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Proto-Kaw
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Proto-Kaw is the name used on releases by the first incarnation of the American band Kansas. After the 2002 release of their archival demos and live recordings, the band reformed to record new music, keeping the Proto-Kaw name to distinguish themselves from Kansas, which was also a going concern at the time.
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Proto-Kaw — Forth Proto-Kaw — Forth
(NUMAVOX 0016, 2011, CD)
Proto-Kaw — Wait of Glory Proto-Kaw — Wait of Glory
(Inside Out Music SPV 48772 CD, 2006, CD)
Proto-Kaw — Before Became After Proto-Kaw — Before Became After
(Inside Out Music IOMACD 2075, 2004, 2CD)
Proto-Kaw — Early Recordings from Kansas: 1971-1973 Proto-Kaw — Early Recordings from Kansas: 1971-1973
(Cuneiform Rune 171, 1972/2002, CD)

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