Mark Barry

"Mark Barry"
Hall of Fame Reviewer - 2011 2014
Father and Son (Mark and Sean)
Top Reviewer Ranking: 17
Helpful votes received on reviews: 94% (11,889 of 12,693)
Birthday: 28 Sep
In My Own Words:

“BLU RAY: Keepers And Sleepers” (100 Films You Probably Don’t Own But Should) Vol 1 – July 2014
“MY BROKEN HEART (75 Days In The NHS)” – 75 Poems About A Quadruple Bypass, Fruity Pots And A Second Chance – January 2014
View videos on the YOUTUBE LINK provided above - poems and explanations (s… Read more

To date I've posted over 1440 reviews and 80+ Listmania lists on Amazon (UK) - most of them are for quality music CD REMASTERS and films on BLU RAY.

They feature recommendations from years of trawling through digipaks and flicks. I tend to highligh… Read more

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 17 - Total Helpful Votes: 11889 of 12693
The Two Of Us (Expanded Edition) ~ Yarbrough & Peoples
The Two Of Us (Expanded Edition) ~ Yarbrough & Peoples
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
A monster Soul album that rose to Number 1 on the USA R'n'B album charts - Cavin YARBROUGH and Alisa PEOPLES finally hit songwriting paydirt in late 1980 with their "The Two Of Us" platter. And this typically superb Big Break Records CD (BBR of the UK) does that fondly remembered stepper proud. Here are the toe-tapping details...

UK released on an Expanded CD Remaster in July 2014 - Big Break Records CDBBRX0195 (Barcode 5013939049536) breaks down as follows (56:16 minutes):

Tracks 1 to 9 are the album "The Two Of Us" - released October 1980 in the USA on Mercury Records SRM-1-3834
Tracks 10 to 13 are BONUSES - Third Degree (12" Disco Mix), Don't Stop The Music… Read more
H / Sign Of The Times ~ Bob James
H / Sign Of The Times ~ Bob James
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Robinsongs is a subsidiary label of Cherry Red Records who have picked up on the gaps in late Seventies and Eighties Jazz Fusion and Soul Funk albums. And this is a clever CD reissue....

UK released July 2014 - Robinsongs CDMRED627 (Barcode 5013929162730) features two LPs by BOB JAMES as follows (75:38 minutes):

Tracks 1 to 6 are the album "H" - released 1980 in the USA on Tappan Zee JC 36422
Tracks 7 to 12 are the album "Sign Of The Times" - released 1981 in the USA on Tappan Zee FC 37495

The 12-page booklet gives us informative and detailed liner notes by LOIS WILSON (of the Mojo magazine) and ALAN WILSON at Western Star in Bristol has done the… Read more
Complete Studio Recordings (7cd) ~ The Doors
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Back when Rhino were amongst the best reissue labels in the world (with access to unlimited primo material) - they regularly produced fabulous Box Sets like "The Complete Studio Recordings" by THE DOORS. There's a lot to get through so let's get riding that storm of details...

USA released November 1999 on Rhino 62434-2 (Barcode 075596243421) - it comes in a 5˝ x 5˝-inch CUBE BOX with a flip-ribboned-lid (the artwork is a collage of Elektra records album sleeves). Inside are 8 slots - one for the sumptuous booklet and 7 albums in oversized 5˝" card repro sleeves (one of which is a Rarities set). The STEREO mixes have been used for all six Studio albums (catalogue numbers and… Read more

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