Mango Punch!

 

Six-time winner in the Houston Press Music Awards, Mango Punch! has consistently received praise from the press for the energy of their live shows and the quality of their recorded original music .  Mango Punch! has performed in prominent concerts and events, like the pregame show of world-renowned Super Bowl XXXVIII and the inaugural ceremonies for Major Bill White and Major Annise Parker of Houston. MangoPunch-Logo

Walter Suhr, the band’s leader,  has won a number of songwriting awards including among others:

First place winner: 9th annual Billboard Songwriting Contest (Latin category); First Place Winner: Carnavalero de Oro in Tenerife, Spain; Second Place Winner: Los Compositores (2010); USA Songwriting Competition Honorable Mention (2014); John Lennon Songwriting Contest, Third Place  (2013), 

Walter Suhr has written and produced commercial jingles including the Spanish campaign song for Hillary Clinton in 2008, and theme songs for the Houston Texans and the University of St. Thomas.  He also co-wrote and performed the national Christmas campaign for Wal-Mart “Navidad en Familia” for which he won an ADDY award. 

Mango Punch! has shared the stage with a number of international artists including: Willie Nelson, Toby Keith, Aerosmith, Beyoncé, Elvis Crespo, Kumbia Kings, Gloria Trevi and others.  Mango Punch! was also chosen to perform at an intimate private gathering for latin superstar Luis Miguel.

Their TV performances include shows for local stations of all the major Networks, including ABC, NBC, CBS, PBS, Telemundo, Univisión, Galavisión and Televisa in Mexico. The video of their song “Qué me pongo” was made famous internationally through heavy rotation on HTV, MTVs and VH Uno.

Mango Punch! has six CDs of original music: “Mi sombrero y yo”, “Una casita blanca”, “Desayuno de amor”, “¿Qué me pongo?”,” Pop/Rock” and the self-titled “Mango Punch!”

In 2011, the City of Houston proclaimed Sept 28, 2011 as “Walter Suhr & Mango Punch!” Day.

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Variety: High Energy and Dance

  • Uptown Funk, Bruno Mars
  • Footloose, Blake Shelton
  • Shake it off, Taylor Swift
  • Cupid Shuffle, Cupid
  • Happy, Pharrell Williams
  • Moves like Jagger, Maroon 5
  • I know you want me, Pitbull
  • Let’s dance, Lady Gaga
  • Firework, Katy Perry
  • Blurred Lines, Robin Thicke
  • Get Lucky, Daft Punk
  • Party Rock Anthem, LMFAO
  • Gangnam Style, Psy
  • Don’t stop the party, Pitbull
  • I gotta feeling, The Black-Eyed Peas
  • Play that funky music, Wild Cherry
  • Love Shack, B-52s
  • Hey Ya, Outkast
  • Tubthumpin’, Chumbawamba
  • I will survive, Gloria Gaynor
  • Brick House, Commodores
  • California Sun, The Rivieras
  • Celebration, Kool and the Gang
  • Hot, hot, hot, Buster Poindexter
  • I feel good, James Brown
  • I’m a believer, Smashmouth
  • Turn the Beat Around, Vicky Sue Robinson
  • That’s the way I like it, K.C . and the Sunshine Band
  • September, Earth, Wind & Fire
  • Brick House, Commodores
  • All Night Long, Lionel Ritchie
  • Le Freak, CHIC
  • We are family, Sister Sledge
  • YMCA, The Village People
  • Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Queen
  • Love Song, The Cure
  • I’m so excited, Pointer Sisters
  • Girls just wanna have fun, Cindy Lauper
  • Keep your hands to yourself, Georgia Satellites
  • Let’s go crazy, Prince
  • The house is rockin’, Stevie Ray Vaughn
  • 867-5309 (Jenny, Jenny), Tommy Tutone
  • The future’s so bright (I gotta wear shades), Timbuk 3
  • Jungle Love, Steve Miller
  • Old Time Rock n’ Roll, Bob Seger
  • Feel like makin’ love, Bad Company
  • La Grange, ZZ Top
  • Hotel California, The Eagles
  • Volcano, Jimmy Buffet
  • Margaritaville, Jimmy Buffet
  • Satisfaction, The Rolling Stones
  • Sweet Caroline, Neil Diamond
  • She loves you, The Beatles
  • Twist and Shout, The Beatles
  • Jailhouse Rock, Elvis Presley
  • La Bamba, Richie Valens
  • Pretty Woman, Roy Orbison
  • Mustang Sally, Wilson Pickett
  • Boot Scootin’ Boogie, Brooks and Dunn
  • Steamroller blues, James Taylor
  • Proud Mary, Tina Turner
  • Superstition, Stevie Wonder
  • My girl, The Temptations
  • Brickhouse, The Commodores
  • Dancing machine, Jackson 5
  • Shout, The Isley Brothers
  • One Love, Bob Marley
  • Here comes the Hotstepper, Ini Kamoze
  • I feel good, James Brown
  • I need to know, Marc Anthony
  • Jump, jive n’ wail, Brian Setzer Orchestra
  • Wooly Bully, Sam the Sham and the Pharoahs
  • Nobody but me, The Human Beinz
  • Mony, Mony, Tommy James & the Shondells
  • I’m not your steppin’ stone, The Monkees
  • Love Potion # 9, The Clovers
  • Good lovin’, The Young Rascals
  • Takin care of business, Bachman Turner Overdrive

