2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
I wanted an upgrade to the standard Apple Ipod phones, but these don't sound as good.
The treble is pristine, and that promotes a sense of clarity and detail, but the bass is lacking and the mid range presence is bright. Some might call the sound "tinny" and others may like it - but in my opinion, it bears little resemblance to "live" music or any speakers greater than 3".
Given the positive reviews, I might be doing something wrong, but I let them play for 10 hours to burn in, and I was very conscientious with the fit, and I still can't get them to sound as good as the several old pairs of Sony and Koss earphones. (I keep thinking that I have a defective pair, but there is no… Read more
10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
Van Ronk's autobiography is both informative and entertaining. He pulls no punches in giving us an honest and very humerous recounting of the Greenwich Village Folk Scene of the late '50's and early 60's.
In this surprisingly insightful narrative, all the major players are given the Van Ronk assessment. (And we have almost as much fun reading it.)
One quickly realizes what we have lost.
Anyone who loves the music, will love this book.