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Just to let y'all know, I bought the new 4 disc Live Aid dvd and it kicks serious ass. DTS Surround makes you feel like you are participating. Sadly, though, it makes me feel old to watch it...after all it was 20 years ago :(

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DVD Description
Disc One
Prequel:
BBC Television News Report
Band Aid - Do They know It's Christmas?
USA for Africa - We Are The World

Coldstream Guards - Royal Salute
Status Quo - Rockin' All Over The World
Status Quo – Caroline
The Style Council – Internationalists
The Style Council - Walls Come Tumbling Down
The Boomtown Rats - I Don’t Like Mondays
The Boomtown Rats - Drag Me Down
Adam Ant - Vive Le Rock
Ultravox - Dancing With Tears In My Eyes
Ultravox – Vienna
Spandau Ballet - Only When You Leave
Spandau Ballet – True
Elvis Costello - All You Need Is Love
Nik Kershaw - Wouldn't It Be Good
Sade - Your Love Is King
Sting – Roxanne
Phil Collins - Against All Odds
Sting & Phil Collins - Every Breath You Take
Howard Jones - Hide And Seek
Bryan Ferry - Slave To Love
Bryan Ferry - Jealous Guy
Paul Young - Do They know It's Christmas?
Paul Young - Come Back And Stay
Paul Young - Every Time You Go Away
Paul Young & Alison Moyet - That's The Way Love Is
Bryan Adams - Kids Wanna Rock
Bryan Adams - Summer of '69
U2 - Sunday Bloody Sunday
U2 – Bad

Disc Two
Beach Boys -Wouldn't It Be Nice
Beach Boys - Good Vibrations
Beach Boys - Surfin' USA
Dire Straits & Sting - Money For Nothing
Dire Straits - Sultans Of Swing
George Thorogood & The Destroyers - Madison Blues
Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
Queen - Radio Gaga
Queen - Hammer To Fall
Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Queen - We Will Rock You
Queen - We Are The Champions
Simple Minds - Ghost Dancing
Simple Minds - (Don't You) Forget About Me
David Bowie - TVC15
David Bowie - Rebel Rebel
David Bowie - Modern Love
David Bowie – Heroes
Ethiopian Famine Film
Joan Baez - Amazing Grace
Pretenders - Stop Your Sobbing
Pretenders - Chain Gang
Pretenders - Middle Of The Road
The Who - Love Reign O'er Me
The Who - Won't Get Fooled Again
Kenny Loggins - Footloose
Elton John - Bennie And The Jets
Elton John - Rocket Man
Elton John & Kiki Dee - Don't Go Breaking My Heart
Elton John & George Michael - Don’t Let The Sun Go Down on Me

Disc Three
Madonna – Holiday
Madonna - Get Into The Groove
Freddie Mercury & Brian May - Is This The World We Created?
Paul McCartney - Let It Be
Band Aid Finale - Do They know It's Christmas?
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - American Girl
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – Refugee
Black Sabbath featuring Ozzy Osbourne – Paranoid
REO Speedwagon - Can't Fight This Feeling
REO Speedwagon - Roll With The Changes
Crosby Stills & Nash - Teach Your Children
Judas Priest - Living After Midnight
Judas Priest - Green Manalishi
The Cars - Just What I Needed
The Cars - Heartbreak City
Neil Young - The Needle And The Damage Done
Neil Young - Nothing Is Perfect (In God's Perfect Plan)
Thompson Twins, Steve Stevens, Nile Rodgers & Madonna – Revolution
Eric Clapton - White Room
Eric Clapton - She's Waiting
Eric Clapton – Layla
Phil Collins (in Philadelphia) - In The Air Tonight
Duran Duran - Union Of The Snake
Duran Duran - Save A Prayer
Duran Duran - The Reflex
Patti Labelle – Imagine
Patti Labelle - Forever Young

Disc Four
Hall & Oates – Maneater
Hall & Oates with Eddie Kendricks - Get Ready (Cos Here I Come)
Hall & Oates with Eddie Kendricks & David Ruffin - Ain't Too Proud To Beg
Hall & Oates with Eddie Kendricks & David Ruffin - My Girl
Mick Jagger - Just Another Night
Mick Jagger - Miss You
Mick Jagger & Tina Turner - State Of Shock
Mick Jagger & Tina Turner - It's Only Rock 'n' Roll
Bob Dylan with Keith Richards & Ron Wood - Blowing In The Wind
USA for Africa Finale - We Are The World

