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Música Grupera

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The term grupo is used in Mexico to refer to a ‘group’ or band of musicians that does not prioritize any of its members (although many groups have one or more better-known members, for example, the vocalist). The ‘group phenomenon...

Durango

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 443,600 (2004) Durango is the quintessential northern Mexican city. Six hundred and seventy-two miles (1,082 km) from the US frontier, it is not a border town. Five hundred and fifty-five...

Acapulco and Guerrero

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: Acapulco - 1,300,000 (2004); Guerrero - 3,000,000 (2004) Acapulco is situated on the southwest Pacific coast of Mexico in the state of Guerrero, some 185 miles (300 km) south...

Guadalajara

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 3,677,531 (2000) ‘Guadalajara on a plain, México City in a lake.’ That is the opening line of ‘Me he de comer esta tuna,’ a song made famous by Jorge Negrete (1988). Indeed, Guadalajara sits in the middle...

Monterrey

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 3,400,000 (2003) Monterrey is the capital city of Nuevo Leon, a state located in the northeastern part of Mexico. The city is an important commercial, financial and industrial center....

Mexico

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 104,907,991 (2003) According to legend, when Spanish authorities asked Hernán Cortés to describe Mexico, the conquistador crumpled up a piece of paper and placed it on the table. Mexico is defined by its mountains....