• Julito & The Latin Lads (1)Julio Manuel Acevedo Lanuza 

    Julito & The Latin Lads (1) (Puerto Rico)


    Personnel :

    Julio Manuel Acevedo Lanuza "Julio Angel" (Lead)

    Julio Castro

    Cesar Nieves

    Paco Lara

    Pepe Miranda

    Gigi Nieves


    Discography :

    1963 - Nunca / Poesia En Movimento (by Pepe Luis) (Rico-Vox 27)


    Biography :

    Julio Manuel Acevedo Lanuza, (December 23, 1945 – July 6, 2015) better known as Julio Angel, was a Puerto Rican trio, bolero, rock and pop singer.  During the early 1960s, Julio Angel made his television debut at Puerto Rico's WAPA-TV canal 4 television channel, singing with The Tropicals, participating in Myrta Silva's show, "Una Hora Contigo" ("One Hour With You"), which lead him to become one of the nueva olas teen idols in Puerto Rico.

    Julito & The Latin Lads (1)
    The Tropicals (L to R)  Frank (Paco), Eddie Cal, Joe (Pepe),Julio Angel, Eddie Almo & Frankie Cal.

    Around this time, Julio Angel started singing along rock stars like Neil Sedaka, Frankie Avalon and others during their concerts in Puerto Rico. In 1963, Julio Angel formed the group The Latin Lads with Julio Castro, Cesar Nieves, Paco Lara, Pepe Miranda and Gigi Nieves.   

    Julito & The Latin Lads (1)  Julito & The Latin Lads (1)
                                                                                    Julio Manuel Acevedo Lanuza

    The group recorded "Nunca" on Rico-Vox as Julito & The Latin Lads produced by Alfred D. Herger. Julio Angel scored a radio hit with  "Nunca" ("Never" the Earls song).  In 1965, he joined Alfred D. Herger in a show named "Canta la Juventud". In 1966, Acevedo and Herger would collaborate on another show, named "2 a Go-go".


    Songs :

     Nunca (Never)

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