Disc Four Extras
INXS - What You Need INXS - Don’t Change B.B. King - Why I Sing The Blues B.B. King - Don't Answer The Door B.B. King - Rock Me Baby Ashford & Simpson with Teddy Pendergrass - Reach Out And Touch Run DMC -King Of Rock Cliff Richard - A World Of Difference Overseas contributors - Various David Bowie & Mick Jagger - Dancing In The Streets Documentary: Food & Trucks & Rock 'n' Roll


Well worth the 30 bucks...
 

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Actually that is one of the old VHS tapes I put on DVD a few weeks ago. Saw the Zep performance again. I remember being 15 and finally getting to see the mighty Led Zeppelin live. Ok, as live as we thought as we'd ever get the chance at the time.

Was it great on a technical standpoint? No. According to Jimmy Page, someone just opened up the case and handed him his Les Paul. So there were tuning issues with the first two songs (Rock & Roll, Whole Lotta Love) The rust was apparent with the three members and even though Tony Thompson (drummer that was with Chic and at the time the Duran Duran / Robert Palmer spin off The Power Station) was solid they didn't seem to have the time to jell. So compare do the dozens of other bands up there in Philly the performance wasn't far from the tightest. Most of the other acts we're currently on tour or just getting off tour so even with the challenge of having no sound check they were still playing great.

Before anyone asks yes Phil Collins also sat in on drums. However inspecting the video tape it looked like he was just following Thompson. I never understood why Collins was invited to sit in, especially since he didn't join in the rehearsals. Yes he was one of the hottest guys in the business with Genesis and a booming solo career. And yes he did manage to play both venues at Live Aid (both London and Philadelphia) but I thought Collins was more there for publicity. And it was the first time Zep played after John Bonham's death. I don't think the hype of flying over the Atlantic was needed.

Stairway of course closed the set and it was as good as remembered, even without the extended improved solo Page would do for the 70's. So it was what it was. A thrown together reunion played with a few hired hands. Could have gone down worse. If Zep thought Live Aid was bad then the Atlantic 40th Anniversary show they played with Jason Bonham was just downright horrid. Don't ever expect that to see the light of day.
 

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Hi there! Wpuld be great if someone else can up that DVD concert... here or anywhere in torrent?

I'm an INXS fan and i like to invite everybody to my INXS forum, there you can find rare stuff (for free, of course) as many bootlegs concerts and rare and live videos too in direct download (Rapidshare & Megaupload), so come on and join us!

http://inxs.phpbbforum.eu

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Actually that is one of the old VHS tapes I put on DVD a few weeks ago. Saw the Zep performance again. I remember being 15 and finally getting to see the mighty Led Zeppelin live. Ok, as live as we thought as we'd ever get the chance at the time.

Was it great on a technical standpoint? No. According to Jimmy Page, someone just opened up the case and handed him his Les Paul. So there were tuning issues with the first two songs (Rock & Roll, Whole Lotta Love) The rust was apparent with the three members and even though Tony Thompson (drummer that was with Chic and at the time the Duran Duran / Robert Palmer spin off The Power Station) was solid they didn't seem to have the time to jell. So compare do the dozens of other bands up there in Philly the performance wasn't far from the tightest. Most of the other acts we're currently on tour or just getting off tour so even with the challenge of having no sound check they were still playing great.

Before anyone asks yes Phil Collins also sat in on drums. However inspecting the video tape it looked like he was just following Thompson. I never understood why Collins was invited to sit in, especially since he didn't join in the rehearsals. Yes he was one of the hottest guys in the business with Genesis and a booming solo career. And yes he did manage to play both venues at Live Aid (both London and Philadelphia) but I thought Collins was more there for publicity. And it was the first time Zep played after John Bonham's death. I don't think the hype of flying over the Atlantic was needed.

