Mudcat Café message #2631981 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #103096   Message #2631981
Posted By: Midchuck
14-May-09 - 04:59 PM
Thread Name: Corridos North of the Border
Subject: RE: Corridos North of the Border
Tom Russell's Gallo del Cielo was, I believe, an intentional attempt to write a Corrido in English. I think he came pretty close. Even though nobody dies but a chicken. Lots of people seem to have agreed, anyway. It more or less kick-started his career as a songwriter.