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Movie Review: ‘The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years’ by Ron Howard

This vast narrative collage comprises an artful group biography and an account of an unprecedented phenomenon that has never recurred, and seems unlikely, in today's splintered culture, ever to do so.

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Music Review: Dio – ‘A Decade of Dio: 1983-1993’

For weeks I’ve been listening to the new 'A Decade of Dio: 1983-1993' box set from Rhino Entertainment and regretting time lost. As opposed to the usual “greatest hits” collection approach to a box set with interspersed unreleased alternate takes, 'Decade' is simply the first six albums from Ronnie James Dio’s solo career, remastered and repackaged with some amazing new artwork from longtime Dio cover artist, Marc Sasso.

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Music Review: Charlie Parker – ‘Unheard Bird: The Unissued Takes’

With material taken from the end of the 1940s all the way up through 1952, 'Unheard Bird' finds Charlie Parker fitting his sound into such variations as fronting a big band, leading a quintet, floating effortlessly above a Latin jazz orchestra and playing alongside such jazz luminaries as Thelonious Monk, Max Roach, Buddy Rich, and Dizzy Gillespie.

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