The Beatles classic "Revolver" is the fifth Fab Four album to be released in a Special Edition (Super Deluxe) box set. Marshall Fish takes a listen.
The popular "Jackie Gleason Show" made its CBS-TV debut in September 1952. Seven decades later, MPI Home Video is celebrating the series and its star with the two DVD set, "Jackie Gleason Television Treasures: 70th Anniversary Collection." Marshall Fish reviews the discs. "And away we go!"
Musical artists such as Janet Jackson, David Bowie, and Tom Jones have recorded songs which feature the word “cat” in the title. Marshall Fish has written up a list of 90 such tracks, and provides a bit of trivia for some of them, too.
The comedy duo of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello were one of the top movie box office attractions during the 1940s. In the next decade, the team took on the new medium of television, with the "The Abbott and Costello Show" being the result. Season One is out on Blu-ray. Marshall Fish reviews the set.
Underdog, The King and Odie, and Tennessee Tuxedo are just a few of the cartoon stars featured in "The Total Television Scrapbook." The book includes images of artwork, advertisements, comic pages and more. Marshall Fish takes a look.
Gina Schock has provided the backbeat as The Go-Go's drummer for over four decades. In "Made in Hollywood: All Access With the Go-Go's," she's gathered photos and memorabilia from throughout her career and collected them in book form. Marshall Fish takes a look.
"Let It Be" is the latest Beatles album to receive a Super Deluxe Edition box set release. Marshall Fish takes a listen to find out if the collection "passes the audition."
For almost 100 years, audiences have enjoyed the antics of The Little Rascals. Now, ClassicFlix is releasing the films on Blu-ray discs for the first time. Marshall Fish reviews volume one in the series.
"The Go-Go's" documentary film, out now digitally and on Blu-ray and DVD, sheds light on the history of the successful, all-female rock band. Marshall Fish takes a look.
Longtime fans of Betty White know her for playing Rose Nylund, Sue Ann Nivens, or Elka Ostrovsky on TV. But she has always had a love of animals, which was showcased in a 1971 series, out now on DVD and digitally, titled "Betty White's Pet Set: The Complete Series." Marshall Fish takes a look.
Over the last several decades, many songs have featured the word "together" in their titles. Marshall Fish lists 80 of them, and includes trivia, history, and other info for a quarter of the tunes.
Did you know that Bugs Bunny has been one of the most popular animated characters for over 80 years? Here's my review of the 2020 film, "Bugs Bunny 80th Anniversary Collection."
Over the years, there's been no shortage of songs with the word "happy" in their titles. Read on for 80 of them—noted in this article by Marshall Fish.
Shania Twain’s breakthrough album, “The Woman In Me,” has been re-released in a new three-CD box set. This Diamond Edition includes the remastered album, 16 previously unreleased tracks, and a disc consisting of early takes of the record. Marshall Fish has a listen.
In 1997, Paul McCartney released "Flaming Pie," his first album following the success of "The Beatles Anthology." In 2020, "Flaming Pie" was re-released in a new box set. Marshall Fish takes a listen.
For nine years, some of the classic Laurel and Hardy comedies have been restored by a team made up of UCLA's Film and Television Archive department, Jeff Joseph/Sabucat, and the Library of Congress. Now, a Blu-ray release of the films is available to purchase. Marshall Fish reviews the set.
You don't have to be a night owl, day-lark, or something in between to enjoy a song with Bird in the title. Check out 80 tunes from such artists as Nelly Furtado, PSY, and The Beatles that fit the description.
Micky Dolenz and Mike Nesmith of The Monkees have released their first live album together. Marshall Fish talked with Dolenz about the record as well as other subjects including his singing, what music he and his wife listen to, and starting a family-owned, handmade furniture company.
At Warner Brothers, director Tex Avery played an important role in introducing Daffy Duck, Bugs Bunny, and Porky Pig to the silver screen. But, it was at MGM where he saw his greatest success. "Tex Avery Screwball Classics Volume 1" gathers 19 of his MGM films in one very entertaining Blu-ray disc.
"Oh dear, oh my". All 52 episodes featuring Hanna-Barbera's cartoon duo of Lippy the Lion and Hardy Har Har have been released on DVD. Marshall Fish looks at the two disc set.
On New Year's Day, 1985, VH1, the sister channel of MTV, made its cable debut. Marshall Fish lists the videos played during the network's first hour on the air, and some trivia to go with them.
Popeye, Olive Oyl, and Bluto are back in Warner Archive Collection's latest animated Blu-ray title, "Popeye The Sailor: The 1940s, Volume 3". The films look great, with excellent color, and the Blu-ray itself features over two hours of cartoon fun. Marshall Fish reviews the disc.
It's been 50 years since The Beatles released their classic album, "Abbey Road". To mark the anniversary, a new "Abbey Road" box set has been issued. Marshall Fish takes a listen.
The Warner Archive Collection released "The Jetsons: The Complete Original Series" from 1962 and 1963 on Blu-ray in 2019. The show looks better than it's ever looked. But does the program hold up all these years later? Here's my review.
Bruce Springsteen's performance at Neil and Pegi Young's 1986 Bridge School benefit concert was released in 2019. Marshall Fish discusses the many highlights of this unique acoustic set.
