Steve Martin Caro

Bass guitar, Musical Artist

1948 –


Who is Steve Martin Caro?

Carmelo Esteban "Steve" Martin Caro, is an American rock musician who was originally known as Steve Martin during his heyday. He is perhaps best-known as the original lead singer of the 1960s baroque pop band The Left Banke. The son of flamenco guitarist/vocalist Sarita Heredia, he added his family surname Caro in the 1980s to avoid confusion with Steve Martin, the comedian-actor of the same name.

With The Left Banke, Caro scored chart hits with "Walk Away Renee," "Pretty Ballerina" and "Desiree" in the 1966-68 period. In addition to providing the lion's share of lead vocals on Left Banke recordings, Caro occasionally made instrumental contributions as well, performing guitar and/or drums on various songs. He was also credited for the track "Love Songs in the Night," written and recorded with Banke members; it appears in the Kama Sutra Records soundtrack for the 1972 adult film Hot Parts.

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Oct 12, 1948
Also known as
  • Carmelo Esteban Martin Caro
  • Steve Martin
  • United States of America

on July 23, 2013


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