DU Special Collections

Rosita Alvires

Title:
Rosita Alvires
Creator:
None specified
Date:
1970 - 1970
Type:
Sound Recording
Format:
audio/mp3, audio/wav
Description:
Socorro, New Mexico. Going to a dance against her mother's wishes costs Rosita Alvires her life. When the young woman gets on the dance floor, she slights her boyfriend, Hipolito. The young man resents being made a fool of and shoots Rosita three times. "Luckily for Rosita," the ballad says, "although she received three bullet wounds, only one was fatal." Quality: Good, Audiorecording from Cobos Collection. Catalog no. 9.3; Cobos no. 48.A.1,a