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2018-07-30T14:22:54.000Z
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6,921
Video Title:
Los Texmaniacs - "Soy de San Luis" [Live Performance Video]
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Watch a performance of "Soy de San Luis" by Los Texmaniacs from 'Cruzando Borders,' the band's latest album for Smithsonian Folkways. 'Cruzando Borders' available on CD and Digital. Stream/download/purchase: Smithsonian Folkways: https://folkways.si.edu/los-texmaniacs/cruzando-borders Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/7dNcpP6OynHCi3hLH7fwY4?si=xYqPSX9_R8C9-XAPAIR6EA Bandcamp: https://lostexmaniacs.bandcamp.com/album/cruzando-borders Los Texmaniacs reach back into the repertoire of the Texas Tornados to record this popular bilingual song, written by Flaco Jiménez’s father Santiago. It tells the story of a Mexican immigrant from San Luis Potosí who makes his way to San Antonio, finding both work and a girlfriend. The relationship does not work out, as she takes off for Nuevo León, Mexico, and then calls him for money to travel back home. Los Texmaniacs: http://lostexmaniacs.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/texmaniacs74 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/texmaniacs Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/texmaniacs Smithsonian Folkways: https://folkways.si.edu Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/smithsonianfolkwaysrecordings Twitter: https://twitter.com/Folkways Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smithsonianfolkways The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy (www.si.edu/copyright). Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time.
Video Duration:
3 min 13 sec
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music folk "Woody Guthrie" "Pete Seeger" Smithsonian Folkways old-time non-profit
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