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Peter John "Ollie" Halsall (14 March 1949 – 29 May 1992) was an English guitarist and a childhood friend of Barry Wom. He is also notable as one of the few players of the vibraphone in rock music. He was known by his childhood nickname 'Olly' or 'Ollie' which was simply a corruption of his surname. The Ollie Halsall Archive was established in 1998, with the aim of documenting and promoting his work.

The Dirk is deaf rumour claims that Ollie sang all of Dirk McQuickly's songs in the Rutles.

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