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Larry Ramos

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Larry Ramos in 1968

Hilario "Larry" Ramos[1] (April 19, 1942 - April 30, 2014) was an American singer and musician. He plays the guitar and banjo player.

Overview[change | change source]

The New Christy Minstrels[change | change source]

Ramos began his career as a member of The New Christy Minstrels. In 1963, the group's first album won a Grammy Award. As a member of the band, Ramos is the first Asian-American to win a Grammy.[1] Ramos left the band in 1966 because he was unhappy about the constant touring and him not being able to spend time with his family.

The Association[change | change source]

Ramos joined the pop band The Association in March 1967. During his time in the group, he sang the songs, "Never My Love" and "Windy". He was a member of the group until his death.

Ramos was made a member of the Vocal Group Hall of Fame as a member of The Association in 2003.

Death[change | change source]

Ramos died of Melanoma in Washington, United States on April 30, 2014. He was age 72.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "First Asian Americans to Win Grammy Awards". TRAKTIVIST. 2021-03-11. Retrieved 2023-02-14.