· Similar to the ranchera in introduction, verse
(yet has NO refrain) remates and tag endings.
· Majority are in 3/4.
· Differentiated by the song content. Typically, the corrido (similar
to a ballad) tells a story and may identify who, where, when, what and
why in the verse.
· Used to preserve historical tales during the revolution, although
some stories are “tall tales”!