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Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Years Active: 1973-1982, 1988, 2005
Genres: Progressive Rock, Space Rock, Psychedelic Pop, Baroque Pop, Power Pop

Klaatu was a Canadian progressive rock group formed in 1973 by the duo of John Woloschuk and Dee Long. They named themselves after the extraterrestrial by the same name portrayed by Michael Rennie in the film ''The Day the Earth Stood Still''. The band released the singles "Anus Of Uranus/Sub-Rosa Subway" and "Dr. Marvello/For You Girl" on GRT Records before being taken under the wing of Daffodil Records and its president Frank Davies. Drummer Terry Draper was signed soon thereafter and the singles "California Jam" and "True Life Hero" followed. The band struggled to get radio recognition. By 1975 Davies, along with producer Terry Brown, managed to land the band a deal with Capitol Records ... Continue Bio >>


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