Andres Calamaro is one of the most influential artists in the history of Latin Rock. This prolific songwriter was born 50 years ago in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Today, his birthday is just an excuse to remember one of the most successful careers in the history of Rock en Espanol.
Andres Calamaro played a major role in the development of Latin Rock music during the 1980s and 1990s. During this time, he became famous as the lead singer for the Argentinian band Los Abuelos de la Nada. Later on, he joined the Spanish band Los Rodriguez before moving into a solo career.
His most enduring song to this date is "Mil Horas," a song whose simple beat marked a whole new era in Latin music. Those who grew up with the Rock en Espanol movement know this anniversary is a special one. Happy birthday Andres Calamaro!
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