Variety: Soft and Romantic

  • I’m yours, Jason Mraz
  • That’s all, Michael Bublé
  • Love is here to stay, Frank Sinatra
  • Unforgettable, Nat King Cole and Natalie Cole
  • Lucky, Jason Mraz and Colbie Caillat
  • How sweet it is to be loved by you, James Taylor
  • Just the way you are, Billy Joel
  • Your song, Elton John
  • You’ve got a friend, Carole King
  • At last, Etta James
  • Easy, The Commodores
  • The Lazy Song, Bruno Mars
  • Everything, Michael Bublé
  • Rude, Magic!
  • Amarillo by morning, George Strait
  • Girl from Ipanema, Antonio Carlos Jobim
  • Don’t let me be lonely tonight, James Taylor
  • Brown-eyed girl, Van Morrison
  • What a wonderful world, Louis Armstrong
  • Hey, Jude, The Beatles
  • You are so beautiful, Joe Cocker
  • Blue Bossa, Standard
  • We’ve only just begun, Paul Williams
  • Fools Rush In (Falling in love with you), Elvis Presley
  • Shower the people, James Taylor
  • Fly me to the moon, Frank Sinatra
  • Always on my mind, Willie Nelson
  • Rocket man, Elton John
  • And I love her, The Beatles
  • My Romance, Rodgers & Hart
  • Beyond the Sea, Bobby Darrin
  • Breezin’, George Benson
  • Take 5, Dave Brubeck
  • Martha my dear, The Beatles
  • New York, New York, Frank Sinatra
  • My Way, Frank Sinatra
  • The way you look tonight, Michael Bublé
  • Levon, Elton John

Specialty Songs

  • Hava Nagila
  • Mazel Tov
  • Od Yishoma
  • Ose Shalom
  • Tzena, Tzena
  • Yevarechecha

Música Bailable

  • Vivir mi vida, Marc Anthony
  • Echa pa’ allá, Pitbull
  • Bailando, Enrique Iglesias
  • Ai se eu te pego, Michel Teló
  • Mayonesa, Chocolate
  • Danza Kuduro, Don Omar & Lucenzo
  • Volví a nacer, Carlos Vives
  • Ojos así, Shakira
  • El Amor, Tito “El Bambino”
  • Mi tierra, Gloria Estefán
  • La Negra tiene tumbao, Celia Cruz
  • Corazón espinado, Santana with Maná
  • Cali Pachanguero, Grupo Niche
  • Suavemente, Elvis Crespo
  • La Gota Fría, Carlos Vives
  • A pedir su mano, Juan Luis Guerra y 440
  • La dueña del swing, Los Hermanos Rosario
  • Bamboleo, Gipsy Kings
  • Gasolina medley, Daddy Yankee
  • I know you want me, Pitbull
  • La camisa negra, Juanes
  • Persiana americana, Soda Stereo
  • Así es la vida, Elefante
  • Es Mentiroso, Olga Tañón
  • Guantanamera, Tradicional
  • La Canoa Ranchá, Grupo Niche
  • La Murga, Willie Colón
  • Ríe y Llora, Celia Cruz
  • Me vale, Maná
  • Tan buena, Son de Cali
  • Que tengo que hacer, Omega
  • La vida es un carnaval, Celia Cruz
  • Oye mi amor, Maná
  • De música ligera, Soda Stereo
  • Devuélveme a mi chica, Hombres G
  • Borracho y Loco (Lamento Boliviano), Los Enanitos Verdes
  • Rebelión, Joe Arroyo
  • Oye, July Mateo
  • Tu cariñito, Puerto Rican Power
  • Tu amor me hace bien, Marc Anthony
  • Mujeres, Ricardo Arjona
  • Fruta Fresca, Carlos Vives

Música Mexican and Tejana

  • Inténtalo, 3Ball MTY
  • No rompas mi corazón, Caballo Dorado
  • Como la flor, Baila esta cumbia, La Carcacha, Selena
  • Como le haré, Emilio Navaira
  • Volver, volver, Vicente Fernández
  • Shhh, Kumbia Kings
  • La Charanga, Fandango USA
  • Chilito Piquín (Huapango), Conjunto El Poder
  • Tu cárcel, Los Bukis
  • El golpe traidor, Ramón Ayala
  • El Rey, Vicente Fernández
  • Juana la Cubana, Fito Olivares
  • Yo no fui, Pedro Fernández
  • Viva el amor, Control
  • Mi dulce niña, Kumbia Kings
  • Redoblando (Huapango), Mike and Lee “Los Desperadoz”

Música Romántica

  • Stand by me, Prince Royce
  • Volví a nacer, Carlos Vives
  • Be my baby, Leslie Grace
  • Colgando en tus manos, Carlos Bauté y Marta Sánchez
  • Bendita tu luz, Maná con Juan Luis Guerra
  • Si nos dejan, Luis Miguel
  • Como han pasado los años, Rocío Dúrcal
  • Como yo te amé, Luis Miguel
  • Somos Novios, Armando Manzanero
  • Querida, Juan Gabriel
  • Reloj, Tradicional
  • Sabor a mi, Luis Miguel
  • Perfidia, Tradicional
  • Contigo aprendí, Armando Manzanero