Thursday, April 4, 2013

Cherry Five

The band was formed by keyboard wizard Claudio Simonetti and guitarist Massimo Morante in 1972, aided by bass player Fabio Pignatelli and drummer Walter Martino (who had previously played with Simonetti in the band Il Ritratto di Dorian Gray and the short-lived Seconda Generazione). Between 1972 and 1973 they recorded some demo tapes of their compositions incially under the name Oliver. Read more here.