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La Sonora Ponceña

La Sonora Ponceña
Formed: 1954
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Genre: World
Group Members: Celia Cruz, Efraín Hernández, Papo Lucca, Pichie Perez, Angelo "Pocholo" ..., Edwin Rosas, Delfin Perez, Antonio Santaella, Jessie Colon, ...See All
Biography: Puerto Rican La Sonora Ponceña, one of the most popular tropical acts ever, was formed in 1954 by local musicians Enrique Lucca Caraballo and Antonio Santaella, who were previously playing in a band formed in 1944, called El Conjunto Internacional. In 1958, La Sonora Ponceña's first single was released, ...Read full biography
Hacheros Pa' un Palo
Released: 1968
Label: Fania
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This was the orchestra's beginning of a long association with Inca Records, whose later purchase by the Fania label helped the band achieved fame for the next three decades. The Arsenio Rodriguez title ...Read full review
Fuego en el 23
Released: 1969
Label: Fania Special
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More La Sonora Ponceña albums: Main Albums (41), Compilations (19), DVD/Video (3)