Boot

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Title

Boot

Alternative Title

Boot

Subject

Boot (Musical group)
Port Richey (Fla.)
Music--Florida
Rock music--Florida
Musicians--Southern States

Description

The band, Boot, in a photograph was taken during a photo shoot for the group's 1972 self-titled record. Drummer Jim O'Brock is wearing a boot. Recorded at James Brown's Starday/King Studio in Nashville, Tennessee, the record was produced by the Texas-based Agape Records.

In 1963, the band formed in Port Richey, Florida, as The Kingsmen. the band would change their name to The Allusions, The Split Ends, and finally, Boot, an acronym for Blues Of Our Time. The group featured Dan Eliassen on bass and vocals, Bruce Knox on lead guitar and vocals, Mike Mycz on rhythm guitar and vocals, and Jim O'Brock on drums and vocals. All four original members remained together for 10 years before breaking up in 1973. Career highlights include performing on Dick Clark's "Happening '67" Tour and the Dick Clark band contest show, "Happening '68," as well as performing with The Allman Brothers Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Jefferson Airplane, Canned Heat, The Outlaws, Steppenwolf, Iron Butterfly, B. B. King, and Neil Diamond.

Source

Original black and white photograph: Profiles: Bands & Artists, Tampa Bay Music Scene Historical Society.

Date Created

ca. 1972

Date Copyrighted

ca. 1972

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original black and white photograph. http://www.tampabaymusichistory.com/resources/boot-01.jpg.

Is Part Of

Profiles: Bands & Artists, Tampa Bay Music Scene Historical Society.
Rock Collection, Central Florida Music History Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

10.4 KB

Medium

1 black and white photograph

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Port Richey, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Humanities Teacher
Music Teacher

Provenance

Originally published by Agape Records.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Agape Records and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Curator

Cravero, Geoffrey

External Reference

"Boot." Tampa Bay Music Scene Historical Society. http://www.tampabaymusichistory.com/boot.php (Accessed May 18, 2015).

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

1 black and white photograph

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