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The Allman Brothers - Live In Germany
The Allman Brothers - Live In Germany
Dvd ~ Dickey Betts,Butch Trucks,Jai Johanny "Jaimoe" Johanson ,Warren Haynes Gregg Allman

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars bootleg, 16 Oct. 2013
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Not only is this taken from a VHS recording with considerable generation loss, it is also presented in the wrong aspect ratio, in STRETCHED WIDESCREEN! This release is an insult to the band and its fans.


Live at the National Stadium Dublin [DVD] [2012]
Live at the National Stadium Dublin [DVD] [2012]
Dvd ~ Thin Lizzy
Offered by MEGA Media FBA
Price: £10.51

23 of 25 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Another fake-widescreen disaster, 14 July 2012
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This would have been an amazing DVD if the original aspect ratio had been preserved. The main feature is a stunning performance by the band in 1975 and all the extras are interesting and worth having. But everything was ruined by the geniuses responsible for this release who chose to adapt it to "current standards" by cropping off the top and bottom of the picture to come up with a widescreen (16:9) version of footage that was originally shot in full (4:3) screen. Just so you can fill your widescreen TV with image, without having to "tolerate" those vertical black bars. By doing so, they ended up robbing us of a third of the footage that what was originally shot/broadcasted. What they accomplished with this inexcusable butchering was not only cutting off Phil's `fro from every shot but also much of Robbo's and Scott's picking and fretboard skills. Unbelievable! The framing looks so wrong and out of proportion the whole time it's just ridiculous. Fake widescreen is always a stupid decision. Will they ever learn?


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