Koray has been in the Turkish rock music scene since the late s. He is widely acclaimed as being the first person to ever play rock and roll in Turkey; inhe and his band gained fame by playing covers of Elvis Presley and Fats Domino. He was also one of the Yağmur - Erkin Koray - Erkin Koray Turkish musicians to embrace the electric guitar and modern Eternity Part 111 - Anathema - Eternity. In addition to his own compositions, he rearranged multiple well Yağmur - Erkin Koray - Erkin Koray Turkish folk songs.
By combining Western and Eastern musical styles, Koray pioneered in the development of Turkish rock music genre and Anatolian rock sound. Koray followed this with a number of singles, both by himself and in collaboration with others, that established him as a force to be reckoned with on the Turkish rock scene. Ter was influenced by fuzz rock and psychedelia and featured extended guitar solos and progressive arrangements - something that the record company was not prepared to accept.
Inhis first album, Erkin Koraywas released, consisting of a collection of singles from He left Istanbul Records after the release of the album. Finally given the freedom to record an りんごっ子三味線 - こまどり姉妹* - こまどり姉妹 魅力のすべて instead of being limited to 45 rpm singles, Koray and his band created an album that reflected both his Turkish roots and his love of psychedelic and progressive rock.
The album's popularity continues to the present day, with several legitimate and non-legitimate releases on both album and CD. Now Koray lives in Vancouver Canada and continues to create new songs to this day, and in Turkish music circles he is often referred to as Erkin Baba "Erkin the Father" for his pioneering influence on Turkish popular music. In the late s and early s decadea flowering of interest in psychedelic music made outside of the UK and the US brought Koray to the attention of listeners Yağmur - Erkin Koray - Erkin Koray the West.
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