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Flamingo
years active: 1966 - 1989

(also called Sextet Flamingo R. Kovalcika),originally an offshoot of Ostrava Radio Orchestra, cooperating with young promising female singers (Spinarova, Zagorova). After 1969 with growing popularity of Marie Rottrova turning into her backing band. In 1985 Rottrova moves to Prague and the band ends after a few years of unsuccessful seeking of a new face.


Members:

Miroslav Vecera  (1966-1969) , flute, saxophones, background vocal
Jiri Urbanek  (since 1966) , bass guitar
Hana Zagorova  (1967-1969) , vocal
Richard Kovalcik  (1967-1975) , trumpets, background vocal, leader
Vladimir Figar  (since 1967) , keyboards, background vocal, organ
Petr Nemec  (1969-1981) , vocal
Marie Rottrova  (since 1969) , vocal, background vocal
Rudolf Brezina  (1970-1988) , saxophones, background vocal, flute
Radek Poboril, trumpets
Jan Hasnik, guitars
Petr Kral, saxophones, flute
Ludek Emanovsky, trumpets
Petr Sibilev, bass guitar
Vlastimil Bilek, percussion

Discography:

Flamingo , Supraphon 1970

compilations / live recs.:

This Is Our Soul , Supraphon/Artia 1971
Rhythm & Romance ( Rottrova, Marie ) , Supraphon/Artia 1977 ,
Ty, kdo jdes kolem ( You Who Are Passing By ) ( Rottrova, Marie ) , Supraphon 1980 ,

samplers etc.:

2. cs beat festival ( 2nd CS Beat Festival ) , Panton 1969
2. cs beat-festival 68 ( 2nd CS Beat-festival 68 ) , Supraphon 1969
Rock Line 1971-1974 , Supraphon 2019 ,

SP / EP:

Cerny den / Jeden tyden ( Novak, Pavel ) , Supraphon 1967 ,
Ja lod ti dam / Mustang Sally ( Loffler Jaromir ) , Supraphon 1968 ,
Parolod / Jsi jen blud ( Rottrova, Marie ) , Supraphon 1968 ,
Svatej kluk / Jsem blahova ( Zagorova, Hana ) , Supraphon 1968 ,
Hej Jude / Jany Jany , Supraphon 1969 ,
Honey / Mrtva laska ( Zagorova, Hana ) , Supraphon 1969
Ikony / Mistrum Janum ( Loffler Jaromir ) , Supraphon 1969
Lasko, lasko / Rezata holka , Supraphon 1969 ,
The House That Jack Built / Long And Lonely Night ( Rottrova, Marie ) , Supraphon 1969
Volej znamy cislo / Tobogan , Supraphon 1969
Baby, vitej k nam / Bila plaz ( Rottrova, Marie ) , Supraphon 1970 ,
Divci kral / Labute ( Rottrova, Marie ) , Supraphon 1970
Kun bily / Tisic tvari lasky , Supraphon 1971 ,
Oci / Zlom vaz ( Rottrova, Marie ) , Supraphon 1971
Pardon / Ja bloudim vuni tvou ( Nemec, Petr ) , Supraphon 1972
Perpetuum mobile / Kvety od My-lai ( Rottrova, Marie ) , Supraphon 1972 ,
Tam za tou travou / Cim zvoni pisen ma ( Rottrova, Marie ) , Supraphon 1972 ,
Cikan / Lod stesti ( Rottrova, Marie ) , Supraphon 1973
Kdekdo vi, ze / Antonio ( Rottrova, Marie ) , Supraphon 1973
Knir / S tebou ( Rottrova, Marie ) , Supraphon 1973
Mamo, kup mi brasku / Skryj me! ( Rottrova, Marie ) , Supraphon 1973
Ruzovy kabat / Namaluj muj svet ( Rottrova, Marie ) , Supraphon 1973
Co se povida / Bilym klicem ( Nemec, Petr ) , Supraphon 1976
Ranni louceni / Lasko, vonis destem ( Rottrova, Marie ) , Supraphon 1980 ,

participation:

Pavel Novak ( Novak, Pavel ) , Supraphon 1968
Marie Rottrova ( Rottrova, Marie ) , Supraphon 1972
Jak vypada stesti ( How Happiness Looks Like ) ( Wykrent, Jaroslav ) , Supraphon 1977 ,
Pesky po dalnici ( Walking On A Highway ) ( Rottrova, Marie ) , Supraphon 1977
Rhythm & Romance , Supraphon/Artia 1977
Soul Feelings ( Rottrova, Marie ) , Supraphon 1989 ,
Zlata kolekce / S uctou ( Golden Collection / With Respect ) ( Zagorova, Hana ) , Supraphon 2006


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