Sunday, October 18, 2009

The Forum Quorum - The Forum Quorum (us 1968)

The Forum Quorum - The Forum Quorum (us 1968) (Decca DL 75030)

Formed: New York, NY, United States
Disbanded: 1969 //

* Sturg Pardalis - (electric bouzouki, guitar, vocals),
* Sal Palazzolo - (guitar, vocals),
* Roger Calleo - (keyboards, flute, vocals),
* Brian Albano - (drums),
* Mike Batalla - (bass),
* Bobby Castaldo - (bass, 1967-69).

01. Girl Make Up Your Mind (2:59)
02. Monologue (2:40)
03. 51st Thought (3:38)
04. There’s No Runnin’ Away (2:58)
05. A Summer’s Day (2:21)
06. Misery (2:35)
07. Your Turn To Cry (2:41)
08. No More Tears (2:55)
09. (I Wanna) Testify (4:49)
10. Just The Same (2:41)
11. Synopsis (3:51)

New York City (Astoria) quintet playing punk- psych with some middle east influence. Pretends to be Greco-Roman Influence, with Electric Bouzouki, Greek Classical Guitar and amplified flute.“Forum Quorum”, while signed on the Decca Label, released one album produced by Milt Gabler with musical supervision by Gus Pardalis , did two movie soundtracks and several TV appearances.They also shared the stage with the legendary Jimi Hendrix and were the "warm up" band for 'Gladys Knight and The Pips' at The Westbury Music Fair in Westbury, Long Island, NY.
~ by dj fanis.
Nice record from this forgotten New York band, released on Decca in 1968. These guys could have, should have, would have as they had quite a long list of accomplishments. This is one of those LP’s that shouldn’t be neglected, maybe someday a cool reissue label like Sundazed will give this thing a proper reintroduction. For a great in depth and detailed history of the Forum Quorum go here:
~ Internet Source.

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