Olympic (2)

Also known as Big Beatová Skupina Olympic, Gruppe 'Olympic', Olympic Big Beat Prag, Olympic Big Beat Prague, Olympic Group, The, Olympic, The, Olympic-Big Beat, Olympics, Olympics, The, Zespół Olympic
Members of Olympic (2): František Ringo Čech, Jan Antonín Pacák, Jan Hauser, Jana Feriová, Jaromír Klempíř, Jiří Korn, Jiří Laurent, Jiří Valenta, Ladislav Chvalkovský, Ladislav Klein, Martin Vajgl, Miki Volek, Milan Broum, Milan Peroutka, Miloslav Růžek, Miroslav Berka, Pavel Bobek, Pavel Chrastina, Pavel Petráš, Pavel Šváb, Petr Hejduk, Petr Janda, Petr Kaplan, Vlasta Kahovcová
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.bestia.cz/olympic/

Discography of Olympic (2):

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Laboratory 10 Audio 1986 Supraphon
2 Holidays On Earth 9 Audio 1980 Supraphon
3 Osmý Den / Mé Sny 2 Audio 1980 Supraphon
4 Samá Voda, Přihořívá / Už Je Čas 2 Audio 1974 Supraphon
5 Já Tam Byl • Poslouchej Mou Píseň 2 Audio 1974 Supraphon
6 Ty Slzy Dávno Vpila Tráva / Sprcha 2 Audio 1978 Supraphon
7 Nikdo Nejsme Akorát / Dnes Už Ne 2 Audio 1983 Supraphon
8 Už Je Po... / Jen Jedenkrát 2 Audio 1984 Supraphon
9 Dynamit / Otázky 2 Audio 1970 Supraphon
10 Dědečkův Duch • Nejsem Sám 2 Audio 1980 Supraphon
11 Na To Znamení Stůj • Až Se Zítra Probudíš 2 Audio 1976 Supraphon
12 Jako Tele Na Vrata / Já Se Oholím 2 Audio 1986 Supraphon
13 Volný Pád / To Je Tvá Vina 2 Audio 1985 Supraphon
14 Když Ti Svítí Zelená / Naděje Dvou 2 Audio 1988 Supraphon
15 Bon Soir Mademoiselle Paris / Strejček Jonatán 2 Audio 1984 Supraphon
16 Černovláska • Dva Klauni 2 Audio 1976 Supraphon
17 Co Je Vůbec V Nás / Jako Za Mlada 2 Audio 1985 Supraphon
18 Kroky / Lhář 2 Audio 1972 Supraphon
19 Jasná Zpráva / Já Je Znám 2 Audio 1981 Supraphon
20 Kanagom / Žárlíš 2 Audio 1985 Supraphon
21 Láska Trojdenní / Ten Den 2 Audio 1983 Supraphon
22 Okno Mé Lásky / Já 2 Audio 1981 Supraphon
23 Okno Mé Lásky / Já 2 Audio 1982 Supraphon
24 Osmý Den / Vlak, Co Nikde Nestaví 2 Audio 1980 Supraphon
25 Osmý Den / Vlak, Co Nikde Nestaví 2 Audio 1980 Supraphon
26 Nikdo Nejsme Akorát / Dnes Už Ne 2 Audio 1983 Supraphon
27 The Street 9 Audio 1982 Supraphon
28 Pták Rosomák / Svatojánský Happening 2 Audio 1969 Supraphon
29 Kroky / Lhář 2 Audio 1972 Supraphon
30 Chléb Se Solí / Nebe Nad Hlavou 2 Audio 1973 Supraphon
31 Pták Rosomák 12 Audio 1990 Supraphon
32 Pták Rosomák 12 Audio 1969
33 Želva 12 Audio 1968 Supraphon
34 Jedeme Jedeme 3 10 Audio 1971 Supraphon
35 Olympic 4 9 Audio 1974
36 Ty Slzy Dávno Vpila Tráva / Sprcha 2 Audio 1979 Supraphon
37 Dej Mi Na Klín Oči Unavený / Nejím A Nespím 2 Audio 1968 Supraphon
38 Dej Mi Na Klín Oči Unavený / Nejím A Nespím 2 Audio 1967 Supraphon
39 Z Bílé Černou / Zbytečná Holka 2 Audio 1968 Supraphon
40 Rock And Roll 16 Audio 1982 Supraphon
41 Co Tě Napadá / Dobré Ráno 2 Audio 1971 Supraphon
42 Tony / Závody Lodí 2 Audio 1971 Supraphon
43 Tony / Závody Lodí 2 Audio 1971 Supraphon
44 Blíženci / Nic Víc 2 Audio 1982 Supraphon
45 Hrál / Ze Života Hmyzu 2 Audio 1979 Supraphon
46 Jasná Zpráva / Já Je Znám 2 Audio 1981 Supraphon
47 Jasná Zpráva / Já Je Znám 2 Audio 1981 Supraphon
48 Kanagom / Žárlíš 2 Audio 1985 Supraphon
49 Každej Chvilku Tahá Pilku / Inkoustová Tečka 2 Audio 1988 Supraphon
50 Klára • Už Je Jí Líp 2 Audio 1974 Supraphon


