Rico J. Puno


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Rico J was discovered by Vicor executives when he was 22 years old. His
first hit was "Love Won't Let Me Wait" released through the Sunshine Label,where he introduced a novelty he became famous for -- substituting Tagalog lyrics in singing foreign hits. He was named Most Promising Entertainer of the Year in the Aliw Awards after one year in the musi industry. He was chosen Entertainer of the Year by the same award-giving body in 1977.
His top three selling albums are "The Way We Were," "Rico J. Puno," and "Spirit of Christmas." Rico’s first solo performance at the CCP entitled "Rico in Concert" with the Manila Symphony Orchestra made him the leading pop singer in the Philippines; while his concerts in Araneta Coliseum and his American tour in 1978 broke records in audience attendance. At one point, he was even the highest paid performer in the Philippines. His trademark voice and new approach in the Pinoy pop sound was compared to such American classic stars as Elvis Presley and Sammy Davis yet it was uniquely his own. Puno is known as "The Total Performer" who appeals to all kinds of audiences.
His biggest hit singles include: "The Way We Were," "Kapalaran," "Magkasuyo Buong Gabi," "May Bukas Pa," "Macho Guapito," "Together, Forever."

1. May Bukas Pa


3. Macho Guwapito

4. Lupa

5. Together Forever

6. Damdamin

7. Kapalaran

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