Guty Cárdenas

Guty Cárdenas (1905–1932; full name Augusto Alejandro Cárdenas Pinelo) was a Mexican composer, singer and guitarist, noted as a representative of the cancion yucateca style of music. His well-known works include "Nunca", with lyrics by Ricardo López Méndez. He spent several years in the USA, recording with Columbia Records.

He was killed, at the age of 27, by a stray bullet during a gunfight in a Mexico City bar.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 12th, 1905 (Yucatán), Died April 5th, 1932

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, composer, songwriter, lyricist, arranger

Notes: Full name: Augusto Alejandro Cárdenas Pinero.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-39995 10-in. 8/19/1927 Nunca Margarita Cueto ; Carlos Mejía Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor BVE-41063 10-in. 11/22/1927 Un rayito de sol por la mañana Margarita Cueto Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-42215 10-in. 4/25/1928 Nunca Orquesta "Del Norte" Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-42449 10-in. 2/16/1928 Peregrino de amor Margarita Cueto ; José Moriche Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-45512 10-in. 5/23/1928 Ojos tristes Margarita Cueto ; Carlos Mejía Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-45513 10-in. 5/23/1928 Flor Margarita Cueto ; Carlos Mejía Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-46176 10-in. 9/19/1928 Dile a tus ojos Minerva Rodríguez Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-46177 10-in. 9/19/1928 Quisiera Minerva Rodríguez Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-46197 10-in. 10/1/1928 Para olvidarte Trío Garnica-Ascencio Female vocal trio, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-48342 10-in. 2/7/1929 Quisiera Trío Garnica-Ascencio Female vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor XVE-53234 10-in. 6/12/1929 Golondrinas viajeras Trío Garnica-Ascencio Female vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-53556 10-in. 6/11/1929 Un rayito de sol por la mañana Rondalla Usandizaga Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-57040 10-in. 10/30/1929 Para olvidarte Luz F. Del Moral Steel guitar solo composer  
Victor BVE-63672 10-in. 9/26/1930 Aléjate Olga Albani Female vocal solo, with 2 guitars composer  
Victor BSHQ-73061 10-in. 7/5/1932 Caminante Juan Arvizu Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars composer  
Victor BS-76747 10-in. 7/27/1933 Me tre' sonando Isaura Montemayor ; Jose Montemayor ; Lupe Montemayor Female vocal duet, with guitar composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-88748 10-in. 2/26/1935 A que negar Elvira Mancera Female vocal solo, with 2 guitars composer, lyricist  
Victor MBS-90834 10-in. before 1/7/1937 Aires del Mayab Las Dos Marías Female vocal duet, with guitars composer  
Victor BS-92966 10-in. 8/13/1935 Otra vez Roberto de Moya ; Lorenzo Salinas Male vocal duet composer  
Victor MBS-015280 10-in. before 8/14/1939 Yucalpeten Julio Cochard ; Alfonso Ortiz Tirado Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor MBS-015281 10-in. before 8/14/1939 El caminante del Mayab Julio Cochard ; Alfonso Ortiz Tirado Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor MBS-092810 10-in. before 5/29/1951 Caminante de Mayab Los Tres Diamantes Male vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor [Trial 1928-04-04-01] 10-in. 4/4/1928 Ojos tristes Guty Cárdenas Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W96410 10-in. April 1928 Nunca Miguel Lerdo de Tejada ; Orquesta Típica Lerdo Instrumental ensemble, with chorus composer  
Columbia W96465 10-in. approximately April 1928 Cabecita loca Guty Cárdenas Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W96470 10-in. April 1928 Flor Guty Cárdenas Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Columbia W96471 10-in. approximately April 1928 Quisiera Guty Cárdenas Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Columbia W96472 10-in. April or May 1928 Ojos tristes Guty Cárdenas Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Columbia W96475 10-in. approximately 1928 Madrecita Guty Cárdenas Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W96527 10-in. May 1928 Menudita Guty y Chalín Male vocal duet, with guitars vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W96528 10-in. May 1928 Rayito de sol Guty y Chalín Male vocal duet, with guitars vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Columbia W96562 10-in. approximately 1928 Lágrimas Guty Cárdenas ; Rodolfo Hoyos Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W96602 10-in. April or May 1928 Granito de sal Guty y Chalín Male vocal duet, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W96603 10-in. April or May 1928 Boca loca Guty y Chalín Male vocal duet, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W96655 10-in. July 1928 Limoncito Jorge Añez ; Guty Cárdenas Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W96656 10-in. July 1928 Varita de nardo Jorge Añez ; Guty Cárdenas Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W96710 10-in. August 1928 Dulce muñequita Guty Cárdenas Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W96712 10-in. August 1928 Ventanita morada Guty Cárdenas ; Hermanas Herreras Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W96814 10-in. October 1928 Coconito Guty Cárdenas Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W96820 10-in. October 1928 Dile a tus ojos Guty Cárdenas ; Guty Cárdenas Male vocal solo, with guitar composer, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W96825 10-in. October 1928 Manzanita Guty Cárdenas Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W96831 10-in. November 1928 Rayando el sol Guty y Nancy Female-male vocal