"Who the fuck is SANDRO OLIVA?!?"

The Story

Born from a half-sicilian family which moved constantly.

Started to write an encyclopaedia at the age of nine. Soon gave up.

Never made it in my volley-ball team.

Got out of school and played guitar in some obscure rock combos.

Listened to the music of a famous composer.

Started to write my own.

Started to let my hair grow too.

 

Studied composition for one year.

Expelled from the music school because of my hair.

Formed my own band.

 

Performed live in a movie.

Recorded an album. Never came out.

 

 

Toured Italy and South America with that freaky avant-garde combo.

 

 

 

Had more trouble with record companies.

 

Appeared on TV shows. Lost my hair.

 

Got married to a lovely girl.

Almost ruined our own lives (still friends though)

 

 

Released an album and sold all my equipement to record the next one.

 

 

Built my own "Cucurbitacea Sapiens Recording Studios".

(old studio in Rome)

 

Recorded a new album. Never came out.

 

Finally joined forces with Jim, Don, Bunk and Ener.

Played a lot of Mothers' music and wah wah solos,

becoming vastly unpopular (though notorious).

Almost got sued by the famous composer's wife.

 

Released a new solo album. Have four more ready.

 

Filed for divorce.

 

Collected too many guitars,

quite a lot of flea market junk,

and a wonderful son.

<= son

 

Made the music for a movie.

Moved my studio and myself to this amazing old village.

Quit the GM band


 Pina & Leo

..crossed paths with a woman and her cats...

 

Still Alive!

"I DON'T WANT TO DIE IN 4/4"

* Moondog *


"THE PRESENT DAY COMPOSER CAN' T AFFORD TO DIE"

* Scozzafava *



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