- ABS-CBN and GMA-7 both paid tribute to Rico J Puno but singing a medley of the idol’s chart toppers
- His daughter, Tosca Puno, was overwhelmed with the gesture
- Rico J Puno is definitely a great loss to OPM
When you have touched so many lives like Rico J Puno, you can be sure that the tribute videos and the like will not end. In fact, the tribute came from both big networks.
PEP.ph reported that both ABS-CBN, Rico J’s home, and GMA-7 both paid tribute to the Kind of Manila Sound last weekend.
In a tribute performance during It’s Showtime, the entire cast, hurados, and special guests get to sing a line-up of the OPM idol’s hits. Some notable singers were Dulce, Randy Santiago, Ogie Alcasid, Vice Ganda, and The Voice’s Mitoy Yonting though the line-up was spectacular.
Here is Eat Bulaga’s tribute to Rico J Puno. In this performance, you can see The Broadway Boys sings a medley of RJP’s greatest hits then eventually joined by Gino Padilla then another performance joined by Marco Sison.
Rico J’s daughter, Tosca, was overwhelmed with the tribute and guarantees that if her father were still alive, that he would really appreciate the gesture.
Tosca said, “I was watching at home. I’m so thankful sa [It’s] Showtime, kasi sobra pong... ang ganda po ng ginawa ng Showtime,”
“It was really beautiful,” she added.
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Rico J. Puno started his stint in the music scene back in 1975.
He is part of the Hitmakers. The other members of the famed 70’s and 80’s group were Hajji Alejandro, Marco Sison, Nonoy Zuñiga, and Eva Eugenio.
He was the pioneer of what is now known as the Manila Sound.
In a previous report by KAMI, watch a collection of RJP’s last performance and message to fans.
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