duet, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W96832 10-in. November 1928 Jesusita la vaquera Guty y Nancy Female-male vocal duet, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W96834 10-in. November 1928 Serenata Guty Cárdenas Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W96835 10-in. November 1928 Mañanita Guty Cárdenas Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W96836 10-in. November 1928 Albur de amor Guty y Nancy Female-male vocal duet, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W96837 10-in. November 1928 Cancioncitas Guty y Nancy Female-male vocal duet, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W96855 10-in. November 1928 Corrido de cananea Guty y Chalín Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Columbia W96856 10-in. November 1928 Presentimiento Guty y Chalín Male vocal duet, with guitars vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W96857 10-in. November 1928 Quiero Guty Cárdenas ; Joseph M. Lacalle ; Orquesta Viva-tonal Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W96858 10-in. November 1928 Una noche más pasó Guty Cárdenas ; Joseph M. Lacalle ; Orquesta Viva-tonal Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W96862 10-in. November 1928 Yo pienso en ti Guty y Chalín Vocal duet, with guitars vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Columbia W96867 10-in. November 1928 Ruégale a Dios Guty y Nancy Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars vocalist, tenor vocal, arranger  
Columbia W96871 10-in. November 1928 Golondrina viajera Guty Cárdenas Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Columbia W96877 10-in. November 1928 Añorando Guty Cárdenas ; Joseph M. Lacalle ; Orquesta Viva-tonal Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W96878 10-in. November 1928 Muy juntos Guty Cárdenas ; Joseph M. Lacalle ; Orquesta Viva-tonal Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W96888 10-in. December 1928 Ola Quarteto Guty Cárdenas Vocal quartet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W96889 10-in. December 1928 Tengo una guajirita Quarteto Guty Cárdenas Vocal quartet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W96893 10-in. December 1928 La rosa Guty y Utrera Vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W96912 10-in. November 1928 Se esfumo de mi vida Guty Cárdenas Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W96926 10-in. December 1928 Soy virgencita Guty Cárdenas ; Mercedes ; Adolfo Utrera Vocal trio, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W96927 10-in. December 1928 Ven chamaquito Quarteto Guty Cárdenas Jazz/dance band, with vocal chorus vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W97120 10-in. May 1929 El curripipí Guty Cárdenas Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W97121 10-in. May 1929 Ojos negros Chalín Cámara ; Guty Cárdenas Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W97139 10-in. May 1929 Tortolita Chalín Cámara ; Guty Cárdenas Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W97141 10-in. approximately May 1929 Tierra de mis amores Guty Cárdenas ; Adolfo Utrera Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W97159 10-in. May 1929 Fondo azul Guty Cárdenas Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Columbia W97160 10-in. May 1929 Aunque no pueda Guty Cárdenas Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W97166 10-in. May 1929 Pierrot Guty Cárdenas ; Jorge Del Moral Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W97184 10-in. June 1929 Vecinita gentil Guty Cárdenas Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W97189 10-in. June 1929 Corazones partidos Guty Cárdenas Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W97191 10-in. June 1929 Torcacita Guty Cárdenas Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W97209 10-in. June 1929 El pagano Guty Cárdenas Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W97274 10-in. June 1929 El carabali Guty y Utrera Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W109066 10-in. May 1928 En mi rancho bonito Guty y Chalín Male vocal duet, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W109067 10-in. May 1928 Otra vez Guty y Chalín Male vocal duet, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W109307 10-in. May 1928 Coconiti Guty y Lencho Male vocal duet, with guitars vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W109425 10-in. June 1928 ¡Qué lejos estoy! Guty y Chalín Male vocal duet, with guitars vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W109563 10-in. August 1928 Obregon Cancioneros de Sonora Male vocal duet, with guitar composer  
Columbia W109564 10-in. August 1928 Obregon Cancioneros de Sonora Male vocal duet, with guitar composer  
Columbia W109565 10-in. August 1928 Aviador carranza Cancioneros de Sonora Male vocal duet, with guitar composer  
Columbia W109566 10-in. August 1928 Aviador carranza Cancioneros de Sonora Male vocal duet, with guitar composer  
