Thursday, June 23, 2005

Lighthouse

Today in Music History:

In 1975, During his 'Welcome To My Nightmare' tour in Vancouver, CA, Alice Cooper fell from the stage and broke six ribs.
LighthouseOne of Canada's most original pop groups ever, Lighthouse was formed in Toronto early in 1969. Their sound was as diverse as their listening audience, and contained cellos, violas, an array of horns and a full percussion section. Similar to Blood Sweat andTears. Lighthouse was undeniably one of the driving forces of the Canadian pop machine of the '70's. With a total of nine gold records, three platinum and 4 Junos, no other band of the day could touch them. In a time before Canadian radio stations were required to play a minimum of homegrown talent, Lighthouse wasn't affected. Their keen pop sensibility, combined with plain musical talent and clever production styles, helped their light shine brightly, guiding many of today's groups along the way.

One Fine Morning by Lighthouse


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