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The Encyclopedia of Country Music
The Encyclopedia of Country Music
by The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Edition: Hardcover
Price: CDN$ 41.57
25 used & new from CDN$ 34.55

5.0 out of 5 stars FROM JIMMY to CARRIE, Oct. 17 2013
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All the major singers,songwriters and producers are represented in this encyclopedia of country music.From JIMMY RODGERS,the father of the genre to CARRIE UNDERWOOD,you'll find a biography of each one.I understand that the complete discography of singers before the lp era would have been hard to establish,so they decided not to do it.I would also have liked more pictures of album covers in the middle of the book.The essays are well written and perceptive;they put everything under original perspective of different decades.You'll also know about the country music awards over the years;the members of the hall of fame;the albums that sold at least 500,000 copies in history etc.All in all,this book is worthy of your investment.

Giants: Hometown Heroics [Import]
Giants: Hometown Heroics [Import]
Price: CDN$ 12.44
22 used & new from CDN$ 6.54

4.0 out of 5 stars What about MARICHAL and McCOVEY?, Oct. 13 2013
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If you're looking for footage of BARRY BONDS or the two recent WORLD SERIES won by the GIANTS,you'll love this dvd.I knew this dvd would feature the recent years,but come on.I have fond memories of the GIANTS of the sixties and seventies,even if they didn't win the WORLD SERIES.I still remember the great JUAN MARICHAL and his famous leg drop;WILLIE McCOVEY's strech swing or WILLIE MAYS's dazzling plays,not to mention ORLANDO CEPEDA.I am sure i am not the only one.They only showed MAYS on his 80 th birthday celebration.Not enough.Now that that i expressed my frustration,i must say that this dvd is still worth buying,but please don't compare BARRY BONDS,as great as he was to WILLIE MAYS or HANK AARON;after all didn't he use steroids?Did you know that BARRY BONDS's father,BOBBY was also a good ball player?Buy this with the thought that winning the WORLD SERIES don't erase pleasant memories of the past and you'll enjoy it.

The International Jim Reeves/ Good 'N' Country
The International Jim Reeves/ Good 'N' Country
Offered by Fulfillment Express CA
Price: CDN$ 12.98
35 used & new from CDN$ 6.96

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars ANOTHER GREAT COLLECTION, Sept. 12 2013
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JIM REEVES has become a legend after his plane crashed in 1964.In his case,the lasting popularity was well deserved.Take those two 1963 lps for example;the first has some foreign language and HAWAIEN songs that JIM effortlessly brings alive;the second which has weaker songs is just as good because a velvet voice sings them.No other singer could have made them sound good.I heard many fans saying that JIM REEVES's voice is an addiction.After buying a few of his albums,i'm beginning to beleive they were right.

2013 National Baseball Hall of Fame Almanac
2013 National Baseball Hall of Fame Almanac
by Baseball HOF Staff
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 28.95
23 used & new from CDN$ 12.78

5.0 out of 5 stars MY COVER IS BLUE, Sept. 12 2013
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It is exactly the same book,but mine has a blue cover.This is of course a great book featuring all the members included in the baseball hall of fame.Career highlights of each players with their statistics;managers and umpires are also there.The only turn off here is the short characters which will hurt many readers.Baseball is probably the sport that has the richest story overall.Like me,you'll find your favorite players among those pages.The anecdotes which are told by either teammates or opponents of the hall of famers are very perceptive.So in all,a must have for any baseball fan,even if your eyes will suffer a little.Just read it slowly.

Moonlight And Roses/ The Jim Reeves Way
Moonlight And Roses/ The Jim Reeves Way
Price: CDN$ 20.00
25 used & new from CDN$ 7.55

5.0 out of 5 stars A MUST FOR JIM REEVES FANS, Aug. 24 2013
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MOONLIGHT AND ROSES is at my humble point of view JIM REEVES's best album.It was also unfortunately his last while he was still alive.The concept was ideal for his velvet voice.It makes one regret that he died at the age of 40.He could have made several others in that mold.THE JIM REEVES WAY is the first posthumous release after his death.It is pleasant enough,although many songs were made popular by other singers.If you are a fan of JIM REEVES,grab this,you will enjoy it.The whole RCA collection of JIM REEVES is available on 6 2 on 1cds.

Anthology
Anthology
Price: CDN$ 26.11
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5.0 out of 5 stars MISTER LONELY, Aug. 22 2013
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This review is from: Anthology (Audio CD)
If you should have one collection overview of DON GIBSON's career as a singer-songwriter,this is the one you should buy.As we say in FRENCH,this is the minimum vital of his 'oeuvre,although they could have added 10 songs to fill the cds that only lasts 36 and 37 minutes.DON GIBSON's songs have been recorded by singers like ROY ORBISON,NEIL YOUNG,DEAN MARTIN,PATSY CLINE,RAY CHARLES and ANNE MURRAY,which tells the importance of his influence as the main composer of the so called NASHVILLE sound.GIBSON had a gift for writing simple songs about the theme of lonelyness.I have been listening to these 2 cds for a week and i am still impressed by the way DON could write a song with a minimum of lyrics and make it work musically.If you are a country music fan,you need this collection.Don't hesitate!You'll be singing some of those tunes in your shower in the morning.

