EAGLE ROCK ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS THE FIRST-EVER VIDEO RELEASE OF TASTE WHAT’S GOING ON – LIVE AT THE ISLE OF WIGHT 1970

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EAGLE ROCK ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS THE FIRST-EVER VIDEO RELEASE OF
 
TASTE
WHAT’S GOING ON – LIVE AT THE ISLE OF WIGHT 1970
 
~Shot By Academy Award Winner MURRAY LERNER~
 
~16MM Film Restored And The Sound Remixed~
 
~DVD, Blu-ray, 2LP, CD and Digital Formats Out September 18, 2015~
 
 
 
New York, NY (July 23, 2015)- On September 18, 2015, Eagle Rock Entertainment will release What’s Going On – Live At The Isle Of Wight Festival 1970 by Taste.  This simultaneous release on DVD, Blu-ray, 2LP, CD, and Digital Formats represents the first-ever video release of this legendary performance. [MSRP $14.98 DVD, $19.98 Blu-ray, $13.98 CD, $34.98 2LP]
What’s Going On – Live At The Isle Of Wight Festival tells the story of Eire’s seminal rock band Taste. Formed in Cork, Ireland in 1966 by Rory Gallagher, Taste had a brief but influential career, releasing two studio albums in 1969 and 1970 and disbanding shortly after their legendary appearance at the 1970 Isle Of Wight Festival — the centerpiece of this film.
The core of What’s Going On is the band’s performance at the festival on August 28th. Encapsulated within a documentary on the history and importance of Taste, the film features contributions from Rory’s brother and Taste road manager Donal Gallagher along with Brian May (Queen), The Edge (U2), Bob Geldof and renowned guitarist Larry Coryell.
Taste’s performance at the festival was so well received that when Jimi Hendrix was asked “How does it feel to be the best guitarist in the world,” he replied, “I don’t know, why don’t you go and ask Rory Gallagher?”
The original 1970 footage was shot by Academy Award winning director Murray Lerner. The 16mm film has been restored and the sound remixed for this 2015 version of What’s Going On – Live At The Isle Of Wight Festival 1970, which includes all the tracks on the original 1971 Polydor LP plus several additional tracks.  Bonus features include three tracks from the German TV series Beat Club: “If The Day Was Any Longer”, “It’s Happened Before, It’ll Happen Again” and “Morning Sun”.  Additionally there are three conceptual music videos for the tracks “I’ll Remember,” “What’s Going On,” and “Born On The Wrong Side Of Time”.
Rory Gallagher and Taste are also being celebrated with the I’ll Remember 4CD box set (Universal, August 28, 2015) which boasts remastered versions of their two acclaimed studio albums Taste and On The Boards, bonus tracks, and previously unreleased live concert recordings from Stockholm’s Konserthuset, The BBC and Woburn Abbey Festival, plus demos of both released and unreleased material.
Rory Gallagher would go on to enjoy an acclaimed and highly successful solo career.  Johnny Marr said, “The man who changed my musical life was Rory Gallagher, I picked up a guitar because of him.”
The electrifying What’s Going On – Live At The Isle Of Wight Festival 1970 is an early example of Rory’s justified reputation as the ultimate live performer.
Click here to check out “What’s Going On”: https://youtu.be/mOo_Zi1W2iE
Eagle Rock Entertainment is the largest producer and distributor of music programming for DVD, Blu-Ray, TV and Digital Media in the world.  Eagle works directly alongside talent to produce top quality, High Definition programs, both concerts and documentaries, including The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, The Who, Queen, The Doors, Jeff Beck, Peter Gabriel, Paul McCartney, Ozzy Osbourne, Genesis, Alice Cooper, Eric Clapton and Aerosmith. Eagle is a Grammy Award winning company and has received over 40 multi-platinum, over 80 platinum and over 144 gold discs, worldwide.  Eagle Rock Entertainment has offices in London, New York, Paris and Hamburg.
 
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TRACK LISTING DVD / Blu-Ray
1) What’s Going On
2) Sugar Mama
3) Morning Sun
4) Gambling Blues
5) Sinner Boy
6) Same Old Story
7) Catfish Blues
8) I Feel So Good
TRACK LISTING CD / 2LP
1) What’s Going On
2) Sugar Mama
3) Morning Sun
4) Gambling Blues
5) Sinner Boy
6) I’ll Remember
7) I Feel So Good
8) Catfish Blues
9) Same Old Story
10) Blister On The Moon
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