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Boxer
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The name 'Boxer' was almost certainly a reference to Mike Patto's early amateur boxing career

"The thing I haven't mastered yet is a high energy thing where I can perform solos and chord work more spontaneously"
- Ollie Halsall 1976

 

single 1975
All the Time in the World/
Don't Wait


Below The Belt 1975

Shooting Star

All the Time in the World
California Calling
Hip Kiss

More Than Meets the Eye

Waiting for a Miracle
Loony Ali
Save Me
Gonna Work Out Fine
Town Drunk Terry Stamp|Jim Avery

Halsall & Patto's final attempt at the big time. Shooting Star was a sure-fire hit single, so whatever posessed them to release All The Time in the World!?

Available from Cherry Red Records here


Live at the Roundhouse, London
21 February 1976
Recording: Andrea Pennesi
California Calling
Dinah Low
Hey Bulldog

Loony Ali
More Than Meets the Eye

Save Me
Teachers
Shooting Star
Warm Red Glow [exceprt]

 LISTEN

 

 

Bloodletting 1976

Hey Bulldog

Why Pick on Me
The Blizzard
Love Has Got Me
Rich Man's Daughter
Dinah Low
Big City Fever
Teachers

The Loner Neil Young

Available from Cherry Red Records here

A third album, Absolutely, was made after Ollie's departure


Please avoid the Akarma release Ducks in Flight - The Lost Jazz Album which is an unauthorised bootleg of the bonus tracks from A Sense of The Absurd [together with, perversely, Teachers from the later Boxer album Bloodletting?! ]


BBC Radio sessions 1975
All the Time in the World
California Calling
Shooting Star
More Than Meets the Eye


Mike Patto keys vocals
Ollie Halsall
guitar keys vocals
Tony Newman drums
Keith Ellis
bass


Photo: Andrea Pennesi

 Shit, Muck, Err & Grolly
- Tony Newman

 

 

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