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Allman Brothers Band
The Band
Eric Clapton
Charlie Daniels
Dark Star Orchestra
Deep Purple
Emerson Lake and Palmer

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The Allman Brothers Band on DVD 


Live at the Beacon Theatre (2003)

This DVD was filmed and recorded live at the Beacon Theatre March 25-26, 2003. The Allman Brothers Band have had their share of personnel changes through the years. The Live at Beacon Theater DVD  arguably offers their best line-up since Duane Allman was in the band, it features Warren Hayes and Derek Trucks on guitar. The ABB have a few other videos available.

A second disc with interviews, photos, and other goodies is included.

Please visit our Allman Brother Band section 

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The Band on DVD 


The Last Waltz  

The farewell performance of The Band was at The Winterland in San Francisco on Thanksgiving Day 1976. In 1978 the original Martin Scorsese film was released; remastered in 2002 with lots of bonus material. 

Sitting in with The Band on various songs through the evening is an all star list of musical legends, including Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Muddy Waters, and so many others. 

This concert is so legendary that it is still talked about today. If The Last Waltz is used as a litmus test to define rock videos, most would fall short. 

Please visit our Band section that has additional information about The Last Waltz. 

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Eric Clapton on DVD 


Eric Clapton - Live in Hyde Park 

Recorded in Hyde Park, London, June 29, 1996.

Track List: Layla, Badge, Hoochie Coochie Man, I Shot the Sheriff, It Hurts Me Too, Wonderful Tonight, Five Long Years, Tearin' Us Apart, Old Love, I'm Tore Down, Have You Ever Loved a Woman, White Room, Every Day I Have the Blues, Holy Mother.

This is our top choice of Eric Clapton's DVD with good sound and camera work. 

Please visit our Eric Clapton section

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Charlie Daniels on DVD 


Volunteer Jam
The Volunteer Jam is the annual homecoming concert for the Charlie Daniels Band in Tennessee in a tradition that goes back over 30 years. This film features the classic CDB line-up performing at the height of their powers in 1975 and focuses primarily on material from their two quintessential albums “Fire On The Mountain” (1974) and “Nightrider” (1975), which gave them their breakthrough hit “Texas.” The concert also features guest appearances Dickey Betts and Chuck Leavell of the Allman Brothers Band, Jimmy Hall from Wet Willie, Dru Lombar from Grinderswitch and the entire Marshall Tucker Band.
Tracks 1) Whiskey 2) Birmingham Blues 3) Long Haired Country Boy 4) No Place To Go 5) Funky Junky 6) Texas 7) South's Gonna Do It (Again) 8) Orange Blossom Special 9) Twenty-Four Hours 10) The Thrill Is Gone 11) Jelly, Jelly Blues 12) Sweet Mama 13) Mountain Dew
Bonus Features
2007 Interview with Charlie Daniels
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Dark Star Orchestra on DVD 


5/5/77 performance recreation
While not the Grateful Dead, you may be interested in Dark Star Orchestra's DVD, Live At The Fillmore

Live At the Fillmore is Dark Star Orchestra's recreation of the May 5, 1977, show. I am not aware of any Grateful Dead 1977 concert videos so this is next best thing, and it is definitely worthwhile. 

Dark Star Orchestra is excellent and this DVD will silence any doubters. This recreation was recorded on May 8, 2004, at the Fillmore in San Francisco, and features-- flashback, the Grateful Dead's own Donna Jean Godchaux, who performs on select songs. There are more Grateful Dead connections as the art on the packaging was created by Stanley "Mouse" Miller and an original Dead sound crew member Bob Matthews is the executive producer, and more (you'll have to read the liner notes to find out). 

So far I have watched the first set. The highlights include "Sugaree," Supplication," and "The Music Never Stopped."

Live At the Fillmore includes:
the DVD of the complete concert
a four page booklet
a two-disc audio companion.
Mail Order Only | Profile - Dark Star Orchestra 

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Deep Purple on DVD 


Deep Purple They All Came Down to Montreux

For the HD release you need to have a player to read the discs. Wikipedia is a solid reference. Available in both HD or 5.1.


