Re: RARA-AVIS: Corrido

From: Michael Robison (
Date: 30 Nov 2005

Mark wrote:

Sounds like a pretty good book. I was wondering, though, given the title, if it deals at all with Narco Corridos.

*************** I'm not familiar with the Narco Corridos you mention. It's not mentioned specifically in the book. There's a short blurb on the first page explaining the significance of the title. Something about corrido being a traditional folk song or a dance or something like that. I'm at work and my memory is fuzzy, but I'm thinking that generic terms for song and dance are canta and baile.

I just thought of another good line in the book. One of the characters is talking about Texas and says that Civil War General Sherman said that if he owned Texas and hell, he'd rent out Texas and live in hell.


__________________________________ Yahoo! Mail - PC Magazine Editors' Choice 2005

------------------------ Yahoo! Groups Sponsor --------------------~--> Life without art & music? Keep the arts alive today at Network for Good!

RARA-AVIS home page:
  Yahoo! Groups Links

<*> To visit your group on the web, go to:

<*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to:

<*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to:

This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : 30 Nov 2005 EST