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Pink Fairies (sometimes The Pink Fairies) is an English rock band that first became active in the London underground scene of the early 70s. They were known for staging free performances outside the gates of music festivals, and for anarchic behavior. The group was formed as a successor to the Deviants and has featured members of Tyrannosaurus Rex, The Pretty Things, The Move, Hawkwind, Motörhead, and more, with frequent departures and returns.
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Pink Fairies — Resident Reptiles Pink Fairies — Resident Reptiles
(Purple Pyramid CLO0797, 2018, CD / DL)
Pink Fairies — Kings of Oblivion Pink Fairies — Kings of Oblivion
(Polydor 2383 212, 1973, LP)
Pink Fairies — What a Bunch of Sweeties Pink Fairies — What a Bunch of Sweeties
(Polydor 2383-132, 1972, LP)
Pink Fairies — Never Never Land Pink Fairies — Never Never Land
(Polydor 2383 045, 1971, LP)

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