Strachwitz Frontera Collection of Mexican American and Mexican Recordings Catalog

You can now listen to over 15,000 songs from the Frontera Collection right here.

This is a catalog of all of the recordings in the Frontera Collection, currently over 170,000 songs from 78s, 45s, LPs, Cassettes, original master tapes and CDs in the Arhoolie Foundatin’s archive. We have been digitizing them for over 15 years.
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.

Click on the “+” symbol next to the Label name for more information about the recording.

If there is a green box next to the record, you can listen to the entire recording. Just click on the “+” symbol above the box.

For those accessing from a slow internet connection or a mobile device, this page may load a little slow, please be patient. This list was updated on November 11, 2018.  If you want browse only songs  you can listen to, click here.

Search globally in the search box, or specifically in the search box above each column. Sort by clicking on the ▲ .