Stairway of course closed the set and it was as good as remembered, even without the extended improved solo Page would do for the 70's. So it was what it was. A thrown together reunion played with a few hired hands. Could have gone down worse. If Zep thought Live Aid was bad then the Atlantic 40th Anniversary show they played with Jason Bonham was just downright horrid. Don't ever expect that to see the light of day.
According to Phil Collins in the official Genesis biography Chapter and Verse, he was going to play with Robert Plant at Live Aid way before the Zeppelin reunion came up and it was going to initially be a collaboration between Phil, Robert and Eric Clapton before Robert committed to the Zeppelin reunion. Then Jimmy Page picked Tony Thompson to play drums whilst Plant wanted Phil to play drums (PC played drums on Robert's first two solo albums and first US solo tour and have been friends for years). Phil played with Clapton before he played with Zep and did very well. Tony and PC are two different drummers of different beasts.
 

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I still remember like it was yesterday. Watching it on a small color TV with very bad reception. The DVDs brought back many,many great memories.
 

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If ever there was a drummer NOT for Led Zep.... it was Phil Collins!!!
Notice how Keith Moon & John Bonham played so similar. And both Led Zep & the WHO were TERRIBLE!!!
I feel The WHO should have quit when Keith died, like Zep did when Bonzo died.
Because the Classic WHO line up & songs all have Moony at the core of it. ' Tommy', 'Who's next', etc. Is anyone's fave WHO album ' Face Dances' or ' It's Hard' ???
 

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Not true.
Kenny Jones is a good drummer, and so is Jason Bonham.

I was 17 when LiveAid happened,and Zep were one of my favourite bands, so I didn't notice or care how bad the drumming by Phil Collins was.
NOW, I see why at the time older fans complained .

Still, the official Live Aid dvd is cool if you have a wide variety of tastes, but for Zep and Sabbath fans, there is no point when you could buy bootlegs, or now download their sets.
 

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I agree mate. I never said he was a bad drummer, he's a GREAT drummer.. but just NOT for the WHO!
The Small Faces & Faces.. he was great. But Keith Moon broke every rule in the drumming book, so maybe Jones was too good!!
Point is, it wasn't the WHO sound (And now especially without ' The Ox')
Kenney Jones was a ' proper drummer' in a band where EVERYONE was playing lead!
John & Keith were not a rythm section for Pete & Rog, they were ALL lead players (hence- the first ever bass solo in ' My Generation')
So really, NOBODY stood a chance of replacing Keith, because of his style (or lack of it?)
That's why I said, the WHO should of stopped when Keith died, because all of them playing solos over one another, actually worked & that was the WHO sound!
In concert, Pete would often announce " You know this is not really the WHO", (much to Roger's anger.)
By the same token, Moony couldn't have played drums for the small faces & do what Jones did, it's not ' ones rubbish & ones great' it's a clash of styles and Moony was as much a part of the WHO sound as the others. At the same time, Moony would not have fitted into any other band except the WHO, Jones would of fitted in many other bands... just not the WHO!

As for Led Zep, I don't remember mentioning Jason Bonham (I may be wrong.)
Now, he is a FANTASTIC drummer & at the last reunion with Jason, Led Zep sounded like Led Zep again!!!
But Phil Collins..... NO!
But, I agree the live aid DVD is fantastic ... I can never get bored of Queens performance!!

But don't you find it strange that it took 20 years to be released ????




Not true.
Kenny Jones is a good drummer, and so is Jason Bonham.

I was 17 when LiveAid happened,and Zep were one of my favouritre bands, so I didn't notice or care how bad the drumming by Phil Collins was.
NOW, I see why at the time older fans complained .

Still, the official Live Aid dvd is cool if you have a wide variety of tastes, but for Zep and Sabbath fans, there is no point when you could buy bootlegs, or now download their sets.
 

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No you didnt mention Jason, but I like bringing up his name wherever I can! :D
(I'm glad he is not stuck in his father's shadow, like Julian Lennon for example)
 

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Queen's performance at Live Aid is possibly the best performance I have ever seen. The crowd was really into the set and Queen definitely delivered.
The rest of the DVD has some other good performances and some nice surprises, but I always find myself skipping ahead to Queen.
The other great part about this show is seeing the celebrities like Chevy Chase and Jack Nicholson introducing bands. Watching Chevy chomp on that gum makes me think is was a pretty good party back stage!
 

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Everybody always has a go at Phil Collins for this and I don't know why. I'm not his biggest fan but the main problem on this day was Page and Plant. Page was so out of it he couldn't even find his guitar on stage and struggled to stand up!
 
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