Appaloosa were an American chamber-folk band from Boston that released a self-titled album on Columbia in 1969. Guitarist/vocalist John Compton and violinist/vocalist Robin Batteau released one further album together as a duo in 1970. Batteau’s younger brother David was briefly a member of Appaloosa but didn’t play on the album. The brothers later released an album together as Batteaux. In 1973, Compton issued the album To Luna on small-press Ageless.

Members: John Parker Compton (vocals, guitar), Robin Batteau (violin), David Batteau (cello, 1968), Eugene Rosov (cello, 1968-70), David Reiser (bass)


  • Appaloosa (1969)

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