Category Archives: The 25th Anniversary of the Marquee Club DVD
A great classic rock DVD with great performances and a nice history of the Marquee Club.
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 some of
Nigel Filby, Diss Express (September 2007)
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 (September 2007)
…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.
Peter Muir, www.getreadytorock.com (November 2007)
…it is great to revisit the history of a legendary club where bands plied their trade to become great live acts…
Classic Rock Society (Dec 2007)
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 (Dec 2007)