Los Twist was an Argentine rock group formed on March 30, 1982, in Buenos Aires. Their music was inspired in the rockabilly of the 1950s and their lyrics contained strong political statements disguised with humor. The band officially broke up on April 30, 2012.[1]

Los Twist
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Los Twist c. 1983. From left to right: Pipo Cipolatti, Gonzalo Palacios, Fabiana Cantilo, Polo Corbella, Daniel Melingo and Eduardo Cano.
Background information
OriginArgentina
Years active1982 - 1988
1991 - 2012
Past members
  • Pipo Cipolatti
  • Fabiana Cantilo
  • Hilda Lizarazu
  • Daniel Melingo
  • Gonzalo Palacios
  • Eduardo Cano
  • Polo Corbella
  • Camilo Iezzi
  • Rolo Rossini

Among their most famous songs are: Pensé que se trataba de cieguitos, El rockabilly de los narcisos, Ricardo Rubén, El estudiante, Estoy herido, etc.

Members of Los TwistEdit

  • Pipo Cipolatti (guitar and voice)
  • Daniel Melingo (guitar)
  • Fabiana Cantilo (vocals: first 2 albums)
  • Eduardo Cano (bass: first 2 albums)
  • Bruno Toppino (drums: first 2 albums)
  • Gonzalo Palacios (wind instruments)
  • Damian Toppino (vocals: third album)
  • Santiago Toppino and Gustavo Pintos (vocals 1991-1996)

DiscographyEdit

The band started playing in the early 1980s; their albums include:

  • "La dicha en movimiento" (1983),
  • "Cachetazo al vicio" (1984),
  • "La máquina del tiempo" (1985),
  • "Cataratas musicales" (1991),
  • "El álbum" (1993),
  • "Con el 5 en la espalda" (1994)
  • "Explosivo '96" (1995)

SinglesEdit

Some of their hits include: "Pensé que se trataba de cieguitos", "Ritmo colocado", "Jugando hula-hula" from "La dicha en movimiento" "El hombre de la barra de hielo" (1983) and "El estudiante" from "Cataratas musicales" (1991).

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