Arming Archesvocalist of Los Joao, died early this Sunday in León, Guanajuato.
Interpreter of successful songs like “Hears” ,”Lets go to the beach“, “”stay” Y “little girl“I was sick,” he told MILLENNIUM Filemón ‘Monchi’ Arcos, brother of the Veracruz native and also a member of the musical group that made thousands of people dance with his rhythmic songs.
“If he was sick, they had operated on him 2 years ago and thanks to the little virgin who went to the Basilica he gave us 2 years 8 months. During that time he opened a YouTube channel, Los Joao Originales”, and had time to upload many videos of the group, but unfortunately the cancer came back and there was no remedy“, expressed “Monchi”, evidently dismayed by the death of his brother and colleague.
Always friendly and with a cheerful character, the bassist made thousands of people dance with his songs, becoming a classic not only in the presentations he had with The Joaosbut at parties and family gatherings where his iconic songs “Hey” and “Let’s go to the beach” were always heard.
In the decades of the 70s, 80s and 90s, the voice of Armando and the group he led was heard not only in our country, but also in other latitudes, since his cheerful and danceable music conquered the public of other latitudes.
Parallel to his passion, music, Armando Arcos tried hard in the publishing field by founding a musical magazine, “Hey, my song”, with which his intention was to support musical groups and singers who did not have the support of major record companies or were starting their career.
In addition, he also ventured into politics as a public official in the then Ministry of Communications, during the governor’s administration. Fidel Herrera Beltranfrom his native Veracruz.
According to information provided by ‘Monchi’, former Secretary of the Musicians’ Union, Armando’s body “He will be cremated in León, where the funeral is held, and later he will be taken to his native Xalapa, Veracruz.“.
Although there is the possibility that before they take him to his homeland, “if his family (wife and children decide) we can take him to the Basilica to celebrate a mass for him,” said ‘Monchi’.