The 25th Anniversary of the Marquee
In summer 1983, the Marquee Club in London held two days of celebration for
its 25th anniversary. On this DVD are snapshots of those nights and the bands
and artists who have played there.
The most poignant is the
appearance of Alexis Korner with an all star band that included Bill Wyman and
Charlie Watts. This was one of his final appearances, at a club where he
recorded his r and b at the Marquee album in 1962.
Also appearing on the DVD are
a rockier Status Quo and Welsh band Man, sitting alongside the New Orleans
legend Dr John and 1960s pop star Dave Dee. This DVD encompasses all the
styles of music you would find at the club, enhanced by reminiscences with
Nigel Filby, Diss Express
Some of Britain's most
popular rock acts are given an opportunity to strut their stuff during the
course of this one and a half hour DVD...
Kevin Bryan, Houderness Gazette
...the footage is fine, with
Welsh rockers Man putting in a powerful performance on C'Mon, while Nazareth
rock out with an incendiary version of Joni Mitchell's This Flight Tonight...
Music Week (15.09.07)
...this enjoyably dated
film makes for good entertainment, being informative of period, revealing of
participating artists and (albeit unintentionally) amusing.
...it is great to revisit the
history of a legendary club where bands plied their trade to become great live
Classic Rock Society (Dec
Some of Britains' most popular
rock acts are given an opportunity to strut their stuff during the course of
the one and a half hour DVD...
Kevin Bryan, Stirling News