Steve Lang

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Steve Lang
Birth nameStephen Keith Lang
Born(1949-03-24)March 24, 1949
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
OriginCanada
DiedFebruary 4, 2017(2017-02-04) (aged 67)
GenresRock, hard rock
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsBass guitar, backing vocals
Associated actsApril Wine, Mashmakhan
Websiteaprilwine.ca

Stephen Keith Lang[1] (March 24, 1949 – February 4, 2017)[2][3] was a Canadian musician best known for his role as a bassist in the rock band April Wine from 1976 to 1984.[4]

Early life[edit]

Lang was born in Montreal, Quebec. He was the father of Canadian musician Erin Lang.[5][6][7]

Career[edit]

Lang joined April Wine in 1976, replacing then-bassist Jim Clench.[8][9] That year he recorded with the band on their album ‘The Whole World’s Goin’ Crazy’.[10]

When April Wine reformed in 1993, Steve Lang was not amongst the line-up.[11]

After leaving April Wine, Lang was working in the financial field.[12]

At the time of his death in 2017, Lang reportedly suffered from Parkinson’s disease.[13][14]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stephen Keith Lang 3/24/1949 - 2/4/2017 accessdate December 27, 2017
  2. ^ "APRIL WINE Bass Legend STEVE LANG Passes Away At 67". Brave Words. February 6, 2017. Retrieved February 7, 2017.
  3. ^ "Steve Lang, born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, rock bassist, April Wine – March 24 in History". BrainyHistory.com. Retrieved March 21, 2010.
  4. ^ "April Wine". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved August 22, 2019.
  5. ^ "CBC Radio 3 Artists – Erin Lang". Radio3.CBC.ca. Archived from the original on July 13, 2010. Retrieved March 22, 2010.
  6. ^ "Canadian Music Week 2008: Erin Lang – The Ampersand". NationalPost.com. Retrieved March 22, 2010.[permanent dead link]
  7. ^ "Sugarcain Entertainment – Toronto Arts and Entertainment – Erin Lang". SugarcainEntertainment.com. Archived from the original on November 27, 2010. Retrieved March 22, 2010.
  8. ^ "Canadian Bands.com – April Wine". CanadianBands.com. Retrieved March 21, 2010.
  9. ^ "April Wine, the Buerster Collection – Boxed Set Booklet (version 1)". AprilWine.ws. Retrieved March 21, 2010.
  10. ^ "R.I.P. Steve Lang of April Wine 1949-2017". Noise11, by Paul Cashmere on February 7, 2017
  11. ^ "Anchorage Daily News – Google News Archives". Anchorage Daily News. Retrieved March 21, 2010.[dead link]
  12. ^ http://ultimateclassicrock.com/april-wine-steve-lang-dead/
  13. ^ http://teamrock.com/news/2017-02-08/former-april-wine-bassist-steve-lang-dies-at-67
  14. ^ Harris M. Lentz III (May 3, 2018). Obituaries in the Performing Arts, 2017. McFarland. p. 245. ISBN 978-1-4766-3318-3.