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Woodstock Nation Beware!!!,
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This review is from: Woodstock Diary 1969 [DVD]  (DVD)
This release called "Woodstock Diary 1969" is not new but the old "Woodstock Diaries" that were released in 1994!!!!
So for all of you who have the Original DVD don't buy this...
All you get is a new cover and a new name. The DVD is exactly the same!But you pay double the price, what a rip off!
Oh yes there is one difference,they did put subtitles on this release: French, Dutch and German only! Since I am German I checked out the subtitles and they turned out to be the poorest ones I've ever came across! In Arlo Guthrie's Stage anouncements "Far out" is translated to "Madness" and "Freaks" into "Half witts". But the peak is to translate "Walking down the line" into "Marching in a Military Order"!!!
If you haven't got the original "Woodstock Diaries" I sugest you get them because they do have a lot of previously(before 1994) unreleased Performances on them and lots of information. But stay away from this Re-release that only cost more money!
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Initial post: 13 Aug 2009 18:21:02 BDT
Philip A.Cohen says:
Perhaps, you could answer this question: Is the video quality better or worse than the two previous DVD editions? I have the 2002 Uk DVD release, and the video quality is poor, due to the fact there is 3 hours of video on a one-layer DVD. The video data bit rate is very low.
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Last edited by the author on 17 Aug 2009 15:50:04 BDT
Rasmus K. Weinhardt says:
Hi Phil... I can see no difference between the 2002 release and the new one. But then I still use an old ctr type tv. Perhaps there might be a difference when you watch it on a modern flatpanel tv. (Yeah I know man, how backwards! But beeing a cat who has experienced the late 60ies and early 70ies I even listen to vinyl records from time to time.)
I think this is just a marketing ploy. If they had increased the Quality wouldn't they advertise that? Instead they just released the same DVD with a new cover and a (all be it slightly) different name!
Peace and Happiness man... Rasmus
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