THE SIX MOST EMBLEMATIC SONGS OF LOQUILLO
José María Sanz Beltrán or also known by his stage name “Loquillo” is a Spanish rock and roll singer. With a career that exceeds thirty years and a discography as wide as varied, Loquillo is considered by many as a rock and roll star.
Loquillo is the personification of the Spanish rock star. The Catalan artist is a living history of the music of his homeland. Loquillo won a lawsuit for DRO records and thus “Loquillo y Sabino” was released.
“Loquillo y Sabino” is an LP that gathers the last recordings of Intocables and the first ones with Trogloditas. Morir en Primavera” was the album that gave them the final accolade, Rollinstonian songs .
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The best songs from Loquillo
The “Cadillac Solitario” is one of Loquillo’s best known songs. This song has a rock influence with a slow rhythm. It is composed by the artist Sabino Méndez, which speaks of forgotten loves and is set in Barcelona.
The magazine “Rolling Stone” placed it in the position 35 of the 200 best songs of the Spanish pop rock in the year 2010.
Ugly, strong and formal
This song was published in 2001. It refers to the epitaph that for years could be read on the tombstone of John Wayne. From here, Loquillo sings about himself in this song that gives title to his twelfth studio album.
When we were the best
“When we were the best” has an extra touch of nostalgia added to it by the pandemic. It is a ballad with music by Gabriel Sopeña and lyrics by Loquillo himself.
Rock and Roll Star
First recorded in 1981 with the predecessors of Troglodytes, Los Intocables. Pereza even performed a joint live performance at the Vicente Calderón. Legendary theme of their discography and Spanish rock.
With lyrics by Sabino Mendez again, this 1988 song is another of the rocker’s classics that do not perish, as it speaks of taking a step forward without looking back, an eternal theme.