MOJADO SIN LICENSIA, Un

Created on 22/02/2006
Latest update on 22/02/2006

Artist: Flaco Jimenez
Author: Santiago Jimenez
Label: NorteƱo/Arhoolie
Year: 1967

Written by Flaco's father, who was also nicknamed 'El Flaco' when he was young and slender. Learned to play accordion from his father, who learned it from his. Flaco's son Santiago (sic) continues this family tradition. See also: Ay Te Dejo En San Antonio.

Covers:

1976:

Flaco Jimenez [in Les Blank documentary film Chulas Fronteras]

1980s:

Electric Bluebirds [as Wetback Without A License]

2004:

Bayou Mosquitos

Song about Mexican laborers, lacking a green card (licensia), swimming across the Rio Grande river to enter the US, hence 'wetbacks'.

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