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Classic Album Covers of the 1970s
Classic Album Covers of the 1970s
by Aubrey Powell
Edition: Hardcover
Price: CDN$ 17.29
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3.0 out of 5 stars YOU CAN LIVE WITHOUT IT, Sept. 25 2012
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You go through this book in less than two hours.As much as i liked CLASSIC ALBUM COVERS of the 1960's,i was disapointed by this one.Shorter in pages and in inches than the previous book,they should have added so many other album covers.In the sixties,album covers were fascinating because it started with the usual classic concepts, but had an evolution in the psychadelic years ,that had the author STORM THORGERSEN share his enthousiasm with us with many visual exemples of the color deluge fest that made the album covers so much fun to see.Can you beleive that the SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER soundtrack is not even there?If you are a 70's collector,you may add this to your collection, or search the internet to find your own favorites album covers of the decade.At least,the price is low.Thank GOD!

New York Mets: 50 Greatest Pla
New York Mets: 50 Greatest Pla
Offered by Fulfillment Express CA
Price: CDN$ 16.95
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4.0 out of 5 stars I ENJOYED IT BUT..., Sept. 21 2012
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I had viewed the PHILLIES and REDS dvds prior to this one and had really liked them a lot,so i had great expectations for this one.Don't get me wrong,this is far from a bad dvd,but i can't beleive that they did not included a general overview documentary of the 50 year history of the METS.I have nothing against the 50 players countdown but come on!They only included a little segment in one of the bonus that only lasts a few minutes about the beginning of the franchise.This is not enough.It's almost as though they wanted to erase the years before the first WORLD SERIES win in 1969.If you don't care about that,you will be glad to relive the great moments that they choose to illustrate the team's history.It could have been great,but it is only good.Still worth buying.I'd like to congratulate AMAZON for a quick delivery:one day only.WOW!

The Philadelphia Phillies: An Extraordinary Tradition
The Philadelphia Phillies: An Extraordinary Tradition
by Guest Christopher
Edition: Hardcover
Price: CDN$ 39.38
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5.0 out of 5 stars PHILLY FANATIC, Aug. 14 2012
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I enjoyed reading that book.The arte facts like tickets of games,contracts signatures,scouting reports etc makes it special.The overview of the history of the team is well done,even if i would have liked more pictures of obscure players,not only the stars.The speeches of the HALL OF FAMERS was fun.The anecdotes that some players have given on their careers with the PHILLIES are often funny and accurate.I like LUZINSKI's when he says that in his time,there were 5 or 6 cars in the parking at VETERANS STADIUM because the players used to travel together instead of individually.They did not forget the owners,the general directors,the coaches and even peanut and beer sellers.Some of them have been with the team for over thirty years.There is a special connection between the players and the fans in this organization.All in all,this book is a worthy addition to your personnal library.

Reds Memories : The Greatest Moments in Cincinnati Reds History
Reds Memories : The Greatest Moments in Cincinnati Reds History
Price: CDN$ 15.23
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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
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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
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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^Phil Esposito^Ray Bourque^Cam Neely
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Price: CDN$ 397.92
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5.0 out of 5 stars EVEN A MONTRÉAL CANADIANS FAN SHOULD LIKE IT., May 8 2012
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
Price: CDN$ 9.58
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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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This review is from: 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.

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