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From Anthrax to the Germs, this stuff is catchy

November 13, 2005

DVD releases through the end of the year haven't left out pop music fans. New discs cater to a broad selection of tastes, including fans of punk rock, hip-hop, former Beatles and the crooning of early Streisand:

All Access DVD Magazine: The Remix, Volume 1. DVD magazine featuring hip-hop artists including Jay-Z, Slim Thug, Mike Jones and Fat Joe. Music Video Distributors: includes performances, interviews, $14.95, Tuesday.

Barbra Streisand: The Television Specials. Five television specials, including her first (in 1965), "My Name Is Barbra." Warner Bros.: five discs, $59.99, Nov. 22.

God Save the Queen: A Punk Rock Anthology. Studio and live performances from 21 classic old-school punk bands, including the Germs, Buzzcocks, Iggy and the Stooges. Music Video Distributors: includes interviews with, among others, Johnny Thunders and Marky Ramone, $14.95, Dec. 6.

Harry Chapin: Remember When, the Anthology. Live performances of his greatest hits, including "Cat's in the Cradle." MPI: includes commentary and photos, $24.98, Nov. 22.

Hip Hop 411. Profiles and interviews of such artists as Snoop Dogg, Ice-T, Pharrell Williams of the Neptunes, Naughty by Nature. Music Video Distributors: $14.95, Tuesday.

Imagine: John Lennon Deluxe Edition. Coinciding with the 25th anniversary of his death, documentary draws upon material from Lennon's extensive archive of film and videotape to portray a half-fiction, half-real day in the life of Lennon. Employs audio "narration" by Lennon and given an imprimatur by Yoko Ono. Warner Bros.: $19.97, Dec. 6.

Live at the Renaissance Center. A series of four live concerts by country music stars Lynn Anderson, Freddie Fender, Ray Price and Pam Tillis. Music Video Distributors: $14.95 (each), Tuesday.

New York Dolls: All Dolled Up. Culled from 40 hours of video shot by photographer Bob Gruen, this is a feature-length documentary on New York's fave glam rockers. Includes footage from a West Coast tour. Music Video Distributors: $19.95, Dec. 6.

Ozzfest: The 10th Anniversary Concert. Showcases the best of the 2005 tour, including performances by Black Sabbath, Velvet Revolver, Anthrax and Rob Zombie. Clear Channel: $19.98, Nov. 22.

The Who: Tommy and Quadrophenia Live With Special Guests. The 1989 Los Angeles performance of "Tommy" and a performance of "Quadrophenia" from the 1996-97 U.S. tour. Warner Bros.: three discs, special guests including Elton John, Phil Collins, Patti LaBelle in "Tommy," $34.99, Tuesday.

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