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"18 of the most important tracks in... country blues"

Advantages: Innovative, unique, haunting
Disadvantages: Falsetto singing and variable sound quality - less accessible

A big part of my fascination for acoustic steel-strung guitar is the range of sounds that a purely acoustic instrument can produce, and the techniques used to achieve them. There’s no denying that 1920s and 1930s America was a true golden era of the i ...

2mennycds 13.04.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Complete 1931 Recordings in Chronological Order - Skip James

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Thirteen "Mo'" shades of blues?

Advantages: Varied tempos and moods, catchy, great instrumentation and singing
Disadvantages: A couple of weaker tracks?

This album was “Keb Mo’s” debut album under that name. Lovers of the English language may unfortunately be alienated right away as I disclose that this is a “street-talk” version of his real name, Kevin Moore! Let’s not be too hasty, though... This album ...

2mennycds 03.02.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Keb' Mo' - Keb' Mo'

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Any colour you want... as long as it's green.

Advantages: Funny, good acting, musical score, script.
Disadvantages: Underdeveloped characters, not as funny as it should have been.

Imagine a meeting of two souls on their wedding day. Hearts are a-flutter, love is in the air, and all that good stuff. Then imagine two souls meeting on their wedding day. Love is the last thing on their mind. A marriage of convenience - a green card ...

CaptainDisaster 25.07.2005 · Read full review
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Review of 1935-1936 - Wingy Manone

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Seinfeld series 1&2

Advantages: The birth of a great sitcom
Disadvantages: Not the best seasons

What I am reviewing is the season 1 & 2 set of Seinfeld. This is the region 1 version but it is identical to the region 2 version. This is a four disk set. 4.3 screen Dolby digital sound Running time 437 minutes Seinfeld has been one of Am ...

IanM73 05.08.2005 · Read full review
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Review of 1946 - Lionel Hampton

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Seinfeld The Beginning

Advantages: Very well presented, lots of special features
Disadvantages: Commentaries only for certain episodes

Seinfeld was one of Americas longest and most loved sitcoms. Lasting 9 seasons in total, Seinfeld broke new ground by being a show where nothing happened. This Dvd boxset contains the first 2 seasons. Season 1 is only 5 episodes long as the network wa ...

rainbow221 28.06.2007 · Read full review
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Review of 1946 - Lionel Hampton

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