Known as one of the most prolific singer-songwriter, OPM icon Rey Valera is known for his masterfully crafted songs that didn’t grow old. His hits that dates back from the 80’s and 90’s continues to be some of the most favorite OPM songs even up to this generation.
Born Reynaldo Valera Guardiano, Rey Valera started his career in music in the 70’s. He started with the recording industry in 1977 after he became part of the band Electric Hair. After 7 years in the band he went on to make solo music with his first single “Ako si Superman.” Since then, he created numerous songs for different OPM artists like Sharon Cuneta and Rico J Puno. He also released several albums and singles which cemented his stature in the Philippine Music Industry.
On Saturday August 1, 2015, ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra together with some of the finest OPM artists will give tribute to the genius Rey Valera in “The Music of Rey Valera” at The Theater at Solaire. The concert aims to relive Valera’s greatest hits which elevated the standard of OPM and to give honor to the singer-songwriter’s great contribution to the Philippine Music Industry.
But before the concert, GigsManila listed the top 5 most prominent Rey Valera hits which scored numerous covers and was used as theme songs in different TV series.
5. Kahit Maputi na ang Buhok Ko
4. Kung Kailangan Mo Ako
3. Tayong Dalawa
2. Maging Sino Ka Man
1. Pangako Sa’yo