Archive for August, 2008

Olga Tanon – Bandolero

Monday, August 25th, 2008

Olga Tañón is a two-time Grammy Award and three-time Latin Grammy -winning Merengue & Latin Pop artist.  She was born on April 13, 1967 in Santurce , Puerto Rico. Tañón has led a career that has earned her 5 Grammy Awards and 19 Premios Lo Nuestro awards.

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Menudo – Los Fantasmas

Monday, August 18th, 2008

Menudo is a Latino boy band that was formed in the 70s by producer Edgardo Diaz , releasing their first album in 1977. The band achieved much success, especially during the 80s, becoming the most popular Puerto Rican teen musical group of the era. The video below is a bit blurry (as it was filmed decades ago), but you can find more videos of Menudo on the internet.

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Tommy Torres – Pegadito

Monday, August 11th, 2008

Tommy Torres is a Latin Grammy Awards winning producer, singer and songwriter from Puerto Rico. Named as the #1 Hot Latin Tracks producer of 2007 by Billboard Magazine , Torres has written and produced songs for many artists such as Ricardo Arjona, Ednita Nazario, Jaci Velazquez , and Ricky Martin .

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Tony Vega – Un Amor Asi

Monday, August 4th, 2008

Tony Vega is a renowned salsa singer and bandleader. Born July 13, 1957 in Salinas, Puerto Rico, he was awarded La Husca Award in Panama and in Puerto Rico won the Golden Agueybana Award for Best Orchestra of the Year . In 1992 Vega and his band performed in Spain, Chile, Colombia and the United States. He was also among a committee sent to Spain by the Government of Puerto Rico to represent the island when it was awarded the Prince of Austria’s Award .

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