The Pre-Rainbow Career of Ronnie James Dio

This timeline lays out the chronology of bands, band members, and recordings that Ronnie James Dio was involved in before becoming part of Ritchie Blackmore's new group, Rainbow.

Recordings

1958
1960
1/24/1962
Aug 1963
Nov. 1963
Jan. 1964
1965
July 1965
nov. 1965
Apr 1967
Oct. 1967
Nov. 1969
Feb 1970
Aug 1972
Apr 1974
June 1975

Groups

1957 - 1958
1958 - 1961
1961 - Sept 1967
Sept. 1967 - Aug 1972
Aug 1972 - June 1975

Ronnie James Dio

1957 - Aug 1972
1957 - June 1975

Craig Gruber

Aug 1972 - June 1975

Billy De Wolfe

1958 - 1959

Nick Pantas

1957 - Feb 8, 1968

Dick Bottoff

1961 - Apr 1967

David Feinstein

Apr 1967 - Aug 1973

Doug Thaler

Sept 1967 - Feb 8, 1968
Feb 9, 1968 - 1972

Steve Edwards

Aug 1973 - June 1975

Tommy Rogers

1957 - June 1965

Gary Driscoll

June 1965 - June 1975

Mickey Lee Soule

Feb 9, 1968 - June 1975

Jack Musci

1958 - Sept 1960

Mark Nauseef

1975 - June 1975