Elf (band)

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Elf
Origin New York
Genres Blues rock, hard rock,[1][2] MERGE rock, jazz rock,[1] heavy metal[2]
Years active 1967–1975
Labels Decca Records
Purple Records
Past members
Ronnie James Dio
Doug Thaler
Gary Driscoll
Nick Pantas
David Feinstein

Elf was an American rock band that was active between 1967 and 1975. The band was previously called the Electric Elves.[3] They released their first album, Elf, in 1972.[4] The album was co-produced by Ian Paice and Roger Glover, who would later work with Elf's lead singer Ronnie James Dio in the band Rainbow.[5]

Discography[change | change source]

  • Elf (1972)
  • Carolina County Ball (1974)
  • Trying To Burn The Sun (1975)
  • The Gargantuan (1978)
  • The Elf Albums (1991)

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Ronny Dio's Early Years". Pavadona.com. http://www.padavona.com/history.html. Retrieved 2011-12-08.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Prato, Greg. "Elf". Allmusic. http://www.allmusic.com/artist/elf-p4179. Retrieved 2011-12-08.
  3. Colin Larkin, ed. (October 1995). The Guinness Encyclopedia of Popular Music (2nd ed.). Guinness Publishing. pp. 1175, 1325. ISBN 1561591769.
  4. "ELF - 1970-1975". Official Site of Ronnie James Dio. http://ronniejamesdio.com/disc_elf.asp. Retrieved 25 October 2010.
  5. "Roger Glover. 1973-2006 History". The Deep Purple Appreciation Society. http://www.deep-purple.net/tree/glover/roger-glover.htm. Retrieved 25 October 2010.