Tropical artist Victor Victor recorded his first song, "La Casita," in 1972. Soon, the young Dominican singer/songwriter started leading a band called Nueva Fortuna. In 1978, Victor Victor assembled Flanboyan, his second outfit to play the bachata-merengue style around the country. "Mesita de Noche" and "Asi Es Mi Amor" became his major hits. In addition, artists such as Celia Cruz, Azúcar Moreno, Danny Rivera, and Emmanuel began recording his compositions.