Puentes Quemados - Various - Tejano Roots: The Women (1946-1970) (CD)


1991
Label: Arhoolie Records - CD 343 • Series: Tejano Roots • Format: CD Compilation • Country: US • Genre: Latin, Folk, World, & Country • Style: Tejano
Puentes Quemados - Various - Tejano Roots: The Women (1946-1970) (CD)

The catalog, spanning a 25 year period from to , included recordings by women who helped shape the beginnings of Tejano (Mexican-American) music in the southwestern United States. Originally, female performers in Mexican entertainment were allotted roles only in less serious entertainment (vaudeville, dancers, chorus girls, and zarzuela comediennes).

Recorded for the Ideal label in Texas between and , this gathers about an hour's worth of female-sung Tejano music, from a time in which the form was ignored by companies outside of the region. Most (but not all) of the 22 tracks are duets, sometimes between sister teams, and are often Price: $

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