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The Mark Selby Box Set. 3CD+DVD
The Mark Selby Box Set. 3CD+DVD
Price: 10.07

19 of 20 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars MARK SELBY, THE SINGER/MUSICIAN NOT THE SNOOKER PLAYER., 31 Mar 2014
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When I tried to find a little more information about Mark Selby, most of what came up concerned one of snookers finest, whom I didn't think could be the same MS, and he certainly is not. Our Mark Selby is based these days in Nashville, but is not a country artist his roots are very clearly based in the blues territory. He's certainly written songs for and with Kenny Wayne Shepherd, so that gives a little idea of the area we're looking into here. I saw this set,at an incredible price,saw a few clips on You Tube and ordered it. Contained are four discs three of them CD's and one a DVD. Two excellent studiuo albums, from 2006 releases 'And TRhe Horse They Rode' and 'More Storms Comin'' both as said are excellent releases full of great sewlf written material and range in style from the rock-blues area to some tasty down home resonator slide based songs. The third CD which is also the DVD in this set is a livew outing from 2010 'One Night In Bonn', so he clearly has quite a following there and in europe. A very well recorded and filmed set, that with his very solid band of bass/drums makes an enjoyable show. The bonus sees him talking about and playing, obobviously using video footage, which actually works very well showing us how he is inspired in his writing process. The studio albums contain some great tracks well worth getting this box set for. He's certainly a highly gifted writer and in songs like, 'Don't Throw That Mojo On Me','More Storms Comin', containing some great slide work,'Down By The Tracks' and 'Kink In The Chain', highlights among the 37 songs contained in this set plus the DVD ones as well makew thismake this a set to enjoy again and again, a new name to many but this guys been around quite a while now, and this excellent box set deserves to be heard by as many folk as possible. Great value as I said for a very tasty box of good things, any fan of blues,rock and roots will enjoy this music by one very highly talented singer/songwriter/musician.


Straps by Leathercraft - Made In U.K. CELTIC DESIGN REAL LEATHER GUITAR STRAP - GREEN
Straps by Leathercraft - Made In U.K. CELTIC DESIGN REAL LEATHER GUITAR STRAP - GREEN
Offered by supermusic57
Price: 15.99

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars VERY NICE LOOKING AND DOES THE JOB PERFECTLY, 15 Mar 2014
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I bought myself a new guitar as all guitar players do,one just ain't enough. Its a resonator guitar with a chrome finish, added this strap and boy it looks great. Superb delivery from Ireland. Very well made,solid leathers a little stiff at first but goes on OK, a solid very well made strap that looks good and does the job very well indeed ! Good product !


Five Guys Walk Into A Bar... (4CD)
Five Guys Walk Into A Bar... (4CD)
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Price: 35.29

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars FACES ONE OF THE BEST BANDS EVER...HERE'S PROOF !, 15 Mar 2014
If five guys walk into a bar and play music this great then let it be, Faces are one of the greatest bands ever here is more than proof of that. Whether it be rock,ballads or blues they have it nailed. Take the sadly missed but incredible Ronnie Lane surely one of the greatest artists ever, but hold on and add Ronnie Wood, Rod Stewart, Kenney Jones, Ian Mc Clagan to the mix and you'll see what I mean. For me tthis is the best band Rod has ever played in, this was a band so incredibly good that listening to this box set right now its as fresh as the day they were recorded on. Studio tracks, live sessions including BBC ones. The hits,the album tracks, the demo sessions, the quality of songs throughout is utterly superb, thebands playing is equally wonderful, the Ronnie Lane songs such as 'Richmond' are just so great, there are a few covers, and plenty of those funky rock rhythms nobody else can get anywhere as near to playiing as thesesure its full of information,studio facts but anecdotes. Hearing these discs we get to hear sopme of the finest slide guitar work ever put on record, songs as good as anything the Beatles or others produced. This is one fantastic exiting band who here give us a box set that,although not cheap, is among the best I've ever heard. Just take a listen to thier cover of the Beatles, 'Maybe I'm Amazed' it really is the best version I have ever heard. Please do yourself a favour and buy this truly classic set of the best of British music. Shame you can't give ten stars because its worth it.


