The Illusion

The Illusion

Real Name:
The Illusion
Profile:
American hard rock band from Long Island, New York. (1965-1972)

Members: John Vinci, Richie Cerniglia, Mike Maniscalco, Chuck Alder, & Mike Ricciardella.

They released three full-length albums in the U.S., the first of which was also issued in the United Kingdom. All three albums were produced by Jeff Barry. The group had one major hit in the U.S. in 1969 with "Did You See Her Eyes", which peaked at #32 on the Billboard charts and at #1 in some places in New York, as well as three minor hits: "Together" (peaked at #80 on Billboard), "Let's Make Each Other Happy" (#98), and "How Does it Feel?" (#110).
Their first album reached #69 and stayed 27 weeks in the Billboard album charts. Their first and second albums, <i> The Illusion </i> and <i> Together (As a Way of Life) </i> were released in CD format in 2008, with the band stating "we're working on <i> If It's So</i>."
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The Illusion Discography

Albums

The Illusion The Illusion (Album) Steed Records Brazil 1969 Sell This Version
The Illusion Together (As A Way Of Life) (Album) Steed Records UK & Europe 1969 Sell This Version
The Illusion If It's So (Album) Steed Records Brazil 1970 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

The Illusion Did You See Her Eyes / Falling In Love (Single) Steed Records US 1968 Sell This Version
The Illusion How Does It Feel (Single) Steed Records US 1969 Sell This Version
The Illusion Together / Don't Push It (Single) Steed Records US 1969 Sell This Version
H 552 The Illusion Juntos / Dáme Tu Amor, Nena(7", Single) Hispavox H 552 Spain 1969 Sell This Version
ST-717 The Illusion Run, Run, Run / I Love You, Yes I Do(7", Single, Promo) Steed Records ST-717 US 1969 Sell This Version
The Illusion Let's Make Each Other Happy / Beside You Steed Records US 1970 Sell This Version
D-3135, ST-1051 The Illusion Let's Make Each Other Happy, Beside You (B-Side-U) / Hagamonos Felices, Atras de Ti(7", EP, Promo) Dot Records, Paramount, A Gulf + Western Company D-3135, ST-1051 Mexico 1970 Sell This Version
STA-732 The Illusion Wait A Minute / Collection (7", Single) Steed Records STA-732 US 1971 Sell This Version
60.342 The Illusion Did You See Her Eyes(7", EP) Dot Records 60.342 Argentina Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

2C 062-92589 The Illusion Super Illusion(LP, Comp) Paramount Records 2C 062-92589 France Unknown Sell This Version
none The Illusion The Lost Live Tapes(CD, Comp) www.ChuckAlder.com none US Unknown Sell This Version

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