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Southwest Folklore Center Compact Disk Collection, 1992-1997

SWF 014

Collection Summary

Creator: University of Arizona. Southwest Folklore Center.
Collection Name:Southwest Folklore Center Compact Disk Collection,
Inclusive Dates: 1992-1997
Physical Description:0.5 linear feet
Abstract:Compact discs of commercially produced recordings.
Collection Number:SWF 014
Language: Materials in English
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
University of Arizona
PO Box 210055
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055
Phone: 520-621-6423
Fax: 520-621-9733

Historical Note

Since its creation in 1979, the Southwest Folklore Center has served as an archive for folk material. Its activities include actively researching and collecting information about Arizona's folk communities, generating outreach programs, and coordinating folk activities throughout the state. The compact disks located in the Archives have been collected since the early 1990s, and are mostly commercial recordings of various musicians, poets, and musical groups from Mexico and the southwestern United States. Collection activity is ongoing.

Scope and Content Note

Commercially produced compact disk recordings of gospel music, country and western music, Native American music, Mexican American music, corridos and cowboy songs. The collection includes several compact disks recorded by Lalo Guerrero.


Arranged chronologically according to accession date.



There are no restrictions on access to this collection.


Requests for permission to publish from the collection should be discussed with the coordinator of the Southwest Folklore Center or the University of Arizona Manuscripts Librarian. It is the researcher's responsibility to obtain necessary publication rights and copyright clearances for any planned production. Copying of published sound recordings is prohibited.

Access Terms

Christmas music
Chupa cabras
Country music
Folk music -- Arizona
Folk music -- New Mexico
Gospel music
Hualapai Indians -- Music
Indians of North America -- Folklore
Indians of North America -- Music
Mexican Americans -- Folklore.
Mexican Americans -- Music
Mexican Americans -- Southwest
Native Americans -- Music
Navaho Indians--Music
Navajo Indians -- Music
Paiute Indians -- Music
Shoshone Indians -- Music
Tohono O’Odham Indians -- Music

Genre Form(s)
Folklore -- Arizona
Folklore -- Mexico
Folklore -- Southwest, New

Administrative Information

Credit Line

Southwest Folklore Center Compact Disk Collection (SWF014). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.

