Own a Piece of This Day

Shop Here:

Appetite for Destruction / Guns N' Roses

At a time when pop was dominated by dance music and pop-metal, Guns N’ Roses brought raw, ugly rock & roll crashing back into the charts.

II / Boyz II Men

Boyz II Men’s rich harmonies shine on their second album, and so do their new jack swing grooves.

M*A*S*H (TV Milestones Series)

Few American TV series are as deeply entrenched in twentieth-century popular culture as “M*A*S*H,” a Korean War medical comedy characterized by its dark tone and finesse in tackling serious social and political issues. Author David Scott Diffrient analyzes the series’ contextual issues—such as its creation, reception, and circulation—as well as textual issues like its formal innovations, narrative strategies and themes.

Landscape Turned Red

At the Battle of Antietam, Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia and Union General George B. McClellan’s Army of the Potomac fight to a standstill along a Maryland creek. More than 3,600 men are killed during the bloodiest day in American history.

The Complete Hank Williams

Hank Williams recorded professionally for about six years and left behind a catalog so emotionally rich and varied that it takes this “complete” collection to fully grasp the depths and range of his talents. Though new radio performances pop up from time to time, this contains all of Williams’ studio work and the radio performances that were known at the time of this release.

The Graduate

Nominated for seven Academy Awards and Winner for Best Directing, this groundbreaking film classic launched the career of two-time Oscar Winner Dustin Hoffman. Co-starring Anne Bancroft.

Own a Piece of This Day

Shop Here:

The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story

“The Fifth Beatle” is the untold true story of Brian Epstein, the visionary manager who discovered and guided the Beatles, from their gigs in a tiny cellar in Liverpool to unprecedented international stardom.

Synchronicity / The Police

This Grammy-winning final album by The Police was one of the most talked about musical achievements of the 80s, delivering such classic hits as “Wrapped Around Your Finger,” “King of Pain” and “Every Breath You Take.”

Roman Holiday

“Roman Holiday” was nominated for 10 Academy Awards, and Audrey Hepburn captured one of them for her portrayal of a bored and sheltered princess that escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome. Co-starring Gregory Peck and Eddie Albert.

The Lonely Sea and the Sky

In 1967, Sir Francis Chichester became the first person to sail around the world solo from west to east via the great capes. Here, his entire life — including his greatest failures and successes — are told by the man who experienced it all firsthand.

The Best of Captain & Tennille

The perfect collection of the Captain & Tennille’s signature hits, including “Love Will Keep Us Together,” “Musrat Love,” “The Way I Want to Touch You,” and “Shop Around.”

Once Upon a Time in America

Robert De Niro and James Woods play lifelong Lower East Side pals whose wary partnership unravels in death and mystery. Co-starring Joe Pesci, Elizabeth Mc Govern, Danny Aiello and Tuesday Weld.

Own a Piece of This Day

Shop Here:

The Very Best of The Rolling Stones 1964-1971

This incredible 16-track compilation features some of The Rolling Stones’ most memorable hits spanning the years 1964-1971, including “(I Can t Get No) Satisfaction,” “Under My Thumb,” “Jumpin Jack Flash,” “Paint It, Black,” “Honky Tonk Women” and more

True Blue / Madonna

Madonna’s “True Blue” was internationally acclaimed following its release in 1986. The set reached No. 1 in the U.S. and 27 other countries (unprecedented for a female artist at that time) and spawned five smash singles. The lead-off track, “Live To Tell,” reached No. 1 in the U.S. and was followed by four more Top 5 tracks: “Papa Don’t Preach” (No. 1), “True Blue” (No. 3), “Open Your Heart” (No. 1) and “La Isla Bonita” (No. 4).

Dark Lover: The Life and Death of Rudolph Valentino

Rudolph Valentino was the silver-screen legend who for ever changed America’s idea of the leading man: a frightened young fellow who became the cinematic idol of his day.

I Dream Of Jeannie

When astronaut Tony Nelson (Larry Hagman) is forced to crash-land on a remote Pacific island, he finds a strange bottle that has washed ashore. When he opens it, out pops a genie named Jeannie (Barbara Eden), in this classic ’60s sitcom.

Stand By Me

In a small woodsy Oregon town, a group of friends — sensitive Gordie (Wil Wheaton), tough guy Chris (River Phoenix), flamboyant Teddy (Corey Feldman), and scaredy-cat Vern (Jerry O’Connell) — search for a missing teenager’s body. Based on the novella ‘The Body’ by Stephen King.

Jerry Maguire

Tom Cruise plays sports agent Jerry Maguire, who suddenly discovers his scruples and promptly loses his job. But with the help of one loyal colleague and one outrageous client, Maguire learns that loving well is the best revenge. This romantic comedy co-stars Cuba Gooding, Jr., Renee Zellweger and Jay Mohr.

Own a Piece of This Day

Shop Here:

Patsy Cline Showcase

One of the greatest singers in the history of country music, Patsy Cline also helped blaze a trail for female singers to assert themselves as an integral part of the Nashville-dominated country music industry.

