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Out of the darkness

The Zombies‘ masterpiece, Odessey and Oracle, nearly never saw the light of day, and lead singer Colin Blunstone never wanted to record its biggest hit, “Time of the Season.” Both only surfaced at the urging of CBS Records executive Al Kooper, but by that time, the band had broken up.

The split lasted over 20 years, a period in which Blunstone did some work with Alan Parsons Project and enjoyed a long solo career. His partner, Rod Argent, enjoyed modest success throughout the ’70s with his own band, Argent. Continue reading

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