Carlos y Jose are one of the longest running and most successful groups in traditional norteño music with over 85 albums to their credit. Carlos Salazar (voice and accordion) founded the band in General Teran, Nuevo Leon, though they began their professional career in Camargo, Tamaulipas in 1968. Their first two hits were with the corrido singles "El Nuevo Albur de Amor" and the lament "La Mata de Sandia." These songs were played on the powerful border radio stations that broadcast from Mexico and throughout the southwest and into the midwest, and reached migrant workers and immigrant families who purchased their music en masse. They furthered their success with a string of hits in their homeland such as "Estrellita del Norte al Oriente," "Yo Tambien Soy de Teran," "La Carta Que Te Mande, "Cuentame Tus Penas," "Pistoleros Famosos," and ...
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