Born Alain Ceres in Paris in 1944 Al tried soon to get into the show-biz. With the savings from his career as a barman and DJ (DJ Circus !?) he opened a diskotheque in Ardèche (Department "Rhône-Alpes"). 1969 he recorded his first 45 on the small “President” label.
Despite the stupid title „Adieu! je te quitte bye, bye, bye (Adieu! I leave you, bye, bye, bye)“ this Freakbeat-Jerk is a real dancer in Polnareff voice way with Sitar-like guitars and a great Psych-Soul Orchestration by Jean Bouchety (KPM).
During the seventies Alain constantly changed his name (Alain Murat, David Allain, Allain, Allain Turban) and released several 7inches. The collaboration with Jean-Max Riviere
in 1978 marks the turning point in his career. National Popularity and Success came with hits like “Quatrième Dimension” (the song was written 10 years before by his brother Christian Turban for the french singer Victoire Scott!!! – a real psych killer track reissued on the Ultra Chicks Vol. 6 Compilation) and Santa Monica
More about Al Turban on his official website (french language)