Ruben Ramos, also known as El Gato Negro, is an award-winning American Tejano music performer. Beginning his music career in the late 1960s, Ruben's fame has grown throughout the years as he formed his own distinct sound of music. In Groups: Los Super Seven, Ruben Y Alfonso Ramos And The Texas Revolution, The Mexican Revolution. Variations: Viewing All Ruben Ramos. Ruben, Rubén Ramos, Ruben Ramos Y La Revolucion Mexicana.
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Ruben Ramos was born in to a family music legacy dating back to post-World War I Texas. Ruben's uncles began performing just after the World War I in 1919 as Juan Manuel Perez y Los Serenaders. Meanwhile, Ruben's father, Alfonso Ramos S. worked the cotton fields and the railroads; he also played the fiddle while his mother, Elvira Perez, played the guitar at family gatherings. At the end of World War II, Ruben's Uncle Justin re-formed the band as Justin Perez and His Ex-GIs. Ruben's sister Inez had joined the band as singer in 1947. Ruben Ramos & The Mexican Revolution have been nominated for a Grammy Award two years in a row, for the 35th Anniversary album, and for the Viva La Revolucion album. The latter won the 2009 Grammy for "Best Tejano album". Real Texas Festival: Ruben Ramos and the Mexican Revolution. Reverb Nation: Ruben Ramos bio.