Dave Clark Five & Beyond: Glad All Over [Import]
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Mr.Clark has finally produced this wonderful two disc set and tries to set the record straight.On the first disc we have an approximately two hour documentary,originally shown on PBS in the States,laying out exactly what the group accomplished,highlighted with some wonderful footage from vintage TV shows of the 60s,showing what the group did best....playing.The screams of the fans and the sheer numbers show just what a drawing card this group was in their heyday.While taking us step by step from the beginning of their career through to their eventual break up(strictly voluntary),it is augmented with interviews by the likes of Paul McCartney,Elton John,Sharon Osbourne,Gene Simmons(in full Kiss makeup),Bruce Springsteen and many,many more.We learn,among other things, that Mr.Clark not only personally steered the group (he was very image conscious) but produced them,managed them and obtained a personal plane for them to travel the world in.He also owned their publishing rights and asked for four times the going rate for their music in the beginning,got it and in three years the song masters came back to him.It is amusing to hear folks like McCartney and John say they regret not having done what Dave did,because it would have saved them alot of money in lawsuits,which didn't always yield them satisfactory results.
While some of the material covered might be old hat to the average fan,there are alot of new things that Mr.Read more ›
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Product arrived on time and certainly meets all the expectations I had buying this DVD. The sound is great and the nostalgia of knowing that members of this super group are no... Read morePublished 18 months ago by ralph a hollingsworth
As far as historical is concerned it's a fantastic historical piece. As far as that I ask why, with all the technology we have today, couldn't the picture quality of the old stuff... Read morePublished 18 months ago by patrick manion
Would have given a 5 star rating except for some reason the 2nd DVD didn't include all 18 ED Sullivan appearances only a few out take songs were included plus 2nd DVD has rehashed... Read morePublished 20 months ago by B. Konopski