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Los Palominos

Los Palominos are a Tejano group from Uvalde, Texas.

Los Palominos were formed in 1986 by four brothers under the name Los Tremendos Pequeños. Their repertory includes polka, rancheras, boleros, ballads, and cumbias. They signed with Sony Discos in 1992 after meeting with Armando Lichtenberger and Oscar de la Rosa of La Mafia. Their 1994 release Corazon de Cristal was a hit in the U.S. and Mexico, and have released a steady stream of hit records well into the 2000s. In 2000 the group changed to Fonovisa Records and new change to Urbana Records in 2003.


Current members

  • Johnny Arreola - accordion, vocals
  • James Arreola - bajo sexto, vocals
  • Julio Arreola - drums
  • Jorge Arreola - bass

Past members

  • Jesse Arreola - drums (died on February 4, 2001, in Port Lavaca, TX. Jesse was in a tour bus accident.)


  • Entre La Espada Y La Pared (1991) 1st official release on SONY Discos
  • Del Norte Al Sur (1992)
  • Corazón de cristal (1994)
  • El ganador (1995)
  • Duele el amor (1996)
  • Arco iris de papel (1997)
  • Te seguire (1998)
  • Por eso te amo (1999)
  • Para ti (2000) (Last album on SONY Discos)
  • Obsesión (2000) (First album on Fonovisa)
  • Un poco más (2002)
  • Tócame (2003) (Last album on Fonovisa)
  • Canciones de la Rockola (2003) (First album on Urbana Records)
  • Atrevete (2005)
  • Evoluciones (2006) (Album return to Fonovisa/Universal)
  • Me Enamore de un Angel (2008) (Album return to Urbana Records)
  • Rockola 2 (2009)
  • Siente El Amor (2013)


The group won both a Grammy award and a Latin Grammy for best Tejano album, for 1999's Por Eso Te Amo, and a Latin Grammy for best Tejano album for 2006's Evoluciones.


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