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Yes Sir, I Can Boogie singer Maria Mendiola dead aged 69


BACCARA and “Yes Sir, I Can Boogie” singer Maria Mendiola has died aged 69.

A post on the band’s official Instagram confirmed her death today calling her “a wonderful artist”.

The Baccara singer, left, died aged 69

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The Baccara singer, left, died aged 69Credit: Getty – Contributor
A post on the official Instagram account confirmed Maria's, left, death

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A post on the official Instagram account confirmed Maria’s, left, deathCredit: Getty Images

Fans were left heartbroken by the news and many paid tribute to the artist.

One said: “RIP beautiful lady.”

Another wrote: “Rest in peace Maria dear. You’ll never be forgotten.”

One more person wrote: “”We will always remember you, you beautiful soul.”

And another said: “Rest in peace Maria.”

The song Yes Sir, I Can Boogie was adopted by the Tartan Army as the Scotland National team progressed into Euro 2020 back in the summer. 

Maria and bandmate Mayte Mateos scored a worldwide No1 with their tune in 1977.

She said: “After so many years without a song in the charts, it’s hard to put into words how I feel.

“I never thou­ght I’d be in the charts again. I am not young any more but I guess it shows I can still boogie.

“The Scotland team has reminded people we exist, which is very nice.”

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