Apollobeat Jana Spáleného
1967-71

  • Format: CD
  • Band: Apollobeat Jana Spáleného
  • Title: 1967-71
  • Band's Origin: CS
  • Style: Beat, Pop, Underground, compilation, male & female vocals
  • Rating: 4
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Recording Year: 1966-1971
  • Production Year: 2017
  • Record Company: Tomáš Padevet
  • Item's Number: 8594189130129
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  • EAN: 8594189130129
  • Weight: 114 g
Grading
  • Visual: new
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  • Cover: new
Supraphon Release Information

A diverse selection of original recordings made by Jan Spálený’s Apollobeat between 1967 and 1971 is now being released by Tomáš Padevět in cooperation with Supraphon. One of the major Czech bands of the second half of the 1960s, Apollobeat’s music was above all distinctive in its ample employment of wind instruments. Originally named The Hipp’s, the band changed its name in the spring of 1967, when it was engaged at the Apollo theatre by its artistic director, Jiří Štaidl.

The lyrics, mainly provided by the poets Pavel Vrba, Rostislav Černý and Jiří Štaidl, introduced plenty of foreign songs to the Czech audience. Apollobeat accompanied Apollo’s stellar singers – Yvonna Přenosilová, Karel Hála, Petr Spálený, Sally Sellingová and Pavlína Filipovská – and subsequently, following the theatre’s dissolution, Viktor Sodoma, with whom the band performed in December 1968 at the legendary second Czechoslovak Beat Festival at the Lucerna hall in Prague. From 1969 on, the only vocalist was Petr Spálený, for whom Vladimír Poštulka wrote the bulk of the lyrics. The vintage Apollobeat music was composed by Jan Spálený and Pavel Krejča.

The present compilation features 48 original tracks, with 20 of them being released on CD for the very first time (with Duch na hradě and Kuchařská píseň being released for the first time ever).

This year, a full half-century has passed since Apollobeat was formed. The listener is finally afforded the opportunity to enjoy 155 minutes of fabulous music, which in its time was known as “beat”.


Tracklist



CD 1


1. The Hipp’s: Duch na hradě – ℗ 1967 3:51
2. Už to nejde dál (Reach out I’ll Be there) – ℗ 1967 2:42
3. Když dozrálo víno (Tell Laura I Love Her) – ℗ 1967 2:58
4. Slunce má dnes páru (Walking in the Sunshine) – ℗ 1967 2:37
5. Plakalo bejby – ℗ 1967 2:53
6. Zlý znamení (The Beat Goes on) – ℗ 1967 3:16
7. Přijď dřív než zlatý slunce – © 1968 2:34
8. Chmýří – ℗ 1968 3:14
9. Obraz v kaluži (For Bobby) – ℗ 1968 2:32
10. Stýblo trávy – ℗ 1967 3:01
11. Květy jeřabin (This Little Bird) – ℗ 1968 1:55
12. Pokání (Detroit City) – ℗ 1967 3:57
13. Co jsem zač (Conquistador) – ℗ 1968 2:36
14. To nebyl sen (Sand) – ℗ 1968 3:41
15. Láska bláhová – ℗ 1968 2:55
16. Balalajka – ℗ 1968 2:34
17. Nikdo netuší (Lovers Concerto) – ℗ 1968 2:37
18. Klíč od varhan – © 1968 2:54
19. Starý pán – © 1968 2:29
20. Kolombina – ℗ 1968 2:59
21. Noční modlitba – ℗ 1968 3:05
22. Můj dům – ℗ 1969 4:34
23. Put the Blame on Me – © 1968 2:41
24. Apollo: These Boots Are Made for Walkin’ – ℗ 1966 2:39
25. Hush – ℗ 1969 2:18
26. Multiplication – ℗ 1969 2:24

CD 2


1. Mečíky – ℗ 1969 3:00
2. Líza – ℗ 1969 2:59
3. Prázdná ulice (Lonely Avenue) – ℗ 1969 3:27
4. Nejraději spím – ℗ 1969 4:37
5. Pohádka o dívce studené – ℗ 1969 3:46
6. Já poustevník – ℗ 1969 2:51
7. Apoléna – © 1969 2:52
8. Kuchařská píseň – © 1969 2:32
9. Zesněnej bernardýn – ℗ 1970 3:31
10. Blázny živí Bůh – ℗ 1970 4:21
11. Línou kůži mám – ℗ 1970 3:08
12. Kopec – ℗ 1970 4:17
13. Kočičí knír (Chvála koček) – ℗ 1970 2:51
14. Malá suita pro domácí zvířátka – ℗ 1971 8:50
15. Dalajláma – ℗ 1971 4:08
16. Ústa dívky Dáši – ℗ 1971 2:41
17. Balada o uvadlé růži – ℗ 1971 2:26
18. Sen o jednom ostrově – ℗ 1971 2:56
19. Dlouho, dlouho spím (Holly Holy) – ℗ 1971 4:33
20. Píseň pro melofon – ℗ 1971 4:41
21. To chtěl bych já – ℗ 1971 2:25
22. Táňo, na shledanou – ℗ 1971 2:26