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Eela Craig

Eela Craig
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Eela Craig was an Austrian rock band of the 1970s and 80s that combined progressive rock with Jazz and classical music influences as well as Christian lyrics. The band's name is without known meaning. The band was founded in Linz in 1970 and recorded its first album entitled Eela Craig in 1971 with a circulation of 1500. Critics compared this album with established bands such as Emerson, Lake & Palmer, King Crimson, Gentle Giant and Colosseum. The band had a few onstage performances with the Zürich Chamber Orchestra in 1972, which led to more performances in well known opera houses of Italy, Germany and Austria, very uncommon venues for a rock band at the time.
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Eela Craig — Hit or Miss Eela Craig — Hit or Miss
(MCP-CD 150.606, 1988, CD)
Eela Craig — Virgin Oiland Eela Craig — Virgin Oiland
(Garden of Delights 184, 1980/2017, CD)
Eela Craig — Hats of Glass Eela Craig — Hats of Glass
(Belle Antique BELLE 091476, 1978/2009, CD)
Eela Craig — Missa Universalis Eela Craig — Missa Universalis
(Si Wan SRMC 0074, 1978/1995, CD)
Eela Craig — One Niter Eela Craig — One Niter
(Esoteric Recordings EREACD1007, 1976/2010, CD)
Various Artists — Psychedelic Underground 2 Various Artists — Psychedelic Underground 2
(Garden of Delights CD 020, 1975/1997, CD)
Eela Craig — Eela Craig Eela Craig — Eela Craig
(Garden of Delights CD 019, 1971/1998, CD)

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