Re: RARA-AVIS: Corrido

From: Robert Elkin (
Date: 01 Dec 2005

Just to add a bit: There's a heavy German influence on Norteņ¯ ­usic from waves of immigrants, circa. late c19; thus, the polka strains in the corridos, the Banda stuff from the west, etc. Rob

--- wrote:

> I must say that coming from a rock
> perspective, the music
> sounds a bit odd, almost polkaish, traditional, and
> maybe a bit tame.
> [edited]
> Mark

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