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Polo Polo (born Leopoldo García Peláez[1]) is a Mexican comedian known for his adult-themed comedy shows and albums. A comedian, or comic, is an entertainer who amuses an audience by making them laugh. ...


One of the Latino culture's favorite comedians, Polo Polo got his start in 1972 in a small night club Mexico City's Pink Zone[2]. His following quickly grew and he took his show to the much larger Keops Nightclub. 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Mexico City (Spanish: Ciudad de México, México D.F. or simply México, pronounced IPA: ) is the capital city of the nation of Mexico. ... The Zona Rosa is an area of Mexico City in the Juárez borough and close to the Centro Histórico and Chapultepec. ...


As his popularity continued to grow, the decision was made to move the show to the Crown Hall where he immediately set an attendance record that stands today.


It would not be long before Polo Polo recorded his first album, a compilation of live material from one of his shows in Mexico City, called Viaje a España. Despite a lack of radio airplay due to its racy content, the album went on to sell more than 100,000 copies[3].


Polo Polo's first US appearance was in 1988 at the Super Chache Club in Hollywood where the ten-day run played nightly to a packed house. 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Greetings from Hollywood Hollywood is a district of the city of Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., that extends from Vermont Avenue on the east to just beyond Laurel Canyon Boulevard above Sunset and Crescent Heights Boulevards on the west; the north to south boundary east of La Brea Avenue...


The Polo Polo Gibson Amphitheater is named after him.

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Albums

Viaje a España
Polo Polo, Vol. 2
Mejor y Algo Más: 25 Aniversario
Colección en Vivo
Show en Vivo 2004
Show en Vivo 2005
Lo Mejor de Polo Polo


 
 

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