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Skupina Karla Duby ( Karel Duba Band )
years active: 1955 - 1968

predecessor and also supplier of the first Czech rock'n'roll bands. First Czech group that started to use electric guitar. During the band's life, tens of musicians went through, who later played in the first "bigbeat" (Czech term for early rock music) bands. The band ended due to tragical bus accident in Mongolia, in which Karel Duba and several other members died, symbolically on the day of Russian Troups invasion to Czechoslovakia, 21st August 1968.


Members:

Karel Duba  (1955-1968) , guitars, leader, guitar 12str.
Jiri Jelinek  (1955-1968) , vocal, trumpets
Jaroslav Strudl  (1955-1968) , saxophones
Jiri Malasek  (1963-1963) , keyboards
Milos Hala  (1963-1963) , keyboards
Libuse Prihodova  (1963-1968) , vocal, background vocal
Jana Petru  (1964-1964)
Karel Gott  (1965-1965)
Yvonne Prenosilova  (1965-1965)
Josef Laufer  (1965-1965) , vocal
Judita Cerovska-Sterbova  (1965-1965) , vocal
Jaromir Mayer  (1965-1965)
Josef Posledni  (1965-1968) , drums
Marie Poksteflova  (1965-1968)
Dana Hobzova  (1966-1968) , vocal
Vladimir Misik  (1967-1968) , vocal
Karel Vagner  (1967-1968) , bass guitar
Ivo Moravus  (1967-1968) , organ, keyboards
Drahomira Vlachova  (1967-1968)
Frantisek Zivny, double-bass, vocal, bass guitar, background vocal
Vaclav Tymich, saxophones
Karel Turnovsky, drums, vocal, background vocal
Jiri Zeman, drums
Otto Kotynek, guitars
Vaclav Krehla, saxophones

Discography:

Hit Parade 1968 orchestru Karla Duby ( Hit Parade 1968 by Karel Duba Orchestra ) , Supraphon 1968

compilations / live recs.:

Sklipek ( Wine Cellar ) ( Prenosilova, Yvonne ) , Supraphon 1990
Dostavnik ( Stagecoach ) , Frantisek Rychtarik 2007

samplers etc.:

Aerotaxi / ... , Supraphon-Artia 1965
Starci na chmelu ( Old Men At Hop-picking ) , Supraphon 1965
Tricet / ... , Supraphon 1965
Night Club '67 , Supraphon-Artia 1967

SP / EP:

Echo Boogie / Kili-watch , Supraphon 1962
Jezdci v oblacich / Koleje , Supraphon 1962
Apaci / Letime na mesic , Supraphon 1963
Cikanka / Dostavnik ( Orchestr Slavy Kunsta - Slava Kunst Orchestra ) , Supraphon 1963
Echo Boogie / ... , Supraphon-Artia 1963
Muz s kytarou / ... , Supraphon-Artia 1963
Atlantis / Kapitan Nemo , Supraphon 1964
Muj mys dobre nadeje / Proc se trapis ( Krutzner, Jaromir ) , Supraphon 1964
Prague Hully Gully / ... , Supraphon-Artia 1964
R-40 / Muz s kytarou , Supraphon 1964
Be-Bop-A-Lula / Aerotaxi , Supraphon 1965
Dej mi vic sve lasky / Chci psat na kolenou ( Olympic ) , Supraphon 1965
Dominiku / Prazska nedele ( Cerovska, Judita ) , Supraphon 1965
Chodim pilne do housli / Mne se libi Bob ( I Take Violin Lessons / I Like Bob ) ( Stedry, Karel ) , Supraphon 1965
My Boy Lollipop / Autumn Mood ( Prenosilova, Yvonne ) , Supraphon-Artia 1965
Trezor / Bila mista ( Gott, Karel ) , Supraphon 1965
Vzdalena galaxie / Boing, Boing , Supraphon 1965 ,
All By Myself / ... ( Prenosilova, Yvonne ) , Supraphon-Artia 1966
All By Myself / My Colouring Book ( Prenosilova, Yvonne ) , Supraphon 1966
Credi / In Questo Momento ( Prenosilova, Yvonne ) , Supraphon 1966
Fever / ... ( Laufer, Josef ) , Supraphon-Artia 1966
Fever / Michelle ( Laufer, Josef ) , Supraphon 1966
Letkajenka / Josefina , Supraphon 1966
Prague Sunday / ... , Supraphon-Artia 1966
The Magnificent Seven / ... , Supraphon-Artia 1966
Blue Skies / ... , Supraphon 1967
I Got You Babe / ... ( Laufer, Josef ) , Supraphon-Artia 1967
I've Got A Woman / Green, Green ( Laufer, Josef ) , Supraphon-Artia 1967
I've Got A Woman / Johnny B. Goode ( Laufer, Josef ) , Supraphon 1967
Kousek tebe / Maria ( Laufer, Josef ) , 1967
My Love / Bang Bang ( Hobzova, Dana ) , Supraphon-Artia 1967
Verse ti psat / Za pomoci mesice ( Zima, Josef ) , Supraphon 1967
31 ( Laufer, Josef ) , Supraphon 1968

participation:

Den je krasny ( The Day Is Beautiful ) ( Petru, Jana ) , Frantisek Rychtarik 2006

Sample:

Youtube: Letime na Mesic-1963 (Flying To The Moon)

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