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Hard Days & Conjunto Nights: Roel Flores

Acordeones Alegresby Roel Flores, 2004Photo: Texas Folklife In California they picked lettuce and plums, in the Upper Midwest cherries, back in Texas it was mainly cotton. “Potatoes was hardest,” says Roel Flores, age 65. He and his family, like many, many others from the Rio Grande Valley, followed the ripening crops, and the music called […]