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Discussion in 'Coupons, Discounts & Sales' started by lv70smusic, Mar 14, 2014.

  1. dcarwin

    dcarwin Well-Known Member

    San Francisco
    This Dylan mono big set is really great stuff.
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  2. samwise

    samwise Well-Known Member

    Philadelphia, PA
    It really is spectacular and an improvement on the originals nearly across the board. Spending lots of time with this one.
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  3. Surrural

    Surrural Well-Known Member

    Berthoud Pass, CO
    Wow. Yep. I had no idea. Love the sound. Fun find on a random Sunday :pleased:
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  4. Strat-Mangler

    Strat-Mangler Personal Survival Daily Record-Breaker

    "Somebody Come And Open My Eyes" from Rival Sons sounds pretty much like LZ to me.
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  5. Jason Pumphrey

    Jason Pumphrey Forum Resident

    I have a feeling those sets will be canceled.
    I did not even try ordering any.
    The UPC and DCPI seems to be removed from the Target site.
    No way to even search for it.
    Hey they honor the sets, I'm happy for those who did order them, I'm just not enough of a Neil Young fan to own a whole box set of his stuff.
    I prefer his work with Buffalo Springfield, CSNY, and his early albums, Goldrush being my favorite.
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  6. ispace

    ispace Forum Resident

    Sydney Australia
    No, you misunderstood. I want Amazon to have good sales of their own initiative, not just to attack competitors.
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  7. jonathan

    jonathan Senior Member

    I think you probably mean fungible, not generic.
  8. Strat-Mangler

    Strat-Mangler Personal Survival Daily Record-Breaker

    But that's standard practice in any business.
  9. Jesse O Taylor

    Jesse O Taylor Active Member

    I did some digging, and it's a unique UPC... When you google it the only result is a link back to this message board (a few days ago the Target listing showed up in the results too, but now it's gone), so it obviously wasn't an existing product mix-up. Seems a legit UPC IMO. Additionally, the pre-release date matches up with the scheduled August 21st release.

    The interesting part is the title of the listing! It said "1972-1982," but the archive is only supposed to cover 1972-1976. However, when you dig back into the history of Neil's Archive announcements, in 2009 he DID say that volume 2 would cover 1972-1982.

    Neil Young Archives - Wikipedia

    So it's looking like the change of dates (from 82 to 76) was a last minute decision on Neil's behalf, and may have been the reason for the delay. Target must be working with the information they were given by the label back in March or April.

    It'll be interesting to see what happens, but I don't have my hopes up. If it DOES come through, it'll be a very, very crazy mail day for me - I'm almost ashamed to admit how many copies I bought, and I have a feeling the mailman is going to hate me :) I'm either going to make out like a bandit, or go through an extremely laborious return process. Will post an update when the time comes ;)
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  10. hobbes4444

    hobbes4444 Forum Addict

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  11. TerpStation

    TerpStation "Music's not for everyone."

    washington, dc
    The Who's 'Tommy' Orchestral
    LP (12" album, 33 rpm)


    Celebrating 50 Years Of The Who’s Tommy.

    The Who’s Tommy Orchestral. Performed by Roger Daltrey, with members of The Who band and the orchestra conducted by Keith Levenson with orchestration from David Campbell.

    Double Gatefold Heavyweight Black Vinyl recorded in Budapest and Bethel in upstate New York, the scene of the first Woodstock festival 50 years ago, was produced by Roger and Keith Levenson and features the core band of Simon Townshend – Vocals / Guitar, Frank Simes – Guitar, Scott Devours – Drums, Jon Button – Bass, and Loren Gold – keyboards, all of whom have played with The Who live. Keith Levenson conducted The Budapest Scoring Orchestra from new orchestrations by David Campbell.
  12. cdash99

    cdash99 Forum Resident

    It shows the regular price as $12.64, so it might not be a huge bargain, to paraphrase a different Who track.
  13. TerpStation

    TerpStation "Music's not for everyone."

    washington, dc
    Perhaps i am wrong, but I doubt the regular price of this double LP was 12.64.....likely just the previous low. Target has it for 26 bucks. Roger Daltrey - Who's 'Tommy' Classical (Vinyl)
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  14. cdash99

    cdash99 Forum Resident

    That would make sense.
  15. hobbes4444

    hobbes4444 Forum Addict

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  16. RobCos02330

    RobCos02330 Forum Resident

    Ordered! Thanks for the heads up. I was patient with this one. I had no idea it had even dropped as low as $55.
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  17. hutlock

    hutlock Forever Breathing

    Cleveland, OH, USA
    Wow, me neither. I definitely would have pulled the trigger for $44 even though I already bought the standalone LP.
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  18. kwadguy

    kwadguy Senior Member

    Cambridge, MA
    It dropped as low as $33-34 for a few days a while back.

    Even at that price, I didn't see enough value in the set to bite.
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  19. Juggsnelson

    Juggsnelson Senior Member

    Long Island
    It is a really nice looking set. Presentation isn't usually a huger factor for me when making purchases but this set is very well put together.
  20. lightbulb

    lightbulb Not the Brightest of the Bunch

    Smogville CA USA
    I agree with your take on this -
    I cannot claim to know which company actually rolled out this “3 for 2 sale“ first, but I can imagine that Amazon sees fit to do so, if only just to impact and squelch Target’s sales program - and nothing more.
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  21. hype

    hype Well-Known Member

    It's def. Target's sale without a doubt but personally I don't see much of a problem with it. As long as I still get great deals these massive retailers can do whatever they want to each other and at the end of the day I mostly bought from Target and got some nice prices on things i've had in my want list for quite awhile. Amazon does the same thing all the time with Walmart and the majority of the other major retailers through all the departments and have for quite awhile. I do wish they had there own sales more often like in the past but I doubt we will be seeing that anytime soon as they are only getting bigger and bigger with there current model. Amazon still has some pretty amazing prices randomly on albums though if you watch closely and act fast since much of the time the price shoots back up after a couple people buy it. Honestly, what frustrates me more then anything are the resellers with the bots that watch all these sites and grab the best deals way before most (including camel camel camel) even have the slightest clue. It is what it is though, I still pull off a few great finds here and there just nowhere near as many as I used to.
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  22. Haggis Wampovich

    Haggis Wampovich Forum Haggis

    Three Rivers, USA
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  23. hyde park

    hyde park Forum Resident

    Flossmoor, IL, USA
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