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Pedro Conga

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Though a lot of salsa and Latin jazz music’s most effective bandleaders have already been congueros and percussionists, almost all fell from public notice once the salsa market waned within the middle- to later ’80s. Pedro Conga, nevertheless, experienced the elevation of his achievement at the same time when various other salseros were packaging up and heading house. His landmark recording, No Te Quites la Ropa, strike number 2 on Billboard’s Tropical Salsa graphs in 1989, well following the U.S. salsa growth from the ’70s experienced subsided. Given birth to in Humacao, Puerto Rico, Conga got his begin burning the vocalist Justo Betancourt, with whom he previously performed throughout Latin America and European countries. Through his association with Betancourt, Conga gained spots within the rings of salsa luminaries like Tito Rojas, Anthony Cruz, and Maelo Ruiz, amongst others. A talented arranger and a experienced instrumentalist, Conga arranged his places on leading his personal group. Pedro Conga con Su Orquesta Internacional had been launched to the salsa-listening globe making use of their self-titled debut record in 1972. With over 17 information with their credit after that and a profession which has spanned over 35 years, Conga is usually among few bandleaders using the staying power essential to thrive within the occasionally difficult salsa marketplace. Celebrating 35 years, Pedro Conga con Su Orquesta Internacional released Con un Golpe de Siempre in 2007, offering the solitary “No Me La Pongas Dura,” a radio strike throughout the Says as well as the band’s indigenous Puerto Rico as well.

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Full Name Pedro Conga y su Orquesta Internacional
Music Songs Me Niegas Tanto Amor, Te Lo Estas Perdiendo, La Va A Pagar, Amor de cristal, El Mar Y Yo, Quiero Volver A Querer, Tu forma de amar, Noche De Mar, Te Quiero Amor, Tu Manera De Amar, No Te Quites La Ropa, El Sonero Que Regresa, Te Dejo Libre, Si Supieras, Eso Me Gusta, Ladrona de Amor, Mujer De La Calle, La Negra Fulana, Buscame, Iqual Que Una Fiera, Ven Conmigo Corazón, Beso Por Beso, Yo soy tuyo, tu eres mia, No Me la Pongas Dura, Negro Por Dentro, La carcel del amor, Vives Con El, Me Encontraras, Deja Que Te Acaricie, Y Tu No Estas, Contigo Tengo Todo, Si Tú Te Vas
Albums Valio La Pena Esperar, Eso Me Gusta!, Special Delivery, Peligroso, Tropical, En Accion, Rumbero del Barrio, Salsa Exitos, No Te Quites La Ropa, 1, Dos X Uno, Los Exitos, Pedro Conga Y Su Orquesta Internacional, 35 Años Con el Golpe De Siempre, Éxitos Originales, Vol. 2


