Elf Ringtones and Lyrics


32 Songs

About Elf
Elf was a rock band founded in 1967 by singer and bassist Ronnie James Dio, keyboardist Doug Thaler, drummer Gary Driscoll, and guitarists Nick Pantas and David Feinstein (Dio's cousin). The band was originally called The Electric Elves, but was shortened to The Elves in 1968 and finally Elf in 1972. Elf disbanded in 1975 after recording three albums and after most of the lineup had been absorbed into Ritchie Blackmore's new group, Rainbow. History: The band was formed in 1967 by Dio and Pantas after their previous band, Ronnie Dio and the Prophets disbanded. In 1968, the band was involved in an automobile accident which claimed the life of Nick Pantas, whom the band decided not to replace. The accident forced a shuffling of the band member roles as original keyboardist Thaler moved to guitar (after recovering from his injuries) and the group hired Micky Lee Soule to take over keyboard duties. (Upon leaving in 1972, Thaler moved to New York and got a job as a booking agent -- E ... Read More

Career Started: 1967
Tags: rock, blues-rock, hard rock, 60s, metal,