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The Bollock Brothers

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The Bollock Brothers are a British Punk act formed in 1979 by the London promoter, DJ and manager Jock McDonald and are latterly best known for their English language cover of Serge Gainsbourg’s song “Harley David (Son of a Bitch)” (originally in French) and Alex Harvey’s “Faith Healer”.

As well as being renowned for their self penned creations such as “Horror Movies”, “The Bunker” , “The Legend Of The Snake” and “The Slow Removal of The Left Ear of Vincent Van Gogh” which featured Martin Glover of the band Killing Joke, they are known for their release of cover versions by artists as diverse as Led Zeppelin, The Sensational Alex Harvey Band, Steppenwolf, David Bowie and Vangelis among others.

Always on the lookout for clever publicity, their 1983 electro version of the Sex Pistols’ album Never Mind The Bollocks received critical acclaim and featured a certain Michael Fagan, the man who famously entered the Queen’s bedchamber at Buckingham Palace.

In 1994, Croydon based DJ Andy Hubbard aka “Alby” remixed Faith Healer at the Alaska Studios in Waterloo, London. The record although widely acclaimed on the club scene unfortunately was never released and the original DAT copy was held by Jock McDonald. Andy Hubbard also replaced the original keyboard player for a gig later that year in Wuppertal, Germany.

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