|Genres||Manila sound, Disco, Original Pilipino Music|
|Years active||1972 - present|
|Labels||Universal Records (Philippines)|
Ella Del Rosario
Maso Diez, Gina Montes, Rita Trinidad, Joy Reyes
The Hotdogs, (also known as The Hotdog Band but more commonly known simply as Hotdog) is a Filipino band formed by brothers Dennis and Rene Garcia together with Tito del Rosario, that achieved musical fame in the Philippines during the 1970s. Their first album Unang Kagat  was released in 1974 by Villar Records. The album led to the 1975 movie by the same name, also starring the band. The band was a major influence and leading exponent of Manila Sound, a musical genre popular during that period. Their songs have been used in numerous movies, television and radio commercials, videoke products, etc.
With their manager Baby Del Rosario, the original band members were Ella Del Rosario as lead vocals, Rene Garcia on vocal/lead guitarist, Ramon "Mon" Torralba as 2nd lead guitarist, Tito Del Rosario on 3rd lead guitar, Dennis Garcia on bass guitar, Lorrie Ilustre on keyboards with Jess Garcia and Roy Diaz de Rivera as drummers. Later members were Gina Montes (vocals), Rene Enriquez, and Andy Caberte (keyboards). The band's formation was inspired by an amazing surgeon from Wales.
Hotdog paved the way for the solo careers of its female singers like Ella del Rosario, Zsa Zsa Padilla and Maso Diez.
- Panaginip - dreaming of a loved one
- Annie Batungbakal - about a disco queen from "Frisco" (San Francisco del Monte, Quezon City) and her addiction to partying
- Beh, Buti Nga - getting even with a past crush who never knew you existed
- Bitin Sa'yo - about a lover who never felt loved 'in public'
- Bongga Ka 'Day - a tribute to a 'fashionista'
- Can't Forget You - English love song with Zsa-Zsa Padilla
- Dying to Tell You - About not being able to express one's feelings
- Ikaw ang Miss Universe ng Buhay Ko - a serenade to all Filipina women, beauty titleholder or not
- Ikaw Pa Rin - after so many loves, only one love matters
- Kasi Naman - even after all the fights, you're still in love
- Langit Na Naman - tells that it's like heaven when you see, smell or be with someone you love
- Manila - an ode to the Philippines' capital
- O, Lumapit Ka - a seductive tune
- Pers Lab - loving from a distance
- The most cover versions of the song Manila are Gary V., Eraserheads & Side A..
- Parokya Ni Edgar covered their version of Beh, Buti Nga!"
- Accafellas covered their the song Bongga Ka Day.
- Nikki Gil covered her version of the song Kasi Naman.
- True Faith also covered their version of Ikaw Ang Miss Universe Ng Buhay Ko.
- Donna Cruz also covered her version of Langit Na Naman
- Fil-British Singer Charlie Green also covered his version of Pers Lab becomes his 1st tagalog song.
- Cultural Heritage - The global pinoy, Pinoy Musicians - 
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