DU Special Collections

El dia de San Juan

Title:
El dia de San Juan
Creator:
None specified
Date:
1970 - 1970
Type:
Sound Recording
Format:
audio/mp3
Description:
Socorro, New Mexico. Traditionally, tragedy strikes on St. John's Day (June 24th). In this ballad a youngman, Juan, warns his girl, Micaela, that he is going to kill his rival, Simon. Micaela goes to the dance with Simon. At midnight a shot is heard and two bodies fall, mortally wounded, on the dance floor. They are the bodies of Micaela and Simon. Quality: Good., Audiorecording from Cobos Collection. Catalog no. 9.7; Cobos no. 48.A.1,e