleton - Dixon rhumba
4 Y
6 green button 4 Star 1002-A Tico Tico Juan Florer International Trio: Jose Boroso - Guitar; Michael Somogyi - Bass; Danny Van Allen - Drums 78 E+ V-105 Abreu - Oliverira rhumba
5 Y
7 green button 4 Star 1002-B No Puedo Vivir Sin Ti Juan Florer International Trio: Jose Boroso - Guitar; Michael Somogyi - Bass; Danny Van Allen - Drums I Can’t Live Without You 78 E+ V-106 Florer, Juan rhumba
6 Y
8 green button 4 Star 1003-A El Choclo De Noche Juan Florer International Trio: Jose Boroso - Guitar; Michael Somogyi - Bass; Danny Van Allen - Drums The Night Owl. This is sung in English as well as Spanish. 78 E+ V-107 Florer, Juan calypso
7 Y
9 green button 4 Star 1003-B Nague Juan Florer International Trio: Jose Boroso - Guitar; Michael Somogyi - Bass; Danny Van Allen - Drums 78 E+ V-108 Pozo, Luciano samba
8 Y
10 green button 4 Star 1004 Ba Ba Rum Juan Florer Michael Somogyi - Bass, Ivan Lopes - Trumpet, Dann Van Allen - Drums, Lou Bonkowski - Guitar 78 V+ V-109-ME Florer, Juan rhumba
9 Y
11 green button 4 Star 1004 Lovely Lady of Castilia Juan Florer Michael Somogyi - Bass, Ivan Lopes - Trumpet, Dann Van Allen - Drums, Lou Bonkowski - Guitar 78 V+ V-110-ME Duffie - Taconis bolero
10 Y
12 green button 4 Star 1005 Tango Of Delight Juan Florer Michael Somogyi - Bass, Ivan Lopes - Trumpet, Dann Van Allen - Drums, Lou Bonkowski - Guitar This is sung in English. 78 N- V-111-ME Somogyi - Florer tango bolero
11 Y
13 green button 4 Star 1005 Acabasta Juan Florer Michael Somogyi - Bass, Ivan Lopes - Trumpet, Dann Van Allen - Drums, Lou Bonkowski - Guitar 78 N- V-112-ME Valencia - Sacasas - Pafumy rhumba
12 Y
14 green button 4 Star 1006 Misirlou Juan Florer Michael Somogyi - Bass, Ivan Lopes - Bongos, Danny Van Allen - Drums, Russel Soule - Guitar 78 E+ V-113-ME Ronbanis - Pipilas beguine bolero
13 Y
15 green button 4 Star 1006 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. 78 E+ V-114-ME Duchesne rhumba
14 Y
16 green button 4 Star 1007 Juana Juan Florer Michael Somogyi - Bass, Ivan Lopes - Bongos, Danny Van Allen - Drums, Russel Soule - Guitar This is sung in English. 78 E+ V-115-ME Woodbury -Taconis calypso
15 Y
17 green button 4 Star 1007 El Choclo Juan Florer Michael Somogyi - Bass, Ivan Lopes - Bongos, Danny Van Allen - Drums, Russel Soule - Guitar 78 E+ V-116-ME Villoldo rhumba
16 Y
18 green button 4 Star 1013 Guadalajara S. Miguelito Alejandro and Quartette, vocal: unknown duet 78 N- V-21-ME Guizar huapango
17 Y
19 green button 4 Star 1013 La Feria De Las Flores S. Miguelito Alejandro and Quartette (The Fair of Flowers). 78 N- V-24-ME Monge ranchera
18 Y
20 green button 4 Star 1014 Las Alteñitas S. Miguelito Alejandro and Quartette (The Gay Ranchero) 78 E+ V-22-ME Espinosa - Tuvin - Luban ranchera
20 Y
21 green button 4 Star 1014 Ay Jalisco No Te Rajes S. Miguelito Alejandro and Quartette (Do Not Back Out, Jalisco) 78 E+ V-23-ME Esperón, Manuel M. - Cortazar, Ernesto E. corrido ranchero
21 Y
22 green button 4 Star 1015 Voodoo Rhapsody Juan Florer and the Cariocas This is sung in English 78 N- V-19-ME Somogyi - Florer rhumba
22 Y
23 green button 4 Star 1015 Negra Concentida Joe Carioca - Juan Florer and the Cariocas (My Pet Brunette). This is sung in English and Spanish. 78 N- V-20-ME Pardavé - Harper rhumba
23 Y
24 green button 4 Star 1016 Por Eso No Debes Reynaldo Y Laura Acompañmiento Instrumental (You Owe Me Nothing) 78 E+ V-1A-ME Lecuona, Margarita bolero
24 Y
25 green button 4 Star 1016 Amor Ciego Hermanas Hernandez - Carmen Y Laura Acompañmiento Instrumental (Blind Love) 78 E+ V-1B-ME Hernández, R. bolero
25 Y
