Marc Bolan & T Rex - Born To Boogie: 2 Disc DVD Set £2.99@ HMV + Free Delivery/Quidco - HotUKDeals
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By 1972, the seminal glam-rock band T-Rex was at the height of what came to be known as 'T-Rexstacy': they had already scored three of their soon-to-be ten straight Top 10 hits; their landmark 1971 album ELECTRIC WARRIOR was still riding the charts; critics were declaring them to be 'bigger than The Beatles'; and fans were aping singer-songwriter-guitarist Marc Bolan's iconic sartorial style. To celebrate their success, Bolan and T-Rex played two sold-out performances at London's Wembley Empire Pool, captured on film by none other than former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr and released as the now-legendary concert film BORN TO BOOGIE. The only existant recording of a full T-Rex concert, BORN TO BOOGIE is centered around the dual live performances (with Ringo and Elton John guest starring on two tracks) and interspersed with an acoustic set filmed at John Lennon's mansion, goofy backstage footage of Bolan, and surreal sequences of nuns and dwarves inserted for visual effect.
While the original film ran for roughly one hour, this reissue of BORN TO BOOGIE restores many of the hours-worth of material shot by Ringo--including three recently discovered songs ('Cadillac', 'Girl', and 'Summertime Blues') and the never-before-seen matinee show--with a clean video transfer and audio remastered by legendary producer and Bolan friend Tony Visconti. In addition, Bolan's son Rolan presents a wealth of extra material that includes trailers, outtakes, deleted scenes, studio sessions, interviews, and more.
Double Disc Set - Special Features
Ringo's Original 1972 Legendary Picture - Restored And Remastered
Audio Options Include Original And Remastered Soundtrack
Audio Commentary By Tim Van Rellim (Original Producer) And Mark Allen (DVD Director)
The Wembley Evening Concert, 8.30pm - 18th March 1972 (63 Minutes)
Original Cinema Trailer With Original Sound
Wembley Matinee Concert, 5.30pm - 18th March 1972 (61 Minutes)
Cosmic Rock - When T.Rex Ruled The World (47 Minutes) Documentary, Presented By Rolan Bolan Feat. Interviews With Tony Visconti, Bob Harris, Emperor Rosko And More
Re-Born To Boogie - Restoration Documentary (15 Minutes) Review Of The Restoration Process
Outtakes And Deleted Scenes
Multi-Cam, Multi-Audio Options
'Before And After' Video And Audio Tracks
Easter Eggs
Widescreen 1.85:1 Anamorphic
Dolby Digital 5.1 / Dolby Digital DTS 5.1 / Dolby Digital 2.0
Languages - English
Region 1, 2 & 4 / PAL / Colour
Running Time 5 Hours 25 Minutes
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Blimey. 2 disc DVD set and its chillier than an ice pop. Wow. Why anyone?

Single disc version cheapest is: - £4.99
Next cheapest for thgis version is: - £12.99
Hot from me, back to Zero for a fresh start :thumbsup:
professor yaffle
Hot from me, back to Zero for a fresh start :thumbsup:

Yeah, thanks Yaffers. I put it on and within 10 seconds it was at minus 27. That's just so wrong.
Just bad timing, the schoolkids must have just finished their tea :roll:
professor yaffle
Just bad timing, the schoolkids must have just finished their tea :roll:

Yeah, shoul've saved it till midnight when all us old uns late nighters would've appreciated it.:whistling:
just had to buy it, must stay off here more
[COLOR="Navy"]Awesome !! Over 5 hours worth for under £3
Heat from me - hope temperature rises for you andywedge.[/COLOR]
Looks like the cold squad is out tonight.:roll: Well, I gave you some heat cos it`s a good deal.:thumbsup:
little ern

Cheers Ern. Glad to have been of service. ;-)
Superb. Ordered. Thanks.
As alway Andy, a brilliant post!!.
Heat and rep.:)

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