Juaneco and the members of his combo lived in the Amazonian town of Pucallpa, inhabited mostly by Shipibo Indians. Juan Wong Paredes, a saxophone player of Chinese ancestry who made bricks by day and played music by night, started the band to play jazz and dance music. Eventually his son, Juan Wong Popolizio, took over leadership of the combo and traded in his accordion for a Farfisa.
The other members of the band, which now called itself Juaneco y Su Juaneco Y Su Combo Juaneco y Su Combo, had already heard surf music and spaghetti Western soundtracks on cassettes brought in by the oil workers. They could pick up Colombian cumbia and Brazilian carimbo, a percussion-based pop music, on their radios, and began blending those elements with the traditional music of the Shipibo people. Fachin played criollo music called Afro-Peruvian Juaneco Y Su Combo Juaneco y Su Combo the U.
He'd also recently acquired a wah-wah pedal, and made good use Juaneco Y Su Combo Juaneco y Su Combo it. Fachin proved to be a great songwriter as well as a first-rate guitarist.
The bandmembers began dressing in the traditional garb of the Shipibo people. When they moved to Lima, they found the costumes weren't a bad marketing strategy at all. The album's success made them the leading chicha band and they toured throughout Peru, Brazil, Ecuador, and Colombia. Their driving Farfisa, psychedelic guitar excursions, relentless rhythms, and indigenous costumes made them a big attraction in Juaneco Y Su Combo Juaneco y Su Combo, although chicha was shunned by the middle and upper classes for its "street vibe.
On May 2, Sunburst Band The Easton Assassin, after playing a Labor Day party, most of the band was flying back to Pucallpa on a small private plane.
Juan Wong Paredes, singer Wilindoro Cacique, timbalero Rosendo Hidalgo, and conguero Juvencio Pinchi finished production on the band's last album and carried on with five new members. They never regained The Upsetters Return Of Django edge they had with Fachin, but Juaneco Y Su Combo Juaneco y Su Combo popular in Peru.
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