Gringo was an English pop-rock band that released a self-titled album on MCA in 1971. Guitarist/keyboardist Henry Marsh subsequently became a mainstay of Sailor. Bassist/vocalist John G. Perry did stints in Spreadeagle, Caravan, Curved Air, Quantum Jump, and Aviator. He also issued a solo album, Sunset Wading, on Decca in 1976.

Prior to the formation of Gringo, the instrumental core of Perry, Marsh, and Canadian expat Simon Byrne played together as Toast, which issued a one-off single on CBS in 1970.

Members: Casey Synge (vocals), Henry Marsh (vocals, guitar, keyboards), Simon Byrne (vocals, drums, keyboards), John G. Perry (vocals, bass)


  • “Flowers Never Bend With the Rainfall” / “Summer of Miranda” (1970 — as Toast)
  • Gringo (1971)


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