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What Is Hip: Live at Iowa State University (2008)

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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

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  • Format: Color, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Region: All Regions
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • Studio: Quantum Leap
  • DVD Release Date: October 28, 2008
  • Run Time: 120 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B001EDGKVK
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #104,569 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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Tower of Power is a 10-member horn-based soul band from Oakland, California. Tower of Power recorded live in concert at the Iowa State University, the tracklist features 'Soul Vacation', 'Can't Ya Feel It', 'If You Move, You Lose', 'Only So Much Oil In The Ground', 'Ain't Nothing Stoppin' Us Now', 'PTA', 'Back On The Streets Again', 'Oakland Stroke', 'Drop It In The Slot', 'You Ought To Be Havin' Fun', 'Knock Yourself Out' and may more. Region: Region 0

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12 of 12 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Be Thankful You Get to See TOP LIVE on DVD February 25, 2009
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Just to correct the one reviewer this is not the same Ohne Filter lineup
nor show...Its one of the many formations that TOP has presented over quite a few decades, and i can honestly say thats part of the magic that make them one of America's most exciting Funkiest, Tightest Masters of their Style...I LOVED this performance..Albeit it may not be perfect, but who cares?? Its One very Hot performance with lots of jams, and dead on
TOP music...To answer the one reviewer's questions on why TOP or other acts put out so few dvds is simply this: Most people burn them reducing the profit margin that's supposed to go back to the musicians and producers of the performances..Same with cds...Bands like TOP make their money touring and doing session work...But what a sweet ride this one is.
If you are a True TOP of fan, its well worth the ride for 2hrs..!!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars READ ALL THE FINE PRINT December 29, 2009
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THE SITE THAT HAD THIS DVD LISTED SHOWED IT AS 2008 SO I THOUGHT THAT WAS WHEN THE SHOW WAS PERFORMED AND TAPED. THIS WAS TAPED FROM A 1987 PERFORMANCE. I STILL ENJOYED IT AS IT IS OLD SCHOOL TOP FEATURING ELLIS HALL AS THE LEAD SINGER BUT I WAS LOOKING FOR SOMETHING FEATURING LARRY BRAGS. I ALREADY HAVE THE DCD LIVE IN GERMANY THAT ONE IS 2 THUMBS UP!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Tower of Power DVD January 6, 2009
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Excellent DVD for an excellent price on Amazon. For music lovers, you get not only to hear, but see them in action.
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1.0 out of 5 stars Tower of Power on heroin - December 13, 2013
By Jones
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This is so bad, just symbolic of their bottom - the opposite of the 40th anniversary DVD - where they are healthy and cookin'.
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5.0 out of 5 stars TOP Great as always! July 30, 2013
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Great DVD, great performance as always from Tower of Power. Every TOP fan should have this video! I definitely recommend it.
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4.0 out of 5 stars TOP Live January 17, 2013
By Donnie
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Great to see the 'boys' when they were younger, we love this band and the DVD was a terrific gift for my wife!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Just what I have been looking for November 18, 2012
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Twentyfive years ago I was at this concert. Now to be able to own it is very satisfying. So nice to find it, click and have it come to my mailbox. Fast shipping and great condition.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Soul with a capital TOP October 27, 2012
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I have been a TOP follower for forty years. A professional drummer and teacher by trade, so I dig listening to R&B, Funk, Soul..... These guys are the tightest band in the universe as far as my opinion goes. This DVD contains some amazing footage from (I believe) 1984. Many people have never seen the members in this video. Every musician that has ever been in this group are amazingly talented and well educated in their field. I HIGHLY recommend this video, you should sit back, turn up your surround sound. Your feet will be tapping and your heart beating to the groove of the TOP phat sound.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
3.0 out of 5 stars "Better than no live footage at all"
When I bought this I must say I was hoping for something better. I know ToP went through lead singers and lineups like lunch but I never saw this one live. Read more
Published on March 15, 2011 by David D. Macks
4.0 out of 5 stars Old TOP
I wasn't sure what era this dvd would be from but was pleasantly surprised when I first watched it. This is a great concert from the 70's back in the Tower's heyday. Read more
Published on September 18, 2010 by J. Ford
1.0 out of 5 stars Audio Quality stinks
I was really looking forward to this because I saw Tower of Power live once in an LA club and they were great. I can't watch this, though, because the audio is so bad. Read more
Published on August 9, 2010 by James Robinson
5.0 out of 5 stars Rare beauty
Tower of Power have been around for 40 years now! They've got close to 15 albums but there are very few studio quality DVDs of them. This one is really very good! Read more
Published on May 21, 2010 by Funkster
5.0 out of 5 stars east bay grease!
Having seen Tower of Power 'live' twice & enjoying their music for over 40 years, I'm constantly amazed how tight & musical they play & sing. Read more
Published on February 6, 2010 by John M. Featherston
1.0 out of 5 stars What is hip - well this is not hip
TOP has been in business for over 40 years and had both ups and downs. This DVD is from a concert somewhere in the eighties and definately from a "down"-period. Read more
Published on December 28, 2009 by Jakob Funch
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