Monday, May 11, 2015

Trapeze - Medusa - 1970

1969-1982 / 1991-1994

Trapeze was formed in 1969 by vocalist John Jones and guitarist/keyboardist Terry Rowley (who named the band), guitarist Mel Galley, singer/bassist Glenn Hughs (Deep Purple), and drummer Dave Holland. Medusa is the second studio album by Trapese. Recorded in 1970, it was produced by the Moody Blues bass player John Lodge and released in Nov. 1970. Preceded by the single "Black Cloud" (1970) This was the first album by the band as a trio. There self titled debut featured five members. 13 past members in this band throughout the years!
 The band had a fairly fluid lineup Finally dissolving in 1994 with members going on to join better known bands, Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, Whitesnake, Judas Priest, and Uriah Heep.

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