Planetarium

Planetarium were an Italian symphonic-rock band that released the album Infinity on Victory Records in 1971. Members: Alfredo Ferrari (keyboards), Franco Sorrenti (guitar), Mirko Mazza (guitar), Piero Repetto (bass), Giampaolo Pesce (drums) Discography: Infinity (1971)

Pino Donaggio

Pino Donaggio (born Nov. 24, 1941) is an Italian composer who released numerous soundtrack scores on Carosello and Varèse Sarabande during the 1970s and 1980s. Discography: Don’t Look Now (OST, 1973) E’ difficile… ma non impossibile… vivere insieme (1973) Corruzione al Palazzo di Giustizia (OST, 1974) Carrie (OST, 1976) Certe volte… (1976) Nero Veneziano (OST, […]

Ping Pong

Ping Pong were an Italian sax-rock band that released two albums on Emiliana and Spark between 1971 and 1973. Members: Mauro Falzoni (guitar, vocals), Celso Valli (keyboards), Paride Sforza (saxophone, clarinet), Alan Taylor (bass, vocals), Vittorio Volpe (drums), Giorgio Bertolani (vocals, 1973-74) Discography: About Time (1971) Ping Pong (1973)

Pierrot Lunaire

Pierrot Lunaire were an Italian avant/symphonic-folk combo that released two albums on RCA-subsidiary it between 1974 and 1977. Members: Arturo Stàlteri (vocals, piano, organ, spinet, celesta, keyboards, percussion), Gaio Chiocchio (sitar, mandolin, vocals, guitar, Hammond organ, cymbal, timpani), Vincenzo Caporaletti (acoustic guitar, classical guitar, electric guitar, 12-string guitar, bass, drums, flute, 1974), Jacqueline Darby (vocals, […]

New Trolls

New Trolls were an Italian symphonic-rock band that released five albums on Cetre between 1968 and 1972, followed by six further titles through the close of the 1970s on Magma and Warner Bros. Members: Vittorio De Scalzi (guitar, keyboards, flute, vocals), Nico Di Palo (guitar, vocals), Mauro Chiarugi (keyboards, 1967-70), Giorgio D’Adamo (bass, vocals, 1967-72, […]

Perigeo

Perigeo were an Italian jazz-rock band that released five albums on RCA Italiana between 1972 and 1976. Members: Tony Sidney (guitar), Franco D’Andrea (keyboards), Claudio Fasoli (saxophone), Giovanni Tommaso (bass, double bass, vocals), Bruno Biriaco (drums, percussion) Discography: Azimut (1972) Abbiamo tutti un blues da piangere (1973) Genealogia (1974) La Valle dei Templi (1975) Non […]

Panna Fredda

Panna Fredda were an Italian symphonic-rock band that released the album Uno on Vedette Records in 1971. Members: Angelo Giardinelli (guitar, vocals), Giorgio Brandi (keyboards, guitar, vocals, 1969-70), Carlo Bruno (bass, 1969-70), Filippo Carnevale (drums, guitar, 1969-70), Lino Stopponi (keyboards, 1970-71), Pasquale “Windy” Cavallo (bass, 1970-71), Roberto Balocco (drums, 1970-71) Discography: “Strisce Rosse” / “Delirio” […]

Patty Pravo

Patty Pravo (born April 9, 1948) is an Italian singer and media personality who released a string of singles and two albums on Arc between 1966 and 1969. During the 1970s, she released more than a dozen albums on Philips, Ricordi, and RCA Italiana. A further round of albums appeared on CBO and CGD during […]

Osanna

Osanna were an Italian symphonic/hard-rock band that released four albums on Fonit between 1971 and 1974, followed by a fifth title on CBS in 1978. Members: Lino Vairetti (vocals, guitar, keyboards), Danilo Rustici (guitar, organ, vocals, 1970-2003), Massimo Guarino (drums, percussion, 1970-79), Elio D’Anna (saxophone, flute, 1970-75), Lello Brandi (bass, 1970-75), Enzo Petrone (bass, 1978-2003), […]