Captain Beyond

Genres: Pop / Rock
Descriptive "tags": progressive rock hard rock classic rock rock art rock Powered by AudioScrobbler
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Biography

Based in Los Angeles, this Anglo-American ‘supergroup’ was formed in 1972 around Rod Evans (19 January 1947, Slough, Berkshire, England; vocals, ex-Deep Purple), Bobby Caldwell (drums, ex-Johnny Winter) and two former members of Iron Butterfly, Larry ‘Rhino’ Reinhardt (b. 7 July 1948, Florida, USA; guitar) and Lee Dorman (b. 19 September 1945, St. Louis, Missouri, USA; bass). Although Captain Beyond established the unit’s hard rock style, this initial line-up proved incompatible and Caldwell was replaced by Marty Rodriguez for the Latin-influenced Sufficiently Breathless. The album also featured Guille Garcia (congas) and Reese Wynans (keyboards). The departure of Evans precipitated a lengthy period of inactivity following a short winter tour, which featured the returning Caldwell. In 1975 Reinhardt, Dorman and Caldwell were joined by new singer Willy Daffern (ex-Hunger). This line-up broke up following the release of Dawn Explosion....

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