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The Ballad Of Wendel Clark Parts One And Two - Rheostatics - Greatest Hits (Cassette)

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  1. The best-known of these early singles was "The Ballad of Wendel Clark, Parts 1 & 2", an ode to the Toronto Maple Leafs player Wendel Clark, which became the band's first hit on college radio and CFNY. In , these songs were collected as the band's debut album, Greatest Hits.
  2. Rheostatics. 4, likes · talking about this · 3 were here. There is a great chronicle of the band's development from through at.
  3. Though it was released very early in his career, arguably before he became well known as a player, Clark was famously celebrated by the Canadian band The Rheostatics in the song "The Ballad of Wendel Clark Parts I & II" on their debut album, Greatest Hits. Awards. Selected to two NHL All-Star Games: and
  4. An idea for a clever title for their first album. "Greatest Hits" is NOT a collection of their greatest hits. It is easily their worst album, and thats saying something because I LOVE every other Rheos album. The best song on the CD (The Ballad of Wendell Clark) is on their DOUBLE LIVE album. Buy that instead.
  5. Recorded at the Gas Station by Don Kerr and Rheostatics A minute piece honouring the Group of Seven's 75th Anniversary, commissioned by the National Gallery of Canada. Recorded in at the Gas Station Studios by Don Kerr and the Rheostatics.
  6. "Late nights make me really tired / all this jamming gives me a headache." "The Ballad of Wendel Clark Parts I and II" brilliantly encapsulates the band's obsession with Canada's national game, lacrosse hockey. It's boppy, it's happy, it's got great guitar bits and silly vocals from all the boys, while quoting from the real national anthem (the "Hockey Night In Canada" theme) and the Sex Pistols.
  7. Definition of Ballad. A ballad is a narrative poem that originally was set to music. Ballads were first created in medieval France, and the word ballad comes from the French term chanson balladée, which means “dancing song.”Ballads then became popular in Great Britain, and remained so until the nineteenth century.
  8. The Ballad of Wendel Clark, Parts I and II - Rheostatics "Well I heard Wendel talking to Dave Hodge last night/And he said that he was confident and keen./And he said that Jacques Plante didn't die so all of us could glide/He said that hard work is the ethic of the free.".

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