Wallenstein

Also known as Symphonic Rock Orchestra Wallenstein, The, Symphonic Rock Orchestra, The
Members of Wallenstein: Bill Barone, Charlie Terstappen, Dieter Meier (2), Harald Grosskopf, Jan Rohlfing, Jürgen Dollase, Jürgen Pluta, Jerry Berkers, Joachim Reiser, Kim Merz, Kurt Schmidt, Pete Brough
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Discography of Wallenstein:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Blitzkrieg 4 Audio 1999 Think Progressive
2 Blitzkrieg 4 Audio 1972 Pilz (2)
3 Charline 10 Audio 1978 RCA
4 Blue Eyed Boys 10 Audio 1979
5 Stories, Songs & Symphonies 5 Audio 1982
6 Lunatics 4 Audio 1981 Clear Light Of Jupiter
7 Cosmic Century 6 Audio 1973 Cosmic Music (2)
8 Fräuleins 10 Audio 1980
9 Don't Let It Be 2 Audio 1978 RCA
10 Cosmic Century 6 Audio 1994 Spalax Music
11 Stories, Songs & Symphonies 5 Audio 1994 ZYX Music
12 Mother Universe 6 Audio 1993 Spalax Music
13 Mother Universe 6 Audio 1999
14 Cosmic Century 6 Audio 1999
15 Stories, Songs & Symphonies 5 Audio 1999
16 Cosmic Century 4 Audio 1973
17 Don't Let It Be / Midnight Blue 2 Audio 1979 RCA Victor
18 Tanzen 2 Audio 1982 Harvest
19 Mother Universe 6 Audio 1982
20 Charline 2 Audio 1978
21 Stories, Songs & Symphonies 5 Audio 1993
22 Stories, Songs & Symphonies 5 Audio 1975 Kosmische Musik
23 If 2 Audio 1979
24 You Need A Friend 2 Audio 1981 Electrola
25 Mother Universe 6 Audio 2008
26 Charline 10 Audio 1978 RCA
27 Blitzkrieg 4 Audio 2011-02-25 Belle Antique
28 Mother Universe 6 Audio 2011-02-25 Belle Antique
29 Cosmic Century 6 Audio 2011-02-25 Belle Antique
30 Stories, Songs & Symphonies 5 Audio 2011-02-25 Belle Antique
31 Blitzkrieg 4 Audio 1999 ArsNova
32 SSSSS..Top 11 Audio 1981 Harvest
33 Cosmic Century 6 Audio 1973 Clementine Disques
34 Mother Universe 6 Audio 1973
35 Blitzkrieg 4 Audio 1982
36 Blue Eyed Boys 10 Audio 1979 RCA
37 Cosmic Century 4 Audio 1973
38 Mother Universe 6 Audio 1994-06-22 King Records
39 Charline 10 Audio 1978 RCA Victor
40 Mother Universe 6 Audio 1972 Pilz (2)
41 Blitzkrieg 4 Audio 2013-07-12
42 You Need A Friend 2 Audio 1981 Electrola
43 No Nore Love 6 Audio 1977 RCA
44 Stories, Songs & Symphonies 5 Audio 1975 Not On Label
45 No More Love 6 Audio 1977 RCA
46 Charline 2 Audio 1979 RCA
47 Charlene 12 Audio 1978
48 Stories, Songs & Symphonies 5 Audio 1993
49 Stories, Songs & Symphonies 5 Audio 1975 EMI
50 Blue Eyed Boys 10 Audio 1979


German rock band who went though many styles during their history. Formed in Mönchengladbach by classically trained art student Jürgen Dollase in autumn 1971 as Blitzkrieg, with an international cast of: American Bill Barone, Dutchman Jerry Berkers, and local friend Harald Grosskopf. After only a couple of concerts, they were quickly spotted and eagerly signed up by Pilz. But, there proved to be a problem, also touring Germany at the time was a British band called Blitzkrieg, so a change of name was needed. They decided on Wallenstein, a notorious character of the Thirty Years War.

Wallenstein's debut LP was classical rock with the accent on power, totally befitting the title Blitzkrieg. Further records saw a shift in focus, folkier and more diverse on Mother Universe, which was more Jerry Berkers show (after which he left and went solo), and then the definitive "Symphonic Rock Orchestra Wallenstein" sound of their Kosmische Musik LP's. After Jürgen and Harald collaborated with Ash Ra Tempel members on the Cosmic Jokers' albums, Harald departed and there was then a gradual all-change except for Jürgen, reincarnated with the not bad No More Love before moving into pop music.


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