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Ramón Ayala


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Ramón Ayala (born December 8, 1945(1945-12-08)) is an Mexican accordionist and songwriter. Ramon Ayala has defined much of modern norteño music with his distinctive accordion playing and lyrics. Though he added electric guitars and drums to his music, it still retains a traditional northern ranchera style.

Ramón Ayala, the son of local musician Ramón Cobarrubias, began playing his favorite instrument, the accordion when he was six years old. Inspired and supported by his parents, he performed in different public places to help his modest family. Ramón Ayala’s first band experience was a group called Los Jilgueros de Marin. Later, Ayala joined Los Pavoreales.

After moving to Reynosa, a border town in the northern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, the talented musician met Cornelio Reyna at a cantina called “El Cadillac” and formed Los Relámpagos del Norte; the group soon made a self-titled debut album which featured the hit single “Ya No Llores.” in 1963. Ramón was on the road to popularity.

For the next eight years, Los Relampagos Del Norte tore up the music charts by revolutionizing and re-inventing norteño music, a genre that was then considered exclusively cantina music. Ramón Ayala and Cornelio Reyna livened the music and lyrics in order to reach and appeal to more people. The talented duo recorded a total of 20 albums leaving behind many classics such “El Disgusto”, “Devolución”, “Mi Tesoro”, “Tengo Miedo,” and many others.


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  • liz_mtzp

    Vengan a escuchar todo en banda, norteño, corridos, texano y mucho más!

    20 Feb 3:56am Reply
  • FakePlastiChild

    Ramon Ayala Rocks!!!

    24 Jun 2012 Reply
  • Roc_Melo

    Yeah shame on me

    31 Oct 2011 Reply
  • Roc_Melo

    I thought of Daddy Yankee first

    30 Oct 2011 Reply
  • edivaldoac

    Uno de los maximos exponentes de la música norteña, bendito producto nacional: Don Ramón ayala.

    24 Jun 2011 Reply
  • Markchapman

    Ahora si canijo, habra casa nueva pa Ramón Ayala, contodo y sus bravos al multifamiliar....currucu, currucu, que tambien pa lo cadetes habra lugar

    24 Dec 2009 Reply
  • AngelUriel

    El album "Donde la Selva y el Río" pertenece a Ramon Ayala El Mensú, que es argentino, creador del ritmo gualambao que se escribe en 12/8 nada que ver con lo que canta su homonimo el mexicano

    12 Nov 2009 Reply
  • WayCoolHacky

    En las cuatro esquinas de mi sepultura, como agua bendita que riegen tequila

    26 Jul 2009 Reply
  • AngelUriel

    El cd Testimonial no pertenece a Ramón Ayala el mexicano, sino a Ramón Ayala "El Mensú" que es argentino

    26 Jun 2009 Reply
  • anibalalonso

    Su puto padre cabrones ¡Ajúa!

    9 May 2009 Reply

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