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Picchio dal Pozzo

Picchio dal Pozzo
Country
Italy
Bio / info
Picchio dal Pozzo are an Italian progressive rock band formed in Genoa in 1976. Their activity has been quite erratic, with five albums published over a period of about 40 years (1976-2011). Their style is quite unconventional for the Italian progressive rock scene, showing influences of both Canterbury scene and jazz rock/avantgarde acts (including Soft Machine, Henry Cow, and Frank Zappa). The (essentially meaningless) name "Picchio dal Pozzo" (literally: "Woodpecker from the Well") came up when one of the band members created an artwork depicting a knight in armour, with a feather on his helm, standing by a well; "Picchio dal Pozzo" was suggested as the name of that knight.
Website
http://www.picchiodalpozzo.com
Related articles (6)
Releases on file (6)
Picchio dal Pozzo — Live Picchio dal Pozzo — Live
(Dischi Dell'Espleta ESP045, 2013, DVD)
Picchio dal Pozzo — A_Live Picchio dal Pozzo — A_Live
(AltrOck Productions ALT-011, 2010, CD)
Various Artists — Recommended Records Sampler Various Artists — Recommended Records Sampler
(Recommended Records (RéR) ReR 25A/B, 1982/2009, 2CD)
Picchio dal Pozzo — Abbiamo Tutti i Suoi Problemi Picchio dal Pozzo — Abbiamo Tutti i Suoi Problemi
(ReR Megacorp ReR PdP, 1980/2006, CD)
Picchio dal Pozzo — Camere Zimmer Rooms Picchio dal Pozzo — Camere Zimmer Rooms
(Cuneiform Rune 153, 1980/2001, CD)
Picchio dal Pozzo — Picchio dal Pozzo Picchio dal Pozzo — Picchio dal Pozzo
(Si Wan SRMC 2005, 1976/2000, CD)
 

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