ABBA RARITIES VOL. 1 - Our lead-off ABBA DVD is definitely one of our most popular! It starts off with a great appearance on the children's show "Wonderama" from 1975 where ABBA is interviewed (great interview!) between performances of "Mama Mia," "SOS" and "Fernando." Next is ABBA's legendary "Saturday Night Live" TV appearance, where they do "SOS" and "Waterloo" in the middle of a "Titanic" skit, where Benny and Bjorn start laughing at what's going on in front of them! " Then TV appearances of "Take A Chance On Me" "Eagle," "Thank You For The Music" and "SOS." They then do "Hey Hey Helen" and "Mama Mia" from Don Kirshner's Rock Concert (the complete appearance of this is on ABBA #4), and then Japanese TV with "Dancing Queen," "Take A Chance On Me," "Summernight City," and "Thank You For The Music." Agnetha then does "The Heat is On" and "I Can't Shake Loose" in a TV appearance. Then it's 1974 on Momarkedet with "Waterloo," early 80's footage, and a 1982 interview with Benny and Bjorn. Agnetha and Thomas do their duet, followed by an "SOS" TV appearance, as well as finishing up with "If It Wasn't For The Night," comedy on English TV with "Thank You For The Music," and finally "Chiquitita." Good to great quality, approx. 2 hours, a classic compilation!
ABBA RARITIES VOL. 2 - Our most popular ABBA DVD! This 2 hour DVD starts off with the 1979 segment from 20/20, great interview and amazing footage! Then it's American Bandstand from 1975 where the group performs "SOS" and "I Do I Do I Do I Do I Do." Then it's incredible footage of ABBA getting on an airplane with an on-flight interview, where you also see a great alternate video of "SOS!" Then it's ABBA at their zenith - on the Studio 2 show, where they descend from a giant staircase in their amazing white robe outfits to perform "Dancing Queen," "My Love My Life," "When I Kissed The Teacher," "Knowing me Knowing You," "Money Money Money" and "Fernando." This is indeed incredible footage! Then it's on to the legendary "Dick Cavett Meets ABBA" show where Dick does a great interview and ABBA then go on into a full-blown live set of "Gimme Gimme Gimme," Souper Trouper," "Two For The Price Of One," "Slipping Through My Fingers," "Me & I," "Knowing Me Knowing You," "Summernight City," "Thank You For The Music," and "On and On." Approx. 2 hours, quality from good to great, this is truly a classic testimony to one of the greatest bands of all time!
ABBA RARITIES VOL. 3 - This ABBA DVD starts off with a bang and doesn't let up! It leads off with the amazing "Super Trouper TV Special" with great footage and interviews with all 4 members! Hear how they write songs and much more! You'll even see the ultra-rare "Super Trouper" LP TV commercial! Then it's French TV with wild performances of "The Winner Takes It All" and "Super Trouper." Then it's two "Live At Five" solo interviews, one with Frida and one with Agnetha on their solo careers from 1983. Then it's the Midnight Special TV show from 1978 where they do a special spotlight on ABBA, with host Wolfman Jack giving his take. Then something a bit different - it's the band Erasure with some promo videos of their infamous ABBA covers, "Lay All Your Love On Me," "SOS," their legendary "Take A Chance On Me" promo and then "Voulez-Vous." Erasure's ABBA promos were done with tongue firmly in cheek but with a sincere intent on paying homage to their heroes! Then it's 3 songs live by what may be the greatest ABBA tribute band, the world famous "Bjorn Again" performing "Waterloo," "Money Money Money" and "Dancing Queen" in front of a masive outdoor crowd! Then it's back to ABBA and some VERY rare clips - "Waterloo" from Swedish Fest 1975, "Waterloo" slightly cut from Swedish TV 1974, "SOS" on Dutch TV 1975, "SOS" on the 1975 Seaside Special, and the rumored-to-not-exist unbelievable 1973 footage of ABBA (not even known as ABBA yet!) of the mega-rare "People Need Love" from German TV, where the girls are not Frida and Agnetha! Maybe the most rare and surreal ABBA footage of them all! And finally, this wild collection finishes off with Frida performing "I Have A Dream" solo in 1985. Approx. 2 hours, good to great quality, this is a definite must-have for ABBA fans!
