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Johnny Ventura

Johnny Ventura is the man who almost singlehandedly developed and modernized the contemporary merengue sound, beginning with his first recordings in the early '60s. He was influenced by the original wave of rock & roll, and quickly imported the energy as well as some dance routines inspired by Elvis. He continued to record into the 1990s, though other merengue singers such as Wilfrido Vargas and Juan Luís Guerra had usurped much of his popularity. ~ John Bush, Rovi
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Dominicano hasta la tambora coño!!!
Yo soy merenguero hasta la tambora k viva l merengue y guatemala
daysimercede s
Esos merengue del Caballo son buenísimos pa bailalo, el unos d los más grandes merengueros igual q Joseito Mateo el diablo del merengue
Johnny

Johnny Ventura greatest ever in Santo domingo
Johnny Ventura el gran Dominicano merenguero del Tambora
Stupid people
Love this meregue,Domi n i c a n 100%
Nancy stop being so ignorant, nadie es mejor que nadie. Que viva el merengue y que viva el Caballo!!! GRAN TALENTO DOMINICANO!! ! !
nancyweissbe i n
The Dominicans are nice people but we are better PR:) no heart feelings❤️
Boricua 4ever, wepaaaaa!!
Johnny as he does dominicanos forever
El caballo! El mas querido en Latino America.
PLease, please updte that bio, this man is great and has done much for our music from Latin America ane the Caribbean
Man!!! I sure wish it wasn't so late or I'd be whaling on the congas.
Rico:-P
juan_a_gomez
as he was singing to his country, and lamenting the loss of jobs and hope caused by modernizatio n . Known as el Caballo Negro, Ventura became such an important figure in the culture, lives and the political reality of the country that he became Governor of the Capital District, Santo Domingo, and some had tauted him as a potential president. He has since left politics, but still contributes to his nation, its art and its culture in many ways. JAG~
juan_a_gomez
That is no where near a full bio for a man who brought the sounds, spirit and flavor of the Island nation of the Dominican Republic to a loving crowd world over. He had unique sounds and spirit and wrote and performed hundreds of titles, performed in many countries to audiences all over the world, and became a folkloric figure to his people. With titles like Solo por el Muchachito, and El Carbonero, Johny Ventura was just as comfortable telling fictional stories about neighbors and friends
luisdlugo2
pioneer of merengue
luisubiera
Yo r so right about that dancing like there is no tomorrow
la cancion que mas me gusta es la gata salvaje
jonny quebueno q u
esta tus cancions
soy de honduras y me gusta esta musica
Johnny ventura is and will be the icon of merengue
The best........ . .
the_vampire_ 1 8
el aballoooooo
curramba 70s viva elcaballo
yessenia.dia z 7
WOW... Love this song, brings me so many memories from my childhood in Puerto Rico when El Caballo Negro Johnny Ventura was very well known. Great times, great music from our neighbors in Dominican Republic. Noting like a good Salsa and Merengue songs to have fun and dance like their is no tomorrow!!! :D
Como ese no hay dos, y si quieres ponerte en forma con tu cuerpo baila sus merengues, quemaras esas grasas, y calorias te lo aseguro.
Eso si, Disfrutalo como si fueras tu que estas en la pista de baile.
yannio1994
They all give you the best performance on stage and CD's, they are definetly the best merengueros of the Dominican Republic, where I have to include Fernandito Villalona "El Mayimbe", Milly Quezada "La Reina del Merengue", Kinito Mendez, Aventura, y otros mas.
Johnny Ventura es y siempre será el maestro de Merengue. ¡Hay muchos semejante, pero ninguno jamás lo reemplazará!
tauro_ng
Johnny, EL CABALLO MAYOR....no hay dudas. MI MORENAZO.
zandalf2
el rey del merengue
july620
"El Caballo Negro", "El Rey del Merengue" ABSOLUTELY THE BEST EVER !!!
None other than Johnny Ventura !!! From a Dominican in Las Vegas, NV !!
johnny ventura es el rey del merengue.the king!
Que rico...como que bailo sin desperdiciar una nota...JV es uno de los grandes
El rey del merengue! Merengue's king! Bravo Johnny!
eustaquiocol o n
Our salsa music is nothing but a sancocho of great performers and lyrics which enhances the true roots of our spanish heritage and salsa music. It will not be worth lo que es hoy sin mencionar " Ventura " one of the greatest.
pier27067
If anyone was to speak in regards to MERENGUE is must speak about Ventura.
You Icon. Yur lastest on spanish radio. Is awesome. Glory bee.Nils

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