Czech rock group from Prague. Formed in 1963 after the breakup of “Karkulka”. Apart from their resident stage at club “Olympik”, they also performed as a house band of the Semafor Theatre Prague, where they premiered in the “Ondráš podotýká” music show on 11 November 1963. They debuted on 7" vinyl in 1964 as a studio backing band for Karel Gott and Yvonne Přenosilová, albeit uncredited.

Initially led by [a=Karel Mareš], briefly by [a=Miloslav Růžek], and since 1965 by [a=Petr Janda]. During their stay in France 1968–1969 they were recording as the “[a=Five Travellers]”.

Still actively performing and recording as of 2012.

1963–1965:

Karel Mareš - leader, manager

Petr Janda - lead guitar

Miroslav Berka - keyboards

Pavel Chrastina - bass guitar

František Ringo Čech - drums

Miloslav Růžek - saxophone

Jaromír Klempíř - keyboards

Jiří Laurent - guitar

Miki Volek - lead vocals

Pavel Bobek - lead vocals

Yvonne Přenosilová - lead vocals

Pavel Šváb - lead vocals

Josef Laufer - lead vocals

1965:

Petr Janda - lead guitar, vocals

Miroslav Berka - keyboards

Pavel Chrastina - bass guitar, vocals

Ladislav Klein - rhythm guitar, vocals

František Ringo Čech - drums

Miki Volek - occasional lead vocals

1966–1969:

Petr Janda - lead guitar, vocals

Miroslav Berka - keyboards

Pavel Chrastina - bass guitar, vocals

Ladislav Klein - rhythm guitar, vocals

Jan Antonín Pacák - drums, vocals

1969–1971:

Petr Janda - lead guitar, vocals

Miroslav Berka - keyboards

Jan Hauser - bass guitar, vocals

Ladislav Klein - rhythm guitar, vocals

Jan Antonín Pacák - drums, vocals

1971–1972:

Petr Janda - lead guitar, lead vocals

Miroslav Berka - keyboards, vocals

Petr Hejduk - drums, vocals

Jiří Korn - bass guitar, lead vocals

Ladislav Klein - rhythm guitar, vocals

1972–1973:

Petr Janda - guitar, lead vocals

Miroslav Berka - keyboards, vocals

Petr Hejduk - drums, vocals

Jiří Korn - bass guitar, lead vocals

1973:

Petr Janda - guitar, lead vocals

Miroslav Berka - keyboards, vocals

Petr Hejduk - drums, vocals

Ladislav Chvalkovský - bass guitar, vocals

1974–1975:

Petr Janda - guitar, lead vocals

Miroslav Berka - keyboards, vocals

Petr Hejduk - drums, vocals

Pavel Petráš - bass guitar, vocals

1975–1985:

Petr Janda - guitar, lead vocals

Miroslav Berka - keyboards, vocals

Petr Hejduk - drums, vocals

Milan Broum - bass guitar, vocals

1986–1987:

Petr Janda - guitar, lead vocals

Miroslav Berka - keyboards, vocals

Milan Broum - bass guitar, vocals

Jiří Valenta - keyboards, vocals

Milan Peroutka - drums

1987–1993:

Petr Janda - guitar, lead vocals

Milan Broum - bass guitar, vocals

Jiří Valenta - keyboards, vocals

Milan Peroutka - drums

1994–present:

Petr Janda - guitar, lead vocals

Milan Broum - bass guitar, vocals

Jiří Valenta - keyboards, vocals

Milan Peroutka - drums

[with occasional longer breaks and changing lineups (partly due to illness or injury), including guests and previous members]


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