"Las Chicas Del Can" is a famous and extremely successful all-female merengue group from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Originally created by Wilfrido Vargas, several teams of female vocalists and musicians have alternately performed under the name "Las Chicas del Can" throughout the group's history.
Originally founded in 1982, "Las Chicas del Can" performed hit after hit throughout the eighties, and a great number of their singles and albums achieved gold and/or platinum status. Hits such as "El Negro No Puede", "La Media María", Sukaína, "Juana la Cubana", Culeca, "Ta' Pillao", Fuego, Fiebre, and Las Pequeñas Cosas are now considered "classics" of merengue music.
Band-members of "Las Chicas Del Can" have been: Lead singer "Belkis Concepción" left the group early in its history to go solo in 1985. Singers "Míriam Cruz" (the uncrowned queen of the Merengue) and "Eunice Betances" then teamed up and got vocal support from, among others, Luchy Betances (younger sister of Eunice) and Verónica Medina. Medina herself then went solo in 1987. Las Chicas del Can members also included: Ana Maria Cruz, Nancy Perez, Maria Acosta, Xioma Quelis, Vilma Frias, Zunilda Veras, Maria Teresa Dominguez, Romina Rojas, Josefina Perez, Eunices Betances, Miriam Cruz, Amaura Marinez
SONO Latin Records SD-1430 , 1989 , USA
A compilation with the best of "Las Chicas Del Can" and include hits like "Juana La Cubana" , "Sukaina"Show Details
SonoTone Latin Records SO-0403 , 1986 , USA
"Pegando Fuego" is the fourth official album by the Dominican all-female music group "Las Chicas Del Can" and was released in 1986.Show Details
Palm Pro 10.284 , 1990 , Venezuela
Sumbaleo is the seventh official album by the Dominican all-female music group "Las Chicas Del Can" and was released in 1990.Show Details
Alegria Records , 1989 , USA
"Las Chicas de Nueva York" with Jackie Sanchez, Rosa Melendez, Lucia "Kenny" Diaz, Asia Gonzalez, Produced by Raphy Pou.Show Details