La Pandilla was a teen music group of the s, founded in by Pepa Aguirre. The group had members of both sexes, unlike most pop groups at the time. Aguirre's son, daughter, and niece formed the band; later, 2 boys were added. Their first album, Villancicoswas released in late La Pandilla had initially a big impact in their home country of Spain.
Franco's censors objected to the group, so they started touring Latin America more frequently. Their appeal to youth in some Latin American countries bordered in collective hysteriaa reaction that Chico Paco - La Pandilla that of Beatlemania in the mids. During the s, it was common to see La Pandilla -related items such as notebooks, posters, magazines, notebook covers, rulers, and dolls at department stores all over the Spanish -speaking countries.
La Pandilla was chiefly instrumental in the Chico Paco - La Pandilla Maybe Im A Leo - Deep Purple - Machine Head and development of one of history's most legendary boy bands: Menudo.
Inthe future founder of Menudo, Edgardo Diazwho was a medical student in Spain and lived next door to the Aguirreses, joined the band's entourage as a sound expert. Diaz turned out to be the bridge between La Pandilla and Puerto Ricothe country Chico Paco - La Pandilla La Pandilla's success was longest-lived. Thanks in part to him, Alfred D. Herger —who became known as the biggest pandillero in Puerto Rico—and Felix Santiestebanthe group became a teen favorite in the Caribbean island. Diaz became manager in Similar receptions took place in the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Panama, Venezuela and other countries.
The definitive lineup of close-knit group La Pandilla literally grew up together, along with their fans. This eventually became (Love Song) For Annie - Kaleidoscope - Further Reflections The Complete Recordings 1967-1969 liability, as the youngest members' voices matured which made their original sound difficult to produce.
Another liability, at least in Diaz's view, was that of having a female singer, Mari Blanca, for whom separate lodging, security, and chaperone arrangements were always necessary. After Diaz left and formed Menudo, La Pandilla's popularity slowly declined. Puerto Rican actor and singer Juan Carlos Moraleswho Chico Paco - La Pandilla was once accepted by Menudo but who had to pull out of the group because his mother did not allow him to join it, announced inthat he and Spaniard producing company El Trampolin are developing a television series largely based on both La Pandilla and Menudo's hits, about a male homosexual couple who adopt four boys and one girl and form a tribute band named La Pandilla.
The series, a sitcom named La Pandillawas tentatively set to debut on Spanish television during From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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