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Elan
active from year 1968
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  Elan in concert Pardubice June 6, 2009 (link to Wikimedia Commons, author Pernak1)

the most famous Slovak pop band ever. It is in similar position in Slovakia as the Olympic in Czechia.


Members:

Juraj Farkas  (1968-1985) , guitars, vocal, background vocal
Zdeno Balaz  (1968-1985) , drums, percussion, background vocal, guitars, vocal
Vaso Patejdl  (since 1968) , vocal, keyboards, synthesizers, background vocal
Jozef Raz  (since 1968) , vocal, bass guitar, guitars, percussion
Frantisek Turak  (1975-1980, 1990-1991)
Jan Balaz  (since 1980) , vocal, guitars, background vocal
Martin Karvas  (1985-1989) , keyboards, vocal, drums, percussion
Gabriel Szabo  (1986-1989) , drums
Viktor Hidveghy  (1990-1991)
Julius Petrus  (1990-1991)
Frantisek Olah  (1990-1991)
Peter Farnbauer  (since 1990) , guitars, keyboards, background vocal
Juraj Kucharek  (1991-2001, 2004-2007) , drums, percussion
Lubo Hornak  (since 1991) , keyboards, background vocal
Lubomir Stankovsky  (2001-2001) , drums
Marcel Buntaj  (2003-2003)
Henry Toth  (2003-2013) , guitars, bass guitar
Tony Benedek  (2004-2005)
Boris Brna  (since 2008) , drums
Petr Abraham, strings

Discography:

Osmy svetadiel ( Eighth Continent ) , Opus 1981
Nie sme zli ( We're Not Bad ) , Opus 1982 ,
Elan 3 , Opus 1983
Hodina slovenciny ( Slovak Language Lesson ) , Opus 1985
Detektivka ( Detective Story ) , Opus 1986
Nebezpecny naklad ( Dangerous Cargo ) , Opus 1988
Rabaka , Opus 1989
Netvor z ciernej hviezdy Q7A ( Creature from Black Star Q7A ) , Musica 1991
Hodina anglictiny ( English Lesson ) , BMG Ariola 1995
Hodina pravdy ( Truth Lesson ) , BMG Ariola 1997
Odpojeny / Unpugged , BMG Ariola 1998
Elan 3000 , BMG 2002
Tretie oko ( Third Eye ) , BMG 2003
Megakoncert , MC Production 2004
Unplugged Carnegie Hall, New York , MC Production 2007
Anjelska dan ( Angel Duty ) , MC Production 2010

compilations / live recs.:

Waiting For Love , Opus 1982
Neviem byt sam ( I Don't Know How To Be Alone ) , Opus 1987
Legenda 1 , Musica 1992
Legenda 2 , Musica 1992
Hodina nehy ( Tenderness Lesson ) , BMG Ariola 1995
Legenda 3 , Musica 1997
Legenda 4 , Musica 1998
Jozo... , Musica 1999
Laska je stvorena ( Love Is Made ) , 2000
Legenda 5 ... Posledna ( Legend 2 ... The Last One ) , Musica 2000
Neviem byt sam 2001: rock, roky a laska ( I Can't Be Alone 2001 : Rock, Years And Love ) , Musica 2001
Best Of / 40 hitov , Universal 2006

SP / EP:

To sa stava / Osmy svetadiel ( Skupina Luba Belaka - Lubo Belak Band ) , 1980
Hura na paprike / Hudobne sny ( Lojzo ) , Opus 1989

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