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	Sonic Youth: Corporate Ghost: The Videos: 1990-2002 [DVD]

Sonic Youth is a band that comfortably wears the role of being exception to every rule.

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4 Oct 2004 // 11:00 PM

	Jefferson Airplane: Fly Jefferson Airplane [DVD]

Jefferson Airplane was not a great band. Let it be said upfront that their reputation during their heyday was based on a drug-fueled tolerance of

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	Various Artists: The History of Rock ‘N’ Roll [DVD]

The documentary series The History of Rock ‘N’ Roll, which first premiered on television in 1995, is given the DVD treatment in this new five-disc boxed

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	The Who: Live at the Isle of Wight Festival 1970 [DVD]

Thirty-four years ago, some 600,000 fans converged on the Isle of Wight to indulge in yet another massive outdoor musical festival. As tensions among gate-crashers and

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	Charlie Hunter Quintet: Right Now Live [DVD]

A DVD release from the Berkeley, CA-based guitarist Charlie Hunter is not only long-overdue, it’s quite essential: Hunter is one of those performers you

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6 Sep 2004 // 4:00 PM

	Various Artists: Legends of Rock ‘n’ Roll [DVD]

American rock ‘n’ roll suffers from a sad paradox. The very thing that made it great unto immortality when it first exploded into the world—

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29 Aug 2004 // 11:00 PM


How can anyone but the most hard-hearted cynic hate Yes?"

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	DKT-MC5: Sonic Revolution - A Celebration of the MC5 [DVD]

Of the many words that could describe the MC5's legacy, controversy would be prominently displayed on the list.

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11 Jul 2004 // 11:00 PM

	Hank Williams: Honky Tonk Blues [DVD]

Legends don’t look like legends when they’re being made…. They’re just folks. —Former Hank Williams band mate Don Helms When the lord

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	Ween: Live in Chicago [DVD + CD]

Never given their due for pioneering the kind of mandarin genre-hopping that made the careers of, say, Beck, possible, Ween has lingered at an unclassifiable

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	Sarah Vaughan: Swing Era: Sarah Vaughan [DVD]

First things first: let’s take care of some very misleading packaging and marketing on the part of this DVD and its producers, Idem Home

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23 May 2004 // 11:00 PM

	Peter Gabriel: Growing Up Live [DVD]

Considering a musician of Peter Gabriel’s standing only has one live “video” to his credit, you have to think Growing Up Live might win

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ABC: 20th Century Masters: The Best of ABC: The DVD Collection [DVD]

I almost feel a little guilty writing a review of a 20th Century Masters DVD collection so soon after my comrade in arms, fellow PopMatters

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16 May 2004 // 11:00 PM

	Louis Jordan: Films and Soundies [DVD]

This DVD is the real thing: 35 Louis Jordan songs collected together, all full-length (no medleys or incomplete clips) and all with clear, static-free audio quality.

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	New Edition: 20th Century Masters: The Best of New Edition: The DVD Collection [DVD]

I’ll rob Boyz II Men like I’m Micheal Bivins… I’ma stick Bobby for summa that Whitney money. —50 Cent, “How to Rob” It’

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	KISS: 20th Century Masters: The Best of KISS: The DVD Collection [DVD]

Maybe worth a laugh if you can pick it up for under $5.00 (it lists for $7.98), The Best of KISS brings back five videos from the

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9 May 2004 // 11:00 PM

	Albert King: Live in Sweden [DVD]

If you’re a fan of King’s, you’ll no doubt appreciate seeing him at extended length (even if he doesn’t perform “The

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	Iggy & The Stooges: Creem Presents Iggy & the Stooges: Live in Detroit [DVD]

It might have started with the Eagles, but the concept of the unlikely rock band reunion that manages to happen anyway has flowered way beyond

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	Cypress Hill: Still Smokin’ - The Ultimate Video Collection [DVD]

Quick—name four major rap groups that have been consistently releasing albums since 1991 and are still together in 2004. Was Cypress Hill one of your choices?

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	Bad Religion: Along the Way [DVD]

Bad Religion may be one of the most cerebral of punk rock bands, but they’re still a punk rock band… so playing a loud,

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