ABBA RARITIES VOL. 4 - Yet another ABBA DVD full of rarities! This one starts off with two Don Kirshner's Rock Concert appearances in a row from 1976 and 1977, where ABBA perform "SOS," "Rock Me," "Dancing Queen," Fernando," "Mama Mia," "SOS, "Hey Hey Helen" (very rare performance), "Waterloo," "Rock Me" and "Mama Mia." Then it's on to a few specially created "fan-made promos" of "Dream World," "Happy Hawaii," "I Am The City" and"You Owe Me One." Next is a funny clip from the TV show "Facts of Life" which centers around ABBA, and then it's on to many very rare promos, the first being some solo promos of the ABBA women, namely Frida's "Belle," "The Last Time" and "One Way Love (Dance Mix)" by Agnetha, and Frida again with "Min Egan Stad" and then one more Agnetha promo, "The Way You Are." Then it's back to ABBA business with "Waterloo" sung on TV in Swedish (cut a bit from the start), and then many foreign language versions of hit songs and their promos, which are different than their English promos! You'll see ""Hova Vitne," "Al Andar" ("Move On"), "Gracias Por La Musica" ("Thank You For The Music"), "No Hay A Quien Culpar" ("When All Is Said And Done"), "Conociendome" ("Knowing Me Knowing You," incredible!), amd "Felicidad" ("Happy New Year"). Very wild footage! Then it's the comics-effect version of the "Bang-A-Boomerang" promo and finally a TV spot where ABBA's finances are discussed in 1984. The rare foreign promos are OK quality, not mint but definitely good enough for collector's to have! Good to great quality, approx. 105 minutes!
ABBA RARITIES VOL. 5 - This wild compilation starts off with some Agnetha solo on the Mike Zee show, performing "One Way Love" and "I Won't Let You Go," as well as doing a great interview and giving her thoughts on ABBA and their status at the time! Agnetha then does a great "Can't ShakeLoose" TV appearance. She then does "The Heat is On" in front of a really large TV show crowd, and then "Never Again," her duet! And then "The Last Time" on TV where she even has a band onstage! Plus a decent interview from this appearance as well! Then it's on to ABBA with "If It Weren't For The Nights" and some nice split-screen TV action! The girls look especially great here, all dressed in black and strutting their stuff! Then a funny interview with comedy on British TV and "Thank You For The Music." Then it's "I Have A Dream" on Late Breakfast in 1982, and a great 1982 interview where ABBA gets asked some very funny questions and give likewise answers! On the same show they perform "Under Attack" and then do another interview, very revealing, and Bjorn has a great reaction when the group is asked about splitting up! They also perform "Thank You For The Music" here. FRida has some TV appearances with "Something Going On" (nice blue stage) and "Baby Don't You Cry No More." The next part of this comp kicks off with the ultra-rare "ABBA Made In Sweden" special, where you see ABBA being delivered in a crate on a loading dock! ABBA performs "Mama Mia," "I Do I Do I Do I Do I Do" and "So Long," in very great footage! The "I Do..." segment is especially nice, ABBA in some excellent footage taken of them in a field! Then it's on to some very early rare footage, where they perform "Honey Honey," "Waterloo," "Waterloo" and "Honey Honey." The last two songs are especially incredible because you see ABBA at their wildest and "glammest," with Benny wearing feathers, Frida and her early perm, Agnetha with her *very* revealing glittery outfit, and Bjorn playing his wildest guitar and wearing a big cape!! How can you go wrong! The couples are even flirting with each other during this set! This amazing ABBA compilation is approx. 2 hours and is in good to great quality, not to be missed!
