Francisco Ulloa is a master of merengue tipico, an ultra-fast, traditional hybrid usually played only by master players. Accompanying his deeply romantic vocals on accordion, and joined by tambora drum, bass, guaya/guira, saxophone, and flute, Ulloa leads his band, Y Su Conjunto Topico Dominica Merengue, through a large repertoire of love songs including "Millonario De Oro (Millionaire of Love)," "India de los Ojos Verde (India of the Green Eyes)," and "Cuando Te Enamoro A Ti (When I Fall in Love With You)." The son of an amateur accordion player, Ulloa was born in a remote hamlet near Quita Suenos Altamira, in the Puerto Plata region of the Dominican Republic. Much of his early life, however, was spent with his grandparents. Although he worked as a palm tree climber and field plougher, Ulloa continued to be drawn to music. By the age of ...
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¬°Ultramerengue! 1992 ¬°Ultramerengue!
 
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Merengue: Up-Up-Tempo Dance Dynamite from the D.R. 1985 Merengue: Up-Up-Tempo Dance Dynamite from the D.R.
 
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