Far As I Can See
Far As I Can See
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Price: 9.49

5.0 out of 5 stars MATT SCHOFIELD SETS HIGH STANDARDS WITH THIS AMAZING ALBUM, 12 Mar 2014
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This review is from: Far As I Can See (Audio CD)
while at one of Matt and the bands gigs before Christmas I heard a couple of the songs from this new set, they were great then and made this release one highly anticipated album. Well its here and boy its really just got to be his best yet,and all the others are great, now with a new drummer and adding a bass player, gives the fantastic Jonny Henderson even more scope to layer his keyboard genius over this set. At the heart though is Matt Schofield, without now any doubt at all the best blues based guitarist there has been since Eric Clapton came on the scene, he really is an incredible talent, and possesses a very fine voice to go with it. A move to a new label in Provogue, a chutch of great songs this really is a release of the highest and most exiting, not to mention fulfilling you could have. Canadian born drummer Jordan John along with Carl Stanbridge on the bass add a rich solid layer over which Matt and Jonny can do what they do so very well. A three piece horn section make a welcome addition on a few tracks, plus Danny Iiett's added guitar on the instrumental offereing 'Oakland Shuffle' obviously named after the Californian town. There are overall eleven choice tracks here, with the closer 'Red Dragon' really weighing in with glimpses of Hendrix yet remaining pure Schofield. Matt always adds one cover on his albums, aalongside his own songs and here we get Breaking Up Somebody's Home', and he does a great version, with his own very original styloing full of ideas and taste. He is developing into a writer of the highest level, and this latest set confirms him as an artist who deserves massive success,This is one album no one should miss, get it now,enjoy an album of I'm sure lasting pleasure, you hear something new each tiome its played. ALBUM OF THE YEAR 2014, its got to be in there, there certainly won't be many better than this..5 stars just ain't enough !


Back In The High Life- Live
Back In The High Life- Live
Offered by collectorsheaven
Price: 10.00

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars STEVE WINWOOD LIVE AND SUPERB !, 6 Mar 2014
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For an artist who's been around as long as Steve Winwood there's not too mouch live material of him . Sure there was the CD/DVD release of the Winwood /Clapton set at Madison Square Garden the other year plus a solo DVD a little earlier from a USA gig, but CD live very little, this though is a very nice set from the Immortal Label, others have included Van Morrison, Neil Youndg and Eric Clapton.
This set is taken from a concert in 1997 when he was touring his 'Junction Seven' album, the set includes many of his biggest and best known songs, from the Spencer Davis Group days 'I'm A Man', and the closing 'Gimme Some Lovin', to hits such as 'Roll With It','Freedom Overspill',Can't Find My Way Back Home' (from his Traffic days),'Back In The High Life Again', and 'Higher Love', in all sixteen tracks of great live music. He has here a band that includes the superb sax and keyboard playing of Randell Bramlett among the nine piece including a couple of ladies on backing vocals.
Recorded in Germany, the cover date was June 22 1997, on the European leg of the tour, and one which all his fans will want to get hold of. A release of Steve's is always something to look forward too and this concert although a few years back now is no less worthy of release by one of UK's very greatest artists!


Mark Knopfler Dire Straits SIGNED Photo 1st Generation PRINT Ltd 150 + Certificate (1)
Mark Knopfler Dire Straits SIGNED Photo 1st Generation PRINT Ltd 150 + Certificate (1)
Offered by Autographed Music Photos
Price: 9.99

5.0 out of 5 stars MARK KNOPFLER PHOTO SIGNED !, 6 Mar 2014
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I ummed and aahed about this, but finally bought it as a huge fan of the man and his music, re inforced by his 2013 tour which was simply outstanding.
This really is a very nice high quality piece of MK memorabilia, photographed at Bush Hall, very clear signature underneath, and looks really great framed (black edged frame ideally) and hung on the wall of your den or music room.
I've bought before from this company and every time the quality is first class. All in all a very nice piece, and if your a fan not one to miss out on.


