Mood Rings, Pet Rocks, Disco, CB Radios – it was a definable decade of different dimensions.
Leisure suits, shag carpeting and waterbeds. Trends which were all the rage while listening to The Carpenters, Heart, The Eagles, Peter Frampton and hundreds of bands and solo artists who made their mark in that ten year period.
It was also a strange decade for commercials. Whether it was Barbara Streisand ( yes – Barbara Streisand) doing politically incorrect TV spots or little kids singing about Bologna, the 1970’s were – at the very least, entertaining.
Please listen below to some tunes and some clips from the ‘decadently’ delicious decade known for ‘Glam’ and ‘Punk’ Rock and everything in between.
Thanks to Lawrence Gowan of Styx – I am able to provide three special segments.
Segments containing words and music from Tommy Shaw (Styx), Kelly Hansen ( Foreigner) and former Eagles’ member – Don Felder. Within these segments – hear the boys talk about their summer tourwhich began tonight in Kansas City …
Part one is an introduction of the sounds of summer. Part two will contain a brand new version of Hotel California with Don Felder, Kelly Hansen, Tommy Shaw and Mick Jones of Foreigner on guitar.
Part Three contains more words and great tunes from Foreigner, Styx,The Eagles and Don Felder.
Please listen below to this great and exclusive special! Part One!
This special is also possible because of Strangers in the Night 10.
Starlight Children’s Foundation Quebec is pleased to announce the
return of their 10th annual Strangers In The Night Charity Gourmet Gala on Saturday June 14th, 2014 at the Fairview Centre,Pointe-Claire (Parking Area #32). The evening, presented by Delmar
International, will be a fusion of food and entertainment – headlined by three-time Grammy Award winning musical group
The Pointer Sisters.
The evening will begin at 5:00 p.m., with 75 of Montreal’s top food vendors dishing out their signature plates, giving the 5000+ guests a chance to tantalize their palates before dancing under the stars to musical performances by: The Pointer Sisters, Boogiewonderband,Backtraxx, Persuasion, Meg Smith, Sammie Libman, DJ Whitey, and special appearance by DJ TB1.
“Our tenth anniversary promises to be the best edition of Strangers In The Night yet. With our allstar lineup of celebrity performers and guests, Montrealers will have a chance to take part in a truly memorable, rewarding and inspirational evening,”
Larry Day, Founder of Strangers In The Night.
Starlight Children’s Foundation Canada is part of Starlight’s global network, serving kids and families through partnerships with more than 130 healthcare facilities.
Over the past 30 years, Starlight has become a leading global charity that partners with experts to improve the life and health of kids and families around the world. Collaborating with innovators in pediatric healthcare, entertainment and technology, Starlight provides a unique blend of family-centered programs and services from hospital to home.Starlight partners with more than 1,750 healthcare facilities and pediatric hospitals in Australia, Canada, Israel, New Zealand and the United Kingdom and the United States, serving millions of children every year.
Prince may have been referring to a monumental decision on the part of two musical parties. Gowan and Styx. It was in that very same year – the two powerhouses combined to form a lethal unit. One of Canada’s most successful solo artists filling a void within a group who lost one of their members.
Dennis DeYoung out – Lawrence Gowan in …
A transition eased by Lawrence’s DeYoung-like vocals and his talent as an entertainer. A true match made in heaven. A true pairing of musical talents.
Please listen as Lawrence initiates what will be a reoccurring Top Ten List feature while at the same time – explaining his Top Ten Reasons for Joining Styx!Lawrence also explains an upcoming tour this summer. A jaunt across America featuring two other legendary acts.