BOOT / THE SPLIT ENDS / THE ALLUSIONS
1963 - 1975
- Dann Eliassen
- Mike Mycz
- Bruce Knox
- Jim O'Brock
Boot originally formed in 1963 as the Allusions. A few years later the band changed their name to the Split Ends and released their single, “Rich With Nothing” / “Endless Sea”. A few years later the band changed their name to Boot. Boot released two albums including their self titled album, followed by Turn the Other Cheek. Boot performed on a Dick Clark Tour "Happening '67" and the Dick Clark band contest show "Happening '68". Over the years Boot performed with many big acts including Canned Heat, Jefferson Airplane, Iron Butterfly, Steppenwolf, B.B. King, Neil Diamond, Allman Brothers, Lynyrd Skynyrd and many more.
Following their break up, Bruce Knox died of pancreatic cancer, Dann Eliassen played with some Beatles cover groups, and Jim O'Brock became an accountant and company pilot for Louisa Health Resorts.