Captain Beyond was a rock and roll group shaped in LA in 1972 by ex-members of various other prominent groups. Vocalist Fishing rod Evans (b. January 19, 1947, Slough, Berkshire, Britain) have been with Deep Crimson; drummer Bobby Caldwell got caused Johnny Wintertime; and guitarist Larry Rheinhart (b. July 7, 1948, Florida) and Lee Dorman (b. Sept 15, 1945, St. Louis, MO, d. Dec 21, 2012, Laguna Niguel, CA) have been in Iron Butterfly. This lineup produced their self-titled debut record for the Southern rock and roll label Capricorn in 1972, and Caldwell was changed by Marty Rodriguez because of their second record, Sufficiently Breathless (1973). Captain Beyond became inactive following departure of Evans, nonetheless it was reorganized in 1976. Caldwell came back, and Willy Daffern was added as vocalist for Captain Beyond’s third record, Dawn Explosion (1977), documented for Warner Bros. Dawn Explosion was Captain Beyond’s last effort.