Columbia W109893 10-in. November 1928 Ojitos chintos Guty y Nancy Female-male vocal duet, with guitars vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Columbia W109894 10-in. November 1928 ¿Que te ha dado esa mujer? Guty y Nancy Female-male vocal duet, with guitars vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W109895 10-in. November 1928 Chulos ojos Guty y Nancy Female-male vocal duet, with guitars vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W109956 10-in. November 1928 ¡Ay prietita vida mia! Guty Cárdenas Female-male vocal duet, with guitars vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W110121 10-in. December 1928 Las tres milpas Guty y Chalín Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W703019 10-in. November 1929 La lagrima Guty Cárdenas Male vocal solo, with piano arranger, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W703020 10-in. November 1929 Negra linda Guty Cárdenas Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W703021 10-in. November 1929 La tísica Chalín Cámara ; Guty Cárdenas Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W703030 10-in. November 1929 Mala mujer Guty Cárdenas ; Enric Madriguera Orchestra Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W703061 10-in. December 1929 Ojos negros Guty Cárdenas ; Enric Madriguera Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W703085 10-in. December 1929 El último beso Guty Cárdenas ; Enric Madriguera Orchestra ; Adolfo Utrera Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W703102 10-in. January 1930 Sueño Guty Cárdenas Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W703214 10-in. 4/30/1930 Nueva flor Guty y Utrera Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W703215 10-in. June 1930 Muchachita loca Guty y Chalín Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W703241 10-in. May 1930 Pulpero sirva otra vuelta Guty Cárdenas Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W703265 10-in. June 1930 Si yo pudeira Guty y Chalín Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Columbia W703300 10-in. July 1930 No me pidas que vuelva Guty Cárdenas Male vocal solo, with piano composer, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W703322 10-in. July 1930 Lirio amarillo Guty Cárdenas Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W703323 10-in. July 1930 Aentro Don Pancho Guty Cárdenas Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W704023 10-in. approximately April 1931 ¡Oh! Doña Clara Guty Cárdenas ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W704037 10-in. April 1931 La república en España Jorge Añez ; Guty Cárdenas Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Columbia W704038 10-in. April 1931 La república en España Jorge Añez ; Guty Cárdenas Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Columbia W704059 10-in. July 1931 Último canto de un suicida Guty y Añez Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
OKeh W400021 10-in. 1/16/1928 Nunca Fortunio Bonanova Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
OKeh W401497 10-in. 1/7/1929 Ojos tristes Milla Dominguez ; Rodolfo Hoyos Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
OKeh W402614 10-in. 6/11/1929 Ojos tristes Andrés Herrera ; Eulogio Salas Male vocal duet, with guitar composer  
Brunswick LAE466 10-in. 4/24/1929 Blanca rosa Trio Mexico Lindo Vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Brunswick LAE467 10-in. 4/24/1929 Para olvidarte Trio Mexico Lindo Vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Brunswick LAE487 10-in. 5/3/1929 Golondrina viajera Trio Mexico Lindo Vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Brunswick LAE489 10-in. 5/3/1929 Quisiera Trio Mexico Lindo Vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Brunswick SA290 10-in. Oct. 1929 Yo bien quisiera Lupe Martínez ; Pedro Rocha Male vocal duet, with guitar composer  
Brunswick SA391 10-in. 10/22/1929 Yo pienso en ti Trío Tamaulipeco Vocal and instrumental trio composer  
Brunswick SA429 10-in. Oct. 1929 Quisiera Salas y Herrera Male vocal duet, with guitar composer  
Brunswick SA432 10-in. Oct. 1929 Golondrina viajera Salas y Herrera Male vocal duet, with guitar composer  
Brunswick [Vo cat 8380-a] 10-in. Mar. 1930 Blanca rosa Salas y Herrera Male vocal duet, with guitar composer  
Brunswick TCL1457 10-in. 4/16/1931 Ojos tristes E. Perez Vocal solo, with piano composer  
Brunswick MX568 10-in. May 1928 Ojos tristes Juan Arvizu ; Gómez Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick MX569 10-in. May 1928 Flor Juan Arvizu ; Mario Talavera Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick E27298 10-in. 4/6/1928 Flor Guty Cárdenas Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Brunswick E27299 10-in. 4/6/1928 Ojos tristes Guty Cárdenas Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Brunswick E30032 10-in. 6/12/1929 Me iré soñando José Moriche Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars composer  
Brunswick E30033 10-in. 6/12/1929 Yo pienso en ti José Moriche Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars composer  
Brunswick E30034 10-in. 6/12/1929 Blanca rosa José Moriche Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars composer  
Brunswick E30086 10-in. June 1929 Fondo azul José Moriche ; Orquesta Tipica Yucateca Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Brunswick E30087 10-in. June 1929 Hoy que vuelves José Moriche ; Orquesta Tipica Yucateca Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Brunswick E30088 10-in. June 1929 Para olvidarte José Moriche ; Orquesta Tipica Yucateca Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Brunswick E24187-E24188 10-in. 8/11/1927 Nunca Castilians ; Juan Pulido Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Brunswick E24991-E24992 10-in. 11/1/1927 Nunca Orquesta Cubana de Brunswick Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick E25313-E25314 10-in. 11/28/1927 Peregrino de amor Pilar Arcos ; Carlos Meija Female-male vocal duet, with jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 18507 10-in. 5/16/1928 Nunca Milla Dominguez ; Rondalla Usandizaga Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Edison N-260 10-in. 5/16/1928 Nunca Milla Dominguez ; Rondalla Usandizaga Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Cárdenas, Guty," accessed October 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110727.

Cárdenas, Guty. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110727.

"Cárdenas, Guty." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 October 2021.

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