Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet Global Notes: The Origins of "Grito" in Ranchera Music September 23, 2009 By: The Archives Download Story JosÃ© Alfredo JimÃ©nez, one of the most popular ranchera composers On our weekly Global Notes segment, Radio M host Tony Sarabia and Jerome talk about the grito in ranchera music and its relationship to the cry for Mexican Independence. Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet Previous post in Global Notes Global Notes: Los Amigos Invisibles Next post in Global Notes Global Notes: The Music of Thomas Mapfumo View the discussion thread. Top Headlines On WBEZ.org Looking back at 1970s Uptown The Best Albums of 2013: 20 to 11 The politics behind the Illinois pension vote Chewing the Fat with Monica Eng and Louisa Chu Exoneree Diaries: Antione’s pay day How do kids like the new CPS lunches? Strange Brews Podcast Woman scarred by orphanage Remembering the 'Forgotten Hoosiers' What’s street cleaning really good for? What can Englewood learn from the new Detroit Whole Foods?