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Austin City Limits Celebrates 40 Years [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
Austin City Limits Celebrates 40 Years [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
Dvd ~ Bill Arhos
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Price: £9.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Here's to the next 40 years !, 25 Jan. 2015
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It puzzles me that this is not advertised on ACL's web site, supposedly because it's not released by New West records. The Jason Isbell gig is another ACL release not released by New West, strange. Anyway this is a good concert overall, as with most of these gigs it's unlikely that you are going to love it all, and that's the case for me here. Highlights for me are Joe Ely and Robert Earl Keen, Jimmy Vaughan and Bonnie Raitt, Doyle Bramhall, Robert Randolph, The Foo Fighters and the finale of Not Fade Away led by Joe Ely. There appears to have been 2 celebratery gigs, one held in the old 6A theatre and the other in the Moody Theatre as the filming switches from one to the other throughout. It's a great institution Austin City Limits and there is skip load of great gigs we haven't seen yet, and I for one hope they keep them coming out on DVD.


Live at Austin City Limits [DVD] [2014] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
Live at Austin City Limits [DVD] [2014] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
Dvd ~ Jason Isbell
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Price: £12.16

5.0 out of 5 stars Strong outing from the ex Trucker., 24 Jan. 2015
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I have to admit I didn't think it was any great loss when Jason left the Drive By Truckers, and I wasn't that impressed with the solo work he did following his departure but he has turned things around on this outing. This is an impressive performance of quality songs, delivered in a powerful way. Good band, nice touches of slide guitar, lovely fiddle from Jason's Mrs, Amanda Shires all go to make this a very enjoyable set from the wonderful Austin City Limits stage.


Songs From The Road [DVD AUDIO]
Songs From The Road [DVD AUDIO]
Price: £12.02

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Class act, the real deal., 5 Nov. 2014
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This is a terrific package. I saw Dana and her band last year when she was over here and she was superb. As soon as she sets foot on stage you know you are in the presence of someone special. This girl is the real deal, in the same way that Beth Hart is, it's just that Dana bring a little more of that southern feel to the music.Absolute knockout.


Live At Rockpalast (1980) (CD & DVD Pack)
Live At Rockpalast (1980) (CD & DVD Pack)
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Price: £16.86

5.0 out of 5 stars Essential !, 24 Sept. 2014
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Lee Clayton has always been a bit of an enigmatic artist and one I regret never having seen live. I tried to book this band in the late 80's but Lee Clayton was insisting on several days break between gigs at the time and we just couldn't figure anything out. I have loved the guys music since his first album late 73 early 74. OK so this gig is 34 years old now and the picture quality leaves a bit to be desired but sound is not bad. Still deserves every one of 5 stars, it is a fantastic gig and Phil Donnelly's guitar work is incredible. The material still stands up really well today and confirms just how cutting edge this guy was in the 70's ! I would have liked A little cocaine to have been included in the set, I'm sure he must have sung it, but nothing that stopped me thoroughly enjoying this wonderful concert. Dunno what genre the media airheads of today would put this in, Americana, Alternative country, there are more music genres now than there are types of coffee ! File it under Great !


Leave a Scar: Live in North Carolina
Leave a Scar: Live in North Carolina
Price: £8.29

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5.0 out of 5 stars There are stars in the southern sky., 22 Aug. 2014
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One of my favourite bands at the moment, saw the band earlier in the year and they were great .This is a super package, the DVD is well shot, good picture quality and good sound. Just click on concert only and you can watch the gig without having it interrupted by the interviews too. Charlie Starr is a great front man and the quality of the songs is impressive. Thoroughly enjoyable and great value.


Black Eyed Sons [2CD/DVD]
Black Eyed Sons [2CD/DVD]
Price: £13.84

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best of British !, 17 Jun. 2014
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I love this band, constantly good, tried and true with a fist full of songs that are practically anthem status now. Spike is one of the best front men in the business, his stage presence is phenomenal. Twin Gibsons, plenty of slide, just the best rock and roll band we have produced and they should be a household name. Cracking packaging and the DVD is an absolute joy. Essential !


All My Friends: Celebrating The Songs & Voice Of Gregg Allman
All My Friends: Celebrating The Songs & Voice Of Gregg Allman
Price: £23.85

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5.0 out of 5 stars Fitting tribute to a living legend., 3 Jun. 2014
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Cracking gig this, 3 CD's and the DVD all excellent. Nice for the tribute concert to be before the death of the artist ! Greg Allman and the Allman Brothers band have been a huge inspiration to a more than one generation of budding musicians now and while many still miss Duane, make no mistake the band can still put in an awesome performance. The 2 tracks they perform here at the end of the gig, Dreams and Whipping Post are superb, Derek Trucks and Warren Haynes really rise to the occasion. At a running time of 2hrs 40 mins the concert is great viewing, I particularly like these gigs that bring artists from different genres together. It really is only the media that have any need for music genres. Others that deserve special mention? Taj Mahal, Robert Randolph, Vince Gill, Susan Tedeschi, Dr John, Not a bad track on here really.
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Live at Billy Bob's Texas
Live at Billy Bob's Texas
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1.0 out of 5 stars Good ol' boy getting tough ? Nah, neither !, 29 May 2014
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Have written 2 previous reviews of this package, the first was not accepted by Amazon and the second has disappeared, presumably removed as it caused some redneck offence ! This is macho posturing to the point of being laughable. Taylor could never do subtle, but this isn't hard hitting either. There is some fair images created in " Faulkner by the dashboard lights" but other than that this is pretty dreadful.


The Mark Selby Box Set. 3CD+DVD
The Mark Selby Box Set. 3CD+DVD
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4.0 out of 5 stars Good value box set., 24 May 2014
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Mark Selby singer songwriter does alright here. I like the mix of his own stuff and some interesting covers. The DVD is preferable to me than the CD's and Mark plays a good set for Rockpalast. Artists from various genres have recorded Marks' songs but the predominant genre here is blues/rock. Some nice slide guitar on several numbers. Is he the real deal, I'm not sure. Good but not great.


Live in Amsterdam [DVD] [2014] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
Live in Amsterdam [DVD] [2014] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
Dvd ~ Beth Hart
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Price: £12.93

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Superlatives are wasted !, 9 April 2014
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A pretty powerful torch light went out when Etta James passed away, but thanks to the gorgeous Beth Hart that torch has been rekindled and is now burning brighter than ever. Add to the mix Bonamassa and his band and you have a show where superlatives don't even come close, but I'll give you one anyway.... Sensational ! The best twelve quid you'll spend this year.


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