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Thanks for visiting our page and for your continued interest in our music. Santa Esmeralda is a U.S./French Disco group formed in the 1970s in Paris, France. The group earned a #1 club hit in 1977 with a cover version of the song "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" performed by lead vocalist Leroy Gomez. Santa Esmeralda also scored a Top 20 Disco hit with a dance version of another song turned into a classic rock staple in a cover by The Animals, "The House of the Rising Sun", in 1978, with lead vocals handled by Jimmy Goings. Other popular songs include You're My Everything, Gloria and Another Cha Cha.
Santa Esmeralda continues to record and tour, with a reincarnation of the group led by Leroy Gomez.