Discover New Music

Last.fm is a music discovery service that gives you personalised recommendations based on the music you play.

Start your Last.fm profile Close window

Sophy

Tags

Everyone’s tags

More tags

Biography

Sophy was born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico and started her artistic career on “La Nueva Ola” television program produced by Tommy Muñiz.

By the end of the 1960’s Sophy moved to New York City where she worked with the legendary Tito Puente as a singer in his orchestra, broadcasting weekly on the radio “Tito Puente y su mundo latino” from Newark, New Jersey.

Puente released an album “Tito Puente presenta con orgullo… Sophy”, featuring the talented Sophy and her hit song “La última palabra”. The song gave Sophy recognition in New York as well as Puerto Rico during the summer of 1970.

In 1971 she released her second album: Te Reto under the Tico label. In 1972 her career took off after signing with the Velvet record label, releasing widely broadcast hit songs such as “Te apuesto”, “Los Reyes Magos” and “Será, será”.

But it was in 1973 that her album Yo soy mujer… y no soy una santa” helped establish her as the most popular female singer in Puerto Rico. The album was acclaimed in Puerto Rico with hit songs including “Locuras tengo de ti”, “Estoy sola”, “Muchacho malo”, “Perdón”, “Cuéntale a ella” and “Canción para una esposa triste” dominating the airwaves in Puerto Rico.

A succesion of hit records followed as well as night club appearances and concerts.

Videos

Top Albums

Listening Trend

1,294listeners all time
7,397scrobbles all time
Recent listeners trend:

Start scrobbling and track your listening history

Last.fm users scrobble the music they play in iTunes, Spotify, Rdio and over 200 other music players.

Create a Last.fm profile

Shoutbox

Leave a comment. Log in to Last.fm or sign up.

Top Listeners