I'm a New York City boy; born and raised. So when it came time to create a new album, I thought, How about celebrating New York? How about saying thanks to the city for giving me my ambition, my sense of humor and my decency. - Barry Manilow. Barry latest studio album is a musical montage with all the sights and sounds of a great city. It's filled with different styles of music: Pop, Easy Jazz, Broadway type songs, early Rock n Roll, a little R&B and a little Funk. It's a musical melting pot just like New York. THIS IS MY TOWN: SONGS OF NEW YORK is a musical journey. Hold on for the ride.
The melancholy, homely Kamimura is a hit man who takes a job to kill a mob boss who's gotten greedy. The rival gang lord who hires Kamimura and his driver Shun pays them and sets them up in a hotel for a night while arranging safe passage on a ship. The son of the dead man comes to his rival and offers a partnership and cash in exchange for Kamimura's death. The boss considers his choice: morals or money? A maid at the hotel tries to aid the escape of Kamimura and Shun. As the two gangs close in, Kamimura chooses honor. Will his stoicism be his shroud?
ABKCO Films is proud to join in the celebration of the Rolling Stones 50th Anniversary by announcing exclusive details of the release of the legendary, but never officially released film, The Rolling Stones Charlie is my Darling Ireland 1965, the cinematic debut of the band. This new cut of the film features newly discovered, never-before-seen or heard performances and will be released in Super Deluxe Box Set, Blu-ray and DVD configurations worldwide on November 6 (or 5 in the world excluding N/A).The Rolling Stones Charlie is my Darling Ireland 1965 was shot on a quick weekend tour of Ireland just weeks after “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” hit # 1 on the charts and became the international anthem for an entire generation. Charlie is my Darling is an intimate, behind-the-scenes diary of life on the road with the young Rolling Stones featuring the first professionally filmed concert performances of the band’s long and storied touring career, documenting the early frenzy of their fans and the riots their live performances incited.
A Newberry Honor Book, An ALA Notable Book, A Publishers Weekly Best Book, and A School Library Journal Best Book, Seventh Graded Joel and his friend make a choice that changes their lives forever. An adventure story.