Little Joe (singer)

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Little Joe
Birth name José María De León Hernández
Also known as Little Joe
Born (1940-10-17) October 17, 1940 (age 74)
Origin Nixon, Texas
Genres Latin music, norteño, Tejano, country, blues
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, record producer
Instruments Vocals, piano
Years active 1955
Labels Sony Music
Associated acts David Coronado & the Latinaires,Casas Family, Little Joe & the Latinaires, Little Joe, Johnny, & La Familia, Little Joe Y la Familia

José María De León Hernández, known professionally as Little Joe is an American tejano performer. He is of Mexican descent. He is usually joined by his band La Familia. In 1992, their album 16 de Septiembre earned the Grammy Award for Best Mexican-American Performance. In 2008, Little Joe once again won a Grammy for Best Tejano Album of the year for Before the Next Teardrop Falls. Other grammy nominated albums include:1988's Timeless, 1993's Que Paso, 1999's Little Joe Y La Familia 2000, and 2003's Celebration of Life Vol.1 & Vol.2.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Harris, Craig. "Little Joe – Biography". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved December 27, 2010.