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James May's Toy Stories: Balsa Wood Glider/Great Train Race [DVD]
James May's Toy Stories: Balsa Wood Glider/Great Train Race [DVD]
Dvd ~ James May
Price: 9.53

5.0 out of 5 stars A bonus Toy Story!, 17 Jan 2014
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For those of you who can't get enough of James May, here are two great segments from his Toy Stories shows. The Great Train Race picks up where the TV show left off, with the train from two seaside towns still without rail service. This time they embark on making the trip a race with great results! The second show is the Balsa Wood Glider where they attempt to fly a basa wood glider across the English Channel. Fun stuff! I hope that the creative team is planning more shows, these are great fun to watch!


So80s: Formel Eins
So80s: Formel Eins
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Price: 16.96

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2.0 out of 5 stars What was I thinking?, 17 Jan 2014
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This review is from: So80s: Formel Eins (Audio CD)
Ok, I'm an idiot. I bought this set because 1) there was some Yello tracks on it, and 2) I thought it had to do with Formula 1. There is a Yello track, and that is about the extent of what I like about this set. It is mostly a bunch of 80's disco type stuff and a lot of it I actually hoped I would never hear again.


...Again
...Again
Price: 9.99

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3.0 out of 5 stars A Bit of Ring Rust, 17 Jan 2014
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This review is from: ...Again (Audio CD)
I've been wating for some new material from Dave Edmunds for a long time as most of his fans have been as well. We feared this day would never come. But here is some new Dave Edmunds material. And to be honest, his absense from the studio is showing. Also Dave recorded this in his home studio with no other musicians, and to be honest, having some firepower from young guns would have made this a better album.


Live at Rockpalast - 1980 (CD & DVD Pack) (NTSC)
Live at Rockpalast - 1980 (CD & DVD Pack) (NTSC)
Price: 21.32

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4.0 out of 5 stars A Rare Look at A Great Band, 17 Jan 2014
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Finding anything related to Rockpile anymore is a challange, but to have a set from the fabled Rockpalast series come out is a special occasion! So now that the praises are out of the way, let's talk about the recording. Is it a great recording? No. It's fair at best. The song selection is first rate bouncing between Nick and Dave's solo work and a couple of songs by Billy from the Rockpile album, so song quality is good, it just doesn't sound that great, a bit rough and flat. But if you are a) a Rockpile fan; b) a Dave Edmunds fan; c) a Nick Lowe fan you are going to want this CD/DVD combo!
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Live From The Main Stage At Bestival 2013
Live From The Main Stage At Bestival 2013
Price: 13.87

5.0 out of 5 stars An Amazing Show!, 17 Jan 2014
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After listening to the Bestival Birthday Bash I was so amazed at 1) the quality of the recording and 2) Norm's show that I had to listen to it again! This is a fantastic DJ set by one of the world's best! Norm takes on a lot of his own material and then adds some other songs to boost it up and the set just flies by. One of the highlights is the take of Praise You with choir. My only disappointment was that there isn't a video of the show to accompany. Also disappointed that this hasn't been released in the U.S. yet. Buy this one now!


Total: From Joy Division To New Order
Total: From Joy Division To New Order
Price: 7.02

4.0 out of 5 stars Pretty much your standard stuff, 3 Nov 2013
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There are no surprises here, if you are buying this CD you a) are trying to catch up with both artists and this would be a good set to start with, or b) you are a complete-ist and have to have everything either band has put out. I fall into the second group, I was lured into the set with the promise of a un-released New Order track. That quite frankly should have remained in someone's vault. it's a good set, but you probably have it all already.


Pacific Arts Box
Pacific Arts Box
Price: 18.34

3.0 out of 5 stars Not the masterpiece I thought it would be, 3 Nov 2013
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This review is from: Pacific Arts Box (Audio CD)
The Pacific Arts Box by Mike Nesmith contains 4 CDs, 3 of his early solo albums and a fairly recent live recording. While I had the studio albums already, I was getting this because of the live disk. The solo albums hold up fairly well over time, but the live CD was a very big disappointment. Nes as he calls himself was particularly chatty on the disk, to the point of you really want him to shut up and play. The song selection isn't great, his performance isn't all that great, and as much as I wanted to like this set, I pretty much gave it one listen and put it on the shelf. If you are a Monkee's fan, you probably will not appreciate what Nes is doing here, but if you were a fan of his solo stuff, you will probably enjoy it once.


Class Of 92
Class Of 92
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Price: 5.59

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A short but great set, 3 Nov 2013
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This is a audio only version of the Big Audio DVD that has recently shown up. Who ever put this set together just took the audio, tracks. That said the quality is good, my biggest complaint about the set is that it is very short, clocking in at a little over 30 minutes. You won't be disappointed with this set, it will definitely leave you wanting more.


Be Bop Deluxe At the BBC 1974-1978 [3CD/DVD]
Be Bop Deluxe At the BBC 1974-1978 [3CD/DVD]
Price: 14.72

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Must Have for the Be Bop Deluxe Fan, 3 Nov 2013
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Having been a fan of both Be Bop and Bill Nelson for more years than I can count, this was a very necessary set for me to buy! And I was not disappointed. The recordings are first rate, sound quality is excellent. The song selection is also very nice, lots of the hits are here. The DVD that is included is also excellent as it has a lot of footage of the band from Old Grey Whistle Test and them actually performing live and not lip syncing. Also by buying from the Amazon UK site, I saved about $20.00 from what Amazon US was charging! If you are a fan you will not be disappointed!


James May's Man Lab Series 3 [DVD]
James May's Man Lab Series 3 [DVD]
Dvd ~ James May
Price: 10.50

5.0 out of 5 stars More May Magic, 30 July 2013
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Series 3 of Man Lab doesn't disappoint, except that the series is just too short. The new Man Lab location is nice, all the favorites are back James, Simmy, and the hapless Rory. A fun series that I hope continues!


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