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    Subject: Re: Disappointment
    Date: Jun 21, 2004
    Sender: arroyoPrevious | Next

    After watching this video I was quite suprised as to the improved techical ability Hendrix and the band perform at. Yes there appear to be a few sore points relating to stage problems but they tackle a higher caliber of songs than the standard Purple Haze that so many look at. Even
    Hendrix himself has admitted to this and with songs such as Dolly Dagger, Ezy Rider as well as Freedom done all performed in a quality close to studio level I enjoyed this video extremely.
    If you have any musical experience one can
    only recognize that the concert had problems
    related to poor stage setup rather than material
    played. This is far above many previous Hendrix
    based productions.

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    Re: Disappointment

    Berkeley hasn't had a release, as frankly, it was rather badly filmed. As you've probably seen from the video version, the cameraman for some reason prefered to concentrate on close-up face shots...which is most frustrating when you want to see Hendrix actaully playing the guitar!

    Also, I believe that though the concert was filmed in it's entirety, all that's left now is the same footage avaialble on the video.

    A DVD Berkeley would just be a DVD version of the version that's already available on video. It's a damn shame the performances weren't filmed in the same professional manner as Blue Wild Angel, as msucially they FAR surpass the decidedly dodgy Isle Of Wight gig.






    Comment index:

  • Wild Blue Angel   from Andre Ellis, Nov 19, 2001
  • amazing   from Todd Katz, Aug 28, 2002
  • Blue Wild Angel Travesty   from Alex Smith, Oct 30, 2002
  • Re: Blue Wild Angel Travesty   from Rich, Nov 7, 2002
  • Disappointment   from Stewart Spaull, Nov 15, 2002
  • Re: Disappointment   from Jesse Pearson, Dec 16, 2002
  • Re: Disappointment   from Frank from India, Jun 9, 2004
  • Re: Disappointment   from The Axis, May 16, 2003
  • Re: Disappointment   from Stewart Spaull, Feb 14, 2004
  • » Re: Disappointment «   from arroyo, Jun 21, 2004
  • Re: Disappointment   from Alfred Millikan, Jun 26, 2006
  • [no subject]   from enage><br> E-mail, Sep 28, 2003
  • Great Guitar   from Glenn, Nov 2, 2006
  • Wild Blue Angel   from Andre Ellis, Nov 19, 2001
  • amazing   from Todd Katz, Aug 28, 2002
  • Blue Wild Angel Travesty   from Alex Smith, Oct 30, 2002
  • Re: Blue Wild Angel Travesty   from Rich, Nov 7, 2002
  • Disappointment   from Stewart Spaull, Nov 15, 2002
  • Re: Disappointment   from Jesse Pearson, Dec 16, 2002
  • Re: Disappointment   from Frank from India, Jun 9, 2004
  • Re: Disappointment   from The Axis, May 16, 2003
  • Re: Disappointment   from Stewart Spaull, Feb 14, 2004
  • » Re: Disappointment «   from arroyo, Jun 21, 2004
  • Re: Disappointment   from Alfred Millikan, Jun 26, 2006
  • [no subject]   from enage><br> E-mail, Sep 28, 2003
  • Great Guitar   from Glenn, Nov 2, 2006