Few bands are more closely associated with Montreux than Deep Purple and there was simply no other contender when it came to choosing the act to headline the closing night of the 40th Montreux Festival in 2006. The band duly delivered one of their finest live performances, sprinkling songs from their latest album “Rapture Of The Deep” through a set chock full of their classic tracks. There was even a brand new song “Too Much Fun” written especially for the occasion and, of course, a show-stopping performance of “Smoke On The Water”.

Live At Montreux 2006:
1) Pictures Of Home 
2) Things I Never Said
3) Strange Kind Of Woman 
4) Rapture Of The Deep
5) Wrong Man 
6) The Well-Dressed Guitar
7) Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye 
8) When A Blind Man Cries
9) Lazy 
10) Keyboard Solo 
11) Space Truckin’
12) Highway Star 
13) Smoke On The Water
14) Hush 
15) Too Much Fun 
16) Black Night

Bonus Features:
London Hard Rock:
1) Fireball 
2) I Got Your Number
3) Strange Kind Of Woman 
4) Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye
5) Rapture Of The Deep 
6) Wrong Man
7) Lazy 
8) Perfect Strangers 
9) Highway Star
10) Smoke On The Water

Interviews with the band.

Lineup of Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Ian Paice, and Jon Lord along with the Dixie Dregs' guitarist Steve Morse. 

Deep Purple Live in Concert 72/73

Track listing:
Copenhagen, March 1972 (black and white) (90 minutes)
1. Highway Star
2. Strange Kind Of Woman
3. Child In Time
4. The Mule
5. Lazy
6. Space Truckin'
7. Fireball
8. Lucille
9. Black Night
New York, May 1973 (color) (27 minutes)
1. Strange Kind Of Woman
2. Smoke On The Water
3. Space Truckin' 

Bonus Features:
Archive Collection Preview
1. Burn (bonus live track from Live At California Jam, 1974)
DVD Credits / Links
DVD History 

Product Description:
Deep Purple in 1972 were reaching the height of their success, with hit singles and albums worldwide. Into this heady atmosphere they delivered one of the most famous rock albums of all time, 'Machine Head'. 
1972 saw them premier the new album at concerts in Europe, Japan and America (with no fewer than six tours there that year), delivering the powerful new 'Machine Head' set. It was a concert in the Danish capital of Copenhagen that the first (and only) full film of the famous Mk 2 line-up presented here was made, and is now available on DVD for the first time. 

Recorded March 1, 1972, it was originally filmed by Danmark Radio, Denmark's national radio and television station. The actual black and white footage was never screened in full and ended up lying dormant in the company's vaults. 

The tour continued through to 1973 when Deep Purple returned to America, selling out more shows and shifting more albums than they had ever done. A camera crew turned up to film the group in New York in May for the 'In Concert' show, and this is also released here for the first time in glorious color (on any format), including the only performance of the line-up doing 'Smoke on The Water’. 

Ritchie Blackmore: Guitar
Ian Gillan: Vocals
Roger Glover: Bass
Jon Lord: Keyboards
Ian Paice: Drums 

*David Coverdale: Vocals on Bonus Track 
Deep Purple Live in Australia 1999 - Total Abandon

Deep Purple captured live during their Abandon tour. Adding guitar guru Steve Morse to the band yield the best Deep Purple line-up since the Ritchie Blackmore era, resulting their best DVD. 

In addition the concert, the bonus material includes a 75 minute special about the band's tour of Australia with interviews and clips from other performances of the tour. This DVD is a brilliant document of Deep Purple's Abandon tour.

Deep Purple has a film from 1993 that features Ritchie Blackmore called Come Hell or High Water

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Emerson Lake and Palmer on DVD 


Beyond The Beginning

Between 1970 and 1978, Emerson, Lake and Palmer were one of the most exciting rock bands on the planet. From their stunning start at the Isle of Wight Festival, they were never afraid to tear up the rulebook and take risks, both on stage and on vinyl.

