THE WHEELS OF FIRE were founded by former members of various Zagreb groups Rajmond Ruić (Delfini, Roboti, The Five Up - bass), Viktor Hromin (Roboti, The Five Up - drums) and Vedran Božić (Kondori, Roboti, Zlatni akordi - guitar, vocal) in 1969. This is their cover of Hendrix song "The Wind Cries Mary" recorded live in 1969.
O'HA RA was a vocal and instrumental band from Zagreb, Croatia (ex-Yugoslavia), which has worked since 1965 to 1967. Most of the band members formed the guys from a Technical School in Zagreb. The band was established in 1965 by Edvin Haramina (drums), Miljenko Ljubić (bass), Rajko Boltižar (lead guitar), Frano Parać (keyboards) and singer Marcela Munger. O'Hara began performing at the dance club in the local community. In 1967 band left Rajko Boltižar, briefly replaced by Goran Ivas, then Krešimir Ivić. After that band left singer Marcela Munger, and in its place hops Josipa Lisac. It is the golden age of band O'Hara. After that band O'Hara falls apart and Frane Parać and Josipa Lisac goes to the "Zlatni akordi". (from wikipedia)
DIEGO VARAGIĆ is one of the most popular Yugoslav singers from the 1960s. He was born on the 12th of May, 1942 in Čajniče, Bosnia & Herzegovina. As a child he moved to Serbia, where he began his artistic career at the age of 12 in a choir (KUD "Železničar"). In 1961 he took part in the famous Radio Beograd show "Mikrofon je vaš". He studied English literature in Beograd and after a rather short singing career continued working in his main profession as teacher and journalist in Beograd. He has lived and worked in Italy since 1991. This is his most succesful EP from 1965.
ŽETE OCI was founded in Zagreb, Croatia (ex-Yugoslavia) in 1965 by students of Catholic university: Mijo Gabrić (drums, vocal), Mijo Bergovec (keyboards, vocal), Mato Dukić (vocal, bass guitar) and Valent Bogadi (guitar, vocal). In 1969 they recorded LP "To nije tajna", one of the first Lp's in ex-Yugoslavia. Album produced by Pero Gotovac. They split up in 1971.
CRNI BISERI was formed in Beograd, Serbia (ex-Yugoslavia) in 1963. They took the name from famous Yugoslav 50s movie about young deliquents. In 60s they played beat/60s punk/rhythm & blues. They were winners of the festival "Gitarijada 1967". They also appeared in movies: "Kad budem mrtav i beo" and "Višnja na Tašmajdanu". They recorded many songs that were used for radio and TV only - some are really great 60s punk killers. They also toured Malta, Morocco, Tunisia... They split up in 1980.
DOGOVOR IZ 1804 were an progressive rock group from Beograd, Serbia (ex-Yugoslavia). In late sixties group founded by Nebojša Ignjatović (vocal, guitar). Robert Nemeček (bass, flute, vocal), Saša Forenbaher (table), Predrag Simić (sitar), Dejan Vasiljević (vocal, flute), Aleksandar Stojić (vocal), and Stevan Milutinović (drums). They recorded only four songs and they split up in early 70s.
BEZI MENI started in Zagreb, Croatia (ex-Yugoslavia) in 1961. Band founded by Janko Mlinarić Truli (bass and vocal) with Slaven Rački (guitar), Željko Margetić Marga (guitar), Petko Kantardžijev Mlinac (keyboards), Mahmut Ismailovski (saxophones) and Radovan Krajnović Braco (drums and vocal). They split in 1964.
LUTA LICE were rock band from Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) formed in 1964. Members were Slobodan Kovačević-Bodo (lead guitar), Slododan M. Kovačević (rhythm guitar), Fadil Redžić (bass), Miroslav Šaranović (drums) and guest vocalist Zoran Vidović-Cojo. This is their version of "Till I Met You" song by The Searchers from 1966.