Chris Montez


Years active 1962-1974

always klick on pic’s.

Los Angeles, California, USA

Born January 17, 1943 (age 75 [2018])


Discography / Info! Chris Montez


Chris Montez

Chris Montez (born Ezekiel Christopher Montanez on January 17, 1943) is an American guitarist and vocalist, whose stylistic approach has ranged from rock & roll to pop standards and Latin music. His rock sound is exemplified in songs such as his 1962 hit "Let's Dance", which reached #4 on the Billboard Hot 100. When his early music's popularity began to fade, he switched to a more traditional role as a popular singer of soft ballads, scoring a hit with "Call Me" in 1966. He has also recorded in Latin styles. Over the intervening years, he has continued to work in all three modes.

Early life: Montez grew up in Hawthorne, California, influenced by the Latino-flavored music of his community and the success of Ritchie Valens. He studied music composition at El Camino College… Read full text here >>> Chris Montez

Original rtelease  MONOGRAM MR-505 (US) 06/1962   b/w   MONOGRAM MR-507 (US) 11/1962

This release, re-issue on ERIC 129 [1976]

[no counting version] Let's dance   b/w   Some kinda fun 

Some kinda fun - 1962


Tracks from the LP His Early Recordings  Monogram mrlp 100 [1994]

(one, two, one, two, three) Let's dance - 1962

I ran - 1963

Let's do the limbo - 1963

Rock'n blues - 1963

I feel like dancing - 1963

Chiquitita mia - 1962

Loco por ti (Crazy for you) - 1963


Say you'll marry me - 1963

No, no, no - 1962

My baby loves to dance - 1963

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