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Conqueroo

Produced in Austin, Tx, USA in 1966, the group was originally referred to as St. John The Conqueroo after their creator Powell St. John, who acquired already written music for the Thirteenth Flooring Elevators. Costs Carr (vocals/harmonica), Charlie Pritchard (business lead electric guitar/vocals), Wally Stopher (tempo electric guitar/keyboards), Ed Guinn (bass) and Tom Bright (drums) finished the initial line-up, but within weeks St. John acquired moved to SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, where he eventually formed NATURE. By 1967 just Pritchard and Guinn continued to be from the original sextet, although Bob Dark brown (rhythm electric guitar/vocals) had joined up with the duo the prior year. A long lasting drummer demonstrated elusive, and Gerry Surprise, Daryl Rutherford and Alvin Sykes been successful each other with this capability. Conqueroo became the houseband at Austin’s fabled Vulcan Gas Business Ballroom, where they forged an improvisatory blues/rock and roll redolent from the Thankful Deceased, but despite a deserved recognition, their sole launch was an individual ‘1 To 3’/‘I’ve Got Period’. They shifted to SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA in 1968, but unfortunately failed to protected a following so when a four-track demonstration did not create a documenting deal, Conqueroo split. Pritchard subsequently joined up with Cat Mother AS WELL AS THE All Night Information Young boys while Guinn and Brownish pursued a profession penning radio jingles.

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