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Cuco Valoy


b. Dominican Republic. From the middle-50s, singer, music group head, composer, arranger and manufacturer Cuco Valoy and his guitarist sibling Martín worked because the duo Los Ahijados. They released some albums which they performed music in an average Cuban style. Within the 70s Valoy arranged a 12-piece music group which he known as both Los Virtuosos and La Tribu. He transformed the name to Nueva Tribu whenever a handful of fresh members had been added within the middle-80s. The staff included Martín (bass acoustic guitar), Cuco’s sons Ram memoryón Orlando Valoy (referred to as Ram memoryón Orlando; piano, arranger, composer) and Marcos Antonio Valoy (trombone), as well as the wonderful vocalist Henry García (who performed using the band between your middle-70s and middle-80s). Within the middle-80s Ram memoryón departed to become band innovator in his personal ideal. The line-up of Cuco’s music group comprises lead and chorus vocals, tempo section along with a differing frontline of several trumpets, a couple of saxophones and frequently one trombone. Before middle-80s, Valoy included an assortment of salsa and merengue (the Dominican Republic’s main dance type) materials on his albums. Then broke out of this policy release a several albums which were mainly or entirely specialized in merengue. A lot of Cuco’s finest songs were peppered through the entire string of albums he released around the Discolor and Kubaney brands between 1975 and 1983. Several these tunes were later gathered on some Compact disc compilations. Between 1983 and 1987, Valoy documented for small businesses, including his personal CVR label, and came back to Kubaney in 1988. Some gems also show up on his albums out of this middle-80s period, such as for example on Cuco Valoy Y Su Tribu, Mejor Que Nunca and Con Sabor Del Tropico. Most likely his greatest albums up to now (1991), with regards to being consistently solid, are Salsa Con Coco, Tremenda Salsa, Arrollando and Tiza!. 1989’s A Petición Popular… Salsa designated a significant go back to salsa with all the current arrangements compiled by the prolific Isidro Infante. In 1991 Cuco and Ram memoryón had been reunited around the J & N/Fuga Information launch La Gran Obra Musical De Cuco Valoy.

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Full Name Cuco Valoy
Profession Singer
Nationality Dominican
Children Ramón Orlando
Music Songs Nació varón, Juliana, Ay amor, La Revancha, Pa' Gozar Contigo, Mendigo de Amor, Pasito colombiano, Corazón de Acero, Amor Para Mi, Te quiero, Vuelve, Murio el sonero, Mentirosa, El Aborto, El gordito de oro, El juicio, Cantando Se Fue, Salsa caliente, Yo te dije, Guíame, Que Viva la Noche Buena, Paginas Gloriosas, Los Soneros de Ayer, Las Mujeres Calientes, Frutos de Carnaval, Que Pasara Mañana, Celitos Baratos, Lamento De Un Hijo, No hay que preguntarlo, Historia De Una Familia Pobre, El borracho, Quiereme
Albums ¡No me empuje!, Salsa con coco, Un momento!… Llegaron, Mejor Que Nunca, Epoca de Oro, El Que Sabe...!, Que Sera Lo Que Quiere El Negro, Intacto, Lo mejor de la SALSA, La Cuca de Cuco, Son De Lirio, La Piedra, El Mata Hombre, Tira Pulla en Navida!, Sonero mayor, Presentan a Alberto Beltran, De Nuevo al Son Vuelven los Ahijados, El Congo De Oro, El Brujo, El Magnifico, El Milloncito, Chevere, A Petición Popular, Merengue Con Cuco, Arrasando, Bien Sobao, Gold, Los Titanes de la Tribu: Hechizo-Música-Melodía, Que Gobiernen Las Mujeres, Juntos Otra Vez, El disco de oro (disc 2), Merengues Clasicos, La Gran Obra Musical De Ramon Orlando, Grandes Soneros de la Epoca, Virtuosa Dinastia Musical, Tropical Party, Fiesta Tropical, Dos X Uno

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