KudoZ home » Spanish to English » Other

exitos rancheros


Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs
(or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.
17:13 Apr 16, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: exitos rancheros
on a cd

Summary of answers provided
naMexican Country HitsToña Morales-Calkins
naRanchero music hitsanac
naRanchera hits
Rita Damo
naRanchero HitsAlvin Adams, Jr
naRanchero Hits
Salvador Munguía
naCountry music hitsIsabel Auvert



21 mins
Country music hits

Rancheras is the typical mexican music...... usally performed by Mariachis

Isabel Auvert
Local time: 18:20
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

22 mins
Ranchero Hits

"Música Ranchera" is nothing else than Rancher Music, but as it is a music genre (A lead singer or singers with a Mariachi or a Band background) it should be translated as Ranchero(a).
Exitos means Hits.
I hope it helps.

Salvador Munguía
PRO pts in pair: 10
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

43 mins
Ranchero Hits

"exito", which usually means "success" means a hit song or recording in this context. A "ranchero" is a love song "ranch style", equivalent to western music in the U.S. This type of music is very popular in northern Mexico and was made popular in the U.S. by Vicente Fernandez, Ramon Ayala, and others.

    Reference: http://homes.acmecity.com/rosie/rosievision/214/
Alvin Adams, Jr
Local time: 11:20
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 222
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

1 hr
Ranchera hits

Te mando un ejemplo tomado de una página web de música en inglés:
"Music : Ranchera Advanced Search Items".
Para resolver el problema de traducción prefiero guiarme por el uso que hacen los angloparlantes.

Rita Damo
United Kingdom
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in pair: 28
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

1 hr
Mexican Country Hits

You could just use Ranchero Hits though. Most people who need explanation will understand the phrase above, but most people who would buy the CD wont need the explanation. Ranchero music is often associated with Mariachi bands by people in the US, though it is not quite the same thing. Mariachis in the US do tend to play ranchero music as well as traditional mariachi music. You might check with your client to see whether they prefer the above phrase, or want to just use the phrase Ranchero Hits. Most folks in the southern part of the US (nearest Mexico and Latin America) will understand that phrase. Hope this helps.

Toña Morales-Calkins
United States
Local time: 09:20
PRO pts in pair: 12
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

14 hrs
Ranchero music hits

as mentioned by the other people, you should not use country, because country music is a totally different kind of music, and rancheras are as mentioned before, music played by mariachis, I could not give you any references, but I am Mexican, and I know my music :-)

United States
Local time: 12:20
PRO pts in pair: 16
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

Return to KudoZ list

KudoZ™ translation help
The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.

See also:

Term search
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search