Rodolfo y su Tipica RA7

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Rodolfo y Su Tipica RA7 was a Colombian Cumbia act, fronted by Rodolfo Aicardi (1946-2007), that recorded on Discos Fuentes.[1]

Prominent hits[edit]

Use in television advertising[edit]

In 1981, Nescafé used Rodolfo's "La Colegiala" in a French commercial for its Alta Rica brand. The commercial was credited with increasing sales by 60% and paving the way for the band's successful European tour.[2]


  1. ^ Morales, Ed (2003). The Latin Beat: the rhythms and roots of Latin music from bossa nova to salsa and beyond. Da Capo Press. pp. 254–255. ISBN 0306810182.
  2. ^ "If it sounds familiar . . .: Philip Sweeney on the links between roots music and advertising". The Independent (UK). 9 July 1992.