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Pursuit of Happiness 1993 Live

The Pursuit of Happiness , Tom O'Neill    G (General Audience)   DVD

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Product Details

  • Actors: The Pursuit of Happiness
  • Directors: Tom O'Neill
  • Format: Color, Dolby, DTS Surround Sound, DVD-Video, Full length, Import, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Region: All RegionsAll Regions
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • MPAA Rating: G
  • Studio: MuchMoreRetro Presents
  • Release Date: Sept. 12 2006
  • Run Time: 58 minutes
  • ASIN: B000I2KQPE

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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great! June 15 2008
By William Jens Jensen - Published on Amazon.com
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This is an excellent introduction to a fine performer. Dombasle's "retro" work represented here may be ironic or serious, but she's always entertaining, not to mention easy on the eyes.

Here's the list (more or less):

1. Amor Amor
2. Perfida
3. Quiereme
4. Amapola
5. Quizas Quizas Quiezas
6. Solamente Una Vez
7. Cando Calienta El Sol
8. As Time Goes By
9. You Go to My Head
10. I Wish Your Love
11. Whispering
12. Rhum & Coca-Cola
13. Que Sera (Sway)
14. Piel Canela
15. El Tiburon
16. Besame Mucho
17. Preso N 9
18. Cucurrucucu Paloma
19. Riega La Matica
20. Cielito Mio
21. La Chicana
22. Rhum and Coca-Cola
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars This is great, but... Jan. 18 2007
By Bob Shade - Published on Amazon.com
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My DVD came today and was i ever stoked! I quickly opened it and tossed it into the dvd tray on my player, fired up the projector, pulled down my 8'x6' screen and hit play. The first image was something I recognized, a blurry copy of the FBI and copyright warnings. It looked a lot like a bad VHS rip one might download from the web. The picture quality sucks, there is a LOUD 60 cycle hum that distracts from enjoyment, and last but not least the editor was lightly effects crazy. Think 1974 home video, built in FX screens. Did I mention out of focus?

Now the good part. It is POP STAPLES!! All the bad is negated by just watching Pops play and sing.

A true folk and blues icon, Pops is superb at being himself, blending original songs with classic gospel, blues hymns, and tradtional songs as the mood strikes. His guitar playing is as smooth as his vocal delivery.

Bottom liny, if you love Pops' music as much as i do, buy this and savor one of the VERY FEW videos of this amazing artist.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Happiness Indeed! Sept. 30 2008
By Uncle Rocco - Published on Amazon.com
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"As much as she'd like to believe, she's leading a brand new way..." This band is quirky and fun and the show on this DVD is a good one. The thing I like so much about TPOH is their vocal harmonies. There's a certain sound that the female backing singers create when their voices combine. The sound has what I call a "pleading" quality. Abba had it. I wish I knew the right terms to describe it. If you like TPOH, you'll enjoy the concert. If not, you might enjoy it anyway!
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Short concert on what looked like the coldest night of the year. Nov. 23 2008
By John S. Harris - Published on Amazon.com
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TPOH is a woefully underappreciated Canadian rock band that had its brief Stateside success with the song "I'm an Adult Now" in the late 1980's. This DVD showcases the band in an outdoor concert in their native Canada in what looks like 20 degree Fahrenheit weather. Good songs, catchy hooks, and plenty of attitude. Given the temperature at the show, I'm glad I watched it in my living room instead of in person.

What also makes this a good concert video is the lighting -- mostly plain white light that showcases the band in vibrant cinematography and natural-looking light rather than bathing them in multi-colored stage lights just for theatricality's sake.
5.0 out of 5 stars TPOH in action! Sept. 26 2011
By Dr. Peter D. - Published on Amazon.com
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TPOH was definitely one of my favorite bands in the 90s. I never was able to see them live though, since by the time I became a huge fan of theirs after their 3rd album "The Downward Road" was released, they no longer toured in the US. So this DVD release containing a concert from '93, and all of their music videos from the first 2 albums, is a definite must for all past and present fans. The concert, where they are playing at a ski resort, doesn't seem to be complete (unless they only played for around 35 minutes) but its top quality video and the sound quality is great. Great set list too, with several from Downward Road and their earlier modern rock hits. The music videos are a real joy to watch. Don't hesitate, pick this up!

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