For the military coup (1973), Eduardo was exiled from Chile during returning for 20 years. When visiting Argentina and Europe, Eduardo writes several letters to his brother Gaston, who played musicalized them and this became the album "Qué de caminos" (1977). Meanwhile, Gaston Quelentaro assumes the band leadership, and continues to make presentations. By 1978, the album "Buscando Siembra", which includes one of the most emblematic songs including -Copla del Hijo- is released. Over the next years the group will continue editing albums and touring Europe and playing for the BBC. "Después de la tormenta", production in 1989, marks the return to Chilean soil, after the dictatorship ended.
The group returns to make presentations throughout Chile and in 1996 released the album "8 de Marzo". During the decade of 1990, EMI publishes several compiled albums on CD. Among the records released highlights "Buscando Siembra" and "Después de la Tormenta" 1996. In 2003, the group received the " Presidente de la República" Award for their long contribution to music in Chile. That same year, the duo released their first book "Anocheciendo", which runs through their musical history. In 2005 they publish a second book "Desde mi cuarto", a poetic historical of their artwork, and their album "Por Siempre" emerging as a way to release old live songs that the label had not wanted to release, but since the expiration of intellectual property rights, Quelentaro could now make use of them. Read more on Last.fm.
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