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Johnny Rivera

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  • Years Active: 1960s, 1990s, 2000s

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All Music Guide:

Singer Johnny Rivera was born and raised in the bosom of a Puerto Rican family settled in New York's Bronx, and studied at Manhattan's Benjamin Franklin High School. After a temporary visit to Puerto Rico, the artist returned to New York, getting involved in the tropical music scene. Johnny Rivera's debut came in a compilation called Noche Caliente, singing "Terciopelo y Piedra," soon after he joined Grupo Fascinación and later Conjunto Clásico. After signing up to RMM Records, his debut album, called Y Ahora De Verdad, was released in 1991.

Wikipedia:

Johnny Rivera is an American salsa singer of Puerto Rican descent.

Rivera was raised in the Bronx, and attended high school at Benjamin Franklin High School. He moved briefly to Puerto Rico before returning to New York to begin a career in music. His first album was released in 1991, and since then he has scored fifteen hit singles, including the Billboard Latin Tropical #1 "Se Parecia Tanto a Ti" (1995).

^ Charting Singles, Allmusic

Compilations[edit]

Los Maestros de la Salsa (RMM Records, 1996)Serie Cristal: Greatest Hits (RMM Records, 1997)Serie 32 (2002)Pura Salsa (2006)