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Reds Memories : The Greatest Moments in Cincinnati Reds History
Reds Memories : The Greatest Moments in Cincinnati Reds History
Price: CDN$ 15.10
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5.0 out of 5 stars THE BIG RED WHO?, July 28 2012
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Just like the PHILLIES's greatest memories,this documentary on the REDS is a grand slam homer.To tell the truth,i was looking forward to watch this to revive the BIG RED MACHINE of the seventies.I was a kid and a teenager back then,so those memories are still fresh for me.There are all there:ROSE,PEREZ,MORGAN,FOSTER,GERONIMO,GRIFFEY etc.I didn't know much about the early years of the club.The REDS are the first ever baseball franchise.The bonus are well chosen,ending with JOHNNY BENCH's hall of fame speech.If you are an old baseball fan,get this dvd,you won't be disapointed.

Montreal Then and Now (Compact)
Montreal Then and Now (Compact)
by Alan Hustak
Edition: Paperback
18 used & new from CDN$ 3.11

4.0 out of 5 stars GREAT COLLECTION, July 25 2012
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Presque tous les livres de cette collection valent la peine d'etre achetés.Il n'y a qu'un seul problème:l'édition petit format.J'ai commis l'erreur de me procurer cette édition.Il est difficile de lire les caractères car ils sont trop petits.Vous devez quasiment avoir une loupe pour lire les descriptions.Donc,un conseil,prenez l'édition grand format,meme s'il est un peu plus cher.Excellente sélection de photos anciennes et nouvelles des lieux importants de la ville, nous permettant de comparer les époques.Certains lieux par exemple ont été remplacé par d'autres,comme l'orphelinat démoli ou on a construit la PLACE DES ARTS etc.Le concept du THEN AND NOW est une bonne idée.Vous savez pourquoi j'ai enlevé 1 étoile.

Phillies Memories: The Greatest Moments in Philadelphia Phillies History
Phillies Memories: The Greatest Moments in Philadelphia Phillies History
Price: CDN$ 18.99
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5.0 out of 5 stars LET'S GO PHILLIES!, May 31 2012
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Any PHILLIES fan will enjoy viewing this near three hours retrospective of the team over the years.It goes until the 2008 world series win,and god only knows the hardships that the PHILLIES went through before becomming champions.From GROVER CLEVELAND ALEXANDER to JIMMY ROLLINS and RYAN HOWARD,you'll almost see them all in all their glory days or heartbreaking defeats.The documentary actually doesn't miss a thing in what's important to know about the sheer facts.Well put together.At the end,we have the 40 greatest PHILLIES in their respective positions.The bonus features are the famous last outs,mainly the no hitter games by the PHILLIES's pitchers and the two WORLD SERIES;ROLLINS and HOWARD trying to record a TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALL GAME rap(they fail)and LARRY ANDERSEN is having fake hair spray.Well all right.Have you ever heard of BOBBY WINE,COOKIE ROJAS and WILLIE MONTANEZ?Yes you do,just forget about them ,because they could not feature them all.Worth buying for sure.

NHL History of the Boston Brui
NHL History of the Boston Brui
DVD ~ Bobby Orr
Offered by thebookcommunity_ca
Price: CDN$ 136.64
3 used & new from CDN$ 62.93

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5.0 out of 5 stars EVEN A MONTRÉAL CANADIANS FAN SHOULD LIKE IT., May 8 2012
Ce commentaire est de: NHL History of the Boston Brui (DVD)
It's starts with the story of the team until 2009.I am a CANADIANS fan and i enjoyed it a lot.It's a good overview of near two hours about what's essential about the team over the years.The first disc has also vignettes on CHARA(two),FERRENCE,THOMAS and SAVARD that are short but sweet.It ends with personnal stories of some players like PARK,CHEEVERS and ESPOSITO.Don't miss PHIL's story about a party,it's funny.The second disc has retirement ceremonies of great players like BOBBY ORR(unfortunately the film was not in perfect condition), JOHN BUCYK,PHIL ESPOSITO(highlight is when BOURQUE gave him number7),RAYMOND BOURQUE(who gave the best speech),TERRY O'REILLY and CAM NEELY.This can be long if you are not a real fan,but i like them nevertheless.The last hurrah at the GARDEN was something special and i am glad they included it.My father who is 80 was moved to see some old time players he remembered from the forties and fifties.All in all ,there is more than four hours of material.Try to watch it in two sittings.It's hard to admit for a CANADIANS fan,but i recommand this.

