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Dave Clark Five & Beyond: Glad All Over [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
Dave Clark Five & Beyond: Glad All Over [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
Offered by RAREWAVES USA
Price: £12.28

5 of 7 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars One man's attempt to change pop history!, 17 Feb. 2015
This dvd was obviously made by a self obsessive who wants to re-write his place in the history of pop music.Yes,The Dave Clark Five were a very good band,but no way they could be in the same class as The Beatles or The Rolling Stones.I disagree with Elton John's comments,everone has an opinion of course, but for me bands such as The Who,Kinks, Hollies,Hermans Hermits,The Searchers,The Move,Yardbirds,Zombies and The Walker Brothers were superior to The DC 5.I totally agree with my fellow reviewer, that Mike Smith WAS the Dave Clark Five, a superb vocalist who should have gone on to a successful solo career.Having said that,i enjoyed most of the documentary, a nostalgic look back at the sixties,its a pity there wasn't more input from the other band members,RIP Mike,Denny and Rick.


Diverted [DVD]
Diverted [DVD]
Dvd ~ Shawn Ashmore
Offered by zoverstocks
Price: £3.34

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An excellent movie, i have rather a biased view of ..., 10 Feb. 2015
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This review is from: Diverted [DVD] (DVD)
An excellent movie, i have rather a biased view of all things Newfoundland,i have been a visitor to 'The Rock' no less then eight times since 2007.The events surrounding 9/11 have left a mark on all us,obviously some more then others.Diverted focuses on the ,retlationshops between the passengers and residents of Gander and having personally met people who were involved during that week following the terror attacks on New York and Washington,lifelong friendships were formed .One flaw however and its only a small gripe the band Hey Rosetta! appear in the movie,and as huge fan of this excellent combo,i know for a fact that Tim Baker and Co. were not yet in exsistence in 2001.Still great dvd though and thats all that matters


Monty Python Live (mostly) - One Down Five To Go [DVD] [2014] [NTSC]
Monty Python Live (mostly) - One Down Five To Go [DVD] [2014] [NTSC]
Dvd ~ Monty Python
Price: £5.99

4.0 out of 5 stars its great, but I could have done without the influence ..., 12 Jan. 2015
Yes,its great, but I could have done without the influence of Arlene Phillips, too much Eric Idle input, how much did the other Pythons contribute to this and the other shows? And,where o where was Neil Innes? How could you not have 'the sixth Beatle[and first Rutle] make some kind of appearance?


In Flanders Fields
In Flanders Fields
Price: £14.61

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent CD by an equally excellent act, 22 Aug. 2014
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This review is from: In Flanders Fields (Audio CD)
Excellent CD by an equally excellent act! The only time I have seen C B & S perform was in Dranouter, Belgium in 1996.Close to where the allied war groves are located and near the town of Ypres/Ieper.I'm famiiar with most of these songs on this superb double cd.Moslty compiled from various concerts that Coope,Boyes & Simpson have performed in Belgium and some I believe in the UK.Without giving too much away,this collection is well worth purchasing[or downloading,you cheapskates!] especially for anyone who has not heard or got hold of any of their previous work.The lads done brilliant!


The Best Of Rolf Harris
The Best Of Rolf Harris
Offered by westworld-
Price: £11.82

2 of 7 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars No doubt the royalties received from Adam Ants 'Prince Charming' and other songs were used to buy the best legal team available, 13 Aug. 2014
This review is from: The Best Of Rolf Harris (Audio CD)
Anyone who thinks that this evil,predatory pervert,should NOT have received a prison sentence,seriously needs help! I used to have tapes of this mans Glastonbury appearances,needless to say,i binned them some time ago.No doubt the royalties received from Adam Ants 'Prince Charming' and other songs were used to buy the best legal team available, well it didn't work! HARRIS NO MORE!!!
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Jonni Darkko's E for Eva
Jonni Darkko's E for Eva
Dvd ~ Eva Angelina

5.0 out of 5 stars Eva forever!, 9 July 2014
This review is from: Jonni Darkko's E for Eva (DVD)
Excellent compilation of an outstanding beauty,Eva has it all to give and boy she knows how to get those juices flowing! Not exactly 'art-farty' but who gives a monkeys about art?


Private Life Of Sophie Evans - DVD
Private Life Of Sophie Evans - DVD

5.0 out of 5 stars Sophie the Superstar!, 2 July 2014
This is what is,lets not kid ourselves,but hey, art is art,in whatever shape or form it arrives in! Sophie Evans is one of the finest adult movie stars of the 15 years or so,a worthy successor to all those that went before her.This is a very enjoyable compilation of Sophie in action,along with a few interview clips,in which Sophie talks quite candidly.I don't think that Sophie has any Welsh or UK blood,there can't be too many Hungarians called Evans!But Sophie Evans will definitely do for me!


Sheezus
Sheezus
Offered by mrtopseller
Price: £3.95

1 of 7 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars So overrated! Whats the fuss all about?, 1 July 2014
This review is from: Sheezus (Audio CD)
Total pants!Maybe its the generation gap or something,but this album ,just like the ones Ms.Allen recorded before ''retiring'',were,for me about as pleasureable as a dripping tap.Please Lily Allen,if you're going to retire from the music business,then damn well mean it!


Republic of Doyle - Season 1 - 3-DVD Set ( Republic of Doyle - Season One )
Republic of Doyle - Season 1 - 3-DVD Set ( Republic of Doyle - Season One )
Dvd ~ Sean McGinley
Offered by DaaVeeDee-uk
Price: £24.89

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Superb Private Dective series from Atlantic Canada., 4 Jun. 2014
More to the point,St.John's Newfoundland,where pretty well all of this series was produced.This unique city proved to be a perfect location,the acting is brilliant,focusing mainly on Jake Doyle and his Dad,Malachy,superbly played by Allan Hawco and Sean McGinley, ably supported by a stellar cast,mainly Newfoundland-born,of which a special mention must go to Mark O'Brien who plays the lovable nerdy geek, Des Courtney! Having been a regular visitor to St.John's since 2007,i was always looking for something that would forever be a momento of my time there, and this first season of Republic of Doyle along with the other three which i also own,clearly'hits the spot'.Special mention too, of the excellent soundtrack that accompnies 'Republic',excellent Newfoundland,contemporary and traditional music that's to die for.Oh Yeah by Great Big Sea is as good as any intro/outro i've ever hear.Buy with confidence!


Black And White Minstrel Show
Black And White Minstrel Show
Offered by Not2day Media
Price: £3.95

1.0 out of 5 stars An era that is best forgotten., 3 Jun. 2014
I cringe with embarassment when i think of this and i cringe even more when,as a youngster i used to watch this with my parents in the 60's.Of course i was green and naive and accepted this as the norm,my father loved all this,but at the same time had little or no appreciation of jazz,blues ,soul and other forms of 'roots' music,though he was born nearly 100 years ago.I soon learned that The B and W show was not for me and most of my friends felt the same way, amazingly,Lenny Henry was a regular on their BBC 1 show in the mid seventies,i wonder how he feels about that now!You either like this music or you don't and i know what camp i fall in with.


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