A year in the making, this stunning 2 disc set pulls together the great moments from one of the great moments from one of the 70’s most successful and exiting bands; Emerson, Lake and Palmer. For most of the decade, this dynamic trio pushed back the boundaries of what was possible in rock. Ambitious musical projects, massive over the top stage shows and an insatiable desire to try bigger and better things meant that it could not last, but for several years, this was 70s rock at its very best.

‘Beyond The Beginning’ features performances from every stage of their career, including 44 minutes of ELP headlining the massive California Jam Festival in 1974 on Disc 2. This rare and spectacular footage has never been released before and captures the band at the peak of their powers with a production to match. Much sought after by fans, this film includes the famous spinning piano sequence.

With a host of extras, the DVD also contains the full length version of ‘Beyond The Beginning’, an hour-long documentary, which tells the story of this remarkable band with refreshing honesty and candor.

Extras on disc one include: Extended edit of unseen rehearsal film from 1973, exclusive interview with Bob Moog, talking at length about his involvement with Keith Emerson and of ELP’s sound.

Disc Two: 
Beyond The Beginning – 60 minute documentary about the rise and fall of ELP

California Jam 1974 – full 44 minute performance from this monster one-day festival with ELP’s never released headlining performance.

Pictures at an Exhibition

Emerson Lake and Palmer film is from footage from 1970. Originally released under the title Rock and Roll Your Eyes

There are visuals and graphics over portions of the music.

Tracks: Promenade, Gnome, The Sage, The Old Castle, Blues Variation, The Hut Of Baba Yaga, The Curse Of Baba Yaga.

There is a 25th year anniversary DVD of ELP called Live at the Royal Albert Hall.

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Eagles on DVD 


Farewell 1 Tour - Live From Melbourne

Available in regular and HD format
CD soundtracks are available

Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998, the Eagles have scored five #1 singles and four Grammy Awards. Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975 has sold more than 28 million units and remains the best-selling album of all time, while Hotel California and Greatest Hits Volume 2 have sold 16 million and 12 million copies, respectively. Additionally, Hell Freezes Over is the best-selling music video release of all time (eight-times platinum). Visit the band's Web site at www.eaglesband.com for more information.

Two-DVD Set Features New Songs, Classic Hits, and Bonus Footage.
Even two James Gang songs are performed!
Shot in Hi-Definition
Released June 14th, 2005.
3 Hours
Two new tracks -- "One Day At A Time" by Walsh and "No More Cloudy Days" by Frey.


Disc One

"The Long Run"
"New Kid In Town"
"Wasted Time"
"Peaceful Easy Feeling"
"I Can't Tell You Why"
"One Of These Nights"
"One Day At A Time" *
"Lyin' Eyes"
"The Boys Of Summer"
"In The City"
"Already Gone"
"Silent Spring" (Instrumental Intro)
"Tequila Sunrise"
"Love Will Keep Us Alive"
"No More Cloudy Days" *
"Hole In The World"
"Take It To The Limit"
"You Belong To The City"
"Walk Away"
"Sunset Grill"

Disc Two

"Life's Been Good"
"Dirty Laundry"
"Funk #49"
"Heartache Tonight"
"Life In The Fast Lane"
"Hotel California"
"Rocky Mountain Way"
"All She Wants To Do Is Dance"
"Take It Easy"

Bonus Features including:
Behind-the-Scenes Footage
New Interviews
A Glimpse Backstage
Sound Check... and much more
* New songs

The Eagles - Hell Freezes Over

The video and audio quality is outstanding in The Eagles DVD Hell Freezes Over, capturing the band during their 1994 reunion tour. 

This live concert features first-ever performances of four new tracks along 13 classic hits in both acoustic and electric settings.  

Songs: Hotel California, Tequila Sunrise, Help Me Through the Night, The Heart of the Matter, Love Will Keep Us Alive, Learn to be Still, Pretty Maids All in a Row, The Girl from Yesterday, Wasted Time, I Can't Tell You Why, New York Minute, The Last Resort, Take it Easy, Life in the Fast Lane, In the City, Get Over It, Desperado. 

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