Few front men can claim to have had such a lengthy and far-reaching career as Graham Bonnet; first finding fame as part of The Marbles, enjoying a hit with the Bee Gees’ ‘Only One Woman’ in 1968; a solo career across the 70s; further success with the Bee Gees’, and the disco flavoured ‘Warm Ride’. But Graham found what was possibly his greatest success replacing Ronnie James Dio in Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow for 1979’s “Down To Earth”, and the worldwide hit singles ‘All Night Long’ and ‘Since You Been Gone’. Solo success beckoned with ‘Night Games’ and the “Line-Up” album in 1981, before briefly joining The Michael Schenker Group for 1982’s “Assault Attack”.
Graham Bonnet’s “Anthology” is the first all encompassing, career spanning career retrospective from this highly respected singer and song writer, from his first hits of the late 1960s, right up to the Graham Bonnet Band in 2017.
This set includes remastered audio, plus new liner notes from Classic Rock’s Malcolm Dome based on recent interviews with Graham Bonnet. The Graham Bonnet Band and a reformed Alcatrazz will be touring together in 2017.
As well as showcasing tracks from the then unreleased “Disturbing the Peace”, this Japanese concert features ‘Hiroshima Mon Amour’ and ‘Kree Nakoorie’ from the first Alcatrazz album, Rainbow hits ‘All Night Long’ and ‘Since You Been Gone’, plus Graham Bonnet’s solo hit ‘Night Games’.
Including new liner notes from Classic Rock’s Malcolm Dome based on new interviews with Graham, what makes this rare collection an extra treat is the inclusion of six bonus tracks taken from the A and B-Sides of the singles ‘ Whisper In The Night’ b/w ‘Rare Specimen’ from 1972, ‘Trying To Say Goodbye’ b/w ‘Castles In The Air’ from 1973 and a very rare 1973 single from Graham’s then wife, the actress Adrienne Posta, ‘Dog Song’ b/w ‘Express Yourself’ from 1973, both featuring Graham.
Featuring expanded artwork with rare memorabilia, a new essay by Classic Rock's Malcolm Dome based on recent interviews with Graham, producers John Eden and Francis Rossi, Andy Bown and Micky Moody. The remastered audio features four bonus tracks, including two non-album B-sides, making this the definitive version of this melodic rock classic.
Initially released as a single LP, this version of "Live Sentence" by ALCATRAZZ now includes no less than seven bonus tracks, assembled in the original set-list order. Also included is a DVD-Video of the entire set, giving the fan the complete concert experience. Also included on the DVD are three exclusive tracks filed for Rock Palace USA.