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Esoteric set to reissue Patto catalog

Esoteric Recordings are set to reissue the entire Patto catalog, with a load of bonus material; SPOILER ALERT:

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Esoteric to release unreleased 2nd Fields album

"Esoteric Recordings are pleased to issue the first ever release of the legendary 1972 “lost” second album self by Fields. Following the album’s release the band’s line-up changed with the departure of ALAN BARRY and the arrival of Frank Farrell from Supertramp. This line-up recorded a follow-up album in 1972 that was perplexingly shelved by CBS Records and remained consigned to the vaults for over forty years.

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Eulenspygel

Originally called the Royal Servants in the 1960s, Eulenspygel's first album is curiously title "2."

Founded: 1971

Location: Reichenbach, Swabia, Germany

Falsini, Franco

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Franco Falsini is best known as the founder of Sensations' Fix, but in the 80s he fronted a few disco/new wave outfits, most notably Electra, and with his brother Riccardo, The Antennas.

Founded: 1948

Location: Florence, Italy

Fields

Graham Field fronted this band after he left Rare Bird, with ex-King Crimson Andy McCulloch holding the drum stool. Second album was recorded but left in the vaults.

Founded: 1971

Location: England

Website: grahamfield

Finch

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Flash rock, Dutch style

Founded: 1974

Location: The Hague, Netherlands

Flash

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Peter Banks post-Yes band, had some degree of success in the United States. Featured Colin Carter on vocals and Ray Bennett on bass guitar.

Founded: 1972

Location: London, England

Website: Psychosync, the Flash homepage

FM

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Canadian progressive rock band featured Cameron Hawkins, Nash The Slash, and later Ben Mink.

Founded: 1976

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Website: FM: Canadian Progressive Rock Band

Focus

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Premiere Dutch band hit the big time in both the UK and US, due to the talents of guitarist Jan Akkerman and flautist Thys Van Leer, and one silly hit record, "Hocus Pocus" by Focus!

Founded: 1969

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Website: F O C U S - T H E - B A N D

Fripp, Robert

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Robert Fripp's work with King Crimson, Brian Eno, David Bowie earned him a reputation as one of England's original guitarists, and one of prog rock's cornerstones.

Founded: 1946

Location: Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England

Website: DGM Live!