CRVENI KORALJI third single record from 1970.
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CRVENI KORALJI was formed in 1962., in Zagreb, Croatia (ex-Yugoslavia). First name of the band was Crveni đavoli. They were inspired by Cliff Richard and The Shadows. In the beginning they played mostly covers, but "Rekla si, volimo se" - first song they wrote was a big hit. Almost 100000 copies of the single were sold (there were about 120000 record players in that time in ex-Yugoslavia). They received about 10000 letters from their fans every month. In summer of 1964 they have first tour around ex-Yugoslavia and become one of the most popular bands in that time. They won many awards on music festivals and they were nominated for the best band of ex-Yugoslavia in music magazine "Ritam" for 3 times. They were also support band to The Shadows when they were touring Yugoslavia. In july 1966 they won first price of International Beat Festival and among Yugoslav and Italian bands in Zagreb. In the same year they toured Germany. On their records from late 60's w
GRUPA 220 was formed in 1966, in Zagreb, Croatia (ex-Yugoslavia) with members of bands "Ehosi" and "Jutarnje zvijezde". They had their first gig in october the same year. In december they record their first song "Osmijeh" which becomes a big hit right away. Very soon they become one of the most popular bands in former Yugoslavia. Long hairs and "flower power" clothes attracted lot of young people. Flowers were the tickets for their concerts. In 1967 and 1968 Drago Mlinarec (vocal and guitar) composed music for two films "Protest" and "Tri sata ljubavi". They take part in "Zagreb 68" and "Split 68" festivals, and also first "Pop festival" in Zagreb. Grupa 220 released the first rock long play record in ex-Yugoslavia "Naši dani". They played as support band on the concerts of Marmelade, Status Quo and Mungo Jerry when they were touring ex Yugoslavia 1968. 1971 Drago Mlinarec leaves t
KAME LEONI started in 1965 in Koper, Slovenia (ex-Yugoslavia). Same year they had their first gig. 1966 they share first price of Championship of Yugoslav bands together with Roboti. Their song "Sjaj izgubljene ljubavi" becomes very popular and they tour whole ex Yugoslavia. They also play often in Austria and Italy. They also played in famous Piper club in Rome. In 1968 they have some members changes and they make music for film "Sončni krik". They split up 1969 but they have reunion concert in 1981 when they make their first long play record. They are still active and few years ago they released album with new songs. Personally, Kameleoni are one of my favorite 60s bands. I can compare them with The Byrds - they have those nice lazy feeling in their music, beautiful vocals and magical jingle sound of guitar. Kameleoni were influenced by early folk punk sound - not only The Byrds but also Love. I like their cover versions of "Dedicated to the One I Love&quo