Rainbow Band

Rainbow Band

Danish progrock band formed by leading rock and jazz artists as a danish supergroup. Founded early 1970 by Bent Hesselmann and Lars Bisgaard with Peer Frost, Niels Brønsted, Bo Stief and Carsten Smedegaard. Live debut June 23rd.
Recorded debut album in July '70. In December Lars Bisgaard was replaced by Allan Mortensen, and their debut album was re-recorded with two new tracks, and re-released in February 1971.
As the album was to be released in the US and UK the band was forced to change name in july 1971 as a Canadian Band had the rights to their original name, and the bands second version of the debut-album was again re-released under the new band name, Midnight Sun (4).

Members: Allan Mortensen, Bent Hesselmann, Bo Stief, Carsten Smedegaard, Lars Bisgaard, Niels Brønsted,
Peer Frost.
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Rainbow Band Discography


Rainbow Band Rainbow Band (Album) Sonet Denmark 1970 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

B 4126 Allan Mortensen & Rainbow* Allan Mortensen & Rainbow* - Just Too Many People(7", Single) Metronome B 4126 Denmark 1975 Sell This Version


Rainbow Band / Midnight Sun (4) Rainbow Band / Midnight Sun (4) - Rainbow Band / Midnight Sun (Album, Comp) Sonet Denmark 1979 Sell This Version
UNI 275 256 0 Rainbow Band & Midnight Sun (4) Rainbow Band & Midnight Sun (4) - Rainbow Band / Walking Circles(CD, Comp) Universal UNI 275 256 0 Denmark 2010 Sell This Version