In 1952, he made his first recording. Sometimes he played tango on stage, but he never made a tango recording until 1972, when he signed a new contract with TONODISC. When he discussed what type of songs his first album with TONODISC should contain, he talked to said to the director "You haven't heard my tango before, right?" The director responded, "No, and I don't have interest. My work is selecting 12 folklore songs, and record those, not tango."
After that talk, Hugo Diaz invited him to his "Tango" concert. Listening to Hugo Diaz's Tango, the director immediately changed his mind and made the first "Tango" recording of Hugo Diaz. The title was "Hugo Diaz en Buenos Aires" In 1973, he recorded his second album, "Hugo Diaz en Buenos Aires Vol. II". Vol. III came out in 1974. In 1975, he made his last tango album "Hugo Diaz para Gardel 40 Anos Despues".
He died on October 23rd 1977.