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The Rolling Stones All the Songs: The Story Behind Every Track

Philippe Margotin and Jean-Michel Guesdon

Make It Big

Wham!

John Barry: An American Hero in the Age of Sail

Tim McGrath

True Grit

Starring John Wayne, Glen Campbell and Kim Darby, and directed by Henry Hathaway

The Essential Billie Holiday: The Columbia Years

Billie Holiday

A Beautiful Mind

Starring Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly and Ed Harris, and directed by Ron Howard

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The Beatles

Licensed To Ill

Beastie Boys

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

Robert Frost

The Shining

Starring Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall and Danny Lloyd, and directed by Stanley Kubrick

Breaking Bad: The Complete Series

Starring Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul

The Constant Gardener

Starring Ralph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz and Hubert Kound, and directed by Fernando Meirelles

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The Beatles - The 4 Complete Ed Sullivan Shows

Ed Sullivan and The Beatles

Still Crazy After All These Years

Paul Simon

On Shaky Ground: The New Madrid Earthquakes of 1811-1812

Norma Hayes Bagnall

Yeltsin: A Life

Timothy J. Colton

Sex, Lies, and Videotape

Starring James Spader, Andie MacDowell and Peter Gallagher, and directed by Steven Soderbergh

No Strings Attached

Starring Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher and Kevin Kline, and directed by Ivan Reitman

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Dino: The Essential Dean Martin

Dean Martin

Dancing on the Ceiling

Lionel Richie

Telegraph, Telephone, and Wireless: How Telecom Changed the World

Bert Lundy

Dark Sun: The Making of the Hydrogen Bomb

by Richard Rhodes

National Treasure

Starring Nicolas Cage, Jon Voight and Harvey Keitel, and directed by Jon Turteltaub

The Hurt Locker

Starring Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie and Brian Geraghty, and directed by Kathryn Bigelow

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Welcome to the Real World

Mr. Mister

Achtung Baby

U2

Pearl Harbor: FDR Leads the Nation Into War

Steven M. Gillon

A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts

Andrew Chaikin

Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Starring Ellen Burstyn, Kris Kristofferson and Diane Ladd, and directed by Martin Scorsese

When the Game Was Ours

Larry BirdEarvin ‘Magic’ Johnson and others

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The Ultimate Collection

The Jackson 5

Private Eyes

Daryl Hall & John Oates

The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt

Bullitt

Starring Steve McQueen, Robert Vaughn and Jacqueline Bisset, and directed by Peter Yates

Where I Am

Billy Graham

Hits

Joni Mitchell

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The Mamas and The Papas Greatest Hits

The Mamas and The Papas had a sound that helped define a good portion of the 1960s. Their breezy folk classics had a bit of San Francisco psychedelia woven in, and, despite the sweet harmonies, there was also a dark feel to some of their more popular work. This album includes such classics as “California Dreamin’,” “Monday, Monday” and “Dedicated to the One I Love.”

Jagged Little Pill / Alanis Morissette

By giving all her emotions free rein — from vengeance to desperation to jubilation — and substituting cutting-edge alt-rock power for the softer, folkish backing most often associated with intensely personal singer/songwriter statements, Alanis Morissette empowered millions of young women and launched an entire movement.

Cats (Original Broadway Cast Recording)

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s adaptation of T.S. Eliot’s poems may not have become Broadway’s longest-running musical without the original cast to begin the raves. This recording features Betty Buckley singing “Memory”– the song that made her a star — and the two discs are appropriate for the musical that helped set off Broadway’s “operatic” phase.

Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story

In his signature larger-than-life style, Arnold Schwarzenegger has penned a revealing self-portrait of his illustrious, controversial and truly unique life. He was born in a small Austrian town in a year of famine. He dreamt of moving to America to become a bodybuilding champion and a movie star. By the age of 21 he was living in L.A. and had been crowned Mr. Universe.

