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Old 11-26-01, 05:08 PM
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If You Are A Billy Joel fan........

Run don't walk and pick up his new DVD. The Essential Video Collection. I am sitting here in stunned disbelief on what they have done to the sound on these videos. True 5:1 unlike the Bruce collection. I didn't expect great video quaility...but the audio makes up for the crappy late 70's early 80's blotchy video/film. And it's cheap too...got mine for 12.99.
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Re: If You Are A Billy Joel fan........

Originally posted by Bobou2
Run don't walk and pick up his new DVD. The Essential Video Collection. I am sitting here in stunned disbelief on what they have done to the sound on these videos. True 5:1 unlike the Bruce collection. I didn't expect great video quaility...but the audio makes up for the crappy late 70's early 80's blotchy video/film. And it's cheap too...got mine for 12.99.
I didn't even know this existed. . .
When I get some cash I am so all
over this. Got a listing of videos?

Thanks...

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if you want "We Didnt Start The Fire' - you'll be disappointed

Piano Man, All for Leyna, Tell Her About It, Honesty, Sometimes a Fantasy, The Night Is Still Young, Pressure, My Life, Keeping the Faith, A Matter of Trust, You're Only Human (Second Wind), Everybody Loves You Now, Uptown Girl, You May Be Right, Big Shot, The Longest Time, Allentown, Los Angelenos, It's Still Rock and Roll to Me, Baby Grand. Bonus videos: She's Right on Time, Goodnight Saigon (Live), Leave a Tender Moment Alone (Live), James.
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If its missing videos you like , get GH Vol. 3 video.
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I just got this..and it rules. Sound is awesome.
GREAT price.
Man, Billy has aged WELL....he was SUCH a damn dork...
He has gotten 'cooler' with age.
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Just bought mine from DVDexpress $14.99 + .99 S&H. Where did you get if for $12.99? I saw it at BB for $17.99 and passed. I'm glad to hear it sounds so good. Someone at Amazon said that Piano Man is from Live at Yankee Stadium (which I already have) and not the "concept" video shot for GH I&II in 1985. That sort of sucks. I can't wait to watch this. Still it is a puzzler why it would not have his two biggest later hits (We Didn't Start the Fire & River of Dreams) on it. I would be fine if there were NO overlap between it and GH v3, but there is a little (two songs I think). This doesn't make any sense to me

While we're on the subject of Joel decisions that make no sense, where is The Millenium Concert? I know it was being filmed (he even mentions it on the album), so what happened to the DVD? We definitely need a better live DVD than Yankee Stadium (which is almost unwatchable).

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Originally posted by vegasbaby
If its missing videos you like , get GH Vol. 3 video.
yeah I got this one. . .
I didn't know there was a
video for Layna. I even have
the TWO VHS vids he released.

Gotta' check this out.

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Originally posted by ViewAskewbian


yeah I got this one. . .
I didn't know there was a
video for Layna. I even have
the TWO VHS vids he released.

Gotta' check this out.

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All for Layna is my fav. BJ song and it sounds freckin unbelievable on this disc...Pressure is also "crazy" in 5:1
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So what do you people think of this DVD?
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Originally posted by Decker
We definitely need a better live DVD than Yankee Stadium (which is almost unwatchable).
I agree. That Yankee Stadium release was gut-wrenching. What are the odds of his best concert video coming out on DVD...the Nylon Curtain tour? My VHS of that release is practically fossilized at this point.

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