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Vocals: Selena
Guitar: Chris Perez (Selenas Husband)
Bass guitar: A.B. Quintanilla ( Selenas Brother)
Drums: Suzette Quintanilla (Selenas sister)
Keyboard: Ricky Vela
Keyboard: Joe Ojeda
Pete Astudillo

Abraham Quintanilla was 16 yrs in 1955 when he formed The Gumdrops,with 2 other friends from the middle school Roy Millar.The band played in dances.The Dinos was formed in 1957 and it played rock and blues.In 1963,they recorded various CDs that included music from The Beatles.The change of genre was when the public got into a big fight with The Dinos because they wanted to dance Mexican music in Sinton,Texas."After that,we registered the name to Los Dinos and we started to play music in spanish",Abraham Quintanilla commented.That incident changed The Dinos' history.The first CD they produced in spanish was called 'Con Esta Copa' which was a hit in those times.The band splitted apart because they were not being sucessful.In 1971,Abraham's youngest daughter was born,her name was Selena.Abraham never thought that his little girl had an inmense talent inside her until Selena was 6 years old.Abraham Quintanilla was teaching A.B(Selena's brother) how to play the guitar and Selena was a little bit jealous so she decided to show her great talent.Abraham Quintanilla was impressed because he never knew that Selena could sing.Selena's talent was growing,so Abraham decided to make a groups with his 3 kids called 'Los Dinos'!He was re-making the group,and this time it did became sucessful.At first,when Selena was 9 yrs,the band played in parties,weddings,clubs and would win 200 dollars every 4 hours.Selena was the main singer,A.B was the guitarrist, and Suzette played the drums.In 1984,their first album was released,of course like most singers,the CD wasn't a big sucess, but with the time they became famous.In 1994,Selena Live won a grammy for the best Mexican-American album of the year.Selena y los Dinos were becoming the best and they won more than 100 awards.Unfortunately,in 1995,Selena Quintanilla died in Corpus Christi in Days INN.The Dinos were very sad and some even decided not to be in any other band.Selena's death was becoming a legend and fans wouldn't forget the band.They loved Selena and los Dinos and after 10 years they still do.Selena will never be forgotten

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