Mexican Hat Dance
Composer: Jesús González Rubio

Mexican Hat Dance was occasionally noodled by the Grateful Dead during tuning and delays.

Mexiacn Hat Dance is the English language name for Jarabe Tapatío, a Mexican dance and piece of music. The music, composed by Jesús González Rubio, includes melodies from traditional music.


This list is not intended to be comprehensive.

no info The Vocalion Concert Band, 1925?
no info Orquesta Pajaro Azul, 1934
no info The Bluebird Concert Orchestra, 1934
no info Acuna Mexican Dance Orchestra, 1938
no info Les Brown & His Orchestra, 1941
no info Xavier Cugat & His Orchestra, 1942
no info Al Sack & His Orchestra, 1946
no info Geri Galian and the Carribean Rhythm Boys, 1948
no info Sentimental Journey, Les Brown & His Orchestra, 1948
no info Fancy Fingers, Eddie Grant, 1950
no info Sentimental Journey, Les Brown & His Orchestra, 1955
no info An Evening with Liberace, Liberace, 1955
no info Hall of Fame Series: Ballroom Bandstand, Various Artists (Les Brown), 1955
no info Mexican Folk Dances, Manual S. Acuna, 1956
no info Memories of Mexico, Pablo Flores, 1956
no info Music For Lovers, Roy Harrison Orchestra, 1956
no info Cha-Cha, Merengue, Bolero and Mambo, Belmonte & His Afro-American Music, 1956
no info Goes South of the Border, Knuckles O'Toole, 1956
no info Viva! The Music of Mexico, Percy Faith, 1957
no info Sparkling Senorita from Spain, Margarita Sierra, 1957
no info T Town!, Los Tres Caballeros, 1958
no info Why Not Cha Cha Cha, Manny Lopez & Orchestra, 1959
no info The Les Brown Story, Les Brown, 1959
no info The Sound of Spain, Manuel, His Guitars & His Orchestra, 1961
no info 50 Guitars Go South of the Border, Volume 2, Tommy Garrett, 1962
no info 5002 Pipes!, Ivan Ditmar with Alex Lasker, 1962
no info Mexican Folk Dances, Volume 2, Manual Acuna, 1963
no info Cotton Guitar, Jerry Matthews, 1963
no info Your Instant Dance Party, Artie Singer Orchestra, 1964
no info 52 of the World's Happiest Songs, George Mitchell Voices, 1964
no info Love Songs of Mexico/South America, Tony Mottola, 1965
no info Spanish Village, Martin Denny, 1965
no info 30 Dance Hits, The Shotguns, 1965
no info 50 Guitars Limited Edition, Tommy Garrett, 1966
no info Spain, Manuel, His Spanish Guitars & Orchestra, 1966
no info Spanish Rice, Clark Terry with O'Farrill, 1966
no info Spanish Brass, Roy Etzel, 1966
no info The Best of the 50 Guitars of Tommy Garrett, Tommy Garrett, 1969
no info El Bandido, Chaquito & the Quedo Brass, 1969
no info Organ Favorites, Margie Meinert, 1970
no info The Swing Era 1942-1944: When Sport Was Mighty Sporty, Billy May & His Orchestra/Glen Gray's Casa Loma Orchestra, 1972
no info Sixteen Great Performances, Tony Mottola, 1972
no info Mariachi, Vol. 2, Miguel Diaz, 1988
no info Mexico's Pioneer Mariachis, Vol. 3: Their First Recordings 1937-47, Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan, 1992
no info Las Mañanitas, Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan, 1993
no info Dos Guitarras Flamencas En America Latina, Paco de Lucia/Ramon De Algeciras, 1994
no info The Best of, Mariachi Azteca, 1994
no info Super Fiesta: Pegaditas Bailables, Vol. 1, Los Tupa's Band, 1994
no info Music of Mexico, José Ortega & His Mariachi Ensemble, 1995
no info 1944-1945, Xavier Cugat & His Orchestra, 1995
no info Bailes Regionales, Vol. 1, Mariachi Aguila Real, 1995
no info Mariachi Mexico de Pepe Villa, Vol. 2, 1996
no info Invitation to the Dance, Arthur Fiedler & Boston Pops Orchestra, 1997
no info Viva!: The Music of Mexico/The Music of Brazil!, Percy Faith, 1997
no info 100 Años del Mariachi Silvestre Vargas, Mariachi Silvestre Vargas,1998
no info Guadalajara & Mariachi Music, Vol. 1, Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan, 1998
no info Music from Mexico, Mariachi Dos Mundos, 1998
no info 1946-1948, Benny Carter & His Orchestra, 1999
no info Cugat on Film, Xavier Cugat, 1999
no info Latinismo/Mexico, Mariachi Mexico De Pepe Villa, 2000
no info Viva!: The Music of Mexico/Exotic Strings, Percy Faith, 2000
no info South Pacific/The Les Brown Story, Les Brown, 2001
no info Liberace at the Piano/An Evening with Liberace, Liberace, 2001
no info Mariachi, Vol. 2, Mariachi Nacional de Guadalajara, 2002
no info 70 Años: Una Historia Musical, Mariachi Guadalajara de Silvestre Vargas, 2003
no info Antologia, Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán, 2003
no info TheCollection, Percy Faith, 2003
no info The World's a Stage: Music of Mexico, Jose Ortega & His Mariachi Ensemble, 2006
no info Folklórico Mexicano, Mariachi Nuevo Tecalitlán, 2006
no info Viva La Guitarra, Anthony Arizaga, 2007
no info Latin-American Exotica!, Xavier Cugat and His Orchestra, 2008
no info The Sound of Music/Latin Rhythm Deluxe, Edmundo Ros and His Orchestra, 2008
no info Las Estrellas de La Musica Mexicana, Mariachi Vargas, 2009