Miša Aleksić

Miroslav "Miša" Aleksić (Serbian Cyrillic: Мирослав Миша Алексић, 16 August 1953 — 29 November 2020) was a Serbian musician, best known as the bass guitarist for the Serbian and former Yugoslav rock band Riblja Čorba.

Miša Aleksić
Aleksić performing in 2008
Aleksić performing in 2008
Background information
Born(1953-08-16)August 16, 1953
Belgrade, PR Serbia, FPR Yugoslavia
DiedNovember 29, 2020(2020-11-29) (aged 67)
Belgrade, Serbia
GenresRock, rockabilly, hard rock, heavy metal
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter
Instrument(s)Bass guitar, vocals
Years active1970–2020
LabelsPGP RTB, Jugoton, Samy, WIT, Hi-Fi Centar, M Factory

BiographyEdit

Miša Aleksić started his career in 1970 in a band called Royali as their bass guitarist and vocalist. In 1970 the band won second place at the contest organized by editors of Radio Belgrade show Veče uz radio.

In 1971, Aleksić went to United States of America where he graduated at Pikesville High School in Pikesville, Maryland. With other students he formed rockabilly band Shih-Muh-Fuh (abbreviation from Shit Motherfucker).

Influenced by the music of Grand Funk Railroad, Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin, after returning to Yugoslavia, Aleksić formed SOS with Dragan Štulović (guitar), Dragan Tasić (guitar) and Stevan Stevanović (drums). After Tasić left the band SOS continued performing as a trio. In 1977 Štulović and Stevanović left the band and were replaced by Rajko Kojić and Vicko Milatović. In 1978 Aleksić, Kojić and Milatović formed Riblja Čorba with a former Rani Mraz member Bora Đorđević.

During his career Aleksić wrote songs for Zdravko Čolić, Biljana Petrović, Jazzy Bell, Milorad Mandić and Run Go. He was also an album producer, and has produced, alongside part of Riblja Čorba albums, Warriors, Jazzy Bell, Minđušari, Bora Đorđević, Run Go and Prozor albums.

On 29 November 2020, Aleksić died following complications from COVID-19.[1]

DiscographyEdit

SOSEdit

SinglesEdit

  • "Nestvaran san" / "Stari sat" (1973)
  • "Tražim" / "Magnovenje" (1974)
  • "Čovek i pčela" / "Znam kako je" (1975)

Riblja ČorbaEdit

Studio albumsEdit

Live albumsEdit

EPsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Preminuo legendarni gitarist Riblje čorbe Miša Aleksić: Izgubio je bitku s koronavirusom".

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