26 green button 4 Star 1017 Se Me Fue Mi Amor Carmen and Laura Isaac Figueroa - Accordion, Juan Garcia - Bajo sexto, Jesus Garcia - Contrabajo (My Love Has Gone) 78 E V-2A-ME corrido
26 Y
27 green button 4 Star 1017 El Borrachito Carmen and Laura Isaac Figueroa - Accordion, Juan Garcia - Bajo sexto, Jesus Garcia - Contrabajo (The Little Drunkard) 78 E V-2B-ME Gaytan, J. corrido
27 Y
28 green button 4 Star 1018 Cartas Marcadas Carmen and Reynaldo (Marked Cards) 78 E V-3A-ME Monge, C. corrido
28 Y
29 green button 4 Star 1018 Que Chula Prieta Carmen and Laura Isaac Figueroa - Accordion, Juan Garcia - Bajo sexto, Jesus Garcia - Contrabajo (Beautiful Burneste) 78 E V-3B-ME Cantú, F. corrido
29 Y
30 green button 4 Star 1044 Sonrisa Figueroa Trio (Smiles) 78 E+ V-233ME Figueroa, Isaac corrido ranchera
30 Y
31 green button 4 Star 1044 Eternamente Carmen, Reynaldo and Laura (Forever) 78 E+ V-234ME corrido ranchera
31 Y
32 green button 4 Star 1045 El Trotecito Trio Figueroa (The Little Trot). 78 E V-235-ME Figueroa, Isaac polka
32 Y
33 green button 4 Star 1046 La Pasajera Trio Figueroa (The Passenger) 78 E V-237-ME Figueroa, Isaac corrido ranchero
34 Y
34 green button 4 Star 1046 China De Los Ojos Negros Carmen and Laura (The One With Dark Eyes) 78 E V-238-ME corrido ranchero
35 Y
35 green button 4 Star 1047 Brazil Nilo Menendez And His Latin Americans 78 N- V-224-ME Barroso instrumental
36 Y
36 green button 4 Star 1047 Saudade Nilo Menendez And His Latin Americans 78 N- V-226-ME Lopes instrumental
37 Y
37 green button 4 Star 1048 Ven Mi Negrita Nilo Menendez And His Latin Americans, vocal: Chuy Castillon Vocal By Chuy Castillon 78 N- V-227-ME Somogyi
38 Y
38 green button 4 Star 1048 Polonaise Nilo Menendez And His Latin Americans 78 N- V-228-ME Chopin instrumental
39 Y
39 green button 4 Star 1049 Baja Nilo Menendez And His Latin Americans 78 E+ V-225-ME Barroso instrumental
40 Y
40 green button 4 Star 1049 Baju Fiesta Nilo Menendez And His Latin Americans 78 E+ V-230-ME Menendez instrumental
41 Y
41 green button 4 Star 1050 Rhumba Rhapsody Nilo Menendez And His Latin Americans 78 N- V-229-ME instrumental
42 Y
42 green button 4 Star 1050 O Tic-Tac Do Meu Nilo Menendez And His Latin Americans (Tick-tock of my Heart) 78 N- V-231-ME Vermehlo - Silva instrumental
43 Y
43 green button 4 Star 1055 Buscandote Guadalajara Trio with Nestor Amaral and Miguelito Alejandro from the film: “Masquerade in Mexico”. (Looking for You). 78 N- V-254-ME Lara, Agustín
44 Y
44 green button 4 Star 1055 Traigo Mi 45 Guadalajara Trio with Nestor Amaral and Miguelito Alejandro (My “45”) 78 N- V-259-ME Dominquez, Alberto corrido
45 Y
45 green button 4 Star 1056 Palabras De Mujer Guadalajara Trio Guitars - Nestor Amaral, Miguelito Alejandro (Words of a Woman). . 78 N- V-258-ME canción
46 Y
46 green button 4 Star 1056 Atotonilco Guadalajara Trio Guitars - Nestor Amaral, Miguelito Alejandro 78 N- V-260-ME corrido
47 Y
47 green button 4 Star 1127 Mi Terruño Rodolfo y Panchita Con El Mariachi Acuña 78 N 340AS Bermejo, Felipe corrido
48 Y
48 green button 4 Star 1127 Serenata Tapatia Rodolfo y Panchita Con El Mariachi Acuña The bass in this song is overmodulated. 78 N 341AS Esperón, Manuel M. - Cortazar, Ernesto E. canción ranchera
49 Y
49 green button 4 Star 1128 Ahora Que No Eres Mia Rodolfo y Panchita Con El Mariachi Acuña 78 N 342AS Acuña canción fox
50 Y
50 green button 4 Star 1128 Yo Quisiera Rodolfo y Panchita Con El Mariachi Acuña 78 N 343AS Ramos corrido
51 Y
51 green button 4 Star 1173 Con Botellas Torreon y Dora Con Guitarras 78 N 1563 Arellano
52 Y

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