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Dios, Familia y Tierra

Dios, Familia y Tierra

One of several musically–gifted members of the Martínez family, Debbie Martínez (1959–2007) was said to have had too large a voice for any group act. She became a regional sensation during the 1970s for her musical talents, which she used to preserve and promote New Mexico’s musical culture at a time when few female musicians enjoyed the limelight. As the title suggests, the album Dios, Familia y Tierra (God, Family and Land) reflects the values that the Martínez family embraced with their musical talents. Debbie’s father, Roberto — who composed the opening track “Mi Tierra Norteña” (“My Northern Land”) — explains that the song is “about the beauty of Northern New Mexico,” to which he attributes his appreciation of God’s blessings early on in life.

Track Listing

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Mi Tierra Nortena Debbie Martinez 2:58
102
Antes y Despuez Debbie Martinez 2:47
103
El Taconazo Debbie Martinez 2:00
104
El Aguacero Debbie Martinez 2:16
105
Si Tu Tambien Te Vas Debbie Martinez 2:16
106
Tierra De Adobe y De Sol Debbie Martinez 2:31
107
Inocencia De Un Niño Debbie Martinez 2:36
108
Corazon Desecho Debbie Martinez 2:09
109
Maestro de Galilea Debbie Martinez 3:03
110
Resucito Debbie Martinez 2:42

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