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Banco del Mutuo Soccorso

Banco del Mutuo Soccorso
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Banco del Mutuo Soccorso is an Italian rock band. A popular progressive rock band in the 70s, they continued making music in the 80s and 90s. Recently, they were still active, playing live in 2001 and 2008 at NEARfest. Their charismatic frontman, Francesco di Giacomo, died in 2014. Keyboardists Vittorio Nocenzi and his brother Gianni founded Banco del Mutuo Soccorso in Rome, Italy, and released their first album in 1972. With their popularity in Europe, they signed with Manticore in 1975 and began releasing English language versions of some of their material. During the 80s, their music became more streamlined and accessible, but during the 90s they returned to longer-form compositions and revisiting their classic material.
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Banco del Mutuo Soccorso — Transiberiana Banco del Mutuo Soccorso — Transiberiana
(Inside Out Music IOMLTDCD 527, 2019, CD)
Various Artists — Prog Exhibition – 40 Anni di Musica Immaginifica Various Artists — Prog Exhibition – 40 Anni di Musica Immaginifica
(Edel ARS IMM / 1004, 2011, 7CD+4DVD)
Banco del Mutuo Soccorso  — En Concierto Mexico City, May 1999 Banco del Mutuo Soccorso — En Concierto Mexico City, May 1999
(Sol & Deneb S&D 09/10, 1999, 2CD)
Banco del Mutuo Soccorso — Nudo Banco del Mutuo Soccorso — Nudo
(Nexus KICP 593, 1997, CD)
Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales
(Rhino Records R2 72451, 1996, 5CD)
Various Artists — 1979: Il Concerto - Omaggio a Demetrio Stratos Various Artists — 1979: Il Concerto - Omaggio a Demetrio Stratos
(Cramps Records 0136532CRA, 1979/2006, 2CD)
Banco — ...Di Terra Banco — ...Di Terra
(Strange Days WAS-1037, 1978/2005, CD)
Banco del Mutuo Soccorso — Banco Banco del Mutuo Soccorso — Banco
(Victor VICP-60815, 1975/1999, CD)
Banco del Mutuo Soccorso — Io Sono Nato Libero Banco del Mutuo Soccorso — Io Sono Nato Libero
(RCA Victor 88697921432, 1973/2011, CD)
Banco del Mutuo Soccorso — Banco del Mutuo Soccorso Banco del Mutuo Soccorso — Banco del Mutuo Soccorso
(Nexus MPCD 204, 1972/1995, CD)
Banco del Mutuo Soccorso — Darwin! Banco del Mutuo Soccorso — Darwin!
(RCA Victor 88697976912, 1972/2011, CD)
Banco del Mutuo Soccorso  — Papagayo Club 1972 Banco del Mutuo Soccorso — Papagayo Club 1972
(Prehistoric PR01, 1972/1994, CD)
Banco del Mutuo Soccorso  — Live Banco del Mutuo Soccorso — Live
(Mellow MMP 150, 1970/1993, CD)
Banco del Mutuo Soccorso — Donna Plautilla Banco del Mutuo Soccorso — Donna Plautilla
(BMG BVCM-37959, 1968/2007, CD)

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