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Argent, Rod

Keyboardist and composer of the Zombies and Argent.

Founded: 1945

Location: St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England

Website: Rod Argent.com home page

Arthur Brown Arthur & Vincent Crane

Believe it or not, but Klaus Schulze is responsible for this!

Founded: 1979

Location: London, England

Atoll

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French symphonic band, well-regarded albums.

Atomic Rooster

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Always driven by Vincent Crane's keyboards, Atomic Rooster road a firm line between the hard and progressive. Crane and drummer Carl Palmer, first together in Arthur Brown's band, made one album before Palmer was off to ELP. The band hit their stride however after John DuCann and Paul Hammond joined. They released two albums in 1971, with vocalist Pete French joining for In Hearing of, generally regarded as their best. That didn't last, as the band was always beset with personnel changes.

Founded: 1969

Location: London, England

Website: Atomic Rooster - A History Of... by Jeannie Crane

Badger

Ex Yes members featured in the first incarnation of the band. Their debut album, recorded live while supporting Yes, has a slight christian slant to the lyrics. Second album saw the arrival of Jackie Lomax. Recorded in New Orleans with Allen Toussaint the album has ditched the progressive for a very soulful approach.

Founded: 1971

Location: London, England

Banks, Peter

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Original guitarist for Yes

Founded: 1947

Location: Barnet, North London, England

Website: Peter Banks - Guitarist

Banks, Tony

Genesis keyboardist and composer

Founded: 1950

Location: East Hoathly, East Sussex, England

Beggars Opera

Founded: 1969

Location: Glasgow, Scotland

Website: Beggars Opera

Camel

Founded: 1971

Location: London, England

Website: Welcome to the Official Camel Website