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Juanita Garcia Tejano Roots Hall of Fame Singer

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Playing Forgotten Music on 78 RPM Records by Curt Hahn

Juanita Garcia: Tejano Roots Hall of Fame Singer

Juanita Garcia Anoche Estuve Llorando

Avente Mi Amor Al Rio

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Juanita Garcia Anoche Estuve Llorando

Yesterday I was crying

Falcon Records A211 (F1387)

Composer Cuco Sanchez

Avente Mi Amor Al Rio

I threw my love into the river

Composer Rodolfo de la Garcia

 The title on the first photo is “yesterday I was crying" and in the second one is” I threw my love to the river" these records are from the late 40s on and I believe were pressed in McAllen TX.

Thank You Ricardo Ordorica of Facebook for translating the song titles and above notes 

In 1990 she was interviewed by University of Texas at Austin professor Dr. Clay Shorkey to document her legacy at the Texas Music Museum. That same year, Dr. Shorkey would go on to feature her along with her female peers in his grand exhibit titled Musica Tejana: The History and Development of Tejano Music. But what she seems most proud of is being inducted into the widely recognized Tejano Roots Hall of Fame in 2005.

Juanita Garcia vocalist with the Falcon Orchestra.

Juanita García won a talent show in 1950. Her prize, a contract with Falcon, launched her career. In the early 1960s

JUANITA GARCIA McALLEN - Juanita Garcia, a famous recording singing artist and recognized at the Tejano Roots Hall of Fame in 2005, 83, 1930 died  McAllen, Texas on January 26, 2014.