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 was an Irish psychedelic pop band that made the album Sunrise, 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), Peter Tolson (guitar, 1969), Steve Jolly (guitar, ?-1970) […]

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 […]