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Bryan Guy Adams, born 5 November 1959, is a Canadian singer songwriter and photographer.At the age of 14, Adams worked as a dish washer to save money for a guitar.The single's success led the band's label to ask for a second album amid the first of many lineup changes: Jim Henman left the band in the fall of 1971 and was replaced by Jim Clench.Under the guidance of producer Ralph Murphy, April Wine recorded their second album, titled On Record.Anvil's antics on and off stage, the setbacks they suffered, and their determination to keep going was compared to the fictional band Spinal Tap. Originally based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the band enjoyed international success in the 1970s and 1980s, releasing more than 20 albums since 1971.The band's name was chosen simply because members thought the two words sounded good together.The original members were brothers David Henman on guitar and Ritchie Henman on drums.
The pseudonym was a poorly kept secret and huge crowds turned out for the event. following the El Mocambo gig, first opening for The Rolling Stones, then for various popular headliners, including Styx and fellow Canadian band Rush.
April Wine's performance was captured and released as the album Live at the El Mocambo. Another line-up change occurred in 1977, though rather than someone leaving, the band added a fifth member, Brian Greenway, who was brought in as a third guitarist.
Not only could Brian contribute on guitar, he was also an accomplished singer and harmonica player.
Incidentally, Brian Greenway's former band, The Dudes, also contained April Wine alumni David and Ritchie Henman.
April Wine continues to tour across Canada annually and also plays festivals in Europe and in the United States, with the group now consisting of Goodwyn, Greenway, Lanthier, and drummer Roy "Nip" Nichol.