Vidoja Božinović

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Vidoja Božinović
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Background information
Also known as Džindžer
Born (1955-10-03)3 October 1955
Belgrade, SR Serbia, FPR Yugoslavia
Genres Rock, Progressive rock, Hard rock
Occupation(s) Musician, Songwriter
Instruments Guitar
Years active 1976 – present
Labels PGP RTB, ZKP RTLJ, Jugodisk, Jugoton, Samy, WIT, Hi-Fi Centar, M Factory, City Records
Associated acts Pop Mašina, Dah, Opus, Generacija 5, Rok Mašina, Riblja Čorba

Vidoja Božinović (Serbian Cyrillic: Видоја Божиновић), also known as Džindžer (transliteration for Ginger), is a Serbian musician. He is best known as the guitarist for the Serbian and former Yugoslav rock band Riblja Čorba.

Biography[edit]

Vidoja Božinović started his career in 1974 as the guitarist for the band Dim Bez Vatre. After the group disbanded Božinović joined band Mirjan. In 1976 he joined progressive rock band Pop Mašina, whose member was already his brother Zoran Božinović. After Pop Mašina disbanded in 1978 Vidoja Božinović joined Dah. In 1979 he became a member of the last Opus lineup.

In 1980 former Pop Mašina members Robert Nemeček and Božinović brothers formed hard rock band Rok Mašina. They released their self-titled debut album Rok Mašina in 1981, only to disband a year later. Songs they recorded during 1982 were released on the album Izrod na granici.

During 1984 Božinović performed with jazz band Interaction, until he became a Riblja Čorba member in September. Božinović and Nikola Čuturilo became the band's new guitarists replacing, Rajko Kojić and Momčilo Bajagić. As a Riblja Čorba guitarist Božinović performed with Nikola Čuturilo and Stjepan Mihaljnec on Bora Đorđević and Arsen Dedić unplugged concert in Terazije Theatre in 1987. He is still a member of Riblja Čorba today.

Side projects and guest appearances[edit]

Discography[edit]

Pop Mašina[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • "Moja pesma" / "Uspomena" (1977)

Rok Mašina[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

EPs[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • "Vatra" / "Bilo mi je bolje" (1980)
  • "Granica" / "Nulti čas" (2004)

Riblja Čorba[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Live albums[edit]

EPs[edit]

References[edit]