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The Beatles on the road

Advantages: Decent if undemanding run-through of the Beatles' touring years
Disadvantages: Not very probing; no extras at all

A review of the single-disk Blu-ray release of this recent documentary. It should set yuou back about £15 in HMV at the moment. This documentary tells the story of the Beatles’ years as a live band, from their pre-recording years in Liverpool and Hamburg ...

hogsflesh 19.12.2016 · Read full review
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Review of The Beatles: Eight Days A Week - The Touring Years (Blu-ray)

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Pop go the 50s

Advantages: Fun if you like the music
Disadvantages: Agonising if you don't

The Blu-ray from Network is about a tenner on amazon at time of writing. Six-Five Special was the first ever pop music show on British TV, starting in 1957. It was the BBC’s rather grudging concession to teenage audiences, which were becoming the key dem ...

hogsflesh 11.05.2015 · Read full review
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Review of 6.5 Special (Blu-ray)

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U2 CAN BE AT THE ROSE BOWL

Advantages: A good concert film for fans of U2
Disadvantages: Too many camera angles in short spaces of time and Bono's voice isn't what it was

My husband has loved U2 since he was a child, I've tried to learn to love the band as much as he does but apart from a few songs that I enjoy listening to I can't help feeling myself that U2 are overrated and that if they didn't model themselves as global ...

BlurredLines 13.12.2016 · Read full review
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Review of U2 - 360 Degrees At The Rose Bowl (Blu-ray)

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So why on earth should I moan?

Advantages: Great picture quality, entertaining film
Disadvantages: It's probably not great if you don't like the Beatles

...This blu-ray is about £15 on amazon at time of writing. When you listen to the charts from 1964, it's obvious the Beatles are a cut or two above everyone else. Quite aside from the music - and it's the vocal performances as much as the actual songs that ...

hogsflesh 08.01.2015 · Read full review
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Review of A Hard Day's Night: 50th Anniversary Restoration (Blu-ray)

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There Goes My Hero, Watch Him As He Plays

Advantages: An excellent account of a great concert. Sound and picture are stunning
Disadvantages: Lack of extras and a £15.99 price tag

The Date There are certain concerts you go to that will long stick in the mind and it would be fair to say that the one I attended on Saturday 7th June 2008 is certainly one that will stick with me for many years to come. It was in fact the bigge ...

Andy.mack 21.12.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Foo Fighters - Live At Wembley Stadium (Blu-ray)

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