Container List

SWF 95.5/CD.1 Navajo songs recorded by Laura Boulton in 1933 and 1940 1933, 1940 Smithsonian Folkways, c1992 (SF 40403), 1 compact disk, stereo
CONTENTS: Yeibichei song: talking god’s song -- Yeibichei song: calling god’s song -- [4 yeibichei songs] -- [2 corn grinding songs] -- 6 sway songs -- 6 sway songs -- 4 circle dance songs -- 5 circle dance songs -- 4 moccasin game songs: Yé,iitsoh song, counter stick song, the people of Lukachukai, Pinyon Jay song -- Moccasin game song: wildcat song -- Moccasin game song: chickadee song -- Moccasin game song [in vocables] -- Moccasin game song: cicada or locust song -- Moccasin game song: antelope song -- Moccasin game song: crow song
SWF 97.19/CD.1 Following in the tuneprints, Bayou Seco undated UBIK Sound (UBIK 25), 1 compact disk, stereo
CONTENTS: Valse a Mexico / Old fashioned two-step -- Un soir -- Same old moon -- First choice two-step -- Rio Frio medley -- Palomita que vienes herida / Goosen -- Flor de las flores -- Polka malabuski -- Lonesome cowgirl’s blues -- Caballo bronco / La favorita -- Valse a ballot -- La vaquera / valse a vachers -- Elliott’s special -- Mary Johnson’s chotis / Blackies polka -- Fleurs de la jeunesse -- Canray’s Copenhagen -- Mad cowboy love -- Peanut shoes / Purple lilies polka
SWF 97.25/CD.1 El chupa cabras, Los Brillantes del Norte 1996 Alacran Productions, c1996 (ARCD 1064), 1 compact disk, stereo
CONTENTS: El chupa cabras -- Juan de la Fuente -- De Texas á California -- Nico Olivares -- El comerciante -- El narco -- Corrido al Gallo de la Sierra -- Mi escuadra del ii -- El leon de la Sierra -- Se lez pelo Baltazar -- Cruzillo Estrada -- La muerte de un federal
SWF 97.31/CD.1 Recuerdos--Memories, Guerrero, Lalo circa 1992 Palm Springs, Calif.; 1 compact disk, 3-1/2 in., [1992?]
“This recording is a historical survey of the songwriting and singing career of Lalo Guerrero. It was compiled to commemorate the October 11, 1992 tribute at the McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert, California ... Lalo y amigos, produced by Dan Guerrero. [...] Compiled and recorded by Mark Guerrero. CONTENTS: Pecadoro -- Nunca jamas -- Cancion mexicana -- Barrio Viejo -- Do you believe in reincarnation? -- Hey Mabel -- Elvis Perez -- El güiri güiri -- La minifalda de Reynalda -- Los chucos suaves -- Marihuana boogie -- Vamos a bailar -- Pancho Lopez -- Tacos for two -- Pancho Claus -- There’s no tortillas -- La pollera rota - Tin marin de do pingue -- El corrido de Delano -- El chicano
97.71/CD.1 Papa’s dream, Los Lobos with Lalo Guerrero 1 compact disk, 3-1/2 in
CONTENTS: La bamba -- Wooly Bully -- Buzz, buzz, buzz -- Route 90 -- Corrido for Papa Lalo -- La Bicicleta -- Cielito lindo -- La Mañanita alegre -- El pato -- De colores -- La Mañanitas tapatias -- La piñata -- La, la, la -- La bamba -- Wooly bully banda (reprise). Not all tracks listed: some tracks consist entirely of narration.
97.71/CD.2 EMI Music Mexico 077779938223 La Navidad con las ardillitas de Lalo Guerrero, Guerrero, Lalo 1 compact disk, 3-1/2 inEMI Music Mexico 077779938223
CONTENTS: Las ardillitas en Navidad -- Mamacita donde esta Santa Claus -- Blanca Navidad -- Si hay Santa Claus -- Noche buena -- Ya viene la navidad -- Noche de paz -- Feliz Navidad -- La tamalada -- Carta a Santa Claus -- Los dientes de Panfilo -- Vi a Santa Claus besando a mi mama -- El reno de la nariz roja -- Rock de los cascabeles
97.71/CD.3 EMI Music Mexico 7243 8 36378 2 9 Una nueva Navidad con las ardillitas de Lalo Guerrero, Guerrero, Lalo 1 compact disk, 3-1/2 inEMI Music Mexico 7243 8 36378 2 9
CONTENTS: Cancion de Navidad -- Navidad tropical (The Christmas song) -- El Venadito cojo -- Vi a Santa Claus besando a mama -- Mi arbolito -- Navidad norteña -- Navidad en la vecindad (I’ll be home for Christmas) -- Gaspar, Melchor y Baltazar -- El rap de Navidad -- ¿Donde vive Santa Claus?
97.71/CD.4 Canyon Records CR-8082 Old time O’Odham fiddle music / Gu-Achi Fiddlers 1 compact disk, 3-1/2 inCanyon Records CR-8082
CONTENTS: Ali Oidak polka -- Bareterro two-step -- Black Mountain mazurka -- Blackie polka -- Sonora church two-step -- Hohokam polka -- Libby Bird Song mazurka -- Memories in Ajo polka -- Pinto beans two-step -- E.J. special polka -- Cababie two-step -- Dawn mazurka
97.71/CD.5 Canyon Records CR-6283 Circle dance songs of the Paiute and Shoshone / Judy Trejo with Delgadina Gonzalez and Christina Gonzalez 1 compact disk, 3-1/2 inCanyon Records CR-6283
“This recording is a collection of circle dance, flag and pinenut blessing songs in the Paiute and Shoshone languages”--Liner notes.
97.71/CD.6 Canyon Records CR-6280 Bird songs of the Hualapai / Keith Mahone 1 compact disk, 3-1/2 inCanyon Records CR-6280
“This collection of 27 bird songs tells musical stories of animals and life and is a quiet journey into the world of the Hualapai people of northwest Arizona.”--Liner notes.
97.71/CD.7 Canyon Records CR-7016 Two world concerto : the music of James DeMars / R. Carlos Nakai; Black Lodge Singers; Canyon Symphony Orchestra 1 compact disk, 3-1/2 inCanyon Records CR-7016
CONTENTS: Two world concerto -- Far from the water -- Native drumming -- Encores
97.71/CD.8 Canyon Records CR-6282 The beauty way / Jay Begaye 1 compact disk, 3-1/2 inCanyon Records CR-6282
CONTENTS: Soldier boys -- Walking in beauty -- Navajo code talkers -- Mother’s honor -- Round dance for Arlie Neskahi -- Youth honoring song -- Our way of dancing -- First song -- My dearest sweetheart -- Diné round dance special
97.71/CD.9 Canyon Records CR-6160 Natay, Navajo singer / Ed Lee Natay 1 compact disk, 3-1/2 inCanyon Records CR-6160
CONTENTS: Sacred mask dance -- Kiowa round dance -- Navajo Squaw dance -- Hopi Harvest dance -- Santa Ana bow and arrow dance -- Tewa turtle dance -- Hopi basket dance -- Zuni sunrise -- Bonus album (Memories of Navajoland, CR-6057): Three trotting songs -- Six sway songs -- Two trotting songs -- Five final social dance songs -- “I’ve gone ahead to a better life” -- Five sway songs -- Navajo baby dance song -- Three round dance songs -- Four sway songs (“Traveling on horseback”) -- Three gift songs -- Three sway songs