ABBA RARITIES VOL. 6 - This DVD concentrates on the great Agnetha, in a wild mix of solo appearances and performances. First up is an interview from 1985 on the show Gast at Hagges, this show is not in English but it has a number of great moments, such as an early b/w clip of pre-ABBA Agnetha singing live, and a clip from a very early solo music video where she gets into a jet fighter! Other moments on the show include how she even chops food while singing, singing with the band from her guest seat, a clip of her on the silver screen, and more assorted craziness! She even plays a little piano! After the show, you see some footage of Benny with an orchestra, just for the heck of it! Then it's Agnetha singing "I Stand Alone" and "Shine" on the Klina Mina show from 1987, with an interview not in English but fun. Then it's more TV with "Here I Am" and some wine! Then it's a quick clip of Agnetha in the studio singing "Take The Money And Run." Then more non-English TV with performances of "The Heat Is On" and another with a rocking duet with "Fly Like An Eagle" and then getting slower with "The Way You Are." Then another non-English interview where you also see the chart position of "I Stand Alone" (strong at #1). This video is a must for all fans and especially fans of Agnetha! Approx. 105 minutes in good to great quality.
ABBA RARITIES VOL. 7 - ABBA shines in these rare performances! First you see the group on the Musikladen TV Special performing "Waterloo," "Honey Honey," "Tropical Love Den" (amazing!), "SOS," "Rock Me," "Dancing Queen," "Mama Mia," "I've Been Waiting For You," "Fernando" and "So Long," an incredible mix or popular and rare songs! From there you will see "Dancing Queen" on the 1976 Disco Show, and then you will see a "Chess" documentary and even some more "Chess" stuff with Benny and Bjorn!
ABBA RARITIES VOL. 8 - Frida stars here with wild rare appearances and performances! First you'll see her sing her duet "As Long As I Have You" on the French TV show Champs Elysses. "I'm A Woman" and "Shine" are next as well as a great interview where Frida reveals how she feels about ABBA reuniting! Then you'll see "Shine" from the Mike Zee show, "Something Going On" from French TV and an appearance with "To Turn The Stone," "I See Red" and "Something Going On." More wild TV appearances follow with "Here I Stay," "Shine" from Countdown, "To Turn The Stone" from Germany, "To Turn The Stone" from Holland with interview, and another interview with "To Turn The Stone." Then it's "Here We'll Stay" from Cadence Parade where you'll also see many wild odd "act outs" of ABBA songs, then "Here We'll Stay," and another performance of "Here Well Stay." Quality ranges from good to great, and video is approx. 80 minutes. A great solo showcase of Frida, one of the magical voices of ABBA!
The next three are ABBA rare music CDR's. They are counted just like a DVD.
ABBA CDR #1 - Love Has Its Way (1972 Japan), Rock and Roll Band (1972 Japan B-side) , Inga Theme (1969 Swedish B-side), Hey, Musikant (1971 German single), Was Die Liebe Sagt (1971 German B-side), Fanfare For Ice Hockey World Championship 1981, Ring Ring (US remix), On Top Of Old Smokie (unreleased), What A Wonderful World (Frida & Marie Fredrickkson), Gimme Gimme Gimme (7 remix), Dancing Queen (a capella version), 1977 Live Medley (flexi-disc, Fernando, Rock Me, Why Did It Have To Be Me, Money Money Money, Waterloo), As Good As New (1979 live Stockholm), If It Werent For The Nights (1979 live Stockholm), Borstra Tandrollen Bort, SOS (live on Musikladen), Sitting In A Palmtree (1977 live Adelaide, movie filming), Waterloo (live Top of the Pops
