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Latino Daily News

Tuesday July 26, 2011

Colombian Salsa Legend Joe Arroyo Dies (MUSIC VIDEO)

Colombian Salsa Legend Joe Arroyo Dies (MUSIC VIDEO)

Photo: Joe Arroyo Passed Away.

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The legendary salsa artist from the Northern Colombian Caribbean, passed away this morning in Barranquilla, Colombia.

Salsa virtuoso Joe Arroyo has passed away this morning from multi-organ failure; his lungs, kidneys and heart presented complications from both hypertension and diabetes.

Arroyo’s 40 year career was at a great point; Joe and his orchestra were ready to tour the US, a ‘novela’ based on Joe’s life has been airing in Colombia for the last month and the singer was due to receive the Lifetime Achievement Latin Grammy award this coming November.

Below, some of this maestro’s music, may he rest in peace.