Border Bash: Tex-Mex Dance Music, Vol. 2

Border Bash: Tex-Mex Dance Music, Vol. 2

produced by Ben Tavera King, 1952- (Folkways Records, 1983), 33 mins

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Field of Interest
World Music
Produced by Ben Tavera King. Recorded by Dubby Hankins.

"As boundaries go, the Rio Grande River which separates Texas and Mexico has never been much of a barrier between the two cultures. Daily, thousands of people cross the Rio Grande both legally and illegally. The result is a constant intermingling of cultures. Nowhere is this mixture of cultures as evident as in Tex-Mex music..."

Producido por Ben Tavera King. Grabado por Dubby Hankins.

"En tanto de límites se trata, el Río Grande [Río Bravo] que separa Texas y México nunca ha sido una barrera infranqueable entre las dos culturas. Miles de personas cruzan diariamente el río, de manera legal o ilegal. El resultado es una constante mezcla de culturas, y en ningún lugar es más evidente la combinación que en la música Tex-Mex..."

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Content Type
Music recording
33 mins
Sub Genre
Dance, Polka, Cumbia, Ranchera, Tejano and Norteño
Folkways Records
Ben Tavera King, 1952-
Release Date
World Music, American Music, Music & Performing Arts, American Studies, United States and Canada, Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá, United States
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá

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