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Chente Barrera

Biography

A indigenous of San Antonio, TX, Chente Barrera began his music profession through the early ’90s like a tejano program staple, financing backing vocals and drums to recordings from artists including Juan Manuel, Laura Canales, Gary Hobbs, and Shelly Lares. After touring with Jay Perez and composing materials for Bobby Pulido, Barrera produced his single debut in 1998 using the recording Puro Taconazo. Barrera released three even more albums on the following eight years. He received many Tejano Music Honours in 2005 for Pedazo de Mi Corazón and snagged a 2007 Latin Grammy nomination for Greatest Tejano Recording for Sigue un Taconazo.

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Profession Singer, Songwriter
Music Songs Gracias amor, Amor verdadero, Quisiera ser, Las cosas de tu querer, Loco corazón, Lo mejor que tuve, El campanero, Celos, Dime porque, Tus ojos
Albums ¡Viva Tejano!, Puro taconazo, El Número Siete
Nominations Latin Grammy Award for Best Tejano Album


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#Fact
1 Vicente Fernandez thought of giving his fingers to his son, Vicente Fernandez Jr. when the amputee (his son) was kidnapped in 2008. But when Vicente consulted an orthopedist, he indicated that the transplant would not be successful.
2 He is known as "El Rey de Mexico" because of the way he plays music.
3 He lives in a ranch called "Los Tres Potrillos" which is located 12 miles away from Guadalajara - Chapala in Mexico.
4 Has three sons Vicente, Gerardo and Alejandro Fernandez.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mí querido viejo 1991
Por tu maldito amor 1990
El cuatrero 1989
Entre compadres te veas 1989
El macho 1987
El diablo, el santo y el tonto 1987
Picardia mexicana 3 1986 Vicente (uncredited)
Sinvergüenza pero honrado 1985
El embustero 1985
Acorralado 1984 Reynaldo Beltrán
Matar o morir 1984 Arturo Mendoza
El sinvergüenza 1984
Todo un hombre 1983 Joaquín Barrera
Una pura y dos con sal 1983
Dos de abajo 1983 Doctpr (uncredited)
Un hombre llamado el diablo 1983 Irineo Duran
Juan Charrasqueado y Gabino Barrera, su verdadera historia 1982
Como México no hay dos 1981 Valente Fierro
Picardia mexicana - numero dos 1980 Nicho 'El Cejas-Sapo'
El Coyote y la Bronca 1980 Juan Mireles / El Coyote
El tahúr 1979 Martín Estrada
Picardía Mexicana 1978 Vicente 'Chente'
El arracadas 1978
Dios los cría 1977
La ley del monte 1976 Maclovio Arrieta
Juan Armenta, el repatriado 1976 Juan Armenta / Fernando Garza
La loca de los milagros 1975 Cantante
El albañil 1975 Reinaldo
Jalisco nunca pierde 1974 Pancho Zamorano
El hijo del pueblo 1974 Vicente Aurelio Martino Lopez
Uno y medio contra el mundo 1973
Tu camino y el mio 1973 Rubén Saldívar
Entre monjas anda el diablo 1973 Vicente Rocha
Tacos al carbón 1972 Constancio Rojas Rodríguez, el Champi

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mí querido viejo 1991 associate producer / producer
Por tu maldito amor 1990 producer
El cuatrero 1989 producer
Entre compadres te veas 1989 producer
El diablo, el santo y el tonto 1987 producer
El embustero 1985 producer
Matar o morir 1984 associate producer
El sinvergüenza 1984 associate producer / producer
Todo un hombre 1983 associate producer
Una pura y dos con sal 1983 associate producer
Un hombre llamado el diablo 1983 producer
Juan Charrasqueado y Gabino Barrera, su verdadera historia 1982 producer
Como México no hay dos 1981 associate producer
Picardia mexicana - numero dos 1980 associate producer
El Coyote y la Bronca 1980 associate producer
El tahúr 1979 producer
El arracadas 1978 associate producer
Dios los cría 1977 associate producer
La ley del monte 1976 producer
Juan Armenta, el repatriado 1976 producer
El hijo del pueblo 1974 producer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Qué bonito amor 2012 TV Series performer: "Qué bonito amor"
Amor bravío 2012 TV Series performer: "Cuando manda el corazón"
Gent de paraula 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Banda sonora 2009 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Fuego en la sangre 2007 TV Series performer: "Para Siempre"
La mentira 1998 TV Series performer: "Me Voy A Quitar De En Medio"
Como México no hay dos 1981 performer: "Como México no hay Dos", "Te Solté la Rienda", "Llegando a Ti"
Picardía Mexicana 1978 performer: "Que Dios Te Perdone", "Las Llaves de mi Alma" / writer: "Las Llaves de mi Alma"
El albañil 1975 performer: "La Misma", "Te Quiero Solo a Ti", "La Ley de La Vida", "Los Albañiles", "Siempre Estare Contigo"
El hijo del pueblo 1974 performer: "El Hijo del Pueblo", "Ojala, que te vaya bonito", "Conozco a Los Dos"
Uno y medio contra el mundo 1973 performer: "Sigue tu Camino", "Como Paloma Errante", "El Caminante", "El Prisionero", "Voy a Navegar"
Tu camino y el mio 1973 performer: "Tu Camino y El Mio", "Mi Adoración", "Yo Quiero Ser", "El Chorrito"
Entre monjas anda el diablo 1973 performer: "De Rama en Rama", "Adios Mariquita Linda", "Ingrato Amor", "Amor de Los Dos", "El Remedio", "Y Volver, Volver, Volver"
Tacos al carbón 1972 performer: "Ni en Defensa Propia", "Rey sin Palacio", "Hermoso Cariño"

Assistant Director

Assistant Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
El tahúr 1979 assistant director

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Intacto 2001 orchestra coordinator

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Décadas 2010 TV Series Himself (2010)
Alejandro Fernández, un regalo navideño 2007 TV Movie Himself - Special Guest
Aún hay más... Homenaje a Raúl Velasco 2006 TV Movie Himself - performer
Corazón de... 2005 TV Series Himself
Vicente Fernandez; La trayectoria 2004 TV Movie documentary Himself
¡Despierta América! 2004 TV Series Himself
El gordo y la flaca 2004 TV Series Himself
La furia de Vicente Fernandez 2004 TV Movie documentary Himself
La decada furiosa 2003 TV Movie Himself
La movida 1991 TV Series Himself
Vicente Fernandez: La historia de un Mexicano 1985 Documentary
Vicente Fernandez desde Guadalajara 1984 Documentary
OCESA, el poder del entretenimiento 2012 Documentary short Himself
Amor bravío 2012 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Celebremos México: Hecho en México 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself

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