ABBA CDR #2 - En Carousel (1972 Japan only promo single), Love Has Its Way (1972 Japan), Wer Im Wartesaal Der Liebe Steht (1973 German version of Another Town, Another Train), Two For The Price Of One (1981 alternate version demo), Under Attack (1982, alternate ending), Every Good Man (1982 unreleased), Just Like That (80s unreleased), Under My Sun (80s unreleased), Voulez Vous (1979 US 12 promo single), Christmas Greetings (1982 UK flexi-disc), Fly Like An Eagle (Agnetha & Ola Hakannsson), Cant Shake Loose (Agnetha US edit), Fire and Ice (Frida covers the Benatar song), Med Varann (Frida & Bjorn Skifs, Swedish version of You Make Me Feel Brand New), Lite Grand I Orat (Frida & Claes), Why Did It Have To Be Me (1977 live), The Last Time (1987 Agnetha extended version), Let It Shine (Agnetha 7 remix)
ABBA CDR #3 - Just Like That (3 different), Dancing Queen (different mix), Agnetha speaks over "My Love My Life" (different version), ABBA speaks to Japanese fans, Dancing Queen missing verse, Agnetha oral hiegene commercial, When The Waves Roll Out To Sea, and from DICK CLARK MEETS ABBA - Gimme Gimme Gimme, Super Trouper, Two For The Price of One, Slipping Through My Fingers, me and I, Knowing Me Knowing You, Summernight City, Thank You For The Music, On and On and On
BAY CITY ROLLERS RARITIES VOL. 1 - The Bay City Rollers are one of rock's most legendary bands! Here is two hours of the greatest 70's Rollers footage in existance! First you'll see the boys perform on Don Kirshner circa 1978 (The Way I Feel Tonight, It's A Game). Then it's Merv Griffin from '76 (Rock and Roller, Don't Worry Baby), followd by Mike Douglas in '76 (Don't Worry Baby, Yesterday's Heroes). The appearances continue with the 1976 Tony Orlando show (I Only Wanna Be With You), Midnight Special 1977 (I Only Wanna Be With You, Saturday Night), Twiggy's Jukebox '77 (Rock and Roller) But there's much more as the boys appear on Dinah Shore 1977 (When I Say I Love You, Don't Stop The Music), 1977 (Saturday Night, You're A Woman, Dance Dance Dance, You Made Me Believe In Magic), Mike Douglas 1977 (on the beach fooling around and performing Saturday Night, Rock and Roll Love Letter, Let's Pretend, I Only Wanna be With You, Dedication). And finally some scenes and music from the classic Kroft Saturday morning show!
BAY CITY ROLLERS RARITIES VOL. 2 - This classic video starts with a performance from 1975, a full 'concert' (actually the boys lip-sync the whole thing!) in front of a very wild TV audience for the "Night Flight" TV show. The crowd is hysterical and even drags the Rollers into the crowd at certain points, putting them in grave danger! Next it's live camcorder footage from 1990, and finally, 4 extremely rare promo videos from Leslie's solo "It's A Game" album! (Same title as the BCR album.) Approx. 2 hours, good to great quality!
BAY CITY ROLLERS RARITIES VOL. 3 - The Bay City Rollers in yet another amazing comp, starting off with their huge reunion concert at Japan's massive Budakan in 1982! Taped off a TV screen but still looks pretty decent, the boys perform tons of their classics such as Remember, You Made Me Believe In Magic and many more! Then it's various TV appearances for Leslie as he gets interviewed and sings a variety of tunes on various shows, with some BCR in between! Then it's the promo videos for It's A Game and You Made Me Believe In Magic, followed by BCR TV appearances where they perform Yesterday's Hero, You Made Me Believe In Magic, Rock and Roller, and You're A Woman from the Supersonic show. An amazing comp that ranges from good to great quality, approx. 2 hours!
BAY CITY ROLLERS 4 - More stuff from the 70s and 80s (listed soon)
BONEY M: Greatest Hits video collection - The legendary disco/pop group of the 70s and 80s, Boney M featuring Bobby Farrell and Liz Mitchell, with videos for all their hits from Rivers of Babylon, Daddy Cool and more. To give you a hint of just how huge Boney M was at one point, they have not one, but TWO of the top-ten best selling singles in the UK...one more than The Beatles! Includes some cool special features too.
