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The Pointer Sisters - Live in Africa
The Pointer Sisters - Live in Africa
Genres: Music Video & Concerts
NR     1998

In 1974 one of the great fights of the century was taking place in Kinshasa, Zaire, between George Foreman, the champion and Mohammed Ali. Sponsored by the government of Zaire, it was a celebration of black sports and ente...  more »


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Genres: Music Video & Concerts
Sub-Genres: Concerts, Rock & Roll, Other Music
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 06/17/1998
Release Year: 1998
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 1
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Don't waste your money...
(1 out of 5 stars)

"...on the disappointing performance and wretched sound quality of this DVD. As a long time fan of the Pointer Sisters who have seen them perform live many times, let's hope that RCA re-releases their 1985 VHS "So Excited" Video on DVD - or their 1987 HBO Live performance - both of which were outstanding."
Never made it through the whole thing
(1 out of 5 stars)

"I love the Pointer Sisters. What they did to them with this release should be a crime! Thank God it is possible to take old two track recordings and make them sound good on DVD. BUT THIS AIN'T IT.ONE OF THE WORST AUDIO TRACKS I HAVE EVER HEARD. I would give it no stars, but that option doesn't exist."
Shame on Amazon
John Sizer | Idyllwild, Ca USA | 03/12/2000
(1 out of 5 stars)

"As a long time fan of the Pointers this was an insult to their name and memory. And shame on Amazon for not telling us what a sick joke this was."
A disappointing video of a very good group!
(1 out of 5 stars)

"Having purchased the Pointer Sisters audio CD "Break Out" years ago, and finding it a first rate recording both in content and fidelity, I was anxious to get them on a music DVD. Upon my recent receipt, I hit "play" and sat back for what I thought would be a performance of similar caliber. WHAT A BIG DISAPPOINTMENT!I found the quality of the audio to be sub-standard in its clarity, definitely not even close to my two channel audio CD, and the on-stage performance was lacking in the energy a person typically sees in the Pointer Sisters. Instead of a high-enery pace, this DVD of their Africa performance is lackluster.Do yourself a favor and spend your hard earned money on another selection."