BLERTA stands for: the Bruno Lawrence Electric and Travelling Apparition and featured many Kiwi artists and actors including Beaver and Ian Watkin. The Blerta Band played and toured New Zealand and Australia for about 5 years in the early 1970s. They performed at festivals both here and in Australia for adults and children alike, they even had their own TV show as well as releasing 2 albums and a dozen singles.
In 2001 a CD was released to accompany the movie "Blerta The Return Trip". It contains a number of single and album tracks from their early releases.
1 hullo hullo 2 dance all round the world 3 freedom st. marys 4 joy joy 5 wild man 6 10" 7 superman 8 bankman 9 simple man 10 this is the life 11 country girl 12 drugs 13 wayside chapel 14 hit us with the truth 15 thinking of you 16 bicycle song 17 alice's wonderland 18 new plymouth rock 19 organism 20 blackbird 21 goodbye