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    I just bought the infamous Van Halen 1984 Montreal video on Ebay, While I'm waiting for it in the mail, has anybody out there seen it.? I know it's not a band sanctioned video so the quality is not that great but otherwise what can I expect?

    [ July 24, 2002, 02:23 PM: Message edited by: dropdeadlegs ]

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    It's good.

    I think it may be one of the only video documents around of that tour.
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    Originally posted by theodore templeman:
    It's good.

    I think it may be one of the only video documents around of that tour.
    Are you serious? Couldn't these guy foresee how fans would crave this stuff almost 20 years later.

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    I bought a bootleg from the 1984 tour. The quality of the tape is pathetic and the sound warbles in and out (poor tape). During Al's solo, you cannot even hear the solo...its a wall of noise (no, Al's not that fast). I hope you arent buying the same vid, or maybe I just got a bad copy??? (hint: I would REALLY like to get a good copy

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    This is a great video if you're wanting a concert from the 1984 tour. I haven't seen any other videos from this tour so this is a good one to have.
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    Someone once posted the contents of the classic VH video vault over at the Army. Included in that vault was a PRO SHOT full length home video of the 1984 tour that was going to be released in 85.

    I want DAT shit!

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    While we're at it, I want to request ALL this stuff be released by VH and DLR:

    Pro Shot Oakland Show - 81 (DOES exist)
    Pro Shot Buenos Aires Show - 83 (with clips of U.S. Festival too) (DOES exist...I have it.)
    Pro Shot 1984 Tour Show (probably does exist)

    Pro Shot Eat Em and Smile show (??)
    Pro Shot Skyscraper Show (DOES exist-MTV has shown clips of it before)
    Pro Shot Lil Ain't Enough Show - 91 Sweeden (DOES exist)
    Pro Shot Video of the Vegas Show Dave and the Mambo Slammers- 95 (???)
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    Hey you get what you 'pay for' and there's less complaining about quality when you get what you
    'trade for.'

    I've got a copy of the video and it's OK. The sound is kind of thin and the pic is what you should expect from a bootleg 1984 video. If your not expecting it to look like a pro shot show, you'll like it just fine.

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    no, I mean mine is a REALLY REALLY bad copy (I know its a bootleg). Shot totally from nosebleed section with extremely bad sound quality...the focus is way off...etc. There has GOT to be something better out there.

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    Conisdering that it's a bootleg video camera shot, it's amazing. The guitar solo is worth the whole show. Eddie is way aggresive in this show. A great show all around.
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    You know ole' 79th here has this video, just watched it a few weeks back.

    It kicks ass !!

    Yeah, its bootleg, but its all good !! [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img]

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    The one I have looks and sounds like it was filmed from inside a luxury suite. Did the Forum have them back in the '80s??
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    I don't have it, but I have heard that the bootlegs from that tour aren't great quality unfortunately.

    I'm moving this topic to songs/albums/video's.
    Right Now you're reading my post!


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