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the historic importance of hearing this seminal band, accomodating the...brilliant guitarist Ollie front of an audience that hopefully realised how lucky they were.

- Record Collector

Audio and video collection of UK progressive eccentrics Patto at the height of their powers on stage in the form of a previously unreleased recording of the band rocking and looning at the Torrington in London at the start of 1973, plus their surviving TV appearances. The Patto's virtuosity and eclecticism are in full swing as they perform an inspired set which includes most of their (then current) third album, Roll 'Em Smoke 'Em, to an enthusiastic but intimate crowd. Includes a never released Halsall composition "I'm Baroque" about their foreshortened tour of Australia supporting Joe Cocker. The previously unreleased footage includes the 'Pop Deux' broadcast from French TV and the full session for German TV's 'Beat Club' with blistering performances of "San Antone" and "The Man" - a song featured in the film Observe and Report. For a band whose legacy only continues to grow, historical recordings such as these are valuable treasures that surpasses any sonic limitations.

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      CD SIDE
      1. Hold Me Back
      2. Holy Toledo
      3. Singing the Blues on Reds
      4. My Days Are Numbered
      5. Tell Me Where You've Been
      6. Shmairway of Shmove
      7. I'm Baroque
      8. Flat Footed Woman
      9. Turn Turtle
      10. Peter Abraham
      11. Loud Green Song

      Recorded live at The Torrington
      Finchley, London, January 21, 1973

      DVD SIDE
      1. The Man (Beat Club, January 1971)
      2. San Antone (Beat Club, January 1971)
      3. Time To Die (Pop Deux, March 1971)
      4. I'm Only an Egg interview (Pop Deux, March 1971)
      5. Money Bag (Pop Deux, March 1971)

      "This album really is a time machine that takes you back to the magical 70s when the pubs were always full on a Saturday night and you could go and see a fine band and stagger home to watch Match Of The Day on TV with the sound of the band still buzzing in your ears. Yes indeed, this album manages to conjure up all those feelings of the true magic of music." -Monolith Cocktail