Dave Leeke

 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 90% (153 of 170)
Location: Orwell River Delta
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 3,041,309 - Total Helpful Votes: 153 of 170
IPOD CLASSIC 80GB CHARGER MAINS WHITE by Apple
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Not brilliant!, 18 Sep 2009
This broke the third time I used it. Not much fun when you're a thousand miles away from home and know that you're not going to be able to listen to your own music on the plane home - or hanging around the airport.

There was no problem from the company, they reimbursed me quickly with no hassle at all.

Personally, I'll buy an official Apple charger instead!
My Name Is Buddy ~ Ry Cooder
My Name Is Buddy ~ Ry Cooder
38 of 48 people found the following review helpful
Imagine, if you will dear reader, a conversation in heaven. John Steinbeck is handing back to Woody Guthrie, a copy of "The Wind In The Willows" that the latter had lent him and, as they swill the ice around in their glasses of bourbon, then chink the glasses together and say, "cheers/bottoms up/whatever". As the sun sets (which also rises - sorry, literary joke) over the distant clouds, they agree that maybe a musical based on it would be a good idea. But they're not Brits, so an American take on the whole idea seems like a good idea at the time.

And indeed, it is.

A story that for many of us seems familiar (all you who have taken GCE/GCSE English Lit over the last… Read more
We Shall Overcome The Seeger Sessions [CD + DVD] ~ Bruce Springsteen
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
Springsteen counts the band in and away they go. The sheer exuberance of this large collection of acoustic musicians seems to push Springsteen into a belting performance. Banjos, trombones and accordions, along with lots of other "folk" instruments blast out a full sounding backing for Springsteen to bellow out these old folk songs in his usual declamatory style. It is a bit odd to hear him getting those hoarse vocals around "Froggie Went A-Courting" or the "too-rye-aye" chorus of "Mrs McGrath" - for me, the least successful song here (although "Shenandoah" is a little ropey). But overall, it works well. The DVD is a brief documentary of the musicians performing with Springsteen at his… Read more

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