Born in Chihuahua, Mexico, Raul Garcia, better known as Johnny Chingas came to the United States when he was a child and began playing music in junior high school. He played a variety of instruments, including saxophone, piano, bass and vibraphone. After graduation from Glendale's Hoover High School in 1956, Garcia formed Rudy Garcia & the Imperials, which recorded many Latin and rock 'n' roll singles on Garcia's own label, Katinga Records.
Later, Garcia renamed his label Billionaire Records and… read more
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