Triunfo Solido

Los Tigres del Norte

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Triunfo Solido Review

by John Storm Roberts

Los Tigres, Mexico-born but based in San Jose, are the hottest of all accordion conjuntos. Mi Buena Suerte is typical of their gutsy style, with a crisp accordion, a kicking rhythm with more bass and less bajo sexto than most groups, and a hokey sax on some numbers. Two good corridos are here -- one on "Cesar Chavez" -- but unusually, no song about la migra.

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