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100 CD / DVD SLEEVES
100 CD / DVD SLEEVES
Offered by Four Square Media
Price: £3.48

5.0 out of 5 stars Great for keeping your Discs in Perfect Condition !, 20 Aug 2014
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I found these CD sleeves to be absolutely perfect. They are strong, well made, keep the Discs free from dust, and are scratch free when taking the Discs either in or out the CD sleeves.


Imagine
Imagine
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4.0 out of 5 stars One of the BETTER Beatle Imitators !!!, 12 July 2014
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There are hundreds of Beatle/solo CDs on the market . For me, most fail on substandard vocalists sounding Nothing like the Fabs. Remember, these are supposed to be direct 'soundalike' tributes, as opposed to interpretations i.e. "Jealous Guy" by Roxy Music. Now and again there is an above average performance. This recording of "Imagine'' is one of them. One could be forgiven for mistaking this for John if a casual listener. A fan of John's could almost mistake it for an outtake it is that good. The singer in question sounds like a JL fan who Believes in his performance. The backing is nearly spot on with the 'Spector-ish" production. I can honestly say i enjoyed listening to it, in fact i played it side by side with John's original 1971 recording and it stands up well. If people insist on recording Beatle songs, they should at least try to do it to a high standard. Another performance would recomend, is "Back Seat of my Car", a Macca song to be found on the Hallmark cd "When they was fab". Again, an amazing soundalike and worth downloading.


The Long and Winding Road - a Tribute to the Beatles
The Long and Winding Road - a Tribute to the Beatles
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4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Early example of Beatles copyists !, 18 Jun 2014
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I was (& still am) very fond of this particular Beatles tribute album. It was first issued by Hallmark around 1972-3 on vinyl. Alot of these kind of projects tend to have the same flaw. The instrumentation is often excellent, but the vocals suffer because A) they sound nothing like J, P & G B) the 'singers' are just NOT very good. However, on this release (for the most part) we have (in my opinion) Excellent vocalists. They have painstakingly attempted to re-create the original Gtr, B, & Drm sounds of the Beatle records. The Gt solos are good, the arrangements and stereo seperation authentic. It's great to hear "Love Me Do" in true stereo, showing what that track COULD have sounded like ! All the early hits (trks 1-5) are superb, using the same singer(s). The guitar playing on "Michelle" is pretty faithfull, although it suffers with another singer. "Yesterday" & "Revolution"

and "Get Back" are also very good.
"Something" suffers with weak playing and production. "I feel fine" is passable, and like "Hey Jude" and "The Long and Winding Road" were not featured on the original album. All in all an enjoyable cd and worth hearing for those who love Beatle Soundalikes.

"Somethibg" suffers with weak playing,


Hits
Hits
Price: £9.94

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5.0 out of 5 stars Sweet Re-recordings really pack a Punch !!, 7 May 2014
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In a nutshell this CD contains the finest recordings of Sweet's back catalogue since the 70's. The Performances contained within by original member Andy Scott and his current Band are Sharp, Powerful, Energetic, and totally enjoyable ! In fact, sonically, this set supersedes the RCA years. New Vocalist Pete Lincoln is Superb, easily the finest singer since Brian Connolly. I have heard many re-recordings of Sweet material by Andy's previous incarnations, and BC Sweet etc. But i can honesty say this is the Absolute BEST collection you will hear. I have played it many times and i LOVE IT !! Those of you who love Brian, will not be dissapointed with this Album. I see it as a tribute to not only the fine original music created by Sweet, but also to the memory of both Brian Connolly and Mick Tucker.


With My Little Stick Of Blackpool Rock
With My Little Stick Of Blackpool Rock
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5.0 out of 5 stars Formby STILL Sounds GREAT after 70 odd years !!!!, 16 April 2014
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"Blackpool Rock" by George Formby is a Totally Amazing song ! From the Witty Lyrics, Catchy Tune, Clever Arrangement, and the Fab 'Honky Tonk' piano finishing with George's Incredible Uke Solo, make it one of his Absolute Best pieces from his large reportoire. After one hears this a couple of times, it stays bouncing round your head and lifting you Right UP !! I discovered it in 2009, i have it on both CD and Amazon Cloud on my mobile. It's just.. Well... BRILLIANT !!!!!!


