En las alas de un jumil, volaba un carbonero,

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El Jumilero[/b]
The Jumil Bug Hunter

En las alas de un jumil, volaba un carbonero,
[b]On the wings of a jumil, flew a charcoal maker,

En las alas de un jumil volaba un carbonero,
On the wings of a jumil, flew a charcoal maker,

Y en sus costales llebava su itacate y su habanero
In his sacks carrying his snack and his havana rum

Ya borrachito, gritaba ¡Viva Taxco de Guerrero!
Already drunk, he shouted 'Long Live Taxco of Guerrero!?

Viva este indio jumilero que ha sido un viejo leñero,
Long live the indian jumil hunter who has been an old woodcutter,

Viva este indio jumilero que ha sido un viejo leñero,
Long live the indian jumil hunter who has been an old woodcutter,

que de acá de estos encinos has ganado muchos fierros.
that from here, from these oaks, you have won many iron pieces.

Ya borrachito, gritaba ¡Viva Taxco de Guerrero!
Already drunk, he shouted 'Long Live Taxco of Guerrero!?

¡Ay! Huixteco, nunca te ardas por mas que te prendan fuego;
¡Ay! Huixteco you never burn no matter how much they set you on fire;

Ay! Huixteco, nunca te ardas por mas que te prendan fuego;
¡Ay! Huixteco you never burn no matter how much they set you on fire;

Se acabarían lo jumiles, se acabarían los tTaxqueños.
If the jumiles would run out, the Taxqueñans would be all over.

Se acabarían lo jumiles, se acabarían los Taxqueños.
If the jumiles would run out, the Taxqueñans would be all over.

Ya borrachito gritaba ¡Viva Taxco de Guerrero!
Already drunk he shouted 'Long Live Taxco of Guerrero!?

Ya borrachito gritaba ¡Viva Taxco de Guerrero!
Already drunk he shouted 'Long Live Taxco of Guerrero!?

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hear this classic Mexican folk song from the 1930s

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updated SEP 26, 2009
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In his sacks carried his snack and his havana rum

f the jumiles would run out, the Taxqueñans would be finished

updated SEP 26, 2009
posted by 00b83c38