"Seventy percent of the people who are in Tijuana aren’t from the large cities in the interior but from the small towns," he continues, as a bolero spins on the turntable. “Norteño is their music.”
A decade ago, most young Mexicans wouldn’t be caught listening or dancing to polkas. Norteño was backward, old-folks’ music.
Posted June 1, 1989
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Norteño – snappy, accordion-pumping Mexican polka music