Narciso Martinez

Profile:
Narciso Martinez was born in 1911 in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico, but lived most of his life near San Benito, Texas. In 1935 Narciso on the accordion, teamed with bajo sexto player Santiago Almeida, and recorded some of the most famous conjunto songs in the history of conjunto music, the polka “La Chicharronera” and the schottische “El Tronoconal” on the Blue Record label.

Narciso Martinez led the evolution of a new style of accordion driven music, until his death at the age of 80 in 1992. In 1983 he received the National Heritage Award from the National Endowment of the Humanities in Washington, D.C.
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Artist

Albums

ILP-134 Narciso Martinez - Las Más Alegres Polkas Con Sus Mejores Interpretes - Vol. III album art Tony De La Rosa, Narciso Martinez, Dominio Publico, Los Hermanos Banda, Ramiro Cavazos, Paulino Bernal, Agustin Lara Tony De La Rosa, Narciso Martinez, Dominio Publico, Los Hermanos Banda, Ramiro Cavazos, Paulino Bernal, Agustin Lara - Las Más Alegres Polkas Con Sus Mejores Interpretes - Vol. III(LP) Ideal (12) ILP-134 Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

B-3287 Narciso Martinez - El Lucero / La Chinita album art Narciso Martinez (El Huracán Del Valle)* El Lucero / La Chinita(Shellac, 10") Bluebird (3) B-3287 US 1938 Sell This Version
25-1057 Narciso Martinez - El Senderito / Alice Y San Diego album art Narciso Martinez (El Huracán del Valle)* El Senderito / Alice Y San Diego RCA Victor 25-1057 US 1946 Sell This Version
25-1053 Narciso Martinez - Flor Marchita Schottis / Concha Perdida Polka album art Narciso Martinez Flor Marchita Schottis / Concha Perdida Polka(Shellac, 10") RCA Victor 25-1053 US 1946 Sell This Version
275 Narciso Martinez - Desengaños album art Beto Villa con Narciso Martinez Beto Villa con Narciso Martinez - Desengaños(Shellac, 10") Ideal (12) 275 US 1949 Sell This Version
326 Timoteo Cantu ,Y Jesus Maya ,Con Narciso Martinez Timoteo Cantu ,Y Jesus Maya ,Con Narciso Martinez - Ya Llego El Que Andaba Ausente(10") Ideal (12) 326 Unknown Sell This Version
RyN-433 Narciso Martinez El Tecolote / El Carrejo(7") RYN Discos RyN-433 US Unknown Sell This Version
357 Narciso Martinez - Las Morenas album art Beto Villa Y Su Orquesta con Narciso Martinez Beto Villa Y Su Orquesta con Narciso Martinez - Las Morenas(Shellac, 10") Ideal (12) 357 US Unknown Sell This Version
137 Narciso Martinez - Vida Infausta / La Carta album art Las Abajeñas* Con el conjunto de Narciso Martinez Las Abajeñas* Con el conjunto de Narciso Martinez - Vida Infausta / La Carta(Shellac, 10") Ideal (12) 137 US Unknown Sell This Version
B-3217 Narciso Martinez - La Marabella / El Caballito album art Narciso Martínez* La Marabella / El Caballito(Shellac, 10") Bluebird (3) B-3217 US Unknown Sell This Version
001 Narciso Martinez - La Cuquita / El Realito album art Narciso Martinez, Santiago Almeida Narciso Martinez, Santiago Almeida - La Cuquita / El Realito(10") Ideal (12) 001 US Unknown Sell This Version
163 Narciso Martinez - Ausencia album art Pine Caceres ,Y Su Conjunto Con Narciso Martinez Pine Caceres ,Y Su Conjunto Con Narciso Martinez - Ausencia(Shellac, 10") Ideal (12) 163 US Unknown Sell This Version
404 Narciso Martinez - Pachuca Blues album art Beto Villa Y Su Orquesta ,Con Narciso Martinez Beto Villa Y Su Orquesta ,Con Narciso Martinez - Pachuca Blues(Shellac, 10") Ideal (12) 404 US Unknown Sell This Version
B-3099 Narciso Martinez - Recuerdo / Labios De Coral album art Narciso Martínez* Recuerdo / Labios De Coral(Shellac, 10") Bluebird (3) B-3099 US Unknown Sell This Version
269 Narciso Martinez - Salvador album art Beto Villa Y Su Orquesta con Narciso Martinez Beto Villa Y Su Orquesta con Narciso Martinez - Salvador(Shellac, 10") Ideal (12) 269 US Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

9017 Narciso Martinez - Texas-Mexican Border Music Vol. 10 - El Huracan Del Valle (1936-37) album art Narciso Martinez Texas-Mexican Border Music Vol. 10 - El Huracan Del Valle (1936-37)(LP, Comp) folklyric records 9017 US 1978 Sell This Version
9055 Narciso Martinez - El Huracan Del Valle Volume 2 album art Narciso Martinez El Huracan Del Valle Volume 2 (Comp) Folklyric Records 9055 US 1989 Sell This Version
CD-361 Narciso Martinez - Father Of The Texas-Mexican Conjunto album art Narciso Martinez Father Of The Texas-Mexican Conjunto(CD, Comp) Arhoolie Records CD-361 US 1993 Sell This Version