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Originals Blues

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Whats On Central Coast Logo Button image KEITH HALL AND PAT DOW BAND:
Origins of the Band

Keith started his musical career in Adelaide .One of the first gigs was supporting Mike Rudd and Ariel with his band Windfall.Playing on the local Adelaide scene with other young bands such as Fraternity, Windfall recorded two Albums, "Windfall" and "Odyssey". One memorable tour was supporting Kevin Borich in the outback towns of Whyalla and Port Pirie.

Moving to Sydney in 1979 keith played on "The Balmain Blues Scene" in the bands Hot Ice with Shayne Pacey (Bondi Cigars) and The Stumblers with Dom Turner (The Back Sliders). Putting out a solo album in The Labels featuring Julian Gough and Craig Walters.

After coming from Queensland where he toured with people like Elliot Randall (ex Steely Dan) Pat joined Keith to form the duo Spectacular Feets in 1985.

The Feets where soon holding down 6 gigs aweek (yes there was gigs aplenty back then. Becoming one of the most popular acts in Sydney, with residencies at The Coogee Bay hotel, North Cronulla Hotel and TheOrient Hotel at the Rocks to name just a few.

Rob Grosser (now with Don Hopkins) joined Spectacular Feets on drums, recording the albums "Meet Me At The Station" and "Lightning Ridge". Occasionaliy joined by Marcus Knoffner saxaphone and Tina Faimetea vocals/keys for live gigs.

The boys were now gigging from the suburbs of Sydney to the snowfields of Mt Kosiosko ,north to Newcastle and the beachs of the far North Coast of NSW. Playing an average of 200 shows a year.

The late nineties saw Robby Seracusa (Richard O) on drums, with the album "The Stealer", featuring Gary Jelfs on guitar.

Steve Fearnley (The Flood) has been in the drumming seat for the last three albums, "Let Love Surround You" with Jim Finn (Finn) sharing the drumming honours on "Summerrain" 2010 and "This Kind of Blue " 2012

"This Kind of Blue" also features John Tweed on keys, who has now joined the band for live gigs.

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