Spoils of War

The Spoils of War were an American psych-rock band from Urbana, Ill., that self-released an eponymous EP in 1969. Between 1967 and 1970, the band recorded approximately three albums worth of material that was later released by archivists Shadoks.

Members: Jim Cuomo (organ, piano, clarinet, dobro, dombura, saxophone, vocals, recorder), Roger Francisco [aka “RoFran”] (bass, vocals), Frank Garvey [aka “Big City Frank”] (drums, percussion), Al Ierardi [aka “Ral-Eardi”] (guitar, harmonica, vocals), James Stroud (trombone), Annie Williams [Annie Whitefish aka “Annie Hat”] (vocals, guitar, organ)


  • Spoils Of War ‎(EP, 1969)
  • The Spoils of War (1999, recorded 1969–70)
  • II (2005, recorded 1967–68)

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