An Officer and a Gentleman

Loner Zack Mayo (Richard Gere) enters Officer Candidate School to become a Navy pilot and in 13 tortuous weeks he learns the importance of discipline, love and friendship. Louis Gossett, Jr. won an Oscar for his brilliant portrayal of the tough drill instructor who teaches Zack that no man can make it alone. Co-starring Debra Winger.

Who Stole Mona Lisa?

Author Ruthie Knapp crafts a fascinating look at the disappearance of Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa from the Louvre in 1911 — retold from the point of view of the painting.

Dirty Dancing

In the summer of 1963, innocent 17-year-old Baby (Jennifer Grey) vacations with her parents at a Catskill’s resort. One evening she is drawn to the staff quarters by stirring music. There she meets Johnny (Patrick Swayze), the hotel dance instructor, who is as experienced as Baby is naive. Baby soon becomes Johnny’s pupil in dance and love.

Number Ones / Kenny Rogers

Kenny Rogers has a voice that communicates honesty and trust, whether he’s gleaning life advice from poker on “The Gambler” or cherishing love’s lasting bonds on “Through the Years.” This collection of chart-topping hits finds the country star as comfortable with jaunty sing-alongs as with smoldering ballads.

The Matrix

This special effects-driven tale follows Keanu Reeves and Oscar, Golden Globe and Emmy-nominee Laurence Fishburne on an explosive futuristic sci-fi adventure about a man who comes to believe that his everyday world is the product of a complex computer-driven digital matrix that feeds on humans. Co-starring Carrie-Anne Moss.

Own a Piece of This Day

Shop Here:

Abbey Road / The Beatles

The last album recorded by The Beatles but released before the temporarily shelved “Let It Be,” “Abbey Road” captures a briefly reinvigorated group trying one last time to pull it all together.

Super Hits: The Emotions

A trio of sisters with a strong gospel base, the Emotions were one of the leading female R&B acts of the ’70s. This compilation features their Grammy-winning pop/R&B smash, “Best of My Love.”

A History of Communications

“A History of Communications” advances a new theory of media that explains the origins and impact of different forms of communication — speech, writing, print, electronic devices and the Internet — on human history in the long term.

Reinhold Messner: My Life At The Limit

One of history’s greatest mountaineers, a man who pushed back the frontiers of the possible for a whole generation of climbers, shares details about his Himalayan conquests as well as his treks across Tibet, the Gobi, and Antarctica — and even discusses his five-year-stint as a member of the European Parliament and more.

Pleasantville

Tobey Maguire and Reese Witherspoon star in this modern-day fairy tale in which an entire fictional town is granted a chance to experience the comedies and dangers of real life when two late 20th Century teenagers accidentally bring living color to a mysterious suburb trapped in a black-and-white ’50s utopia, and set off a revolution.

The Fighter

Mark Wahlberg stars in this inspirational docudrama exploring the remarkable rise of Massachusetts-born lightweight title winner “Irish” Micky Ward. A determined pugilist whose career in the ring was shepherded by his loyal half-brother, Dicky (Christian Bale), a hard-living boxer-turned-trainer whose own career in the ring was nearly sent down for the count due to drugs and crime.

Own a Piece of This Day

Shop Here:

A Hard Day's Night / The Beatles

This is the movie that captured the astonishing moment when The Beatles officially became the singular, irreverent idols of their generation and changed music forever. Directed by Richard Lester and featuring a slew of iconic pop anthems, this entertaining romp reconceived the movie musical and exerted an enormous influence on the music video.

The Definitive Collection / The Commodores

Renowned for the R&B hits “Just to Be Close to You,” “Easy” and “Brick House,” to name a few, The Commodores were one of the top bands during their long tenure at Motown. The group is credited with seven No. 1 songs and a host of other Top 10 hits on the Billboard charts.

Father, Son & Co.: My Life at IBM and Beyond

The man who transformed IBM into the world’s largest computer company reflects on his lifelong partnership with his father and how their management style and shared dedication to excellence united to create a unique corporate culture that became the blueprint for the entire technology boom.

Singer and the Sewing Machine: A Capitalist Romance

Isaac Merritt Singer patented the sewing machine, but his true genius was in the advertising, service with a smile, installment plans, and marketing gimmicks he used to get the sewing machine in homes and sweatshops all over the world. This fascinating and detailed biography provides an insightful and provocative look at the American entrepreneur.

Adventures in the Screen Trade

No one knows the writer’s Hollywood more intimately than William Goldman. The Academy Award-winning screenwriter and the bestselling author of “Marathon Man,” “Tinsel,” “Boys and Girls Together” and other novels, Goldman takes you into Hollywood’s inner sanctums.

Neck and Neck / Mark Knopfler & Chet Atkins

You can practically see the smiles exchanged between Mark Knopfler and Chet Atkins as they trade licks on this 1990 collaboration. These two guitar giants meet as peers and friends, finding common ground in a mutual love of old-time country, classic pop and vintage jazz.

