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O Fair New Mexico, the state song of New Mexico was officially selected in 1917. It was adopted as the state song by an act of the New Mexico legislature, approved on March 14, 1917, as signed by Governor Washington E. Lindsey. The author, Elizabeth Garrett, was the daughter of former Lincoln County Sheriff Pat Garrett, the man who killed Billy the Kid.
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Garrett, Elizabeth and Roberto Mondragon. "O, Fair New Mexico." (1915). https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/nm_state_songs/1