Towards the end of the seventies there was a variety program called Half Day Joys, which was transmitted at the time Canal 2 from Televisa, currently known as The stars.
At age 10 Lucero debuted in that segment singing and acting, according to your site web, he conquered with his guitar César González ‘The Chicken’, who gave him a spot on this stellar show alongside other talented kids like Aleks Syntec, Usy Velasco, Carlos Espejel Y Ginny Hoffman.
The success of the program was such that around 1980 they changed the name to Kiddies, where various comic capsules and they performed songs like He-man Y Love cake.
As part of the project, this group made tours within the Mexican Republic, the objective of these concerts was to be able to reach people who only saw them on television, however, on one occasion the public It was Almost nil.
At the moment Lucero Hogaza Leon have a podcast where it counts various anecdotes from his singing career, in the episode Aww! Remembering the tours with Chiquilladas, He told that the concert almost empty happened in Tapachula, Chiapas.
Lucero explained what they did two presentations, a at 12 noon and the other towards sunset, at 7 o’clock at night, regarding the first concert, the singer expressed:
“When we got to the (Bullring) square, which was not gigantic but it was not small, we arrived and no, I think there were more people on the stage than in the stands, that is, it was emptier … we all stayed a little puzzled. (…) It seemed that not even the flies would stop there, we were disappointed “
And it is that the cast of Kiddies I was used to seeing many people in other cities, so they had never had to adapt to a site with only 20 people enjoying your presentation; however, they found fun in the situation: “But hey, being a child, everything amuses you and nothing is serious, so we went out to do the show, “shared the singer.
As part of the show, the singer had to dress up as Snow White, bite the apple and fake a faint, Lucero had to stay on the floor until a child from the audience came on stage to play the role of ‘prince charming’He had to kiss her on the cheek to wake her up.
Lucero described this city as a very warm that easily exceeded 40 degrees, the temperature that day was so extreme, that one of the few women in the audience had to give your mom a warning:
“Then a lady told my mom that I would not allow myself to be under the ray of the sun a long time because as it was outdoors, it could give me a real heat stroke ”.
The surprise that the children of Kiddies, was that their function of 7 pm he was full: “There was no room for a pin and they stayed thousands of people outside because that was infestedIt was a success, ”Lucero explained.
The singer concluded that her concert at 12 o’clock had not had a lot of influx because the inhabitants of Tapachula they did not want to go out to enjoy a presentation under the incessant ray of the sun.
On his podcast, Lucero explained that his live performances began between 1981 Y 1982, took place in a small theater of Satellite city called Broadway, defined these concerts as a evening season where she and her companions they did sketches and they had a lot of fun. Later these events spread to other states of Mexico.
Since they had to travel, production would have to take over lodging and food, so to reduce expenses; The team of César González ‘The Chicken’, director of Kiddies, explained to Lucero’s mother that minors had to go without the company of their parents.
Faced with such a condition, the mother of this singer he flatly refused to let Lucero attend, his position remained so firm, that the production ended up allowing him to travel with the cast as well as other mothers of families, since there were very young children not they couldn’t even sleep alone still because they were crying.