Label: İstanbul Plak - SS.LP.8 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: Turkey • Genre: Rock, Funk / Soul, Folk, World, & Country • Style: Psychedelic Rock, Funk
Koray has been in the Turkish rock music scene since the late s. He is widely acclaimed as being the first person to ever play rock Vicious Rumors - Concussion Protocol roll in Turkey; inhe and his band gained fame by playing covers of Elvis Presley and Fats Domino.
He was also one of the first Turkish musicians Collin Sky* Feat. Rita Campbell - Real embrace the electric guitar and modern amplification. In addition to his own compositions, he rearranged multiple well known Turkish folk songs. By combining Western and Eastern musical styles, Koray pioneered in the development of Turkish rock music genre and Anatolian rock sound.
Koray followed this with a number of singles, both by himself and Baby Dont You Know - Various - Disco Dynamite No.3 collaboration with others, that established him as a force to Free - Rebourne & Re-Volt - Fusion Yearmix 2013 reckoned with on the Turkish rock scene.
Ter was influenced by fuzz rock and psychedelia and featured extended guitar solos Çiçek Dağı - Erkin Koray - Erkin Koray progressive arrangements - something that the record company was not prepared to accept. Inhis first album, Erkin Koraywas released, consisting of a collection of singles from He left Istanbul Records after the release of the album.
Finally given the freedom to record an album instead of being limited to 45 rpm singles, Koray and his band created an album that reflected both his Turkish roots and his love of psychedelic and progressive rock.
The album's popularity continues to the present day, with several legitimate and non-legitimate releases on both album and CD. Now Koray lives in Vancouver Canada and continues to create new songs to this day, and in Turkish music circles he is often referred to as Erkin Baba "Erkin the Father" for his pioneering influence on Turkish popular music.
In the late s and early s decade Çiçek Dağı - Erkin Koray - Erkin Koray , a flowering of interest in psychedelic music made outside of the UK and the US brought Koray to the attention of listeners in the West. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article relies largely or entirely on a single source. Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page. Please help improve this article by introducing citations to additional sources.