BOW WOW WOW RARITIES (2 DVDs)
The incredible new wave band run by Malcolm McClaren, and fronted by teenager Annabelle Lwyn! First it's their promo videos for Baby Oh No, C30 C60 C90 Go, Baby On Mars, Louis Quartez, Chihuahua, Do You Wanna Hold Me, I Want Candy, Paradise and W.O.R.K., followed by a single-cam (house cam) shot appearance at the old Ritz in NYC 1983, then Live at 5 TV 1983, 1982 TV (Do You Wanna Hold Me and Aphrodisiac), and another "Hold Me" TV appearance! Many TV appearances on this one, where they perform Go Wild in the Country, Do You Wanna Hold Me, Do You Wanna Hold Me, I Want Candy, and Prince of Darkness on various shows! You'll see some great live footage with clips of the songs Golly Golly Go Buddy, TV Savage, C30..., and Go Wild in the Country, and then it's on to Pop Carnival, a great outdoor concert show where the band perform TV Savage, Cowboy, instrumental, Sexy Eiffel Towers, See Jungle, Animal, Sex, Go Wild in the Country, I Want Candy and C30...! Finally, you'll see some extremely rare Annabelle solo promos for Don't Talk To Strangers and Fever!
JACKSON FIVE: HOME TO INDIANA 1971 TV SPECIAL
Incredibly rare! The J5 perform many songs and do many skits in this hilarious TV special, which also features Bill Cosby. The J5 then head to a major arena for their huge hometown concert, this footage is worth the cost alone!
JACKSON FIVE RARITIES
A bunch of TV appearances from the late 60's and 70s! 90 minutes of classic J5.
JANE WEIDLIN (of the GO-GO's) RARITIES
Jane of course being of the incredible Go-Go's, here you will first see three of her hottest promos (Rush Hour, Inside a Dream, and World on Fire). From there you will see a promo for her band Frosted (Call Me Crazy) and her appearance on the old Les Brown Show. You will see her perform "Cool Places" with Sparks no less than four times (live, Solid Gold, American Bandstand, video promo) and also see a "Frosted" concert, a single cam show that is jumpy but here for inclusion's sake. Special Features - you will see two songs live from Charlotte's band The Graces, and four Go-Go's TV appearances from back in the day where they perform Our LIps Are Sealed, Vacation, Our Lips Are Sealed and We Got The Beat on American Bandstand. Great DVD, approx 110 minutes!
OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN RARITIES VOL. 1 - This classic Olivia compilation starts off with the amazing "Hollywood Nights" ONJ TV special, where Olivia hangs with such special guests as Elton John, Andy Gibb, Ted Knight (!), Dick Clark, Cliff Richard and more, with plenty of classic songs! Next Olivia hosts Midnight Special and sings some great tunes, including a nice Andrew Sisters sketch. Then it's a few TV appearances on Casey Kasem's Top Ten from 1980, Mike Douglas from 1980. This amazing vid finishes off with Olivia on "Hot Hero Sandwich" from 1979 and a very hot TV performance of "Physical" on the classic show "Solid Gold" from 1981. Approx. 2 hours, quality ranges from good to great as is usually the case with rare footage comps. An amazing comp of one of the world's most loved and enduring stars.
OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN RARITIES VOL. 2 - Another incredible OLJ comp packed with amazing rare footage of this legendary performer! First it's Olivia looking gorgeous in white from Japan from the 70's where she sings Have You Never Been Mellow, I Honestly Love You and more! Next is more from Japan from the 70's where she sings Let Me Be There and more, this second bit of Japan footage (about 25 minutes) is a little shaky with some bleeding but still not bad! Next is more from Japan, The 24 Hour Television Show, where Olivia sings Magic, Physical (with dancers), Over The Rainbow and more, on a rainy day ourdoors! Then a photo montage on "Beautiful Dramatic Lady" and finally I Still Call Australia My Home/Waltzing Matilda as she walks around looking great! Approx. 2 hours, quality ranges from good to great! Definitely an amazing collection of OLJ footage for any fan of hers.
OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN RARITIES VOL. 3 - This OLJ comp is especially packed with amazing TV appearances and promos, starting off with I Honestly Love You off the Ray Martin Show, followed by the promos for No Matter What You Do and I Need Love. No Matter What You Do on the Diamache Martin program is next, followed by the Si On Chantait program where Olivia does No Matter What You Do and You're The One That I Want in a great Grease take-off! More TV appearances are next with GMTV (No Matter What You Do), I Need Love (very sexy!), Promo Regia (I Need Love), a great interview where Olivia discusses making videos, Australian music and more, Access Hollywood where ONJ talks about breast cancer, causes, and more, Olivia scenes from the Lifetime breast cancer benefit show, and finally Twinkle Twinkle Little Star from France as fireworks light up the night! Approx 2 hours, good to great quality, a must have!
OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN RARITIES VOL. 4 - This incredible Olivia comp starts off with I Need Love from Holland TV (outdoors), and goes right into an amazing Midnight Special from 1977 packed with rare Olivia clips! Magic from Japan is next complete with clips from Xanadu, The Best of Me duet, and a very sexy "Physical" from Bob Hope's Football Follies of 1981! Deeper Than Night off TV is next, then Make A Move On Me from the Musikladen TV program. Then it's yet another performance (Deeper Than Night, Hopelessly Devoted To you, Magic, Sam, Physical) and a great medley from 1980 at the Sydney Opera House (Deeper Than Night, Hopelessly Devoted To You, Will A Little More Love), a great very old clip and then Don't Cry For e Argentina. This great video ends with The Alan Thicke Show and some footage from an old American Music Awards show! Good to great quality, 100 minutes!
OSMONDS/DONNY OSMONDS LIVE IN CONCERT & TV APP. - The amazing Osmonds were a non-stop entertainment machine, as this rare footage testifies! First it's a wild explosive Osmonds concert in a huge arena, as Jay, Alan and the biys go through hits like Crazy Horses, Just Like A Yo-Yo, Down By The Lazy River and much more! Donny even sings a great medley while walking through the crowd! Marie does a few things on her own, and the boys even do a great 50's send-up! In their white glitter outfits surrounded by special effects and a wild crowd, This concert shows just what Osmondmania was all about! Then it's on to a number of great TV appearances, like the Musikladen show (12th of Never with Donny, One Way Ticket To Anywhere, When I Fall In Love With You with Donny, and the 50's medley), and more TV appearances where they sing Crazy Horses a few times, and Donny sings Puppy Love and a clip of Donny singing in the 80's. This is definitely a *must* for any Osmonds fan! Great quality all around, 90 minutes!
PAT BENATAR (2 DVDs)
Great compilation of Pat footage, starts off with ET 1980, Catch a Rising Star 1982, ET 1984, Star Chart 1980, Check it Out Profile 1986, MTV Awards 1985, Amnesty International commercial 1986, Rock and Roll Christmas 1988, Harry Chapin Benefit 1987, and a VH-1 Special from 1989. Decent quality all around. The second DVD starts off with some amazing footage! Remember the old videos played on MTV all the time, "Fire and Ice," "Promises in the Dark" and to a lesser degree, "Tuff Life?" They were all filmed on the same stage. Now, here is the rehearsal footage of Pat and her band getting ready to shoot those videos! They play each song various times rehearsing, and you even see Pat in a different outfit, very sexy! Finally, the crowd comes in and they are ready to begin filming. In essence you are seeing these videos filmed with some different editing as they prepare and then finally shoot the videos! You see some cool stuff in between the songs too! This great footage is in great quality with a few dropouts in audio, but it is minimal, this is truly rare stuff that every Pat fan has to see! *** From here you go to a great 20/20 interview from 1981, Don Kirshner's Rock Concert from 1980 (where Pat ROCKS "No You Don't" and "We Live For Love"), Fridays from 1981 ("Hell Is For Children" and "Hit Me With Your Best Shot"), and finally, a bunch of songs live in France in 1980! Decent quality all around, an amazing Pat compilation!
UNDERTONES RARITIES VOL. 1 - NEW! Often referred to as the "Irish Ramones," The Undertones are one of the legendary punk/new wave bands! Here you get Top Of The Pops (Teenage Kicks), Top Of The Pops (You Got My Number), Old Grey Whistle Test (Jimmy Jimmy, True Confessions), Something Else (My Perfect Cousin, There Goes Norman), Top Of The Pops (Here Comes The Summer, Jimmy Jimmy), 1980 concert (21 songs!), 1983 concert (14 songs!). Quality is usally in the "good" range, not perfect but good for rare footage fans, and it's The Undertones!