The Best That I Could Do 1978-1988 / John Mellencamp

Chronicling John Mellencamp’s first decade of music makes for a dizzying ride. This encompasses arena-rock stompers like “I Need a Lover,” riff-happy heartland snapshots like “Pink Houses” and “Jack and Diane,” hard-charging garage-rockers like “R.O.C.K. In the U.S.A.” and plenty more.

The Essential Yo-Yo Ma

Yo-Yo Ma enjoyed so much well-deserved success early on that by his mid-30s he was able to start exploring in earnest music outside the European Classical canon. His “Essential” collection is helpfully divided into a classical first half (or side one) and a crossover part (or side two).

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The Real Buddy Holly Story

This is the definitive video biography of rock ‘n roll legend Buddy Holly. Produced and hosted by former Beatle, Paul McCartney.

Moon: The Life and Death of a Rock Legend

This is the brilliant and heralded biography of one of rock & roll’s most notorious and beloved figures: The Who’s legendary drummer Keith Moon.

Hurricanes! History's Most Destructive Storms

Hurricane Betsy churns across extreme southern Florida en route to Louisiana where it kills 76 people and triggers widespread flooding. She’s the first hurricane to cause more than a billion dollars in damage, earning the nickname “Billion-Dollar Betsy.”

ESPN: The Uncensored History

The sports network ESPN debuts on cable TV.

The Simpsons: Season 1

All 13 episodes of the first season (1989-90) of the “The Simpsons” TV series on 3 discs. Set also includes a host of bonus materials including Matt Groening commentary and the “Some Enchanted Evening” episode that was never aired.

Across the Universe

“Across the Universe,” from director Julie Taymor, is a revolutionary rock musical that re-imagines America in the turbulent late-1960s, a time when battle lines were being drawn at home and abroad.

History Highlights

1782 – General George Washington, commander in chief of the Continental Army, creates the “Badge for Military Merit” (today known as the Purple Heart) — a decoration consisting of a purple, heart-shaped piece of silk, edged with a narrow binding of silver, with the word “Merit” stitched across the face in silver. 

1959 – The sheaves of wheat image on the U.S. penny is replaced with the Lincoln Memorial. 

1959 – NASA launches the Explorer 6 satellite to study trapped radiation, galactic cosmic rays and geomagnetism in the upper atmosphere. It is the first spacecraft to transmit images of Earth from orbit.

1972 – Yogi Berra, Sandy Koufax, Lefty Gomez and Early Wynn are inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. 

1974 – After six years of planning and preparation, French high-wire artist Philippe Petit walks a tightrope a quarter mile above the streets of Manhattan between the World Trade Center towers.

1990 – President George H. W. Bush orders the launch of Operation Desert Shield in response to Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait on August 2. The order prepares American troops to join an international coalition in the war against Iraq that would be launched as Operation Desert Storm in January 1991.

2005 – Longtime ABC News anchor and reporter Peter Jennings loses his battle with cancer at the age of 67.

2005 – The seven-person crew of a small Russian submarine (Priz) is rescued by an unmanned British submersible that freed the sub after its propellers became entangled in fishing nets deep in Pacific waters.

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Timeless: The All-Time Greatest Hits

Bee Gees

Mirage (Deluxe Edition)

Fleetwood Mac

The Hall: A Celebration of Baseball's Greats

National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

Man on Wire

Philippe Petit

Ralph Bunche: An American Odyssey

Brian Urquhart

North Country

Starring Charlize TheronFrances McDormand andSean Bean, and directed by Niko Caro

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Abbey Road

The Beatles

Born in the U.S.A.

Bruce Springsteen

President Lincoln Assassinated!!: The Firsthand Story of the Murder, Manhunt, Trial, and Mourning

Harold Holzer

Colossus: The Turbulent, Thrilling Saga of the Building of Hoover Dam

Michael Hiltzik

The American Spirit

David McCullough

The Shining

Starring Jack NicholsonShelley Duvall and Danny Lloyd, and directed by Stanley Kubrick

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