Latest reviews in Oldies »

Dinosaur Rock Off Sorry Jim Made Me

Advantages: Billy!
Disadvantages: I can't play the riff behind my head yet!

When I was tiny my hero was my grandfather, Billy, a diminutive Welshman with more than a spattering of black and Arabic blood. "I'm a product of Swansea port, fach," he used to tell me. Billy's twin passions were music and vegetable growing and his ...

jillmurphy 03.07.2002 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Chuck Berry - Chuck Berry

Originality

Lyrics

Quality and consistency...

Value for Money

Not Only For The Lonely

Advantages: Fantastic music at a low price
Disadvantages: Prepare to cry

Think emotion. Think hairs up on the back of your neck. Think Roy Orbison. Being dragged up kicking and screaming by the scruff of your neck to the music of the sixties you get an appreciation of the music your Mum and Dad boogied their nights away to. ...

whoopidoo 20.09.2003 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Golden Days - Roy Orbison

Originality

Lyrics

Quality and consistency...

Value for Money

You Shouldn't Be Running Scared of this Masterpiece Album.

Advantages: Littered With Monumentally Great Songs
Disadvantages: 3 of his best Songs are not on the album (see review for details)

Surely the world's greatest ever Tenor, Roy Kelton Orbison was born in Vernon, Texas in 1936 and sadly passed away at the age of 52 having suffered a heart attack. As a singer-songwriter and very gifted guitarist his musical legacy can not be underestima ...

bella6789 01.03.2009 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Golden Days - Roy Orbison

Originality

Lyrics

Quality and consistency...

Value for Money

Buddy Holly

Advantages: For any Buddy Holly Fan
Disadvantages: None unless you do not like Buddy Holly

Apart from this CD being from one of the greatest 50's performers of all time who tragically past on way before his time along with other stars whoose talents like Buddy's were not at that time totally released as had he had the chance then record sales w ...

zrxsheep 23.09.2005 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: helpful
Review of Golden Greats - Buddy Holly

Originality

Lyrics

Quality and consistency...

Value for Money

Golden Greats - Buddy Holly

Advantages: It's Buddy Holly - Enough Said!
Disadvantages: Unfortunately, Buddy's guitar disappears behind the over dubbing

Unfortunately after Buddy's death, his Manager, Norman Petty hired the Fireballs, who overdubbed much of the original guitar and music by Buddy & the Crickets. The result is that the original music is so far back in the mix, they might as well have not b ...

RockingDaddy 18.11.2005 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: helpful
Review of Golden Greats - Buddy Holly

Originality

Lyrics

Quality and consistency...

Value for Money