Los Bukis

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Los Bukis
Also known as Marco Antonio Solís y Los Bukis
Origin Ario de Rosales, Michoacán, Mexico
Genres Latin
Years active 1975 – 1996
Labels Discos Melody, Fonovisa
Associated acts Los Mismos, Marco Antonio Solís
Past members Marco Antonio Solís
Joel Solis
Roberto Guadarrama
Eusebio "El Chivo" Cortez
Jose "Pepe" Guadarrama
Pedro Sanchez

Los Bukis ("The Bukis", buki translates as Little Kid in Yaqui language) was a Mexican music band from Ario de Rosales, Michoacán. Considered to be the most successful and beloved band in the musica popular Mexicana. In 1975 the band was founded by cousins Marco Antonio Solís and Joel Solís. Their first song was Falso Amor ("False love") and its style became popular in all of Latin America. Marco Antonio wrote the songs; the album "Me Volvi A Acordar De Ti" in the year of 1986 sold one million records in just a few weeks after its launch earning the album "diamond" status. A prize that only big-time artists at that time like The Beatles and Michael Jackson had.

Marco Antonio Solís also wrote and produced albums for artists such as Marisela, Rocío Dúrcal, Beatriz Adriana, Lucero, El Pegasso de Emilio Reyna (now using the name El Pega Pega) and María Sorté. After years of a success with "Los Bukis", Marco decided to pursue a solo career. An agreement was made with the remaining band members, both parties agreed to not make any use of the name buki. The remaining members formed a new band called Los Mismos ("The Same Ones") as in "the same members of Los Bukis".

Band members[edit]

  • Marco Antonio Solís (Lead Vocals, Guitar 1972–1996)
  • Joel Solis (Guitar, backing vocals 1972–1996)
  • Roberto Guadarrama (1st Keyboard, Backing vocals, Trumpet 1980–1996)
  • Eusebio "El Chivo" Cortez (Bass, backing vocals 1978–1995)
  • Jose "Pepe" Guadarrama (2nd Keyboards, Percussion, Backing vocals, Saxophone 1988–1995)
  • Pedro Sanchez (Drums 1982–1996)
  • Jose Javier Solis (Percussion, backing vocals 1981–1988)
  • Jorge De Avila (Drums 1972–1982)
  • Enrique "Kike" (Bass 1972–1978)
  • Fidel Arreygue (Bass 1995-1996)
  • Rodolfo "Fito" Luviano (2nd Keyboards 1995-1996)
  • Victor Aguilar (Percussion, Backing vocals 1995-1996)

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Compilation albums[edit]

Films[edit]

  • 1981: Las Musiqueras
  • 1990: Como Fui a Enamorarme de Ti

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