Il était une fois... les Expos 1 Les Années 1969-1984
Il était une fois... les Expos 1 Les Années 1969-1984
by Doucet Jacques
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 30.59
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5.0 out of 5 stars THOSE WERE THE DAYS, April 2 2012
L'histoire des EXPOS DE MONTRÉAL méritait d'etre raconté,et JACQUES DOUCET et MARC ROBITAILLE l'ont fait avec brio.Tous les événements importants sont relatés et surtout commentés par le biais d'anecdotes souvent savoureuses.La lecture du livre vous rendra à coup sur nostalgique de cette époque du premier tome 1969-1984.La seule chose qu'ils ont oublié, c'est les manchots que nous étions quand on attendait aux urinoirs du stade OLYMPIQUE pour vider nos vessies entre les manches.À mon humble avis,ce livre ainsi que le tome suivant sera dorénavant considéré comme la bible des EXPOS.Quand on voudra se rappeler un fait d'armes de l'histoire du club,c'est dans ce bouquin qu'on le trouvera.Maintenant,la seule chose qui manque aux partisans des EXPOS,c'est une collection DVD sur l'histoire visuelle du club.

Vagabond King & the Student Prince
Vagabond King & the Student Prince
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4.0 out of 5 stars CALLING JOHN FROM OUTER SPACE, March 17 2012
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The worst thing that can happen when a record company is sold to another,is that the catalog of recordings when it is re-released doesn't get the treatment it deserves.JOHN HANSON was a great singer, and he is one among many others who helped perpetuate the AMERICAN operetta repertoire(1890-1930).This record, originally released in 1961 has two classics operettas:THE VAGABOND KING and THE STUDENT PRINCE.You won't find weak melodies here,they are all wonderful.However,the sound leaves a lot to be desired.It has obviously not been remastered.This is probably the reason of the low price.There are other things that annoyed me.You'll never know the woman who sings with JOHN:JANE FYFFE unless you look at the original lp cover(not on the sleeve) and it is the PETER KNIGHT ORCHESTRA WITH CHORUS who accompanies them.This is unacceptable.So here the material is terrific,the singers great,but the album seems to have been recorded in a studio from outer space.HALLMARK do your homework.If i gave 4 stars,it's because i like this repertoire a lot,because it should be only 2.

Anything Goes
Anything Goes
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5.0 out of 5 stars ONE OF MANY RECORDINGS, March 13 2012
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Ce commentaire est de: Anything Goes (Audio CD)
I own a dozen recordings of COLE PORTER's music,but strangely, although there are at least three other recordings available of the score of this famous musical, i didn't have a cast album of the show.This one is as good as any other.True,some songs like EASY TO LOVE,FRIENDSHIP and IT'S DE LOVELY were not in the original show,but COLE PORTER himself did not object including songs that came from other musicals,and the key songs are all there.What a joy to hear YOU'RE THE TOP with all the lyrics,because PORTER was such a master of list songs and like the RODGERS and HART's song BEWITCHED,it is always sung with only one set of lyrics when a singer does it on record.In 1934,COLE PORTER was on top of BROADWAY with this show that deserves it's reputation.If you except KISS ME KATE,PORTER always had problems with the librettos of his shows;even ANYTHING GOES was worked over often.However as a songwriter in the thirties,he was probably the best and ANYTHING GOES is a shining example.I did not regret buying this time capsule.It's impossible to hate ANYTHING GOES,unless you are a silly gigolo.

