Rose - You are Invited to Get Hooked on the new ROSE featuring vocalist Annie Woods - Ontario Place Bandsheel 6:00 to 7:30PM Friday August 4, 1978 (8.5"x11" handbill, Cdn) 1978 condition: M- (original black & white handbill features a picture of the band)
bio from the Canadian Music Encyclopedia at canoe: "Teenage friends Brian Allen and Ron Glatley played in various bands in the Barrie, Ontario region throughout the mid-70s. As a core line-up solidified with Lalonde, they became Rose. In a fateful meeting with Ronnie Hawkins during a Toronto show, Hawkins' manager Milt Brodie took them under his wing.
While paying the bills as a cover band on the Southern, Ontario circuit they began demoing original songs at Toronto's Eastern Sound. Lalonde, who was on hiatus, returned with drummer Ken King and the demos landed them a deal with GAS Records in 1973.
Producer John Stewart (Deep Purple, Jon Lord) worked on the band's debut album, 'Hooked On A Rose', which was released later in 1973 featuring the single "All I Really Need". Despite getting the band distribution in the US wi ... read more