Strongbow were an American symphonic/hard-rock band that issued a standalone single on self-press Epodus in 1973, followed by an eponymous album on Buddah-subsidiary Southwind in 1975.

Members: Bill Bendler (vocals), Michael Shortland (guitar), John Stelzer (organ, synthesizer, saxophone, flute, vocals), John Durzo (bass), David Smith (drums), Bob Hill (guitar, 1970-71), Mike Haines (bass, 1970-71)


  • “If You’re Going to the City” / “Change” (1973)
  • Strongbow (1975)

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