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The Monkees Listen To The Band

Advantages: A compact, easily accessible collection of great 60's tunes.
Disadvantages: It's a pity it wasn't a ten CD-box.

This remains probably my favourite box-set of all time. This was a real godsend upon release in 1991, as at the time hardly any of the Monkees records were still on catalogue. The package contains four CD's, containing all of the Monkees hit singles, thei ...

WEARTUPPER 25.04.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Monkees, The - Monkees (The)

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A great voice with interesting things to say

Advantages: Great voice, interesting range of songs, uplifting
Disadvantages: Depends of what you are willing to listen to

Helen Shapiro burst into the public eye in 1961at the tender age of 14 with number one hits 'You Don't Know' and 'Walking back to Happiness'. A quarter of a century later, her life changed dramatically when she became a Messianic Jew, ie a Jew who believ ...

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Review of Nothing But The Best - Helen Shapiro

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I Can't Let Honeybus Go!!

Advantages: Excellent crystal clear recordings. inc B sides and rarities
Disadvantages: slightly twee perhaps, not for your average rock fan

I picked up this CD because I was looking for an anthology of an obscure, underrated 60's group, and also because I was rather taken with the pretty cover!! I already knew the song 'I Can't Let Maggie Go' so I thought it was definitely worth a listen. I s ...

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Review of She Flies Like A Bird - The Anthology - Honeybus

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MOD OR ROCKER?

Advantages: Up beat, great tracks, good showcase of Mod music
Disadvantages: Some important omissions

‘The Greatest Ever’ series of Box set covers a variety of musical types and genres, some better than others. This one concentrating on ‘Mod’ music is certainly one of the betters one. The box set comprises of three CDs with 20 tracks on each disc, even t ...

Mauri 08.10.2015 · Read full review
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The King of Soul at His Best

Advantages: Every track on this album, a great collection of Otis Redding's Career
Disadvantages: Not a single weak track on this album

... Introduction Otis Redding was first brought to my attention in the late 1980's, I had heard a couple of Otis Redding songs through the 'Dirty Dancing' soundtrack and I also had a sixties compilation with '(Sittin' On) The Dock of Bay' on it. When I ...

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Review of The Dock of the Bay the Definitive Collection - Otis Redding

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