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Puttin' on the Ritz
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Singin' in the Rain
3
Cheek to Cheek
4
Carmella
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Tribute to Tino

Albums

  • Heartbreak City

    Jul 2020 • 2 songs

  • Puttin' On The Ritz

    Jul 2020 • 2 songs

  • Superphysical Resurrection

    Jul 2020 • 2 songs

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  • Biography

    Taco scored his one and only pop hit in 1982 with a faithful rendition of the Irving Berlin chestnut "Puttin' on the Ritz." Born Taco Ockerse in Jakarta, Indonesia on July 21, 1955, he recorded "Ritz" in Germany in 1981; a year later, the song (originally popularized by Fred Astaire) hit the upper reaches of the U.S. pop charts, accompanied by a video depicting the singer decked out in a bow-tie-and-tails ensemble emblematic of the Depression-era movie musicals his image strived to emulate. Taco's debut LP, After Eight, contained other recreations of 1930s hits, as well as ori...
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