April Wine-Live in London

NTSC/Region 0. The first ever DVD release featuring classic archive material from Canada’s most popular Rock band. I Like to Rock contains a full show the band played at London’s Hammersmith Odeon during their 1981 tour of the UK. April Wine formed in late 1969 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. “Fast Train,” their first hit, appeared in 1971, the same year as the self-titled debut album. The next year brought the band’s first Canadian number one single, ‘You Could Have Been a Lady’, from the on Record album. In 1976, the Whole World’s Goin’ Crazy became the first Canadian album to go platinum and their resulting tour was the first to gross one million dollars. After 1978’s First Glance and 1979’s Harder… Faster, ‘Just Between You and Me’ became April Wine’s biggest U.S. hit. The single propelled 1981’s Nature of the Beast album to platinum-record status. Cherry Red. 2008.

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  • This DVD contains a complete and incredible concert performed at London’s Hammersmith Odeon during the band’s 1981 tour of the UK. They formed in late 1969 in Halifax, Nova Scotia and their first hit, “Fast Train,” appeared in 1971, the same year as the self-titled debut album. The next year brought the band’s first Canadian number one single, “You Could Have Been a Lady,&#

2 thoughts on “April Wine-Live in London

  1. SUPERB SHOW ! This is April Wine at their peak and at their best! One of the best rock groups in the 70’s and 80’s. This concert is in support of their Nature of the Beast album. It was held at Hammersmith London in Jan 27, 1981. Considering the year of the concert, you’ll appreciate that the sound and picture quality of the dvd is very good. The dvd is region free = 0, released in 2008.This is the best line-up of the Canadian rocker April Wine. Myles Goodwyn – lead vocals and guitars, Brian…

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  2. Worthwhile, but with weaknesses I get what the naysayers are all complaining about here, but forget all that crap, this is an absolutely spectacular show by one of the top rock bands in the world late 70’s/early 80’s. I’ve watched this show many times as it was one of my very first music video purchases way back then (on Beta no less!), so the audio/video quality is pretty much the same to me, but with no tape hiss and no tracking issues. April Wine’s music of this period was for me one of the defining elements of the term…

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