Polyphony

Polyphony were an American symphonic-rock band that released the album Without Introduction on small-press Eleventh Hour in 1972. Members: Martin Ruddy (backing vocals, bass), Christopher Spong (drums), Craig Massey (vocals, organ, moog), Glenn Howard (vocals, guitars), Chatty Cooper (percussion) Discography: Without Introduction (1972)

Lift

Lift were an American symphonic-rock band from New Orleans, formed in 1972. In 1974, the band recorded an album’s worth of material that was ultimately released as Caverns of Your Brain by the tax-scam Guinness label in 1977. Members: Chip Gremillion (keyboards), Chip Grevemberg (drums), Cody Kelleher (bass, 1972-75), Chris Young (rhythm guitar, 12-string guitar, […]

Pre

Pre were an American symphonic-rock band from Kentucky that was active during 1973. The band recorded an album’s worth of material that was ultimately released two decades after the fact by archivists ZNR. Members: Alfred Collinsworth (acoustic guitar, vocals), Larry Collinsworth (guitar), Brian Paulson (keyboards), Steve DeMoss (bass, vibraphone, glockenspiel), Dwight Dunlap (drums) Discography: Pre […]

Eire Apparent

Eire Apparent were an Irish psychedelic pop band that was active during the late 1960s. The band’s one album, Sunrise, was produced by Jimi Hendrix and released in 1969 on Buddah Records. Members: Ernie Graham (vocals), Chris Stewart (bass), David Lutton (drums), Henry McCullough (guitar, 1967-68), Mick Cox (guitar, 1968), David “Tiger” Taylor (guitar, 1968-69), […]

The Boomtown Rats

The Boomtown Rats are an Irish band that was active as a recording unit between the late-1970s and mid-1980s. Members: Bob Geldof (vocals), Johnnie Fingers (keyboards, vocals), Gerry Cott (guitar 1975-81), Pete Briquette (bass), Garry Roberts (guitar, vocals), Simon Crowe (drums, vocals) Formed in Dublin in 1975, the Boomtown Rats took its name from a […]

Easy Street

Easy Street was an English pop/rock trio that issued two albums on Polydor/Capricorn: Easy Street (1976) and Under the Glass (1977). Members: Ken Nicol (acoustic guitar, electric guitar, lead vocals), Peter Marsh (acoustic guitar, vocals), Richard James Burgess (drums, percussion) Brothers-in-law Ken Nicol and Peter Marsh hit the scene as a singer/songwriter duo with a […]