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DVD/Blu-ray Review: “Good Ol’ Freda”

Over the years nearly everyone remotely connected with the Beatles has offered up an opinion or experience about them and their music. The number of Beatle books listed on Amazon numbers more than 7,700. So it is very special that one of the few living connections to those early days of Beatlmania still has a […]

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DVD/Blu-ray Review “Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me”

If you didn’t see it during its premier or the follow up concert, now is your chance to own this very thorough documentary on one of the most important bands in the history of power pop. Big Star is better known for their massive influence than hit records or performances. Born in the shadow of […]

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Good Ol’ Freda coming soon!

Yeah, we’ve all seen movies about people who knew The Beatles, but what about the one person who spent life with the band day-to-day, from the early days till the end. That would be the Beatles personal secretary Freda Kelly. Director Ryan White gives us a documentary of Freda’s 11 years of service with The […]

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Big Star: concert and film overview

Above, the concert prior to the premier of the movie Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me. A ton has been written about the film last week, so any attempt by me to regurgitate it seems pointless. Instead rent the film on itunes, if you are a fan it’ll tell you everything you ever wanted to […]

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Movie Review: “History Of The Eagles” DVD

Its hard to imagine how many bands were involved in the creation of the Eagles… it’s a who’s who of country-rock (JD Souther, Bob Seger, Kenny Rogers, Jackson Browne, Linda Ronstadt, etc.). And getting that first album out (with producer Glyn Johns) wasn’t easy, but effectively created the Eagles sound. “Take It Easy” was called […]

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