You hold a special place in our hearts. He was the "Pride" of Dallas in the 1950's when his vocals hit the Big Time. To my long lost family member...I never had the honor of meeting you but I will never forget the times your father would speak highly of you being his son and how proud he was of you, he would show me pictures while visiting him in his Dallas home alongside his step mother Candelaria while cooking and cutting the grass. May God give you the peace that you seek. Published by Worcester Telegram & Gazette on Aug. 11, 2020. Is the ‘QAnon Shaman’ From the MAGA Capitol Riot Covered in Neo-Nazi Imagery? I know you had a special bond with Trini and may he Rest In Peace. And now they all can meet in heaven eat and sing~. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here. Sending thoughts and prayers of comfort to the Lopez family. Trini was a wonderful talent. And what talent! I couldn’t believe it when you ask me for the picture I had to give to Trini, it was my honor. Dallas high school students looked at him with pride and sang his hit songs. He was 83. He was an icon to Dallas high school students who sang his songs! Thank you Trini. Trini not only left a beautiful music legacy of his own, but also unknowingly helped shape the sound of the Foo Fighters,” Grohl tweeted via the Foo Fighters’ Twitter account. THE , VERY LAST TIME I SAW TRINI WAS WHEN I WAS 6 YEARS OLD ........ UNTIL , WE MEET AGAIN !!!!!!!!! REST IN PEACE. Will always remember you beautiful. Obituary writer. His songs were memorable because of his terrific voice. I saw TRINI as a 11 year old at the Concord Hotel , he was an amazing charismatic performer . You had so much talent and we thank you for sharing it with us over the years. Alongside his music career, Lopez also pursued acting. Love Sylvia. My father David Shriver was his bass player, our thoughts and prayers to his family from ours. May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. Love&rRespects to family and friends of, MR. TRINI LOPEZ AN INSPIRATION AND ENDEARING FREIND TO THE WORLD. Trini Lopez, a singer and guitarist who gained fame for his versions of “Lemon Tree” and “If I Had a Hammer” in the 1960s and took his talents to Hollywood, died Tuesday. May his soul rest in peace. A LOSS TO ALL, BUT THE IMMORTAL HEAVENS THANK YOU JESUS FOR ANOTHER CHARISHED SOUL. My deepest condolences to your sisters, your brother, Jess and the rest of your family, and Joe Chavira and Oralee Walker. RIP Trini with God's Blessings! So shocked to read that Trini Lopez died. RIO RANCHO, N.M. — Trini Lopez, a singer and guitarist who gained fame for his versions of “Lemon Tree” and “If I Had a Hammer” in the 1960s and took his talents to Hollywood, died Tuesday. Trini Lopez performs his 1966 hit version of La Bamba. The pair had recently finished a song called “If By Now,” which was intended to benefit food banks during the pandemic. OOPS, BURRO! Lopez’s 1963 Reprise debut, a live album called Trini Lopez at PJ’s, produced several hits, including his rendition of “If I Had a Hammer,” written by Pete Seeger and Lee Hays that hit Number One and eventually achieved gold status, and his version of the Will Holt-penned “Lemon Tree.” The album also included his take on the traditional Mexican song, “La Bamba.” He continued to release albums and hits through the Sixties as well as performed nightclubs throughout the U.S., including regular stints as a Las Vegas headliner. He was a genuine person with a great personality and will truly be missed by his friends and fans. He greeted us with the genuine warmth that came from the gentleman he was. “Today the world sadly lost yet another legend, Trini Lopez. Trini Lopez was a popular singer whose version of “Lemon Tree” was an international hit song. PEACE TO ALL. May his family find some comfort in knowing how much Trini was admired. The song “Lemon Tree” was a catchy song that I remember listening to and singing in the 1960s. All over this land. Thank you, Trini for all of your contributions.”. I was able to see him perform live in Dallas with Vikki Carr. Trini Lopez, a singer and guitarist who gained fame for his versions of “Lemon Tree” and “If I Had a Hammer” in the 1960s and took his talents to Hollywood, died Tuesday. There will never be another singer who songs touched so many hearts. Hope to see you on the other side my Amigo! Dear Lopez Family: I was privileged to attend and meet Trini when he performed in Basin Street East NYC in 1966. My family and I met him several times during his East Coast touring days. With much sorrow for his family, prays to them all. In This Article: Descanse en paz, Trini, y gracias por todos los años que no honro con sus actuaciones especiales y fabulosas y siempre su agradable presencia. Trini Lopez, the singer and actor from iconic war movie The Dirty Dozen, has died at the age of 83. So saddened to hear of Mr. Lopez's passing, may the Father of tender mercies comfort your mourning hearts and may his legacy live on forever. Love&rRespects to family and friends of, MR. TRINI LOPEZ AN INSPIRATION AND ENDEARING FREIND TO THE WORLD. Nicki Minaj Reaches Settlement With Tracy Chapman in ‘Sorry’ Lawsuit. Trini Lopez appeared with comedian Jack Benny in the 1960s. I’m so sorry to hear of Trini’s passing. A LOSS TO ALL, BUT THE IMMORTAL HEAVENS THANK YOU JESUS FOR ANOTHER CHARISHED SOUL. I will keep plaing Trini Music, becauseI admire him, the singer, the gentleman and all what good exemple of hope he gave to me when I was a teenager back in 1963, by is ways of life and good and strong exemple I became a good man and later joint the army by my self, and do not regret al lesson it bought me trought this experience. May God bless his family during this difficult time! 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