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Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
La golfa del barrio 1982 producer
La niña de la mochila azul 2 1981 producer - as Pedro Galindo Galarza
Los dos amigos 1980 producer
Zacazonapan 1976 producer
Traiganlos vivos o muertos 1974 producer
Pilotos de combate 1973 producer
Cuna de valientes 1972 producer
Nido de fieras 1971 producer
Aguilas de acero 1971 producer
Un amante anda suelto 1970 producer
Pancho Tequila 1970 producer
Como perros y gatos 1969 producer
Cuando los hijos se van 1969 producer
Romeo contra Julieta 1968 producer
Los amores de Juan Charrasqueado 1968 producer
Amanecí en tus brazos 1967 producer
Caballos de acero 1967 producer
Me quiero casar 1967 producer
Serenata en noche de luna 1967 producer - uncredited
Lanza tus penas al viento 1966 producer
Los tres salvajes 1966 producer - uncredited
Los gavilanes negros 1966 producer
La alegría de vivir 1965 producer
Los Tales por cuales 1965 producer
Mi ley es un revólver 1965 producer
El halcón solitario 1964 producer
Agarrando parejo 1964 producer
Barridos y regados 1963 producer
El rey del tomate 1963 producer
El terror de la frontera 1963 producer
Los invisibles 1963 executive producer
Vuelven los cinco halcones 1962 producer
Cascabelito 1962 producer
Qué perra vida 1962 producer
Dos tontos y un loco 1961 producer - uncredited
'Pegando con tubo' 1961 producer - uncredited
¡Que padre tan padre! 1961 producer - uncredited
Limosneros con garrote 1961 producer
La diligencia de la muerte 1961 producer - uncredited
Ladrón que roba a ladrón 1960 producer - uncredited
Dicen que soy hombre malo 1960 producer - uncredited
Yo no me caso compadre 1960 producer - uncredited
Café Colón 1959 producer
Carabina 30-30 1958 producer - uncredited
Muertos de miedo 1958 producer - uncredited
Se los chupó la bruja 1958 producer
Horas de agonía 1958 producer - uncredited
¡Cielito lindo! 1957 producer - as Galindo Hermanos
Grítenme piedras del campo 1957 producer - uncredited
La mujer de dos caras 1957 producer
Orgullo de mujer 1956 producer
La doncella de piedra 1956 producer
Estafa de amor 1955 producer
Pecado mortal 1955 producer
Por qué ya no me quieres 1954 producer - uncredited
Cantando nace el amor 1954 producer
El derecho de nacer 1952 producer
El mar y tú 1952 producer
Manos de seda 1951 producer
Serenata en Acapulco 1951 producer
La ciudad perdida 1950 producer
Al son del mambo 1950 producer
El desalmado 1950 producer
Ventarrón 1949 producer
El abandonado 1949 producer
No me quieras tanto... 1949 producer
El gran campeón 1949 producer
En la Hacienda de la Flor 1948 producer
Juan Charrasqueado 1948 producer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lucha Mexico 2016 Documentary writer: "MALAGUENA SALEROSA"
Por Toda Minha Vida 2008 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Sex and the City 2008 writer: "Mexico Lindo / Viva Mexico!"
Carreiras 2005 writer: "Malagueña Salerosa"
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 2004 writer: "Malagueña Salerosa"
Once Upon a Time in Mexico 2003 writer: "Malagueña Salerosa"
Tsurube Kamioka Papepo TV 1993 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Born on the Fourth of July 1989 writer: "Maleguena" - as Galindo
El rediezcubrimiento de México 1979 "Ay qué rechulo es Puebla"
Un sueño de amor 1972 writer: "Surianita" - as Pedro Galindo Galarza
Los amores de Juan Charrasqueado 1968 writer: "Virgencita Milagrosa", "El Trece"
El halcón solitario 1964 writer: "Corrido Halcónes", "El Herradero"
'México de mi corazón' (Dos Mexicanas en México) 1964 writer: "Soy Puro Mexicano"
Vuelven los cinco halcones 1962 writer: "Corrido de los Cinco Halcones"
Los cinco halcones 1962 writer: "Los Cinco Halcones", "La Malagueña"
El caballo blanco 1962 music: "La malagueña"
¡Que padre tan padre! 1961 writer: "Palomita Blanca", "Virgencita Milagrosa"
La diligencia de la muerte 1961 writer: "Mala Yerba"
De tal palo tal astilla 1960 writer: "Viva Mexico"
Dos maridos baratos 1960 writer: "Cielito Lindo" - as P. Galindo
Impaciencia del corazón 1960 writer: "Palomita Blanca"
Yo... el aventurero 1959 writer: "La Malagueña"
Carabina 30-30 1958 writer: "Virgencita", "La Cantadora"
¡Cielito lindo! 1957 writer: "Donde Esta Mi Amor", "Toro Bonito", "Ay Amigo"
¡Aquí están los aguilares! 1957 writer: "El Herredero"
No me platiques más 1956 writer: "Noche Playera"
'Las viudas del cha-cha-cha' 1955 writer: "Tu Promesa"
Cantando nace el amor 1954 writer: "Cantando Nace el Amor", "Ay de Mi"
El fronterizo 1952 writer: "La Cariñosa
El beisbolista fenómeno 1952 writer: "Serenata", "El Herradero"
The Torch 1950 writer: "La Malaguena" - uncredited
En cada puerto un amor 1949 writer: "Playera", "Contigo"
En la Hacienda de la Flor 1948 writer: "El Floreo", "Noche Serena", "El Fronterizo", "Tengo Un Amor"
Juan Charrasqueado 1948 writer: "Mi Preferida", "El Gavilán", "El Herradero"
Easy to Wed 1946 writer: "Viva México"
Song of Mexico 1945 writer: "Midnight Serenade", "Gardenia Waltz"
Flor silvestre 1943 writer: "El Herradero"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Impaciencia del corazón 1960 Cantante
Carabina 30-30 1958
¡Cielito lindo! 1957
Al son del mambo 1950 Pedro
En cada puerto un amor 1949
La bandida 1948 Pedro
En la Hacienda de la Flor 1948 Ramón
Spurs of Gold 1948 Armando
La malagueña 1947 Antonio Álvarez (Toño)
¡Ay qué rechula es Puebla! 1946 Pedro
Una canción en la noche 1945
Balajú 1944
Doña Bárbara 1943 Nieves
Tierra de pasiones 1943 Toñino
Flor silvestre 1943 Pedro
La vírgen roja 1943
I'm a Real Mexican 1942
La reina de México 1940 Short
El charro Negro 1940 Músico (uncredited)
Los de abajo 1940 Segundo indio
El fanfarrón: ¡Aquí llegó el valentón! 1940 Cantante (uncredited)
The Hawk 1940 Melchor
With Villa's Veterans 1939 Pedro Galindo
La tierra del mariachi 1938 Cantante (uncredited)
Mi candidato 1938 Dirigente del PPP
Rebel Souls 1937
The Gay Desperado 1936 Guitarist Member of Trio (uncredited)
El rayo de Sinaloa 1935 Guitarrista

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Balajú 1944
Konga Roja 1943
La vírgen roja 1943
Amanecer ranchero 1942
La venganza del Charro Negro 1942
Rebel Souls 1937
El rayo de Sinaloa 1935
El rey de los albures 1982
La niña de la mochila azul 2 1981
357 magnum 1979
La niña de la mochila azul 1979
El paseíllo 1968
Alma de bronce 1944

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Alla en la plaza Garibaldi 1981 composer: song "Malagueña"
La muerte del soplon 1978 music supervisor
Los desarraigados 1976 music supervisor
Los tres calaveras 1965 composer: song "La Malagueña"
Un par... a todo dar 1961 composer: song "Tu Diras, Tu Diras"
Pobre del pobre 1961 composer: song "El Herradero"
Pecado mortal 1955 composer: song "Campirana"
Nosotras las sirvientas 1951 composer: song "Los Laureles"
El charro Negro en el norte 1949 composer: song "El Corrido del Charro Negro"
Spurs of Gold 1948 composer: songs "Virgencita", "Espuelas de Oro", "Que Lindo Es Mi Bajio" and "Rosa Maria"
La malagueña 1947 composer: songs "La Malagueña", "Son Costeño" and "Serenata"
Juan sin miedo 1939 musical director

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
El muerto 1991
El rey de los albures 1982 story
Se los chupó la bruja 1958 original story
El derecho de nacer 1952 screenplay
Al son del mambo 1950
En cada puerto un amor 1949 story
Balajú 1944 story

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
La muerte del chacal 1984

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