Philadelphia Then and Now
Philadelphia Then and Now
by Edward A. Mauger
Edition: Hardcover
29 used & new from CDN$ 3.66

5.0 out of 5 stars MORE THAN A COFFEE TABLE BOOK, March 13 2012
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Ce commentaire est de: Philadelphia Then and Now (Hardcover)
It only takes a few hours to go through this book,but the reading is fun all the way and the photographs makes you witness the numerous changes that many buildings went through over more than 200 years.Everybody knows the importance of PHILADELPHIA in the history of the UNITED STATES:first government,banks etc.What i like is that even if you have never been in the city ,which is not my case,you should enjoy this book or the others in the series.You might be surprized to find out that the BETSY ROSS house you once visited is not the same one represented in one of the pictures.WILLIAM PENN and BENJAMIN FRANKLIN are justly considered the most famous figures in the history of PHILADELPHIA.Their names are eveywhere in this town.You'll also see among other things the oldest residential street of the country:ELFRETHS ALLEY.Well worth buying.

Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton
Price: CDN$ 28.03
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5.0 out of 5 stars THE BEST WAY TO START., Jan. 1 2012
Ce commentaire est de: Dolly Parton (Audio CD)
Instead of buying the usual 1 or 2 cd collection of greatest hits,do yourself a favour by buying these 5 original albums by DOLLY PARTON at a great price.The albums are cartoon reproductions and the credits are hard to read,but it's the material that counts.COATS OF MANY COLORS and MY TENNESSEE MOUNTAIN HOME are among the finest DOLLY ever recorded and both are autobiographical.MY TENNESSEE MOUNTAIN HOME is my favorite;i never get tired of it because from the beginning to the end it's a joy.The melodies and the lyrics perfectly melt one another.JUST BECAUSE I'M A WOMAN is also good,it was DOLLY's second lp after HELLO I'M DOLLY.It is often neglected in her discography.It's hard to understand why because the joyful DOLLY is already there.By the time JOLENE was released,our singer had become a star of country music.We often forget that it took ten years of hard work to get there.Ironically,JOLENE is not her best,even if the two hits that come from it are forever in her repertoire:the title song and I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU.I would say that 9to5 belong to the same category.There is no bad albums here;all are easy listenable fun.When you listen to COATS OF MANY COLORS and MY TENNESSEE MOUNTAIN HOME,you'll understand why DOLLY is a family woman and you will also feel that you know her even if you don't.

Original Album Classics - 3CD Slipcase - Yesterday's Wine / Red Headed Stranger / Stardust
Original Album Classics - 3CD Slipcase - Yesterday's Wine / Red Headed Stranger / Stardust
Price: CDN$ 19.92
26 used & new from CDN$ 10.54

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5.0 out of 5 stars YOU CAN BUY IT EYES CLOSED., Dec 4 2011
Sometimes when you read in the albums descriptions:three of his best,you wonder if it's true.Well in this case,it's really true.Even if YESTERDAY's WINE was not a big success,it is WILLIE's first conceptual album and it is just as good as RED-HEADED STRANGER which finally made the singer a big star in 1975.As for STARDUST,it is a tribute to TIN PAN ALLEY,and WILLIE's wonderful voice makes it work.The only drawback of these ORIGINAL ALBUM CLASSICS is that the albums comes in little cartoon reproductions that makes it almost impossible to read the credits,but there is a warning preparing us for this.This is not a good reason enough to skip buying these wonderful original albums that are essentials to any WILLIE NELSON collection.You'll probably listen to these often, and you'll be damned right.I salute the ORIGINAL ALBUM CLASSICS and the ORIGINAL ALBUM SERIES for bringing us discs that were once out of print available at a low price.There are singers that you can not easily put in a best of anthology.WILLIE NELSON is one of those.

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