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Chayito Valdez

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Chayito Valdez (born María del Rosario Valdez Campos on May 28, 1945 in Orba, Guasave, Sinaloa) is a Mexican-born American singer and actress associated with the folk music of Mexico.

She started her music career at an early age participating in amateur competitions with songs such as “La Cigarra”,”Historia de un amor”,”La Bikina”,”Leña de Pirul”. Her godmother was Amalia Mendoza, a successful singer known as “La Tariácuri”, and in the early 1970s she recorded four songs the Sinaloan city of Los Mochis: “Besos y Copas”, “Una Noche me Embriagué”, “Una Sombra” and “Amor que Muere”, which earned her a reputation as a Mexican folk singer. She won the fifth Festival de la Canción Ranchera with the song “No me pregunten por él”. During her 30-year career she contributed over 300 hits and 1500 recorded songs to the Mexican musical heritage. Her musical legacy includes Corridos de Caballos (traditional Mexican ballads) such as “Caballo Prieto Afamado”, “Caballo Prieto Azabache”,”El alazán y el Rocío”, “El Cantador”, “Caballo Tequila”, “Caballo Alazán Lucero”, “Los Dos Alazanes”; traditional songs such as “San Juan del Río”, “Mi Soldadita”, “La Gallera”, “Lindo Michoacán”,”El Sinaloense”,”Sonora Querida”, “Acuarela Potosina”,”Pelea de Gallos, etc. romantic boleros such as “Comprendeme”, “Mía Nomás”, “Sentencia”, “Besos Callejeros”, “No Vuelvas”, “Ojazos Negros”, and hundreds of other songs that are heard each day across all of Mexico, and parts of U.

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  • elrasqueta

    existe una cancion de chayito llamada cecilia me gustaria conseguirla esta en el album exitos con mariachi 2002 alguien me podria ayudar tiene un valor sentimental

    17 Jul 2010 Reply
  • xlopezc

    hola: soy javier lopez y megustariasi son tan amables de informarme si puedo bajar albunes a mi computadora y como lo hago. agradesco de antemano la ayuda

    20 Apr 2010 Reply
  • amayrani91

    buenos dias! cuando Chayito Valdez tuvo el accidente, en ese tiempo yo cantaba y asì interpretaba todas sus canciones, para mi fue muy doloroso que ella ya no este en los escenarios. Dios le de su salud.

    18 Apr 2010 Reply

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