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Nirvana (60s band)

Nirvana were a British rock band of the late 1960s and early 1970s. Formed in 1967 in the wake of psychedelia the band, composed of Alex Spyroulos and Patrick Campbell-Lyons, produced a number of singles (notably "Rainbow Chaser" and "Tiny Goddess") for the fledgling Island Records, following them with the concept album The Story of Simon Simopath. The records, like those of the early Pink Floyd, were a combination of West Coast rock sounds with a peculiarly British whimsy. The next year their follow up, All Of Us, repeated the success. By 1970 the band had all but split, with only Campbell-Lyons contributing to their 4 low selling later albums.

A brief renewal of interest in their work followed the rise of the 1990s grunge band Nirvana, whom Campbell-Lyons sued over their use of the name Nirvana.

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