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Special 2-disc set features the following: full standard CD album, bonus DVD disc containing the following: special 'making of' documentary and 3 full song videos from the recording sessions featuring CHAVELA VARGAS, LOS TIGRES DEL NORTE, AND LILA DOWNS. The CD tells the nearly forgotten story of the brave San Patricio battalion, a downtrodden group of Irish immigrants who deserted the US Army to fight on the Mexican side in the Mexican - American War (1846-48). Their story is largely untold in the mainstream U.S. media.