The Three Stooges were the kings of slapstick comedy on film from the 1930s through the 1960s. More than 100 of the movies featured the trio of Moe Howard, Larry Fine, and Curly Howard. Marshall Fish offers his take on the best Stooges films of "The Curly Years".
In 1958, Ross Bagdasarian created Alvin and the Chipmunks. A new book by author Mark Arnold tells the story of Bagdasarian (better known as David Seville), the label he recorded for, and especially the 1961-1962 "Alvin Show". Marshall Fish takes a look at the book.
Over the years, many musicians have covered Elvis's most famous songs. Here are 10 of the best covers of Elvis's hit songs.
Paul McCartney gets back to his post-Beatles career by reissuing the first two albums by Wings in special archive editions. Marshall Fish takes a listen to the new releases of "Wild Life" and "Red Rose Speedway."
Fifty years after it was first released, The Beatles "White Album" is now available in a Super Deluxe Edition box set. Marshall Fish reviews the new recordings.
Each year, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame commemorates music's pioneering figures during ceremonies held in New York or Ohio. Time Life has released a Blu-ray disc of the 2014 to 2017 celebrations. Marshall Fish reviews the set.
Here is a DVD review of the deluxe edition set of "The Wonder Years," an American TV show that originally aired from 1988 to 1993.
"How sweet it is!" The new DVD, "The Jackie Gleason Show: In Color," features 4 never-before-released on video or streaming episodes of the 1960s variety show. Marshall Fish has a look.
"America's Clown Prince" Red Skelton is celebrated in a new 22 DVD box set of his TV variety shows. Marshall Fish looks at the contents of this set,"The Red Skelton Hour In Color: Deluxe Edition".
Most music trivia fans know that "Video Killed the Radio Star" was the first video played on MTV. But which videos were shown after that? Marshall Fish looks at some of them.
All six seasons of the TV variety series "Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In" are now available for the first time on home video. Marshall Fish gives his thoughts on this new DVD box set.
Alvin! Three episodes from the 1961-1962 primetime television series "The Alvin Show" are now available on Blu-ray and DVD. Here's my review of that version.
For the first time, the 1960's "Batman" TV series is available on home video. Marshall Fish takes a look at Warner Home Video's new 120 episode set.
The L.A. area has inspired numerous songs over the years. Marshall Fish looks at eight of his favorite tunes related to the City of Angels.
Marshall Fish discusses five of his favorite baseball cards, as well as adding a few video segments to go with them.
Bruce Springsteen has released many music videos over the course of his career. Marshall Fish goes over the best of the group showing The Boss performing live.
To tie in with the release of their recent movie, "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" are back on DVD with two new releases. Each includes ten individual cartoons.
Hokey Smoke! The new book by Darrell Van Citters about Jay Ward Productions, the creators of Rocky and Bullwinkle, is a complete triumph. It's a great look back at the artwork made for their shows.
The Rock and John Cena will meet for a second time on the "Grandest Stage of Them All", Wrestlemania 29. Marshall Fish takes a look at the card, and makes predictions on the outcomes.
From 1971 to 1973, The Jackson 5ive were seen in animated form on Saturday morning TV. Forty years later, The Jackson 5ive cartoon series is now available for the first time on Blu-ray and DVD.
The Olympics and Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations have made London the place to be this summer. Here are ten songs inspired by the British capital.
The new movie "Rock of Ages" brings the music of the 1980's to the big screen. Marshall Fish talks about four music acts whose songs are performed in the film.
This weekend, San Francisco will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge. Marshall Fish explains how the iconic structure got its name, talks about various Golden Gate Bridge statistics, and more.
Broadcasting legend Dick Clark, who passed away at age 82, was best known as the host of "American Bandstand." Here are four noteworthy segments from the show.
Even without his E Street Band, Bruce Springsteen was still highly visible in the rock music world during the 1990's. Here's some Springsteen related compact discs released during the decade.
In 2013, Bruce Springsteen will mark the 40th anniversary of his debut album. His greatest popularity, though, came in the 1980's with "Born in the U.S.A.", "The River" and more. Here's a look at some of his vinyl and CD releases from the "Me Decade".
The entire 124 episode run of the 1960's classic animated series "Underdog" has just been released on DVD. The nine disc set is a must have for fans of the superhero pooch.
The "Now That's What I Call Music!" hits compilations have been popular for nearly 30 years. Marshall Fish takes a brief look at the history of the series, and lists some of his favorite "Now!" CD's.
It's been almost forty years since the advent of pop music compact discs, and in that time, there's been a large number of collectable releases. Marshall Fish writes about five of them from one of his favorite performers, Paul McCartney.
Since the advent of the VCR, classic TV fans have been able to buy home video copies of some of their favorite shows. However, many programs still remain unreleased on DVD and Blu-ray. Marshall Fish discusses five of them.
George Harrison's musical career has been much in the news lately, with the anniversary of his passing. But one area overlooked has been his often humorous and clever music videos. Here's a list of his best.
The solo Beatles performing careers didn't end when the band broke up in 1970. Find out how much you know about John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr's work after the group decided to "Let It Be".
After disbanding in 1970, the Beatles moved on to many career highs and lows as solo acts. Test your knowledge of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr's activities in the years following the group's breakup.