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domingo, julio 31, 2011

Joe Arroyo, RIP

The WaPo reports:

Colombian salsa singer Joe Arroyo has died at age 55 after a monthlong hospitalization....

Arroyo composed some 200 songs, including the hits "La Rebelion" and "Tumbatecho" and he had performed with singers including Celia Cruz and Shakira.

He first appeared in the 1970s with the orchestra "Fruko y sus Tesos," and he formed his own band in Medellin in 1981 called "La Verdad."...

the singer was to receive a career achievement Grammy in November.

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