Rudy La Scala

#1 singles
"EL CARIÑO ES COMO UNA FLOR" ("Love is Like a Flower")

A song written, produced and performed by Rudy La Scala.

It was released as the lead single from Scala's fourth studio album Cuando Yo Amo in 1990, and became his first number-one single in the Billboard Top Latin Songs chart while the aforementioned album peaked at number four in the Latin Pop Albums chart.

The song became one of his better known compositions after the success of the theme song from the soap opera Cristal, "Mi Vida Eres Tú", which broke sales records.

The song debuted on the Billboard Top Latin Songs chart (formerly Hot Latin Tracks) at number 35 on April 14, 1990 and rose to the top ten two weeks later.

It reached the top position of the chart on June 23, 1990, replacing Mexican singer-songwriter Ana Gabriel's "Quién Como Tú" and remained at that position for 4 weeks.

The same week the song peaked at the top the Hot Latin Tracks chart, "Tesoro Mío" performed by Guillermo Dávila and Kiara and written by La Scala, also reached its peak at number three.

At the end of 1990, "El Cariño Es Como Una Flor" ranked as the best performing Latin single of the year.

The song spent 25 weeks within the Top 40 and became the first top ten single for the singer in the chart, and first number-one hit.

"El Carino Es Como Una Flor" has been covered by several performers including Willy Rivera, Grupo Sonni, José Antonio Santana, Jossie Esteban y la Patrulla 15, Vinicio Quezada and Oscar Sánchez.

"POR QUE SERA" ("Why is it")

Another number 1 single written, produced and performed by Rudy La Scala. This song peaked number 1 in 1992 staying at that position for 2 weeks.


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