Frankie Ruiz



Frankie Ruiz

Rating
Active
1971 to 1998
Born
March 10, 1958 in Paterson
Died
August 9, 1998
Location
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
Genres
R&B/Soul
Biography
José Antonio Torresola Ruiz (March 10, 1958 – August 9, 1998), better known as Frankie Ruiz, was a Puerto Rican salsa singer. He was a major figure in the salsa romántica subgenre that was popular in the 1980s and early 1990s. During his youth, he developed a passion for percussion, later confessing that this would have been his second choice after singing. While still in his 30s he became known as El Papá de la Salsa (The Father of Salsa). Fan reaction to his work was diverse.

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Lo Mejor de La Salsa, Vol. 2

Lo Mejor de La Salsa, Vol. 2

Frankie Ruiz July 5, 2017

7 Tracks

Lo Mejor de Frankie Ruiz, Vol. 2

Lo Mejor de Frankie Ruiz, Vol. 2

Frankie Ruiz June 5, 2017

8 Tracks

Lo Mejor de Frankie Ruiz, Vol.1

Lo Mejor de Frankie Ruiz, Vol.1

Frankie Ruiz June 5, 2017

8 Tracks

Orquesta La Solucion

Orquesta La Solucion

Frankie Ruiz June 5, 2017

8 Tracks

Y La Solución

Y La Solución

Frankie Ruiz June 5, 2017

8 Tracks

Salsa Legends (2)

Salsa Legends (2)

Frankie Ruiz April 28, 2015

16 Tracks

Salsa Legends

Salsa Legends

Frankie Ruiz April 28, 2015

16 Tracks

12 Favoritas

12 Favoritas

Frankie Ruiz October 14, 2014

12 Tracks

Tranquilo

Tranquilo

Frankie Ruiz April 11, 2013

9 Tracks

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