Turkish Progressive Music presents :
ALTIN MIKROFON 1965,1966 :
"Cahit Oben is a young beatnik whose band was known for "playing Beatles better than the Beatles!". Not a joke, really, his band was one of the most energetic live acts at the time." G.A.
1965 group was a quartet as Cahit Oben Dörtlüsü with
Cahit Oben, lead guitar,
Koray Oktay, bass guitar,
Fikret Kizilok, rhythm guitar,
Erol Ulastir, drums
1966 group was with
Cahit Oben lead el. guitar,
Cankut Özgül, percussion,
Gökhan Torgay bass guitar,
Göktug Vensurel, rhythm guitar
(click texts-jipegs for more information in Turkish)
Soundfile of first Altin Mikrofon single : "Halimem" (or here)
I lately discovered "Karacaoglan" / "362436" : A Beautiful multi-layered with its Turkish folk instruments, acoustic guitars, electric bass. The other track is a surf instrumental with great rhythms, acoustic and electric guitars, and electric bass.
Another single : Karakoyun / Karakoyun Instrumental CBS Records 1812
Nankör / Seveceksen Beni Sev A.K. 1973
More info about other singles will be added later.
(See older playlists to find more information -linked at index page-)
Discography and audio :