José Alfredo Jiménez

Real Name:
José Alfredo Jiménez Sandoval
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José Alfredo Jiménez (Born: January 19, 1926 in Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato Died: November 23, 1973 in Mexico City, Mexico) was a Mexican singer-songwriter in the ranchera style whose songs are considered an integral part of Mexico's musical heritage.

Jiménez had no musical training, he did not play an instrument and did not even know the Spanish terms for "waltz" and "key". Nonetheless, he composed more than 1000 songs.

In addition to his own recordings, many of his songs have been recorded by renowned artists from around the Spanish-speaking world, most notably by the following artists: Antonio Aguilar, Lola Beltrán, Vikki Carr, Gualberto Castro, Rocío Dúrcal, Alejandro Fernández, Pedro Fernández, Vicente Fernández, Los Relámpagos Del Norte con Cornelio Reyna y Ramón Ayala, Los Tigres Del Norte, Manolo García, Little Joe Hernández & The Latinaires, Julio Iglesias, Pedro Infante, the Mexican rock group Maná, Miguel Aceves Mejía, Luis Miguel, Jorge Negrete, Sunny Ozuna & The Sunliners, María Dolores Pradera, Javier Solís, and Chavela Vargas.
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LP 1021 José Alfredo Jiménez - Down Mexico Way album art José Alfredo Jiménez Down Mexico Way (Album) Tico Records LP 1021 US 1956 Sell This Version
MKS-1387 José Alfredo Jiménez - La Enorme Distancia album art Jose Alfredo Jimenez* La Enorme Distancia (Album, Comp) RCA Victor, RCA Victor MKS-1387 US 1961 Sell This Version
MKL-1533, MKL 1533 José Alfredo Jiménez - Serenata Sin Luna Vol. III album art Jose Alfredo Jimenez* Con El Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán Jose Alfredo Jimenez* Con El Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán - Serenata Sin Luna Vol. III (Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor MKL-1533, MKL 1533 US 1962 Sell This Version
EX 5078 José Alfredo Jiménez - El Cristo De La Montaña album art José Alfredo Jiménez El Cristo De La Montaña (Album) Columbia EX 5078 US 1962 Sell This Version
20029, CBS 20029 José Alfredo Jiménez - Disco De Oro album art José Alfredo Jiménez Disco De Oro (Album) CBS, Discos CBS 20029, CBS 20029 Bolivia 1963 Sell This Version
MKS-1614 José Alfredo Jiménez - Cuando Lloran Los Hombres Vol. IV album art José Alfredo Jiménez Con El Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán* José Alfredo Jiménez Con El Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán* - Cuando Lloran Los Hombres Vol. IV (Album) RCA Victor MKS-1614 Mexico 1964 Sell This Version
MKL-1580 José Alfredo Jiménez - Cantando A Duo album art Amalia* Y Jose Alfredo* Amalia* Y Jose Alfredo* - Cantando A Duo (Album) RCA Victor MKL-1580 US 1964 Sell This Version
LMP-906 José Alfredo Jiménez Con El Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán* José Alfredo Jiménez Con El Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán* - Cuando Lloran Los Hombres Vol. IV(LP) RCA Victor LMP-906 Mexico 1964 Sell This Version
MKL 1447 José Alfredo Jiménez - Muchacha Bonita album art José Alfredo Jiménez Con El Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán* José Alfredo Jiménez Con El Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán* - Muchacha Bonita (Album) RCA Victor MKL 1447 US 1965 Sell This Version
MKL-1650 José Alfredo Jiménez - Éxitos de Ayer y Mañana album art José Alfredo Jiménez Éxitos de Ayer y Mañana (Album) RCA Victor MKL-1650 US 1965 Sell This Version
LP-12-445 José Alfredo Jiménez - Trio Tariacuri Y Jose Alfredo Jimenez album art Trio Tariácuri Y José Alfredo Jiménez Trio Tariácuri Y José Alfredo Jiménez - Trio Tariacuri Y Jose Alfredo Jimenez(LP) Orfeon LP-12-445 Mexico 1965 Sell This Version
MKL/S-1699 José Alfredo Jiménez - Mis Corridos... album art José Alfredo Jiménez Con El Mariachi Vargas De Tecalitlán* José Alfredo Jiménez Con El Mariachi Vargas De Tecalitlán* - Mis Corridos... (Album) RCA Victor MKL/S-1699 Mexico 1966 Sell This Version
MKL/S-1727 José Alfredo Jiménez - Arrullo De Dios album art José Alfredo Jiménez Arrullo De Dios (Album) RCA Victor MKL/S-1727 Mexico 1967 Sell This Version
HL-8415 José Alfredo Jiménez - Cuando Lloran Los Hombres album art José Alfredo Jiménez Cuando Lloran Los Hombres(LP) Harmony (4) HL-8415 Mexico 1968 Sell This Version
MKS-1809 José Alfredo Jiménez - Paloma Querida y Otros Exitos album art José Alfredo Jiménez Con Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán José Alfredo Jiménez Con Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán - Paloma Querida y Otros Exitos (Album) RCA MKS-1809 US 1969 Sell This Version
MKL/S-1818 José Alfredo Jiménez - José Alfredo Jiménez interpreta a Armando Manzanero - Armando Manzanero interpreta a José Alfredo Jiménez album art José Alfredo Jiménez, Armando Manzanero, Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán José Alfredo Jiménez, Armando Manzanero, Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán - José Alfredo Jiménez interpreta a Armando Manzanero - Armando Manzanero interpreta a José Alfredo Jiménez (Album) RCA Victor MKL/S-1818 Peru 1969 Sell This Version
DKL1-3128 José Alfredo Jiménez - ¡No Me Amenaces! album art José Alfredo Jiménez Con El Mariachi: Vargas de Tecalitlan* José Alfredo Jiménez Con El Mariachi: Vargas de Tecalitlan* - ¡No Me Amenaces! (Album) RCA Victor DKL1-3128 US 1970 Sell This Version
MKL/S-1843 José Alfredo Jiménez - La Sota De Copas album art José Alfredo Jiménez La Sota De Copas Arcano Records MKL/S-1843 Mexico 1970 Sell This Version
MKS-1917 José Alfredo Jiménez - El Cantinero album art José Alfredo Jiménez El Cantinero (Album) RCA Victor MKS-1917 US 1971 Sell This Version
CYS 1311 José Alfredo Jiménez - Mas Exitos De album art José Alfredo Jiménez Mas Exitos De (Album) Caytronics CYS 1311 US 1972 Sell This Version
DKL1-3015 José Alfredo Jiménez - Jose Alfredo Y Alicia album art José Alfredo Jiménez, Alicia Juarez José Alfredo Jiménez, Alicia Juarez - Jose Alfredo Y Alicia (Album) RCA DKL1-3015 US 1971 Sell This Version
DKL1-3200 José Alfredo Jiménez - Gracias album art José Alfredo Jiménez Gracias (Album) RCA Victor DKL1-3200 US 1972 Sell This Version
MKL/S-1943 José Alfredo Jiménez - Gracias album art José Alfredo Jiménez Gracias(LP, Album) RCA Victor MKL/S-1943 Mexico 1972 Sell This Version
CLT 7040 José Alfredo Jiménez - El Compositor De México album art Jose Alfredo Jimenez* El Compositor De México(LP, Album) Caliente CLT 7040 US 1973 Sell This Version
CLT 7080 José Alfredo Jiménez - Epitafio La Vida No Vale Nada album art José Alfredo Jiménez Epitafio La Vida No Vale Nada(LP, Album) Caliente CLT 7080 US 1974 Sell This Version