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Replacement Battery for Pure Digital Pocket DAB1500 & TalkSport
Replacement Battery for Pure Digital Pocket DAB1500 & TalkSport
Offered by Power & Leisure
Price: £8.98

5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 2 Nov. 2014
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No complaints so far, fitting couldn't have been easier and it holds the charge very well.

Out Of Our Minds
Out Of Our Minds

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very nearly as good as her first album, 3 May 2010
This review is from: Out Of Our Minds (Audio CD)
Melissa Auf Der Maur's first solo album was absolutely my favorite album of whatever year it was (2004?), and she comes closer to repeating that success on the follow-up than we had any right to expect. Stylistically it's very similar to the first album - middle-weight rock music, more foot-tapping than head-banging, with plenty of hooks. Melissa's vocals are strong and melodic, unfortunately she's not as strong a lyricist but that's the only slight criticism of the album - and who listens to rock music for the lyrics anyway?

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Description is misleading, 17 Jun. 2008
At the time of writing, the item description is a bit misleading in my opinion (hopefully they'll have changed it by the time you read this) - "CD case cover and tray insert [pack 50]" suggests to me 50 sheets, it's actually 25 sheets each with one case cover and one tray insert. Apart from that - I have no complaints with the product itself.

Tearing Down The Wall of Sound: The Rise and Fall of Phil Spector
Tearing Down The Wall of Sound: The Rise and Fall of Phil Spector
by Mick Brown
Edition: Hardcover

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Hard to fault, 27 Jun. 2007
If you want a well-written, intricately researched and even-handed account of Phil Spector's career in music, Tearing Down the Wall of Sound is hard to fault. But it's also surprisingly strong as a psychological portrait of a very peculiar person - "surprisingly" given the author's background as a music journalist. However you do occasionally feel that the book would have benefited from the input of an author with a background in psychology.

The final two chapters cover the death of Lana Clarkson, and although this hardback edition was published shortly before the start of Spector's murder trial, the prosecution and defence cases are presented in detail, based on grand jury testimony and so on. We can assume that the paperback edition will be updated to cover the trial itself.

Magical Mystery Tours: My Life with the "Beatles"
Magical Mystery Tours: My Life with the "Beatles"
by Tony Bramwell
Edition: Hardcover

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A great read, but don't expect major revelations, 27 Jun. 2007
Tony Bramwell was a schoolfriend of the Beatles who started off helping to carry their equipment as a means of getting into clubs for free and continued to work for them in various capacities until he became one of the final victims of the Klein cull of Apple in 1969. But if you buy this book expecting significant revelations about the Beatles, you'll be disappointed - the closest we get is Bramwell's claim that John and Yoko were sleeping together long before the infamous Two Virgins night. His descriptions of the `major' events of the Beatles' history are no different from those that have appeared in a hundred previous books, and as he rarely says "I was there" or "so-and-so told me this" we have to assume that he's simply rehashing previous authors' work. There are also a few minor factual errors - for example he describes the Beatles playing one song a year before they had actually written it.

But please don't let this put you off buying this book! As a well-written account of a likeable young man with loads of energy having a whole lot of fun in the Swinging Sixties, it's an excellent read. The mass of small details about everyday life with the Beatles should keep Beatles fanatics happy. Fans of Yoko Ono should beware, though - Bramwell makes no attempt to disguise his loathing of her.

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