Jorge Negrete: ranchera singer in CD tribute

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One of the greatest ranchera singers in Mexican history - Jorge Negrete, is back in the spotlight.

NegreteJorge image002 6 2008.jpgMore than 50 years after his death, Sony BMG Latin is released a special CD/DVD in his honor. "El Charro Cantor," as he was also known, is one of the top all-time ranchera singers in Mexico.

Alongside Pedro Infante and Javier Solis, Jorge Negrete represents the finest singers ever recorded in the history mariachi/ranchera singers.

Negrete and Infante were particularly popular during the Golden Age of Cinema in Mexico. Negrete and Infante were also popular singing cowboys, similar to Gene Autry and Roy Rogers in the United States.

The new CD is titled "El Charro Cantor... Éxitos de Película," an audio and video release featuring the most famous songs in Jorge Negrete's repertoire and two movies fthat Negrete starred in. The movies are "Hasta que perdió Jalisco" and "Tal para cual."

Among the hits in the CD are "México lindo y querido" and "Ay Jalisco, no te rajes."

The new release is being distributed in three packages including a CD with 20 tracks, a CD and two movie combo package and an additional combo package that comes in a DVD box with two movies and a CD.

Here is the track listing for the Jorge Negrete CD/DVD "El Charro Cantor... Éxitos de Película":

CD
Yo Soy Mexicano
Paloma Querida
El Hijo Del Pueblo
Ella
San Luis Potosí
Entre Suspiro Y Suspiro
Hasta Que Perdió Jalisco
Parranda Larga
Qué Suerte La Mía
La Que Se Fue
El Charro Mexicano
Juan Charrasqueado
Beguine The Beguine
México Lindo Y Querido
¡Ay Jalisco No Te Rajes!
Fiesta Mexicana
Me He De Comer Esa Tuna
Despierta
La Chancla
Hermosas Fuentes
 
DVD
A: "Hasta Que Perdió Jalisco"
B: "Tal Para Cual" (with Jorge Negrete y Luis Aguilar)
 
More details: www.sonybmglatin.com

 

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