Famous lyrics by »

Johnny Colon (born in New York City on April 21, 1942) is an American salsa musician, leader of the Johnny Colon Orchestra and founder of the East Harlem Music School, also known as a major contributor to the boogaloo sound of the 1960s. Colon was born in New York City to parents of Puerto Rican heritage. He wrote most of the Orchestra's tunes, sings, plays percussion, piano and trombone, and first found success in the world of salsa with his 1967 debut album, Boogaloo Blues. The record was produced by George Goldner and sold around three million copies worldwide. He released five albums over the period 1967-72, and in 1968 founded the East Harlem Music School. His 2008 jazz album, "Keeping It Real" features the American pop songbook.

0 fans

This artist does not have any fans yet.

Share your thoughts on the Johnny Colon Band with the community:


    Missing lyrics by Johnny Colon?

    Know any other songs by Johnny Colon? Don't keep it to yourself!

    Browse Lyrics.com


    Are you a music master?

    Michael Jackson was known as the King of ...
    A Moves
    B Rock
    C Pop
    D Dance

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant explanation for any lyrics that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant explanation for any acronym or abbreviation that hits you anywhere on the web!