Pipe Dream - New Cast Recording
Pipe Dream - New Cast Recording
Offered by Fulfillment Express CA
Price: CDN$ 25.99
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5.0 out of 5 stars THIS SHOW DESERVED A NEW CAST ALBUM, July 30 2013
Among the neglected RODGERS and HAMMERSTEIN musicals,PIPE DREAM was the best.From the beginning the original 1955 production had problems:RODGERS had a cancer during that time;HELEN TRAUBEL was miscast;HAMMERSTEIN didn't get along with JOHN STEINBECK, and it came after ME AND JULIET, a flop.However,the idea of adapting CANNERY ROW and SWEET THURSDAY was a very good one.It was different ,because it was not the usual RODGERS and HAMMERSTEIN love parallel of two couples and dealt with a world that either RODGERS and HAMMERSTEIN knew well.They managed to make a decent musical out of this material.While the original cast album was not bad,this one is more complete and the cast is more up to it.What we get is an enjoyable musical with many fun songs.A worthy addition to any RICHARD RODGERS collection.Now,we need a new I MARRIED AN ANGEL cast album.RODGERS and HAMMERSTEIN organization at your mark.Go!

Chicago Cubs: The Heart & Soul of Chicago
Chicago Cubs: The Heart & Soul of Chicago
DVD ~ Various
Offered by DaMovieShop
Price: CDN$ 35.00
5 used & new from CDN$ 19.06

4.0 out of 5 stars No footage of the greats playing the game., June 14 2013
Don't get me wrong,i enjoyed watching that film on the CUBS.I expected to see BANKS,WILLIAMS,SANTO,JENKINS or SANDBERG in action,which is why i was a little disapointed.There is no footage of great CUBS executing great plays(except ERNIE BANKS 500 th home run).Having watched films on the RED SOX,PHILLIES,WHITE SOX and REDS history,i thought it would be the same approach,but it's not.If you are not looking for that,you should like it.The film mainly focus on the happening that represents WRIGLEY FIELD for fans of all générations.

Tête à tête avec Yves Montand 5 CD
Tête à tête avec Yves Montand 5 CD
Price: CDN$ 32.29
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3.0 out of 5 stars 2 CDS AURAIENT ÉTÉ SUFFISANTS., May 13 2013
On aurait pu facilement réduire cette compilation à une collection de 2 cds,mais pour le prix demandé,pourquoi bouder notre plaisir?Tous les titres importants de son répertoire de 1946 à 1960 sont ici réunis;de DANS LES PLAINES DU FAR-WEST,son premier succès jusqu'aux chansons de FRANCIS LEMARQUE,qu'il a largement contribué à faire connaître,en passant par certains classiques de la chanson FRANCAISE comme LA GOUALANTE DU PAUVRE JEAN,L'ÂME DES POÊTES,RUE ST-VINCENT,LE ROI A FAIT BATTRE TAMBOUR et LE TEMPS DES CERISES.Mais 100 chansons,c'est beaucoup,puisque bien sûr,certaines chansons ont aussi mal vieillies.Si vous voulez du MONTAND première époque,c'est tout de même un bon choix d'achat.Vous écoutez tout,et ensuite vous choisissez vos 25 chansons favorites que vous mettez sur 1 cd.Ne cherchez pas de livret,il n'y en a pas.

La légende du Big Bazar (3 CD)
La légende du Big Bazar (3 CD)
Price: CDN$ 17.99
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars PAS JUSTE UNE AUTRE COMPILATION, May 7 2013
MICHEL FUGAIN et le BIG BAZAR ont marqué la chanson FRANCAISE des années 70.Si MICHEL a eu une vie avant et après le BIG BAZAR, qui dura un peu moins de cinq ans,sa réputation de mélodiste s'est vraiment établie entre 1972 et 1977.Trois paroliers ont en alternance écrits la plupart de ses chansons, dont plusieurs sont devenues des classiques(une bonne douzaines).Ce sont PIERRE DELANOË,MAURICE VIDALIN et CLAUDE LEMESLE.Les deux premiers avaient déja écrits de superbes chansons avec GILBERT BÉCAUD.C'est presqu'impensable que le corpus de FUGAIN et du BIG BAZAR ait mis dans de temps à être numérisé.En écoutant ses trois disques,vous allez sans doute vous exclamer:celle-là je la connais;tiens cet autre je l'avais oublié,surtout si comme moi,vous avez plus de cinquante ans.Donc,qu'est-ce que vous attendez pour acheter ce je qualiferais d' anti-dépresseur de la morosité qui nous guette tous?Non décidemment,on a là beaucoup plus qu'une compilation, puisque c'est l'intégrale studio.C'est incontestablement la réédition de l'année que tous les fans attendaient.Dépêchez-vous!cela part vite.Mon petit doigt me dit qu'ils vont devoir en imprimer d'autres.Tant mieux!

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