In the late 30s of the twentieth century, the orchestra of maestro Carlos Campos played in the dance halls of the capital, such as the Cologne, Los Angeles, Riviera and the Celebrate Salon of Mexico. In those places, the orchestra became a name and a reputation, alternating with the best orchestra of the time. Carlos Campos was able to print to the danzón a distinctive sound of unmistakable Mexican air, which was subsequently imitated by other groups. Slowly, not without great efforts, the orchestra of Maestro Campos broke through, his first records were recorded in 1942, under the legendary label Nick Records, at 78 revolutions per minute. Some of the musical pieces captured in the grooves of those old shellac discs were: "El Rosal Enfermo", "Obsesión", "Olvido" and several others.
At the end of the 40s, the orchestra of Carlos Campos signed a contract with the record label Musart, under which he recorded his best musical pieces also in discs of 78 revolutions per minute. As an example of his time at the Musart label, we will mention the danzones: "Zacatlán", "Fichas Negras", "Elodia", "Campanario", "Florecitas", etcetera. The fame and prestige of Carlos Campos and his orchestra grew in the D.F, and in the interior of the Republic, registering its... Read More|
... best period from the 40s to the 60s of the twentieth century.
Carlos Campos recorded his last album at the head of his orchestra in 1975, and shortly after decided it was time to retire. He had achieved the most resounding triumphs, selling millions of records, winning dozens of trophies, filling the most popular ballrooms to the brim.
Also known as Carlos Campos y su Orquesta de los 15 Campeones or Los Campeones