Raša Đelmaš

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Raša Đelmaš
Born 1950 (age 66–67)
Belgrade, SR Serbia, FPR Yugoslavia
Genres Rock, progressive rock, hard rock, folk rock, blues rock
Occupation(s) Musician, Songwriter
Instruments Drums, Vocals
Labels Jugoton, PGP-RTB, ZKP RTLJ, Diskoton, PGP-RTS, Croatia Records
Associated acts Pop Mašina, Siluete, YU Grupa, Zebra

Ratislav "Raša" Ðelmaš (Serbian Cyrillic: Ратислав-Раша Ђелмаш) is a Serbian rock musician, best known as a member of the bands YU Grupa and Zebra.

Musical career[edit]

Đelmaš started his career as the drummer in the band Anđeli, continuing it in bands Hendriksova Deca, Mobi Dik and Felix. In 1972, he became a member of Pop Mašina, later that year he moved to Siluete, and finally to YU Grupa. With YU Grupa he recorded the albums YU Grupa (1973), Kako to da svaki dan? (1974)[1] and YU Grupa (1975),[2] before leaving it and forming Zebra in 1976. With Zebra he released the album Kažu da takav je red (1979), on which he played drums and keyboards and sang.[3] In 1982, he released the solo album Hot rok, which featured Đelmaš on drums and vocals, Bata Kostić on guitar and Laza Ristovski on keyboards.[4] After the album release Đelmaš retired from music and dedicated himself to auto racing and his restaurant. In 1989 he returned to YU Grupa, and with the band recorded albums Tragovi (1990)[5] and Rim 1994 (1995).[6] At the end of the 1990s, he left YU Grupa, retiring from music.

Discography[edit]

With YU Grupa[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Live albums[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • "Šta će meni vatra" / "Spusti glavu" (1973)
  • "Drveni most" / "Živi pesak" (1974)
  • "Sama" / "Trka" (1975)
  • "Osveta" / "Oprosti ljubavi" (1976)
  • "3 do 6" / "Tačno u podne" (1976)

With Zebra[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

  • Kažu da takav je red (1979)

EPs[edit]

  • Telefon (1977)

Singles[edit]

  • "Moja mala zebra" / "Šumadinka plava" (1977)
  • "Ma ko si ti" / "Motor" (1978)

Solo[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

  • Hot rok (1982)

References[edit]

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