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8 of 14 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars One Star, 23 Dec. 2015
This review is from: 25 (Audio CD)
What a load of overrated garbage!


Get Back Change
Get Back Change
Price: £13.42

5.0 out of 5 stars A brilliant album from start to finish, 23 Dec. 2015
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This review is from: Get Back Change (Audio CD)
A brilliant album from start to finish.Ron Hynes aka The Man of a Thousand Songs,passed away on November 18 this year and it was with a sad heart that i review this lovely album,not a 'duff' track to be found.Ron Hynes was a very proud Newfoundlander and he was and still is the most influential figure,music wise to emerge from the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.No lesser talent than Alan Doyle from the legendary band Great Big Sea,once said that ''íf you want to know anything about our province,check out Ron Hynes'' and how right he was.RIP RON.


They Promised You Mercy
They Promised You Mercy
Price: £16.49

5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant songs from a Newfoundland superstar!, 29 Nov. 2015
This review is from: They Promised You Mercy (Audio CD)
A Five Star Cracker for sure,one zillion times better then that overrated frump Adele!


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: £15.86

7 of 9 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.
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Diverted [DVD]
Diverted [DVD]
Dvd ~ Shawn Ashmore
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Price: £6.80

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
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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
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Price: £9.97

2 of 16 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
Offered by HomeMovies
Price: £16.90

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
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!


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