Polish rock band which began in 1978 in Torun, Poland. Originally, the band was founded and fronted by Jann Castor vel Wieslaw Rucinski under the name Res Publica. The name took its origin from "Rzecz Pospolita", but under the communist regime at the time the name was censored and not allowed. It has to be noted, that the band name was invented by Kris Caputa currently residing in Victoria BC, Canada, who for the last thirty years worked in various fields of applied science, including astronomical instrumentation and numerical electrodynamics. One of the most notable member was the brother of Jann Castor, Zbigniew Rucinski, who was a guitar virtuoso - and it was him, who brought Grzegorz Ciechowski into the whole picture...