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Go On.....Tinkle Those Ivories!

Advantages: Some well known pieces - easy to follow
Disadvantages: The cover of the book is a bit childish - even for me....

Piano Time Classics Thought I'd review something different for a change - and make it shorter.....for a change. I can do short. When I was a child I learned to play the guitar and the clarinet, but was absolutely desperate to play the piano. Seei ...

LAURALILIA 01.06.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Piano Time Classics - Pauline Hall

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It wasn't always 'all right now' for these bands

Advantages: Tells the story well with help from surviving band members
Disadvantages: Uneven chapter lengths; needs updating

Free and Bad Company Free were one of the bands who grew out of the British blues boom of around 1968, had massive success with the evergreen ‘All Right Now’ in 1970, disbanded a year later, and reformed briefly but fell apart for good in 1973. Tw ...

JOHNV 22.08.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Free at Last: The Story of Free and Bad Company - Steven Rosen

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The Theory of Music from A to B.....

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Review of The AB Guide to Music Theory Vol 1 - Eric Taylor

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The gallery of a mad tormented genius

Advantages: Excellent selection from van Gogh's work; superb reproduction quality
Disadvantages: None

... Vincent van Gogh The pictures of Vincent van Gogh (1853-90), the Dutch painter who spent the final part of his career and short life in France, must be among the most recognisable of any. The mad tormented genius probably needs little introduction ...

JOHNV 11.07.2013 · Read full review
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Review of The Portable Van Gogh - Griet Van Haute, Robert Hughes

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Who's Who? What's Where?

Advantages: A good reference guide for fans
Disadvantages: Totally useless for anyone who doesn't listen to The Archers

Dum de dum de dum de dum – dum de dum de daa daa There are two ways to respond to the above line. First is with a tuneful burst of “dum de diddly, dum de diddly, dum de diddly dum” and the second is to wonder what the heck I'm on about. If you're i ...

koshkha 09.05.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Who's Who in the Archers 2011 - Graham Harvey

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