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The Greatest Hits: Ray Charles - Georgia On My Mind

Ray Charles

Dirty Dancing (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes, The Ronettes, Eric Carmen and various other artists

Moby Dick

Herman Melville

We Are Marshall

Starring Matthew McConaughey and Matthew Fox, and directed by McG

Copland Conducts Copland (Expanded Edition)

Aaron Copland

Harmony: A New Way of Looking at Our World

Charles, Prince of Wales

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The Best Of ? & The Mysterians (1966-1967)

? & The Mysterians 

Ultimate Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton

The Great Crash 1929

John Kenneth Galbraith

John Glenn: A Memoir

John Glenn with Nick Taylor

Mr. Holland's Opus

Starring Richard Dreyfuss, Glenne Headly and Olympia Dukakis

Reality Bites

Starring Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke and Janeane Garofalo, and directed by Ben Stiller

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Woody Guthrie: This Land is Your Land

This first volume in the historic reissues of Woody Guthrie’s Smithsonian recordings is one of the finest. The folk legend’s voice and verbal brilliance were at their peak in the 1940s, and songs like “Do-Re-Mi,” “Jesse James” and “Jesus Christ” continue to influence songwriters many decades later.

The Cars: Complete Greatest Hits

This is a collection of 20 of The Cars’ most popular tracks between 1978 and 1987. This quintessential new wave band produced a unique sound clearly shows with the opener and classic “Just What I needed” and many other tracks, including “My Best Friend’s Girlfriend,” “Good Times Roll,” “You’re All I Got Tonight” and “Moving in Stereo.”

The Dick Van Dyke Show

Trip into the living room of comedy writer Rob Petrie (Dick Van Dyke) along with his lovely wife Laura (Mary Tyler Moore), his wisecracking co-workers and his nutty neighbors. Consistently ranked among the top TV comedies of all time and renowned for its top-notch cast and stellar writing, this groundbreaking series is presented fully restored and uncut!

The Run of His Life: The People v. O. J. Simpson

The definitive account of the O. J. Simpson trial, “The Run of His Life” is a prodigious feat of reporting written by one of the foremost legal journalists of our time, Jeffrey Toobin. First published less than a year after the infamous verdict, Toobin’s nonfiction masterpiece tells the whole story, from the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman to the ruthless gamesmanship behind the scenes of “the trial of the century.”

The Very Best of Chubby Checker

This is a must-have collection for any Chubby Checker fan, packing chart-topping dance hits such as “Let’s Twist Again,” “Pony Time,” “Limbo Rock,” “Slow Twistin'” and “The Twist,” which topped the charts in 1960 and again the following year (the only recording to reach No. 1 during two separate chart runs) and can still be heard on dance floors today.

Sin City

Straight from the pages of Frank Miller’s hip series of graphic novels, Bruce Willis stars as a cop with a bum ticker and a vow to protect a sexy stripper (Jessica Alba); Mickey Rourke as an outcast misanthrope on a mission to avenge the death of his one true love (Jaime King); and Clive Owen as Dwight, the clandestine love of Shellie (Brittany Murphy), who spends his night defending Gail (Rosario Dawson) and her Old Town girls from a tough guy (Benicio Del Toro) with a penchant for violence.

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Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Rick Bragg offers this rollicking, incendiary tale of the man who kick-started rock and roll and blazed a fiery trail strewn with heartache, happiness, regret and memorable music. Bragg sat down with Lewis over a period of two years and simply let Lewis tell his own story.

Purple Rain

After inviting his “dearly beloved” to the opening frenzy of “Let’s Go Crazy,” Prince leads us on a synth-driven, psycho-sexual odyssey that never lets up. Hits like “When Doves Cry” and the soulful title ballad became pop monuments. But the menacing fantasy of “Darling Nikki” and the pleading desperation of “Baby I’m a Star” give shape to this wildly adventurous and irrepressibly freaky masterpiece.

The Complete Book of Chevrolet Camaro, 2nd Edition

This is a Camaro book like no other, covering the entire production history of Chevrolet’s iconic muscle car, from the original concept car (codenamed ‘Panther’) to the latest and greatest sixth-generation vehicle. Author David Newhardt showcases every model of Camaro since 1967 in stunning detail, using original and GM archival photography as well as insider interviews and technical specifications.

Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest

Stacy Allison was the first American woman to reach the highest point on Earth. In the face of interpersonal conflicts, grueling training, extreme physical demands and the constant threat of death, and with the personal challenge of leaving an abusive marriage, she achieved her goal. This is her story.

The Essential Gene Autry

Gene Autry, known as “The Singing Cowboy,” defined country music for two generations of listeners. His records sold more than 100 million copies and he earned more than a dozen gold and platinum records, including the first ever certified gold. He is the only entertainer with all five stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, one each for Radio, Recording, Motion Pictures, Television, and Live Theatre/performance.

Blazing Saddles

A Mel Brooks classic starring Cleavon Little as the new lawman, Gene Wilder as the wacko Waco Kid, Brooks himself as a dim-witted politico and Madeline Kahn in her Marlene Dietrich send-up that earned an Academy Award nomination. All of them give this 1974 sagebrush saga their lunatic best.

Celebrity Birthdays

1866 – Author H. G. Wells (“The Time Machine,” “The Island of Doctor Moreau,” “The Invisible Man,” “The War of the Worlds”) (d. 1946)

1931 – Actor Larry Hagman, best known for his role as villainous Texas oil tycoon J.R. Ewing in CBS’ hit series “Dallas” (d. 2012)

1934 – Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen, known for his poetic lyrics, iconic songs and baritone voice (d. 2016)

1943 – Producer Jerry Bruckheimer (“Beverly Hills Cop,” “Flashdance,” “Top Gun,” “The Rock,” “Con Air,” “Armageddon,” “Black Hawk Down,” “Pirates of the Caribbean,” “National Treasure”) 

1947 – Award-winning horror, science fiction, and suspense novelist Stephen King (“Carrie,” “The Shining,” “The Stand,” “Misery,” “The Dark Tower”)

1950 – Emmy-winning actor-comedian Bill Murray (“Saturday Night Live,” “Caddyshack,” “Stripes,” “Ghostbusters,” “Groundhog Day,” “Rushmore,” “The Royal Tenenbaums,” “Lost in Translation,” “The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou,” “Hyde Park on Hudson,” “St. Vincent”)

1957 – Writer-producer Ethan Coen of the Coen Brothers (“Raising Arizona,” “The Hudsucker Proxy,” “Fargo, “The Big Lebowski,” “O Brother, Where Art Thou?,” “No Country for Old Men,” “Hail, Caesar!”)

1967 – Grammy-winning country music singer Faith Hill (“Wild One,” “Piece of My Heart,” “This Kiss,” “Just to Hear You Say That You Love Me”)

1968 – Actress and talk show host Ricki Lake (“Hairspray,” “Ricki Lake”)

1971 – Actor Luke Wilson (“Idiocracy,” “Old School,” “Bottle Rocket,” “The Royal Tenenbaums,” “Blue Streak,” “Bongwater,” “Legally Blonde”)

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Bob Dylan

This is the work of a 20-year-old Bob Dylan, newly arrived in New York City to be the next Woody Guthrie, singing traditional songs and original compositions with an aggressiveness and emotion that belie his young age.

The Best of Bobby Vinton

Every era needs its crooner, and in the early ’60s, it was Bobby Vinton. Vinton’s sentimental balladeering and orchestral, middle-of-the-road arrangements were a throwback to a decade earlier, before rock & roll had found its mass market.

The Majesty of the Law

In this national bestseller, Sandra Day O’Connor explores the law, her life as a U.S. Supreme Court Justice, and how the Court has evolved and continues to function, grow and change as an American institution.

It Worked For Me

U.S. Army General Colin Powell is confirmed by the Senate Armed Services Committee as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Powell becomes the first African American to achieve the nation’s highest military post.

The Shining

From the master of horror, Stephen King, terrible events occur at an isolated hotel in the off-season, when a small boy with psychic powers struggles to hold his own against the forces of evil that are driving his father insane.

Groundhog Day

Bill Murray is at his wry, wisecracking best in this riotous romantic comedy about a weatherman caught in a personal time warp on the worst day of his life. Co-starring Andie MacDowell and Chris Elliott.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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