Own a Piece of This Day

Shop Here:

Timeless: The All-Time Greatest Hits / Bee Gees

Throughout their half-century tenure as one of pop’s most bountiful acts, the Bee Gees adapted their sound with the changing eras for consistently magical results. This album captures all of that with no less than 21 tracks that will have you dancing and reminiscing.

Don't Go Breaking My Heart

Elton John and Kiki Dee commandeered the Billboard Hot 100 in August 1976 for four weeks with this smash that also became the duo’s first No. 1 single in the U.K., where it remained a chart-topper for six weeks.

The Hall: A Celebration of Baseball's Greats

Never before has the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum published a complete registry of inductees with plaques, photographs, and extended biographies. In this unique, 75th anniversary edition, read the stories of every player inducted into the Hall, organized by position.

Man on Wire

On August 7, 1974, a vivacious young Frenchman named Philippe Petit stepped out on a wire illegally rigged a quarter mile above Manhattan between the World Trade Center’s twin towers. After dancing on the wire for nearly an hour, he was arrested and taken for psychological evaluation. This documentary incorporates Petit’s footage to show the extraordinary challenges he faced in completing the artistic crime of the century.

Ralph Bunche: An American Odyssey

Ralph Bunche was instrumental ― sometimes at great personal risk ― in finding peaceful solutions to incendiary conflicts around the world, while at the same time he was never far from the realities of racial prejudice. Bunche rose from modest circumstances to become the foremost international mediator and peacekeeper of his time, winner of the 1950 Nobel Peace Prize and key drafter of the United Nations charter.

North Country

When Josey Aimes (Charlize Theron) returns to her hometown in Northern Minnesota after a failed marriage, she needs a good job. A single mother with two children to support, she turns to the predominant source of employment in the region — the iron mines. Co-starring Frances McDormand.

Own a Piece of This Day

Shop Here:

Revolver

This album captures The Beatles at their peak of creativity, with surprising shifts in mood, ranging from the bright positivity of “Good Day Sunshine” to the paranoia of “She Said She Said.” The balance of pure harmony (“Here, There and Everywhere”) with jangling electric guitar (“And Your Bird Can Sing”), orchestral character portraits (“Eleanor Rigby”) and brassy soul (“Got to Get You Into My Life”) is seamless.

Some Girls

Stimulated by the pulse of late-1970s Manhattan, The Rolling Stones dove into the city’s musical subcultures with “Some Girls” and emerged with takes on disco (“Miss You”), punk (“Shattered”) and even country (“Far Away Eyes”).

Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters

An unforgettable book that will redefine one of the greatest icons of the 20th century and that, nearly 60 years after her death, will definitively reveal Marilyn Monroe’s humanity.

Risky Business

In the movie that launched Tom Cruise to stardom, a high school senior is tired of being Mr. All-American and facing such traumatic decisions as which Ivy League college to attend. His life gets turned around when he meets a sexy call girl who transforms his house into a brothel while his parents are away. Co-starring Rebecca DeMornay and Joe Pantoliano.

The Imitation Game

Benedict Cumberbatch shines as real-life war hero and pioneer of modern-day computing, Alan Turing, who saved millions of lives by cracking Germany’s so-called unbreakable code during WWII. Co-starring Keira Knightley and Mark Strong.

Solid Gold Hits / Beastie Boys

Looking for a high-energy crash course on the New York trio that bridged rap to rock like no one before? “Solid Gold Hits” is a digitally remastered tour of the Beasties’ brashest anthems.

Own a Piece of This Day

Shop Here:

Tossin' and Turnin'

This compilation of 18 Bobby Lewis favorites features the classic “Tossin’ and Turnin’,” which topped both the pop and R&B charts in 1961.

Hot Rocks (1964-1971)

Super-size your music library with this double-album featuring such Rolling Stones classics as “Time is On My Side,” “Satisfaction,” “Get Off Of My Cloud,” “Ruby Tuesday” and “Jumping Jack Flash.”

The Scopes Monkey Trial: The History of 20th Century America’s Most Famous Court Case

A real-life courtroom drama plays out as high school science teacher John Scopes stands trial for teaching his students about evolution.

Venture into Space: Early Years of Goddard Space Flight Center

Explore key milestones in the American space program, including the Mercury tracking program and satellites such as Vanguard, Explorer, Pioneer, Tiros, Telstar, Relay and Syncom.

Barney Miller, Season 1

Laughs are guaranteed when you watch this TV comedy series set in a detective squad room in a rundown precinct house in New York’s Greenwich Village, starring Hal Linden, Ron Glass and Abe Vigoda.

Entourage, Season 1

Your best friend’s star is rising in Hollywood and there’s only one thing to do: join his entourage. Meet Eric, Turtle and Johnny Drama — three guys from Queens dedicated to helping their film-star buddy, Vincent Chase, navigate the absurdities of modern-day Hollywood.