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Fernando Villalona

Fernandito Villalona’s possibility to become involved within the Dominican popular music picture came in 1971 when he participated inside a seek out new skill festival organized by Amucaba, an area performers association. Acclaimed among the finest performers, a well-deserved third place for the reason that event allowed him to become listed on a major quantity. After performing for Wilfrido Vargas’ los Hijos del Rey, Fernandito Villalona (aka Mayimbe) put together his personal orchestra. Even though he loved bolero over merengue, Kubaney authorized him up to create his first exotic information. After an regrettable amount of a heartbreaking romantic relationship and substance abuse, Fernandito Villalona came back towards the music graphs in the first ’90s having a cover of Manuel Serrat’s “Penelope.”

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