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Cressida

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Atypical Vertigo label signing, Cressida produced two proto-prog albums in the early 70s, the latter released posthumously.

Founded: 1968

Location: London, England

Website: The Official Cressida Web Site

Curved Air

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One of the few progressive bands to feature female vocals, Curved Air featured the talents of Sonja Kristina, Darryl Way and Francis Monkman.

Founded: 1970

Location: London, England

Website: Curved Air

Dantalian's Chariot

Zoot Money was best know for his R&B tinged music and Big Roll Band, but like most others in 1967, caught the psychedelic wave. With guitarist Andy Summers, bassist Pat Donaldson and drummer Colin Allen, they recorded what would have been the most amazing album of the summer of love; except, it didn't get released until 1995.

Founded: 1967

Location: London, England

Deep Purple

Heavy rock, defined.

Founded: 1968

Location: London, England

Website: Deep Purple

Delivery

Originally a vehicle for Miller brothers Phil and Steve, the band became the backing group for blues singer Carol Grimes. Pip Pyle was also an original member.

Founded: 1966

Location: Barnet, Hertfordshire

Website: philmillerincahoots.com

Deviants

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Led by Mick Farren, one of the original "underground" bands to come out of Ladbroke Grove.

Founded: 1967

Location: Ladbroke Grove, London

Website: Webcite query

Druid

Musically similar to Yes, the band included Cedric Sharpley who would later work with Gary Numan. Keyboardist Andrew McCrorie-Shand would later pen the Teletubbies theme.

Founded: 1974

Location: England

Egg

Founded: 1969

Location: London, England

Website: Egg Archive

Electric Banana, The

By any other name, The Pretty Things. The Electric Banana was their alias when working on library music for Music De Wolfe.

Founded: 1967

Location: London, England

Electrophon

Named after Brian Hodgson's electronic music studio of the same name (in London's Covent Garden), Electrophon also featured Australian Dudley Simpson.

Founded: 1973

Location: London, England