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
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(LP, 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
LPM 10268 José Alfredo Jiménez - Las Voces Mas Queridas De Mexico Cantando A Duo album art Amalia* Y Jose Alfredo* Amalia* Y Jose Alfredo* - Las Voces Mas Queridas De Mexico Cantando A Duo(LP, Mono) RCA Victor LPM 10268 Spain 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
MKL-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-1699 Mexico 1966 Sell This Version
MKL/S-1727 José Alfredo Jiménez - Arrullo de Dios album art José Alfredo Jiménez Arrullo de Dios 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
MKS-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 José Alfredo Jiménez, Armando Manzanero - José Alfredo Jiménez interpreta a Armando Manzanero - Armando Manzanero interpreta a José Alfredo Jiménez(LP, Album) RCA Victor MKS-1818 Mexico 1969 Sell This Version
DKL1-3020 José Alfredo Jiménez - La Sota De Copas album art José Alfredo Jiménez La Sota De Copas(LP) Arcano Records DKL1-3020 US 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
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
DAL 1030 José Alfredo Jiménez - El Inmortal 15 Eternos Exitos album art José Alfredo Jiménez El Inmortal 15 Eternos Exitos(LP, Album) Telediscos DAL 1030 US 1974 Sell This Version
R 568 José Alfredo Jiménez - Un Gran Compositor: Jose Alfredo Jimenez - Una Gran Voz: Berta Cabal - Un Gran Mariachi: Mariachi Mexico album art José Alfredo Jiménez, Berta Cabal, Mariachi Mexico José Alfredo Jiménez, Berta Cabal, Mariachi Mexico - Un Gran Compositor: Jose Alfredo Jimenez - Una Gran Voz: Berta Cabal - Un Gran Mariachi: Mariachi Mexico(LP, Album) Discos Rex R 568 Mexico 1974 Sell This Version
MKS-2029 José Alfredo Jiménez - Que Te Vaya Bonito album art José Alfredo Jiménez Que Te Vaya Bonito(LP, Album) RCA Victor MKS-2029 Mexico 1974 Sell This Version
S 63365 José Alfredo Jiménez - Rancheras Songs Of The Mexicans  album art Jose Alfredo Jimenez* Rancheras Songs Of The Mexicans (Album) Caliente S 63365 Germany 1969 Sell This Version