Highlights from leg 7 of the 2015-2016 America’s Cup World Series, in which four-time Olympic sailing champion Sir Ben Ainslie continues his attempt to guide a British team to one of the most prestigious trophies in sport. Ainslie masterminded a spectacular comeback for the Oracle Team USA in the 2013 America’s Cup. He subsequently set up Ben Ainslie Racing in Portsmouth, where his team will be vying for a repeat of 2015’s victory at the start of this preliminary series. The British team went into this seventh of nine legs in second place overall, with the top two finishers due to go head to head next year for the right to face the reigning champions in Bermuda.
Highlights from the opening leg of the America's Cup World Series, in which four-time Olympic sailing champion Sir Ben Ainslie began his attempt to guide a British team to one of the most prestigious trophies in sport. Ainslie masterminded a spectacular comeback for the American-backed Team Oracle in the 2013 America's Cup. He has since set up Ben Ainslie Racing in Portsmouth, which hosted this first preliminary event in the battle to face the reigning champions in Bermuda in 2017. Ben Ainslie Racing was one of five teams in action, with others coming from Sweden, France, Japan and New Zealand, watched by an estimated half a million spectators. Introduced by Shirley Robertson, commentary Tucker Thompson and Ken Read.
Woody Guthrie was born on July 14th, 1912 in Okemah, Oklahoma. Over the decades, his songs have run around the world like a fast train on a well oiled track. They've become the folk song standards of the nation, known and performed in many languages throughout the world. Woody Guthrie at 100! Live at the Kennedy Center, is the CD/ DVD centennial celebration of the birth of America's greatest folk singer, Woody Guthrie. John Mellencamp, Jackson Browne, Tom Morello, Donovan, Ani DiFranco, Rosanne Cash, Old Crow Medicine Show and others perform many of Guthrie's classics along with recently recorded lyrics from the Woody Guthrie Archives.
To commemorate the 20th anniversary of Frank Sinatra's groundbreaking and highly successful album, Duets, Capitol/UMe will release a newly-remastered Sinatra Duets - Twentieth Anniversary 2CD Deluxe Edition bringing together the original Duets, and the follow-up Duets II, together in one deluxe package. Included on the 2CD deluxe edition are two never-before-released recordings: 'One for My Baby (And One More for the Road)' featuring Tom Scott and 'Embraceable You' with Tanya Tucker plus the rare bonus tracks 'Fly Me to the Moon' with George Strait and two versions of 'My Way' one recorded with Luciano Pavarotti and the other with Willie Nelson.
An excellent budget compilation of the wonderful Bethlehem Records label - what a roster of artists they had. Very good sound too. The Bethlehem label focused on jazz releases, and this set collects some great examples of jazz–vocally and instrumentally–between the years 1958-62. One look at the artists on this 60 track 2 CD set shows how many fine artists released music on the label. Like other collections from One Day Music, there's no booklet, only a short paragraph about the label and a few of the featured artists. The digitally remastered sound is good overall within the limits of recording styles of the era.
120 Days captures an intimate look at the lives of one family of undocumented immigrants who have lived and worked in the United States illegally for twelve years. Father and husband, Miguel Cortes, could be forced to leave the country in four months as a result of his immigration status.
For generations of Jewish songwriters, the bright lights of Broadway have been a catalyst for transformation. New York's musical theatres offered a chance for those who had fled persecution and oppression to make it big in America.