Joe Bataan

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by Joe Bataan

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Bataan Nitollano, 1942, New York City, New York, USA. Although he became noted in the world of Latin music, Bataan’s mother was African American and his father Filipino. Bataan started singing in informal doo-wop groups in the streets of Spanish Harlem but fell in with bad elements. At the age of 15 he was sent to a correctional facility following charges connected with car theft. While in prison he began to learn more about music and when he was released in the early 60s turned to music... Read more

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funk
soul
latin
jazz
boogaloo
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