José Alfredo Jiménez


José Alfredo Jiménez was the undisputed king of ranchera, the melodramatic and sentimental singing style that originated in the cities of Mexico during the 1950s and '60s. Jiménez began his musical career at the age of ten when his parents' death resulted in his leaving school and starting a musical group with a friend, Jorge Gabilondo Patiño. In the late '40s, Jiménez formed a trio, Los Relendes, ...more


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