Aquarius Records Ltd.
Aquarius Records Ltd. Independent label established in 1970 in Montreal by Terry Flood, Donald Tarlton (Donald K. Donald), Bob Lemm, Jack Lazare and Daniel Lazare. Under Flood's direction as president, Aquarius had issued more than 55 albums by 1990, most the work of Quebec-based anglophone rock artists. April Wine has been its most productive act, issuing some 19 albums 1971-89, while Corey Hart's The Boy in the Box (1985) has been its most successful release, selling more than one million copies in Canada. The Aquarius roster also has included Roger Doucet, Freedom North, Lewis Furey, Myles Goodwyn, the Guess Who, Sass Jordan, Mindstorm, Moonquake, Morse Code, Peter Pringle, Walter Rossi, Sword, Tchukon and Teaze. Distribution of Aquarius recordings was handled by London Records until 1978, then taken over by Capitol. Flood was succeeded as president in 1990 by Keith Brown.