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Lothar & The Hand People (Denver)

Lothar

One of Colorado’s truly ‘national’ groups – the group formed out of Denver University in the mid 1960’s. They performed at a local nightspot – The Exodus – and appeared with The Lovin’ Spoonful, Captain Beefheart, Canned Heat, The Grateful Dead and The Doors as well as others. In 1966 they appeared at Denver’s short-lived Family Dog a Barry Fey backed venture.

Group members included:
Paul Conley – keyboards (played along with Zephyr)
John Emelin (Lothar) – Theremin
Rusty Ford – bass
Kim King – guitar
Tom Flye – percussion

Lothar in San Francisco – 1967

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45 – Capitol 2008 – Have Mercy (Mercy, Mercy. Mercy)/Let The Boy Pretend – 1967

CAPITOL 2008 DJ - LOTHARE & HAND PEOPLE (1) CAPITOL 2008 DJ - LOTHARE & HAND PEOPLE (2)

Lothar - Capitol 2008 - 67 A Lothar - Capitol 2008 - 67 B
45 – Capitol 5874 – L-O-V-E/Rose Colored Glasses – 1967

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45 – Capitol 5945 – Comic Strip/Every Single Word – 1967

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Lothar - Capitol 5945 - 67 A Lothar - Capitol 5945 - 67 B
45 – Capitol 2376 – Machines/Milkweed Love – Charted January 11th, 1969 – 5 weeks – Peaks #116

Lothar - Capitol 2376 - 68 A Lothar - Capitol 2376 - 68 B

CAPITOL 2376 - LOTHAR & HAND PEOPLE (1) CAPITOL 2376 - LOTHAR & HAND PEOPLE (2)
45 – Capitol 2556 – Midnight Ranger/Yes, I Love You – 1969

Lothar - Capitol 2556 - 69 A Lothar - Capitol 2556 - 69 B

LP- Capitol ST-2997 – Presenting Lothar & The Hand People – 1967

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LOTHAR & HAND PEOPLE - CAPITOL 2997 - RA LOTHAR & HAND PEOPLE - CAPITOL 2997 - RBA (1)

LP – Capitol SM-2997 – “Lothar & The Hand People” – 1977 Reissue

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LP – Capitol 247 – “Space Hymn” – 1969

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LP – Capitol Custom 6621 – “Wings” (Contains “Machines” by Lothar) – 1968

LOTHAR & HAND PEOPLE - CAPITOL 6621 COV A LOTHAR & HAND PEOPLE - CAPITOL 6621 COV B

LOTHAR & HAND PEOPLE - CAPITOL 6621 LOTHAR & HAND PEOPLE - CAPITOL 6621_0001

LP – Capitol Custom – 6696 – Time to Get It Together – (Contains “Say I Do!” and”Sister Lonely” – 1969

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LOTHAR & HAND PEOPLE - CAP 6696 - RA LOTHAR & HAND PEOPLE - CAP 6696 - RBA (1)

LP – Capitol 247 – Space Hymn – 1969

LP – Amazing Kornyfone 1937 – Spores (Bootleg)

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