BELEVRANE from Slovenia (ex-Yugoslavia) were very good and influential late 1960s vocal group from Ljubljana who followed mellow pop sound of Mamas and Papas. The fact that slovenian dialect limited their succes in Ex Yu to local Slovenian borders is not really important because for me they were absolutely on the top with the best. At the beginning of 1960s there were few artists who started with rock in Ex Yu and second generation followed shortly afterwards, without exception young urban musicians (mostly students who followed Radio-Luxembourg and its famous pop charts) - in Sarajevo there were "Indexi", in Zagreb "Grupa 220" and "Zlatni Akordi", in Ljubljana "Bele Vrane". From today's perspective this music is still very enjoyable, lots of sunny pop and beautiful harmonies - its only pity that excellent Ditka Haberl (who really had one of the best voices in Ex Yu ever) got only one solo spot ("Običajno popoldne" and guys selfish…
ELEKTRONI founded in 1961, in Karlovac, Croatia (ex-Yugoslavia) by Jurica Grosinger (lead guitar and singer). This EP they recorded in 1968 for Record Company "Jugoton". Other members of the band were Vatroslav Slavnić (bass guitar and songwriter), Boris Borošić (rhythm guitar) and Mario Janjac (drums).
JUTARNJEZVIJEZDE were established in 1962, in Zagreb (Croatia). They played mostly the repertoire of world famous artists such as Pat Boone, Vince Taylor, Shadows, Hurricanes, etc. Members of the group were Drago Mlinarec (vocal, rhythm guitar), Mišo Tatalović (bass), Goran Ivas (lead guitar), Ivica Stanković (lead guitar), Dražen Glasnović (piano) and Nenad Šarić (drums). They recorded a few songs for Radio Zagreb and they broke up in 1966.
VISPLAVI were from Beograd, Serbia (ex-Yugoslavia). Members were Miroslav Jankov (guitar), Petrač Vučković (keyboards), Marek Pawlak (vocal, guitar, bass), Dragan Aranđelović (saxophone), Laszlo Steiner (saxophone), Zoran Jurkić (flute, saxophone), Dušan Mijić (bass), Novica Novović (drums) and Bodi Nov (drums).