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Polo Urías is a norteño singer and played bajo sexto]] from Ojinaga, Chihuahua Mexico. Polo Urías was formerly the lead singer of Los Rieleros del Norte, but in the 1990s, he went on to form his own band, Polo Urías y su Maquina Norteña. Some of his most popular hits are Veinte Años, Una Aventura, and Mi Primer Amor.

Polo Urías was born in the rural mountains of northern Chihuahua, near the border town of Ojinaga. Urías recalls that when he was very young he would often sing in while plowing in the fields with his mules, without any accordions, guitars, or musical instruments. Later, he became a railroad worker and subsequently became part of Los Rieleros del Norte. Although Polo Urías' band is currently based in Hobbs, New Mexico, USA, the city of Ojinaga has officially honored Polo Urías because of his contributions to Mexican norteño music.It has also impacted the city of Odessa, Texas in particular thus the mayor of the city Larry Melton honored him the key to the city and naming every 15th of November Polo Urias Day. Its a great honor the singer says because he knows all the people that watched him grown live mainly in this city of about 100,000. Today, he has gone on to form the band Polo Urías y su Maquina Norteña (Polo Urías and his Engine of the North), which is extremely popular in the regional Mexican radio in both the United States and Mexico.

Polo Urías has eleven siblings, many of whom are also members of norteño bands. He is also the uncle of Adolfo Urías, another norteño singer. His latest release "Y sigue la maquina dando" featuring the hit single "Porque Volviste" has become a hit in the U.S. In 2006, Polo Urias bought a brand new Bus valued at over $250,000. On April 2007, A Tour Bus which had been part of Polo Urias since the beginning of the group burned en route. All members of the band were on board asleep at the time of the incident but managed to escape unharmed thanks to a motorist who flagged the bus driver down. The bus completely burned

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