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A touch of class



A touch of class
Rare footage from a television documentary in the UK during the early 80's features concert and interview footage, footage from the Old Grey Whistle Test, and includes some material with Focus.

Year:  2006
Media:  DVD
Label: Voiceprint
Release no: VPDVD17
Manufactured: UK

Musicians: Jan Akkerman
Dino Walcott
Hans Waterman
Marc van der Greer
Producer: n/a
Engineer: n/a
Studio: n/a

A touch of class
DVD features Jan and his band live in London in late 1983, during the period of the Roland Synth guitars, covering mostly tracks from the album "Can't stand the noise".

A couple of short lute tracks are also included, plus excerpts from rehearsals of Sylvia and Hocus Pocus (from "The Old Grey Whistle Test" series), both of which are fully covered on the Masters of the vault DVD.

However, as on Jan's incomparable and far more recent "LIVE" DVD, a couple of the tracks are repeated, and all of this (along with interview footage) is squeezed into 62 minutes!
The playing, however, is sublime as would be expected.

The package contains a 8 page booklet with a comprehensive bio.

Tracks: Britannia
Heavy treasure
Hocus Pocus
Streetwalker II
Just because
Everything must change
A galliard by Anthonie Holbourne

Bonus tracks:
Just because

Unique identifier: 376

Sorting code: 002-50-2006-a_touch_of_class-2006