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Accelerator

Welcome To The Show!

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Category: Hard Rock

Year: 1991

Label: Intercontinental Records

Catalog Number: 879101

Average Rating: 75 / 100 (11 ratings)

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Accelerator Welcome To The Show! Album Cover
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Personnel
Jon A. Gress Lead & Rhythm, 6 & 12 String Guitars, Acoustic & Electronic Keyboards, Background Vocals, Lead Vocals, Talk Box
Abbie J. Stancato Lead Vocals, Rhythm Guitars, Lead Guitar
Michael Paul Morobitto Drums, Percussion
Tommy Greco Bass
Tracks
1.  Welcome To The Show  
2.  Feel The Pain  
3.  Love Has Taken Its Toll  
4.  Who Do You Love  
5.  Shine On  
6.  Deep In The Night  
7.  Rock & Roll Fantasy    Cover: Bad Company
8.  Hail To The Rhythm Of Rock & Roll  
9.  Wishing Well  
10.  97 Tears(Kathy Ann)  
11.  Old King Cole  
12.  Cocaine(Part II)  
13.  Farewell  

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From: Whiplash1972 Date: April 12, 2004 at 23:16
Anyone out there own this one? It just went for $128+ on eBay, so I'm kinda curious if it's really that good! :P

From: melo Date: April 13, 2004 at 17:42
this cd must be rockin then, anyone with a copy for sale please e mail me melodicrock@telstra.com thanks.

From: surrf Date: April 15, 2004 at 7:17
This is pre-NOVA REX and nearly impossible to find. Good luck ever getting it.

From: Geoff Date: May 23, 2004 at 20:22
I have a CDR copy of this and is it worth USD $128??? Gosh no! It's a pretty cool 'party' rock album, for lack of a better term. The lyrics are simple and a little banal at most times, but I guess the CD's a bit of fun. Not great, though, not even close.

From: longhairjoe Date: October 4, 2004 at 5:29
will trade through the email for a copy of this,have lots of rare stuff,joebielich@hotmail.com

From: abbyriley Date: October 31, 2004 at 20:04
I picked this cd up in a pawn shop for $3!! It is good, but not worth the $ 128 someone paid on Ebay for it. Good mix of hard rockers and ballads. Old King Cole rocks!!!!

From: Date: February 25, 2005 at 15:00
97 Tears is a great ballad.

From: Date: February 26, 2005 at 13:20
I have a copy of this, but wouldn't trade it--too hard to find.

From: AJSGirl Date: July 11, 2005 at 15:14
I have a couple of copies of this CD--Autographed by the lead singer. Still new and in the package. If anyone would be interested, please email me at onlyonedii@yahoo.com. Please put in topic:Accelerator CD.

From: vandervelde Date: October 1, 2005 at 11:59
Well IMO this is bad record...some good moments(cocaineII) but the best song here is. cover of Bad Company( isn't this saying a lot?)...very blend with very thin production...until you gave some bucks for this i recommend to hear this first...

From: chuckfl Date: October 14, 2005 at 8:54
As a personal friend and past co-worker of Tom Greco (bass player in Accelerator), I'm sad to say that Tom lost his life in a motorcycle accident last Saturday (Oct. 8th, 2005). As I attended Tom's funeral yesterday, I was reminded of what a fantastic guy he was. He packed so much life into his forty years. He was a loving husband and father of two young boys, and was one of the finest individuals you could ever meet on this earth. This album is a wonderful tribute to an absolutely amazing guy.

From: the game Date: February 19, 2007 at 21:24
Very average Hard Rock delivered by Accelerator. I picked this up at a garage sale for $2.00 and I have to agree with the above...this is not worth forking over $128.00. I will be giving this away to someone as I would not feel right taken someones hard earned money for a cd that is not good. There are plenty of excellent cd's out there to buy. There are a couple of party rockers but the rest are very standard and plenty of fillers. Nothing really stands out. Rated 3/10.

From: Steelheart Date: April 1, 2007 at 6:01
This CD is bad, very bad. The opening track has a fake-audience over-dubbed, before the band launch into a awfully harmonised "Welcome to the Show", before the band is introduced, and between each members name a reprise of the chorus...making them sound like a British holiday-camp band. The songs are so completely bland, the vocals sub-standard and it's just generally a bad album.

From: aor-boy Date: September 4, 2010 at 3:46
This is a average Hard Rock group. The ballad 97 Tears(Kathy Ann) is okay, but nothing more. The lead singer has a good voice, but yeah it's nothing to write home about. 3.5/10

From: 707STAR Date: September 29, 2011 at 2:39
NOT TOO BAD. I WOULD NOT PAY BIG MONEY FOR THIS ONE MAYBE 10-15 DOLLARS. SINGER DOES HAVE A GOOD VOICE. GOOD MELODIC HARD ROCK. A MUST OWN CD.I OWN THIS ONE. REST IN PEACE GRECO. THEY SOUND A LITTLE LIKE BLACK N BLUE, DANGER DANGER.

From: rick kerch vzla Date: October 6, 2011 at 21:30
Ummm...just a decent album but honestly is quite plain and simple..it has its moments such as "Old King Cole" that is the best cut of the album IMHO,"Cocaine(part2)" a song that quite rocks good and "Farewell" which is a nice closing one...tracks 2,4,6 and the cover of Bad Company's classic "Rock & Roll Fantasy" happens to be a goodie...decent album and that's about all...75/100...and btw!!!...forget the cheesy opener "Welcome To The Show"...one of the chessiest one in rock history!!!!


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