Cannibal and the Headhunters are an American band from East Los Angeles. They were one of the first Mexican-American groups to have a national hit record, "Land of a Thousand Dances", recorded on the Rampart label. They were the opening act on The Beatles' second American tour, backed up by the King Curtis band. They played at the historic Shea Stadium concert on August 15, 1965 headlined by The Beatles.
They were discovered by Rampart Records label owner and founder Eddie Davis—and were among the 1960s Mexican-American musicians and singers who pioneered the "East Side Sound" of Los Angeles, a musical phenomenon that attracted international attention.
Richard "Scar" Lopez and Robert "Rabbit" Jaramillo founded the group in 1964; the other group members were Frankie "Cannibal" Garcia and Joe "Yo Yo" Jaramillo. The band was originally called 'Bobby and the Classics'. Barely out of high school, they came from Ramona Gardens andЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Land of 1000 Dances [1966, альбом]
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