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Suspiria [DVD] [1976]
Suspiria [DVD] [1976]
Dvd ~ Jessica Harper
Price: 15.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Memorable, 25 Jun 2013
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As the Amazon description notes, once seen, never forgotten. I saw this in the 70s on a cinema bill with a Cheech and Chong film. As Suspiria progressed it became clear this was no ordinary horror flick, and it has, indeed, stayed with me all these years.


Music: What Happened?
Music: What Happened?
by Scott Miller
Edition: Paperback
Price: 8.75

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars And then there was......., 1 May 2013
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Got to read this in its' third printing, a little gem of musical choices and great writing. He's good on The Beatles, in particular, but early tales of Bo Diddley etc have been kept for posterity. My own bias is towards a certain musical era but the author appears trustworthy on most decades since 1957.


White Sugar
White Sugar
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Price: 11.32

4.0 out of 5 stars Live versions., 26 May 2009
This review is from: White Sugar (Audio CD)
Just got home after seeing Joanne Shaw Taylor and her band support Johnny Winter at The Globe, Cardiff. Great set, which included a number of songs from White Sugar, and a great reponse from the crowd. Ms Shaw almost lost it when she referred to us all as English, not quite figuring out why the crowd started booing and jeering. She caught on quite quickly though. She definitely knows her way around a Telecaster and has a fine voice. Some geography lessons are all she's lacking.


Philips HQ7390/17 Williams F1 Mains Rechargeable Shaver
Philips HQ7390/17 Williams F1 Mains Rechargeable Shaver

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Close enough, 3 April 2009
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Good product providing a close shave, although it does take a while. Or maybe my beard is heavier than most. Recommended.


In the Lap of the Gods and the Hands of the "Beatles"
In the Lap of the Gods and the Hands of the "Beatles"
by Keith Bateson
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 10.36

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars In the bin with the rubbish, 7 Dec 2008
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I collect books on The Beatles, this one is my latest purchase. It's terrible. Terrible in that factually it's innacurate and typographically it seems to have been put together by an idiot, or someone aspiring to be an idiot. A complete waste of time and money. One star for the photo of George, Ringo and Paul playing football.
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Blue Suede Shoes [DVD] [1985]
Blue Suede Shoes [DVD] [1985]
Dvd ~ Carl Perkins
Price: 8.28

27 of 27 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Gone, gone, gone., 20 July 2006
Outstanding show featuring a stellar cast supporting the great Carl Perkins. Filmed in 1985 before a studio audience of Teds & rockers (plus Beatle wives present and past), Welsh Wizard Dave Edmunds orchestrates a worthy tribute to the king of rockabilly. Everyone looks to be having a fine old time, the stars stretching out over a bedrock groove supplied by Geraint Watkins, John David and Mickey Gee. Buy this DVD and give yourself a treat.


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

5 of 10 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Oh Yoko!, 25 Jun 2005
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Nice addition to the mountain of books on The Beatles now decimating forests across the world. Tony knew them before they were famous, before they formed the band and before they learned to play. Entertaining memoir with some anecdotes of the early years which haven't seen the light of day until now. The only downer for me was the relentless attack on Yoko Ono. Beginning at her first appearance in the story, it never lets up. Despite the Yoko-bashing, a recommended read for Beatle fiends.


Moanin' at Midnight: The Life and Times of Howlin' Wolf
Moanin' at Midnight: The Life and Times of Howlin' Wolf
by James Segrest
Edition: Hardcover

16 of 16 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Where the soul of man never dies, 22 Jan 2005
This book sets a new standard for music biographies, the authors have really done their research. Not only that, Chester almost jumps off the pages so well do they reveal a complex and private man. Descriptions of live performances and studio sessions are finely detailed, due to the numerous interviews the authors conducted with sidemen, producers, fans and family members. Good thing these writers started work on the book many years ago; a number of the interviewees have since died, making this the final word on working/living with the Wolf. Outstanding.


Enjoy Every Sandwich: The Songs Of Warren Zevon
Enjoy Every Sandwich: The Songs Of Warren Zevon
Price: 11.99

2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Relish on the sarnie., 4 Nov 2004
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A CD chock full of good things, with Jackson & Bonnie top of the pile with a raging Poor Poor Pitiful Me. I hadn't heard the majority of these songs previously, only being familiar with the more well-known tunes, so I can't compare these versions with the originals. Bob'n'Brucie et al do a fine job - and from a drumming point of view it's always nice to hear Mick Fleetwood and Jim Keltner.


Kings of the High Frontier
Kings of the High Frontier
by Victor Koman
Edition: Hardcover

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Look up., 14 Mar 2004
Disregard the terrible dust jacket and treat yourselves to a slice of prime thinking-persons Sci-Fi. The politics of space exploration loom large here but don't let that put you off because Mr Koman has the ability to clearly (and entertainingly) explain the pitfalls of bureauocratic impediments to any sort of research, space or otherwise. A huge cast of characters will make your head spin but don't let that dissuade you from seeking out this book, it thankfully comes complete with a cast list at the front. This novel is sharp, witty, nail-bitingly good and is, sadly, not that easy to find (maybe certain elements in the space community have made it thus?), but hey, I found it so why not you?


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