129 of the Best Songs
129 of the Best Songs
Price: £7.99

3.0 out of 5 stars George with varying audio quality., 5 April 2014
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I would have given this Digital Album 'Foive', had it not been for some of the tracks suffering from 'less than good quality'. Listening on headphones various songs suffer with an annoying 'scratching' (for want of a much better discription) sound on both L& R of the stereo picture. Iisten to the 30 second snippets and you'll see what i mean. On the plus side you get 129 tracks for around a fiver , with alternate takes of "Blackpool Rock" and "Windows" thrown in. Overall, a good selection. George Formby lifts my spirits, and i can't put it better than that !


You Ve Got
You Ve Got
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5.0 out of 5 stars This CD contains ORIGINAL DECCA Recordings !, 2 Dec 2013
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please dis-regard the other reviews for this release. This disc was released in 1990 on the DERAM label. It contains 20 songs all originally issued by DECCA Records between 1963 & 1967.
There are dozens of Fortunes CDs on the market. Most containing re-recordings of their hits. There are very few CDs boasting the Band's original Decca recordings. This CD is one of those few. In fact i know of just three CDS including this one. Deram 820 920-2. Look out for "Here it comes again" also Deram, but may be expensive. "First Hits" which at the moment is low in price. "The Singles" is a first class 'Cross Lable' release on BR Music.
This is NOT on Rockinbeat as specified, it is a bona fide Decca/Deram release, and most certainly worth buying.


An Adventure in Space and Time [DVD]
An Adventure in Space and Time [DVD]
Dvd ~ David Bradley
Price: £7.00

13 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Deeply Moving..., 21 Nov 2013
I remember clearly the impact Dr Who had on me as a six year old child in 1963. I was full of wonder for this unique atmospheric new drama, with the most Incredible Theme Music i had ever heard. William Hartnell was captivating and charismatic as the Doctor. His companions likable and memorable. One would have to be my age (or older ) to have experienced the first ever entrance of the Daleks which was mesmerising and so totally
original . It was the year of the Beatles and
James Bond. A time of real excitement in Britain. 50 years on, the Beatles, James Bond & Dr Who are more popular than ever !
Mark Gattiss has done a Brilliant job with this drama. William Hartnell's final scene in the Tardis had an unexpected feature which i personally found very moving and emotional.
I think the drama will appeal more to the First wave of fans (although i may be wrong) those who followed William Hartnell's Doctor.
I enjoyed it immensely, and will buy the DVD.
Comment Comments (2) | Permalink | Most recent comment: Nov 24, 2013 11:49 PM GMT


Seasons Changing
Seasons Changing
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Byzantium "Seasons Changing", 26 Sep 2013
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This was Byzantium's second album for A&M records. The previous reviewer's have done a good job, i wanted to add that if one enjoys Good vocal harmony work, Melodic songs (with a touch of Jazz), great instrumentation , & Clever Songwriting, this could be for You ! Yes, it is of it's time ( the 70's ), but people of all ages Love that era !! Byzantium clearly show versatile influences from the likes of CSN, Beatles, to Jazz. This album contains "I'll Always be your Friend" , a truly uplifting song that will make you just feel Good and want to dance !
However , as much as i like "Seasons Changing" , it is "Byzantium" (1972), that is their Finest achievement. It contains several masterpieces notably the Epic "Why ( or maybe it's because" , & the Haunting "I am a Stranger to my Life". An Incredible song which NEVER fails to move my 56 year old head on each and every listen.
I believe Prog Temple are re-issuing "BYZANTIUM" in 2014.
Give them both a listen, if your into similar scenes, ya won't be disappointed...
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Don't Shut Me Out
Don't Shut Me Out
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent David Gates Cover !!, 22 Sep 2013
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I bought this Micky Most produced single released on Most's RAK Lable in 1971.
It is a close and well executed version to the Bread original.
Band member Rod Lynton played on John Lennon's "Imagine" album. Ex Fourmost member George Peckham also was a member of Matchbox. Peckam owned a Record Pressing plant, "Porky's Prime Cuts' can be seen on his Vinyl pressings. Peckham was a friend of the Beatles and at one time worked for APPLE Records.


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