Don and Phil Everly decided to let bygones be bygones and rewarded the fans by performing a first class concert at London’s Albert Hall on September 23, 1983.
As the “Classic Albums” series attests, the Canadian trio continues to thrive, in large part, because of 1976’s “2112” and 1981’s “Moving Pictures.”
This DVD, filmed inside a church a snowy day in January 2006 for Canadian television, includes Healey leading the tight and animated Jazz Wizards through 11 performances from the classic jazz era.
Healey clearly was in his element here, his warm voice breathing new life into vintage songs and revealing another side of himself as an artist
ELP collectively proved that progressive rock was, depending on a listener’s preference, a force to either be reckoned with or destroyed.
“Tommy, can you hear me?” We can now see you on Blu-ray!
This two-DVD set is a repackage of DVDs that have been released in the past—2008’s “The Rebirth of Cool: U2 in the Third Millennium” and “Achtung Baby: A Classic Album Under Review” from 2006.
Through interviews with friends, family, and associates, vintage video clips and photos, and dramatic re-enactments, the tale of the death of one of rock’s liveliest personalities, The Who’s Keith Moon, is examined.
Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros were joined on stage by Strummer’s old Clash bandmate Mick Jones is alone worth the price of the DVD. They tear through Clash standards “White Riot” and “London’s Burning.” Jones’s comments about that concert are also very interesting.
U2 has been playing shows and releasing albums for more than 30 years, so even hardcore fans might honestly wonder whether they really need to buy yet another concert video showing the band playing hits like “One” and “Sunday Bloody Sunday.’’