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Jose Alfredo Jimenez
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José Alfredo Jiménez (January 19, 1926 in Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato – November 23, 1973 in Mexico City, Mexico) was a Mexican singer-songwriter in the ranchera style.His songs are considered an integral part of the Mexican musical heritage and are comparable, for instance, to Woody Guthrie's influence on American folk music.Jiménez had no musical training—according to the singer Miguel Aceves Mejía. He also did not play an instrument and did not even know the Spanish terms for "waltz" and "key". Nonethele...


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