Gabi Delgado

Real Name:
José Gabriel Delgado López
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Gabi Delgado (18 April 1958 - 22 March 2020) was a Spanish-born, mainly German based musician, composer, lyricist and music producer, He was the brother of Eduardo Delgado-Lopez.

Delgado spent his childhood in Córdoba, Spain. In 1966 his family moved to Germany. There, he was one of the founding forces behind the Rhine and Ruhr area punk scene and was involved in making thee first German punk fanzine "The Ostrich", founded by Franz Bielmeier. He was briefly a member of punk band Mittagspause (mainly as a dancer) and later Deutschland Terzett.

Together with Robert Görl, he founded Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft (DAF) in 1978. The band moved to London in 1980, and broke up just prior to the release of "Für Immer" in 1982. In 1983 Delgado released his first solo album, "Mistress".

DAF reunited and released the album "1st Step to Heaven" in 1986. Around the same time, Gabi Delgado moved to Berlin and became involved in the early house and techno music scene. Together with WestBam he organised what's known as the first house music party in Germany. He would later team up with Saba Komossa to form the sexually charged dance duo Delkom and the labels Delkom Club Control, BMWW - The Delkom Corporation and Sunday Morning - Berlin.

In 1996, Delgado and Wotan Wilke launched DAF / DOS, a project that built on the legacy of DAF whilst incorporating themes from contemporary dance music.

In 2003, Delgado reunited with Robert Görl and released what was to be the final DAF album, "Fünfzehn Neue DAF Lieder".

Delgado's released two more solo albums, "1" in 2013 and "2" in 2015.
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Albums

V 2266 Gabi Delgado - Mistress album art Gabi Delgado Mistress (Album) Virgin V 2266 New Zealand 1982 Sell This Version
none Gabi Delgado - 1 album art Gabi Delgado 1 (Album) Golden Core none Europe 2013 Sell This Version
9017 Gabi Delgado - X album art Gabi Delgado X(10xFile, MP3, Album, 128) Gabi User Club 9017 Spain 2014
SPV 268590 2CD Gabi Delgado - 2 album art Gabi Delgado 2 (Album) Oblivion (2) SPV 268590 2CD Europe 2015 Sell This Version
9035 Gabi Delgado - Ambient Brutal Commando album art Gabi Delgado Ambient Brutal Commando(File, MP3, Mixed, 320) Gabi User Club 9035 Spain 2015

Singles & EPs

VS 579 Gabi Delgado - History Of A Kiss / Sex Goddess (Dub Mix) album art Gabi Delgado History Of A Kiss / Sex Goddess (Dub Mix) (Single) Virgin VS 579 UK 1982 Sell This Version
VS 608 12 Gabi Delgado - Amor album art Gabi Delgado Amor (Maxi) Virgin VS 608 12 UK 1983 Sell This Version
none Gabi Delgado - Nebelmaschine / Lippenstift album art Gabi Delgado Nebelmaschine / Lippenstift(4xFile, AAC, EP) Golden Core none Germany 2014
SPV268591 Gabi Delgado - NDKM / Hausarrest album art Gabi Delgado NDKM / Hausarrest(2xFile, MP3, Single, 320) Oblivion (2) SPV268591 Germany 2015
none Gabi Delgado - Punkmusik & Kokain (Birthday Edition) album art Gabi Delgado Punkmusik & Kokain (Birthday Edition)(File, MP3, Single, 192) Not On Label (Gabi Delgado Self-released) none 2016

Compilations

9022 Gabi Delgado - Club Worx album art Gabi Delgado Club Worx (Comp) Gabi User Club 9022 Spain 2014 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

none Gabi Delgado - 4 Aus ‚2‘ album art Gabi Delgado 4 Aus ‚2‘(CD, Promo) SPV none Europe 2015 Sell This Version
none Gabi Delgado - Sexy Body (Muzak For Cages' Keuscher Keucher Mix) album art Gabi Delgado Sexy Body (Muzak For Cages' Keuscher Keucher Mix)(File, MP3, 128) Not On Label none Germany 2015
9039 Gabi Delgado Sextrack(File, MP3) Not On Label (Gabi Delgado Self-released) 9039 Spain 2016
9036 Filipina Queen* & Gabi Delgado Filipina Queen* & Gabi Delgado - Take Me Home(File, MP3) Not On Label (Gabi Delgado Self-released) 9036 Spain 2016
9037 Latino Tanz Machine* Mambo Futurista(File, MP3) Not On Label (Gabi Delgado Self-released) 9037 Spain 2016
9038 Roger & Over* It Is All In One(File, MP3) Not On Label (Gabi Delgado Self-released) 9038 Spain 2016
9041 Discogarage* Allnite(File, MP3) Not On Label (Gabi Delgado Self-released) 9041 Spain 2016
9026 Casio Chillout Club* Der Casio Hit(File, MP3) Not On Label (Gabi Delgado Self-released) 9026 Spain Unknown

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March 23, 2020
My respect to a pioneer and a performer with awesome stage presence.
I can't remotely imagine how would be now e.b.m. and techno music without D.A.F.

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