This beautiful rendition of John Lennon's classic served as a memorial to the victims of 9/11. Chris Cornell performed it live on American televison. He took John's spirit and conveyed it in his voice.
In Los Angeles, there was one of the most important musical events of the year - the ceremony American Music Awards. On it with live performances: Katy Perry - Unconditionally, One Direction - Story Of My Life, Ariana Grande - The Way / Tattooed Heart, Imagine Dragons - Demons / Radioactive, Pitbull & Kesha - Timber, Justin Timberlake - Drink You Away, Florida Georgia Line & Nelly - Cruise, Rihanna - Diamonds, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis - Can't Hold Us, Jennifer Lopez - Tribute to Celia Cruz, A Great Big World & Christina Aguilera - Say Something, Kendrick Lamar - Swimming Pools / Poetic Justice, Lady Gaga & R.Kelly - Do What U Want, Luke Bryan - Downtown, Miley Cyrus - Wrecking Ball, TLC & Lil Mama - Waterfalls. Available separately. For technical parameters for each clip - see in details.
While his tenure as the frontman for the legendary Roxy Music remained his towering achievement, singer Bryan Ferry also carved out a successful solo career that continued in the lush, sophisticated manner perfected on the group's final records.
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.
The true power of music is impossible to define and yet we can all feel it when the sonic planets align. The magical impact of the finest rock'n'roll - that hazy but overwhelming blend of inspiration and perspiration - sustains us through dark times and fills our hearts with joy and strength. Music unites us, nourishes us and provides us with an emotional clarity that the rest of our turbulent lives singularly fails to offer. For those reasons and many more, we must proudly acknowledge and salute the true architects of the musical world that we call home. Above all else, Ritchie Blackmore is one of rock's greatest architects…