Don Santiago Jimenez, Sr.

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Don Santiago was the visionary member of an accordion-crazy family. He has received practically all the credit for mixing the ranchera songs of Northern Mexico with a snappy German polka beat and accordion…
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Year Album Artist
2015 A Little Bit Is Better Than Nada: Prime Cuts 1990-1996 Texas Tornados Composer
2008 Radio Radio: Bob Dylan's Theme Time Radio Hour, Vol. 1 Primary Artist
2008 Tejano Roots: Puro Conjunto Composer
2004 Accordion Conjunto Champs Primary Artist
2004 Puro Cuate, Vol. 3 Los Cuates de Sinaloa Composer
2001 Sonora Crystal de Cali Sonora Crystal Guitar
2001 Viva Seguin Don Santiago Jimenez Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Accordion
2000 Arhoolie 40th Anniversary Collection 1960-2000: The Journey of Chris Strachwitz Vocals, Accordion, Primary Artist
2000 Une Envie de Chien Camille Bazbaz Cello
1999 Famosos Corridos Don Santiago Jimenez Primary Artist, Composer
1998 Cama de Piedra: Musique Tex-Mex - Conjunto Music Santiago Jimenez Composer
1998 Los Super Seven Los Super Seven Composer
1998 Meli Meli Cheb Mami Violin (Electric)
1997 Al Mirar Tu Cara Don Santiago Jimenez Primary Artist
1997 Squeeze Play: A World Accordion Anthology Composer
1996 Arhoolie Presents American Masters, Vol. 4: 15 Tex-Mex Conjunto Classics Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1996 Live in Holland Santiago Jimenez Composer
1996 Montelongo Don Santiago Jimenez Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Accordion, Composer
1996 Viva Seguin Santiago Jimenez Composer
1995 Texas-Mexican Border Music, Vol. 3: Norteño and Tejano Accordian Pioneers Accordion
1994 Canciones de mi Padre Santiago Jimenez Composer
1994 His First and Last Recordings Don Santiago Jimenez Primary Artist, Vocals, Bajo Sexto, Accordion, Bass, Performer, Composer
1994 Mexican-American Border Music, Vol. 1: 1928-1958 Vocals, Accordion
1994 Southwestern Cookin' Composer
1994 Squeeze This! Those Darn Accordions! Composer
1994 Tex-Mex Fiesta [Arhoolie] Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1992 Best of Mountain Stage Live, Vol. 3 Translation
1992 Corazon de Piedra Santiago Jimenez Composer
1992 Partners Flaco Jiménez Composer
1991 Alas Del Viento Bandango Composer
1991 San Antonio Soul Flaco Jiménez Composer
1990 Conjunto!: Texas-Mexican Border Music, Vol. 3 Performer
1990 El Mero Mero De San Antonio Santiago Jimenez Composer
1989 Entre Humo y Botellas Flaco Jiménez Composer
1987 Musical Varieties Brave Combo Composer
1983 ...And a Time to Dance Los Lobos Composer
1980 Last Recordings: Don Santiago Jimenez, Sr./Flaco Jimenez/Juan Viesca Don Santiago Jimenez Primary Artist, Composer
1976 Chulas Fronteras & Del Mero Corazon Performer