Originally published in the Spanish language in 2018, The J baro and the Gaucho United in Music and Song presents a precise and profound work that contains a plethora of credible documented resources concerning Puerto Rican and Argentine folk culture and music. Through detailed comparisons, this book provides readers with the opportunity to understand true aspects of transculturation. Additionally, through the inclusion of poetry and peculiar phrases, readers will recognize and establish cultural connections from these regions of Latin America and the Caribbean. Information presented in The J baro and the Gaucho helps to comprehend the structural panorama critical to in studies of this folk music. Through this English translation, the research presented in this book occupies a space largely forgotten, where scholars can expand their research with new theories and continue preserving the folkloric traditions of the Puerto Rican j baro and Argentine gaucho.