Live at the Grosvenor
Live at the Grosvenor

5.0 out of 5 stars STEVE PHILLIPS live with his band., 6 Mar 2014
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This review is from: Live at the Grosvenor (Audio CD)
First saw Steve Phillips when he toured some years ago as part of Mark Knopflers Notting Hillbillies short lived band at the time. More recently he appeared again with Mark on the Sky Arts film Guitar Stories playing with his band at this venue again joined by MK. This CD is a nice, superbly played set of blues and blues based songs in a pub. The recording quality is superb throughout. The choice of songs are very well chosen and all in all an excellent CD to be enjoyed again and again !


Live As It Gets
Live As It Gets
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Price: 15.35

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars DOUG McLEOD LIVE WITH ADDED HARMONICA OF JUKE LOGAN !, 6 Mar 2014
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I love the music and talent of Doug McLeod, an artist who should be far better known than he is, and here we have him in a perfect live setting joined by old friend John 'Juke' Logan. A batch of great songs, Doug's usual humerous takes on life, here one concerns a lady walking into a bar with very tight slacks on wondering why everyone is looking at her ! Doug is one brilliant guitar player steeped in the blues, writes pretty well all his own songs , As he usually plays solo live gigs this is a really niice set being joined by an harmonica player of Logan's quality.
Like your blues, or should I say like great music played well, plus a dose of humour oh and I should also mention Doug has the perfect voice to go with his songs. An hour or so to just sit down and enjoy. Lifts the spirits big time!


Neil Young: Journeys [DVD] [2012]
Neil Young: Journeys [DVD] [2012]
Dvd ~ Jonathan Demme
Price: 5.00

5.0 out of 5 stars NEIL TALKS ABOUT HIS ROOTS AND PLAYS LIVE !, 6 Mar 2014
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Johathon Demmie really knows how to get the real Neil Young on film, 'Heart of Gold' was a wonderful movie cum concert that if you haven't got then do yourself a favour, live in Nashville at the Opry House, full of great performances throughout.
To this new one Neil returns to his Canada roots, we take a tour around with him at times joined by his brother, with solo performances from his 'En Noise' tour. If you are sort of Neil fan this is unmissable stuff, Demmie's genius is gettinbg us to know the man more as he drives around, as he visits an old boyhood fishing spot, how things have changed in town, the ministers house, the various halls he's played there in his early days, right upto the songs throughout live loud and absolute magic (shame there's not a CD of these performances as well).
Neil Young is one of music's legendary greats but he's still moving the music forwards,still full of ideas and passionate about his music as he ever was.
This is a release of very rare and enjoyable quality, Demmie has caught the man and his music and has come up with a film to treasure.


Shubb Classic Guitar Capo - Nickel
Shubb Classic Guitar Capo - Nickel
Price: 14.37

5.0 out of 5 stars GREAT CAPO SUPERBLY MADE, AND MOST OF ALL DOES THE JOB PERFECTLY !, 14 Feb 2014
I play a lot of resonator slide guitar, so using s capo becomes a part of the art of playing. Many capos are bulky, don't allow you the fee movement needed for slide playing. So this little beauty is the perfect answer,easy to use,easy to adjust, and quite simply is the answer to playing without constraint. Very nice looking especially as my guitar has a polished metal body, and capo is the same cover, the rubber cross piece is easily replaced when worn, another bonus. Not the cheapest but for me the best, and after many years playing with an assortment of capos over the years this really is for me personally the best yet. The shide guitar by the way has a high action and many capos don't work too well with tyhis this Shubb is ideal.Very nicely made,and perfect for the job what more could you ask for ?


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