José Benito Barros or simply José Barros (March 21, 1915 in El Banco, Magdalena – May 12, 2007 in Santa Marta, Magdalena) was a Colombian musician, composer of more than 800 songs in the musical genres of cumbia, porro, merengue, currulao, paseo, bolero, tango, etc. Considered one of the most ingenious and versatile Colombian musical composers.
Birth and Death Data: Born March 21st, 1915 (El Banco), Died May 12th, 2007 (Santa marta)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1950
Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||MBS-092765||10-in.||before 4/24/1951||La Llorona||Tony Camargo ; Orquesta Rafael de Paz||Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble||songwriter|
|Victor||E0FB-3936||10-in.||3/22/1950||Tú no pela un chivo||Johnny López ; Orquesta Freddie Alonso||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Barros, José," accessed July 29, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110706.
Barros, José. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 29, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110706.
"Barros, José." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 29 July 2021.
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