Socrates Drank the Conium

Socrates Drank the Conium were a Greek hard-rock/psych band that released a clutch of singles circa 1970/71, followed by three albums on Polydor during 1972 and 1973. A name-edit to Socrates preceded the Vangelis-produced Phos, released in 1976 on Vertigo. Three further albums appeared during the early 1980s on Minos and Virgin.

Members: Αντώνης Τουρκογιώργης [Antonis Tourkoyorgis] (bass, vocals), Γιάννης Σπάθας [Yannis Spathas] (guitar), Ηλίας Μπουκουβάλας [Elias Boukouvalas] (drums, 1969-72), Johnny Lambizzi (guitar, 1971), Κώστας Δουκάκης [Gus Doukakis] (guitar, 1972-73), Γιώργος Τρανταλίδης [Yiorgos Trantalidhs] [Giorgos Tradalidis] (drums, 1972-76), Nikos Antypas (drums)

Socrates Drank the Conium discography:

  • Socrates Drank the Conium (1972)
  • Taste of Conium (1972)
  • On the Wings (1973)

Socrates discography:

  • Phos (1976)
  • Waiting for Something (1980)
  • Breaking Through (1981)
  • Plaza (1983)

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