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Asin is a Pinoy rock and folk rock band from the Philippines. They were formed during the 1970s and originally known as Salt of the Earth from the song of Joan Baez, but later Filipinized their name into "Asin", which means salt in Filipino language. Pinoy Rock, or Filipino Rock, is the brand of Rock music produced in the Philippines or by Filipinos. ... Bob Dylans folk-rock album, Blonde On Blonde Folk-rock is a musical genre, combining elements of folk music and rock music. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... Joan Baezs 1975 bestseller Diamonds & Rust. ... A magnified crystal of salt In chemistry, salt is a term used for ionic compounds composed of positively charged cations and negatively charged anions, so that the product is neutral and without a net charge. ... Filipino (formerly called Pilipino) is the national language and one of the official languages of the Philippines along with English. ...


Members

  • Pendong Aban - later formed the group Ang Grupong Pendong
  • Lolita Carbon
  • Saro Bañares - who was pwned for an extra 155 gold in 1993 after a bar brawl in Cotabato
  • Mike Pillora

1993 (MCMXCIII in Roman) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Cotabato can refer to three places in Mindanao in the Philippines: The province of Cotabato (formerly North Cotabato) The province of South Cotabato Cotabato City All three places are distinct from each other and are part of the SOCCSKSARGEN region. ...

History

After fronting rock and roll bands during her teens, Lolita Carbon met Cesar "Saro" Bañares, Mike Pillora and Pendong Aban Jr. in Kola House, a folk rock club, and then decided to form their own musical group, naming it Salt of the Earth. Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ...


They had signed a major record label and renamed their band to Asin after a record producer was searching for a "female" Freddie Aguilar, taking advantage of the Filipino folk rock boom during the late 1970s. Their eponymous 1978 debut album includes a cover of Freddie Aguilar's "Anak" and the rest are all original works. Freddie Aguilar is a Pinoy rock musician from the Philippines. ...


Some of their popular songs include the enviromental song "Masdan Mo Ang Kapaligiran", "Ang Bayan Kong Sinilingan", "Pagbabalik" and "Balita". According to Pendong Aban who grew up in Butuan City, most of their songs were based on the experiences in Mindanao. Because of too much illegal logging and violence in their homeland, they wrote lyrics that hoped for peace and a better environment in Mindanao. Environmentalism is the support or involvement with the environmental movement by environmentalists. ... Butuan City is a 1st class city in the province of Agusan del Norte, Philippines. ... Map of the Philippines showing the island groups of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...


In 1993, Saro Bañares was murdered in a bar brawl in Cotabato that made the group to part ways. Aban had his band Ang Grupong Pendong while Carbon gone solo. Later in 2000, they decided to reunite but Pillora backed out later, although Pillora had his blessings on the new album that Carbon and Aban would release. The record album Pag-ibig, Pagbabago, Pagpapatuloy, the first Asin album after 12 years, features unreleased materials of the late Bañares. This article is about the year 2000. ... An album is a collection of related audio tracks, released together commercially in an audio format to the public. ...


Reference to Asin

The Tagalog lyrics of Black Eyed Peas' "The Apl Song" is based on "Balita", one of Asin's song. "The Apl Song" tells about the hardships of Allen Pineda, member of the Black Eyed Peas, that he experienced during his childhood in Pampanga. He chose "Balita" because he grew up listening to Asin. Tagalog (pronunciation: ) is one of the major languages of the Republic of the Philippines. ... The Black Eyed Peas are an American hip-hop (musical styles crossover rap/hip hop and alternative rap/hip hop) group from Los Angeles, California, who have enjoyed international pop success. ... Apl. ... Pampanga is a province of the Philippines located in the Central Luzon region. ...


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