Various Artists

12 Corridos Calientes

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12 Corridos Calientes contains 11 corridos -- which are poems and folk tales -- performed by Tejano and Norteno artists that have updated the traditional corrido sound with modern synthesizers. Among the highlights on the record are cuts by Oscar G ("Gavino Suarez"), Mazz ("Gavino Barrera"), Latin Breed ("Don Luis El Tejano"), Johny Hernandez ("Corrido de Arnulio Gonzalez"), La Fiebre ("Gerardo Gonzalez"), La Mafia ("Quedo Pendiente Una Boda"), Gilberto Perez y Pepe Maldonado ("La Mesera") and La tropa F ("Valentin de la Sierra," "El Ausente").

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