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Monday, 4 September 2017
Boat to Bolivia
What better way to start the first whole week in September than with the first two tracks from Boat to Bolivia the glorious debut album by Martin Stephenson and the Daintees?
Released in May 1986 on Kitchenware Records it is a stonewall classic and a must have.
My copy is a second hand one from Missing Records for 99p. Heaven knows how much Oxfam would be asking for a copy these days.
I have their first three albums but nothing since.
Although troubled by alcoholism over the years Martin is still going strong regularly producing solo albums to critical acclaim.
A great ICA at JC's place from his biographer Rich Cundill is well worth checking out
He is one day younger than me.
Martin Stephenson & the Daintees - Crocodile Cryer
Martin Stephenson & the Daintees -Coleen