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Accordion king Ramón Ayala, son of musician Ramón Cobarrubias, began playing his favorite instrument at a very young age. Inspired and supported by his parents, he performed in different public places to help his modest family. Ramón Ayala's first band experience was a group called Los Jilgueros de Marin; he later joined Los Pavoreales. After moving to Reynosa, the talented musician met Cornelio Reyna and formed Relampagos del Norte; the group soon made a self-titled debut album that featured the hit single "Ya No Llores." When Cornelio Reyna decided to leave the act, its name was changed to Los Bravos del Norte.
Wikipedia:This article is about bajo sexto player. For the Norteño musician, see Ramón Ayala. For the reggaetón artist, see Daddy Yankee.
Ramon Ayala is a bajo sexto player from Donna, Texas, who currently resides in the Rio Grande Valley. He is the son of Pedro Ayala. His progressive style and technique has earned him the 2009 Bajo Sexto Player of the Year Award from the South Texas Conjunto Association. In 2009 he celebrated his 45th career anniversary."South Texas Conjunto Association | All we know is CONJUNTO 100% Es Todo!". Conjunto.org. Retrieved 2013-03-31.  
Ramon Ayala started playing the accordion in 1951. He learned to play the drums in 1954. In 1955, he picked up the bajo sexto after his father Pedro Ayala, El Monarca del Acordeón, showed him his first two chords. By 1956, Ramon Ayala and his brother Pedro Ayala Jr., who played the accordion, joined their father in Pedro Ayala y Su Conjunto. Since 1956, Ramon Ayala has gone on to record for over a dozen studios releasing 88 recordings in album, single, cassette and CD formats. Ramon Ayala has recorded with Freddy Fender, Paulino Bernal and Esteban Jordan, among others. To date, he has released 105 recordings.