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Tuesday, 16 June 2009

Chalk dust (The umpire strikes back) - The Brat

Roger Kitter is a British actor and comedian. He is best known for his role as Captain Bertorelli in the seventh season of the comedy series ''Allo 'Allo'.

In 1982, Kitter released a single as The Brat, entitled 'Chalk dust (The umpire strikes back)'. In the track, he parodied John McEnroe, who was famous for his verbal fights with umpires during tennis matches. 'The ball's in, everyone can see that the ball's in! Chalk dust!' was one of the most famous expressions of the year 1982, when this single reached third place in the Netherlands. In the UK, the single reached number 19.

My collection: 7" single no. 1094
Found: All that music, Leiden, November 11, 1989
Cost: 2 guilders
Tracks: 'Chalk dust (The umpire strikes back)' / 'Moody mole'

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