San Patricio (Musical CD, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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San Patricio

Author: Ry CooderLila DownsLinda RonstadtCarlos NúñezLiam NeesonAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Hear Music, ℗2010.
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : Spanish
Summary:
Tells the nearly forgotten story of the brave San Patricio battalion, a downtrodden group of Irish immigrants who deserted the U.S. Army to fight on the Mexican side in the Mexican-American War (1846-48).
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Genre/Form: Folk songs, Spanish
Compact discs
Songs and music
Folk music
Music
Chants et musique
Material Type: Music
Document Type: Sound Recording
Music Type: Folk music; Dance forms
All Authors / Contributors: Ry Cooder; Lila Downs; Linda Ronstadt; Carlos Núñez; Liam Neeson; L A Juvenil; Moya Brennan; Chavela Vargas; Negra Graciana.; Chieftains.; Folkloristas.; Cenzontles (Musical group); Camperos de Valles (Musical group); Banda de Gaita de Batallón.; Mariachi Santa Fe de Jesús (Chuy) Guzmán.; Tigres del Norte (Musical group)
OCLC Number: 505536607
Language Note: Sung in Spanish and English.
Notes: Title from container.
Compact disc.
Program notes by Paddy Moloney in English and Spanish on container insert.
Credits: Produced by Paddy Moloney and Ry Cooder.
Performer(s): The Chieftains, featuring Ry Cooder ; with vocal and instrumental acc.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: La iguana (with Lila Downs) (3:34) --
La golondrina (with Los Folkloristas) (3:08) --
A la orilla de un palmar (with Linda Ronstadt) (3:32) --
Danza de concheros (with Los Folkloristas) (1:30) --
El chivo (with Los Cenzontles) (2:05) --
San Campio (with Carlos Núñez) (2:46) --
The sands of Mexico (with Ry Cooder) (4:47) --
Sailing to Mexico (with Carlos Núñez) (2:01) --
El caballo (with Los Camperos de Valles) (2:41) --
March to battle (across the Rio Grande) (with Banda de Gaita de Batallón, Liam Neeson, Los Cenzontles and L.A. Juvenil) (4:11) --
Lullaby for the dead (with Moya Brennan) (4:37) --
Luz de luna (with Chavela Vargas) (3:30) --
Persecución de villa (with Mariachi Santa Fe de Jesus (Chuy) Guzman) (2:56) --
Canción mixteca (intro) (with Ry Cooder) (2:55) --
Canción mixteca (with Los Tigres del Norte) (3:14) --
Ojitos negros (with Los Cenzontles) (2:25) --
El relampago (with Lila Downs) (3:16) --
El pájaro cu (with La Negra Graciana) (2:36) --
Finale (with Los Cenzontles, Carlos Núñez, Los Folkloristas, Banda de Gaita de Batallón and L.A. Juvenil) (5:47).
Responsibility: the Chieftains, featuring Ry Cooder.

Abstract:

Tells the nearly forgotten story of the brave San Patricio battalion, a downtrodden group of Irish immigrants who deserted the U.S. Army to fight on the Mexican side in the Mexican-American War (1846-48).

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