"Macarena" is a Spanish dance song by Los del Río about a woman of the same name. Appearing on the 1994 album A mí me gusta, it was an international hit between 1995 and 1996, and continues to have a cult following. One of the most iconic of 1990s dance music, it was ranked the "#1 Greatest One-Hit Wonder of all Time" by VH1 in 2002. The lyrics are completely original, but the music it is based on has been accused of plagiarism, coming from the song "Tengo una pena" (I have a sorrow, 1975) from the Spanish band "Desmadre 75", at the same time based on a popular children's song known as "Trabajando en las minas de pan duro" (Working in the hard bread mines). Show Macarena piano sheet
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Los Del Río, also known as The Del Rios, was a Spanish Latin Pop duo who formed in 1992 and broke up in mid-2007. They were best known by their smash-hit and hot dance single "Macarena", originally released in early 1994. The song became a worldwide success.
The single "Tengo, Tengo" was released on February 18, 1996, and appeared later that year on the album Fiesta Macarena. The group ultimately released six albums: A Mi Me Gusta, Macarena Non Stop, Fiesta Macarena, Colores, Rio y Guestano and Alegria y Cosabuena. Five of the albums featured versions of "Macarena", in different styles and remixes.
Los Del Rio collaborated with Bahama pop rap group Baha Men on the 1997 single "Car Loca Rosa", which featured the group and hip hop musician MC Hammer. A remix of the song was released on June 12, 1998, edited by Fangoria; when ... More piano sheets by Los del Rio
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