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Legacy Recordings

Legacy Recordings is an American record label, a division of Sony Music. Formed in 1990 after Sony's acquisition of CBS Records, Legacy handled the archives of Sony Music-owned labels Columbia Records and Epic Records. In 2004, under the Sony BMG joint venture, the label began to manage the archives of RCA Records, J Records, Windham Hill Records, Arista, LaFace and Buddah Records. Legacy Recordings now handles Philadelphia International Records and the catalog of recordings produced by Phil Spector, it is not to be confused with the defunct British independent label Legacy Records. The Essential series are one-to-two disc compilations of an artist's extensive catalog. On occasion, albums in this series would have a limited edition third disc, or revised to include an artist's newer work; as of 2015, several volumes in the Essential series are available on vinyl LP. Launched in 2009, Playlist is a series of single-disc compilation albums based on artists' best studio work during their time on one of the Sony labels, serving as a successor to the previous Super Hits series and a cheaper alternative to the Essential series.

A spinoff series, features compilations of artists' live performances. The first several albums came in a special eco-packet and to save paper, a PDF file was included on the disc, containing photographs and liner notes; this was met with criticism, as the discs were scratched. Thus, in recent years, Playlist albums came packaged in standard white-colored jewel cases. Reception on the Playlist series varies between editions. See individual pages for more information. List of record labels Lawrence Cohn, previous head of Legacy Recordings This Is Jazz Official Site US Official Site UK Company Blog Podcast Site

Personnel of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition

The Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition was an attempt to cross the Antarctic continent led by Ernest Shackleton. The personnel were divided into two groups: the Weddell Sea party consisting of the men who would attempt the crossing and their support, the Ross Sea party whose job it was to lay stores on the far side of the Pole for the members of the Weddell Sea party who would make the crossing. Both arms of the expedition had a final complement of 28 men; the Weddell Sea party's ship Endurance was crushed in pack ice and the crossing attempt was never made. All the Weddell Sea party were rescued, but several members of the Ross Sea party perished after their support ship Aurora broke free from its mooring and drifted, leaving the shore party stranded. Names and dates of birth are included. After Endurance was lost, the Weddell Sea party spent some months camped on the ice before making for Elephant Island in the three lifeboats salvaged from the vessel, the James Caird, the Dudley Docker and the Stancomb Wills.

The boat each man was assigned to for the crossing is listed. Some of the original crew left the expedition to sign up when war was declared with Germany, others returned to England after the ship put in at Buenos Aires. Alexander, Caroline. Endurance. London: Bloomsbury. ISBN 0-7475-4123-X. Shackleton, Ernest. South: The story of Shackleton's 1914–17 expedition. Project Gutenberg. Tyler-Lewis, Kelly; the Lost Men: The Harrowing Saga of Shackleton's Ross Sea Party. London: Bloomsbury. ISBN 978-0-7475-7972-4. Worsley, Frank A.. Shackleton's Boat Journey. W. W. Norton & Company. Rajala, Elizabeth Anna Bakewell; the American on the Endurance: Ice and Terra Firma Adventures of William Bakewell. Munising, MI: Dukes Hall Publishing. ISBN 0-9749134-0-5; the Endurance Obituauries, The story of the men of Sir Ernest Shackleton's ship S. Y. Endurance, at Enduranceobituaries.co.uk. Crew member biographies, including sizeable entries on some of the least well-known, at Coolantarctica.com

Nieder-Hilbersheim

Nieder-Hilbersheim is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Mainz-Bingen district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. The municipality is characterized by agriculture; the winegrowing centre belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Gau-Algesheim, whose seat is in the like-named town. In 933, Nieder-Hilbersheim had its first documentary mention in a document from the Seligenstadt Abbey. In the endowment letter from the Disbodenberg Monastery in 1108, Nieder-Hilbersheim is mentioned for the first time as Hilbriedesheim After 1300, the name Nieder-Hilbersheim first came up in documents. In 1334 a church is mentioned for the first time, is believed to have been consecrated to Saint Martin, which yielded today’s coat of arms, which show Saint Martin cutting a piece of his cloak off for a beggar. At this point, the community belonged to the Electorate of the Palatinate Oberamt of Stromberg; the council is made up of 12 council members, not counting the part-time mayor, with seats apportioned thus: The Nieder-Hilbersheim kermis is always held on the second weekend in September.

A farmer’s and craftsman’s market is held each year on the third weekend in October. Nieder-Hilbersheim grows grapes for both white and red wine, fruit and asparagus; the municipality is crossed by Landesstraße 415. The A 60 and A 63 autobahns can be reached by car in 10 to 20 minutes. Nieder-Hilbersheim has a municipal kindergarten. Municipality’s official webpage