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Oblivion Sun

Oblivion Sun
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Oblivion Sun was formed by Frank Wyatt (keyboards, saxophones) and Stan Whitacker (guitar, voice) of Happy the Man. They used the name Pedal Giant Animals as a duo, joined by drummer Chris Mack as a guest, and later added Bill Plummer (keyboards) and Dave DeMarco (bass) to become Oblivion Sun.
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http://myspace.com/oblivionsun
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Releases on file (3)
Oblivion Sun — High Places Oblivion Sun — High Places
(Prophase PMCD1301, 2012, CD)
Various Artists — Romantic Warriors: A Progressive Music Saga Various Artists — Romantic Warriors: A Progressive Music Saga
(Zeitgeist Media 1, 2010, DVD)
Oblivion Sun — Oblivion Sun Oblivion Sun — Oblivion Sun
(Prophase MVDA4648, 2007, CD)

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