A cover of this song, written in the s by Cachao, was performed by Santana a decade later and became one of biggest hits of that band. Latin charts in and gained crossover appeal. This was a hit for Mocedades in It has become a modern holiday classic. It's little surprise that The Sandpipers chose this song, a hit and their best-known song, for the title of their biggest compilation album. Go-Go hasn't yet managed to win mainstream acceptance in the United States, but Chris Blackwell, president of Island Records and the first established record executive to invest in the music, is betting that it will.
Blackwell played a crucial role in the popularization of Jamaican reggae, backing the ground-breaking reggae film ''The Harder They Come,'' issuing its definitive sound track album, and shepherding Bob Marley and the Wailers from local popularity to international stardom.
Blackwell has made a deal with Maxx Kidd, who manages some of the leading Go-Go bands and records them for his local T. The most promising T.
Sound Attack'' and announces its intention to ''paint the White House black. All the leading Go-Go bands were originally black show bands that kept local audiences entertained with their versions of the latest national hits. But some time during the 70's, when the black pop mainstream evolved in the direction of a slicker sound, with sophisticated production values, strings and, later, synthesizers and drum machines, the Washington bands developed at a tangent.
Despite his complaints that the house was too big "big enough for two emperors, one pope, and the grand lama in the bargain" ,  Jefferson considered how the White House might be added to.
With Benjamin Henry Latrobe , he helped lay out the design for the East and West Colonnades, small wings that help conceal the domestic operations of laundry, a stable and storage. In , during the War of , the White House was set ablaze by British troops  during the Burning of Washington , in retaliation for attacking and burning Toronto  then called York , Port Dover and other towns in Upper Canada ; much of Washington was affected by these fires as well.
Only the exterior walls remained, and they had to be torn down and mostly reconstructed because of weakening from the fire and subsequent exposure to the elements, except for portions of the south wall.
Of the numerous objects taken from the White House when it was ransacked by British troops, only two have been recovered. Employees and slaves rescued a painting of George Washington,  and in , a Canadian man returned a jewelry box to President Franklin Roosevelt, claiming that his grandfather had taken it from Washington. Some observers allege that most of these spoils were lost when a convoy of British ships led by HMS Fantome sank en route to Halifax off Prospect during a storm on the night of November 24, ,   even though Fantome had no involvement in that action.
After the fire, President James Madison resided in the Octagon House from to , and then the Seven Buildings from to the end of his term.
The south portico was constructed in during the James Monroe administration; the north portico was built six years later. Capitol , carved the decorative stonework on both porticos. This was done to link the new portico with the earlier carved roses above the entrance. Brady Press Briefing Room. Earliest known photograph of the White House, taken c. The location of the White House was questioned, just north of a canal and swampy lands, which provided conditions ripe for malaria and other unhealthy conditions.
He proposed abandoning the use of the White House as a residence and designed a new estate for the first family at Meridian Hill in Washington, D. When Chester A. Arthur took office in , he ordered renovations to the White House to take place as soon as the recently widowed Lucretia Garfield moved out. Arthur inspected the work almost nightly and made several suggestions. Louis Comfort Tiffany was asked to send selected designers to assist.
Over twenty wagonloads of furniture and household items were removed from the building and sold at a public auction. In the fall of work was done on the main corridor, including tinting the walls pale olive and adding squares of gold leaf , and decorating the ceiling in gold and silver, and colorful traceries woven to spell "USA".
The Red Room was painted a dull Pomeranian red, and its ceiling was decorated with gold, silver, and copper stars and stripes of red, white, and blue. A fifty-foot jeweled Tiffany glass screen, supported by imitation marble columns, replaced the glass doors that separated the main corridor from the north vestibule.
In , First Lady Caroline Harrison proposed major extensions to the White House, including a National Wing on the east for a historical art gallery, and a wing on the west for official functions. Bingham, which reflected the Harrison proposal.
Wyeth to add additional space to the West Wing, which included the addition of the Oval Office. Decades of poor maintenance, the construction of a fourth story attic during the Coolidge administration, and the addition of a second-floor balcony over the south portico for Harry S. Truman  took a great toll on the brick and sandstone structure built around a timber frame.
Much of the original plasterwork, some dating back to the — rebuilding, was too damaged to reinstall, as was the original robust Beaux Arts paneling in the East Room. President Truman had the original timber frame sawn into paneling; the walls of the Vermeil Room , Library , China Room , and Map Room on the ground floor of the main residence were paneled in wood from the timbers. Jacqueline Kennedy , wife of President John F. Kennedy —63 , directed a very extensive and historic redecoration of the house.
She enlisted the help of Henry Francis du Pont of the Winterthur Museum to assist in collecting artifacts for the mansion, many of which had once been housed there. Antique furniture was acquired, and decorative fabric and trim based on period documents was produced and installed.
The Kennedy restoration resulted in a more authentic White House of grander stature, which recalled the French taste of Madison and Monroe. The wallpaper had hung previously on the walls of another mansion until when that house was demolished for a grocery store. Just before the demolition, the wallpaper was salvaged and sold to the White House. The first White House guidebook was produced under the direction of curator Lorraine Waxman Pearce with direct supervision from Mrs. Kennedy showed her restoration of the White House to the public in a televised tour of the house on Valentine's Day in Congress enacted legislation in September declaring the White House a museum.
Furniture, fixtures, and decorative arts could now be declared either historic or of artistic interest by the president. This prevented them from being sold as many objects in the executive mansion had been in the past years.
When not in use or display at the White House, these items were to be turned over to the Smithsonian Institution for preservation, study, storage, or exhibition. The White House retains the right to have these items returned. Out of respect for the historic character of the White House, no substantive architectural changes have been made to the house since the Truman renovation. Charged with maintaining the historical integrity of the White House, the congressionally authorized committee works with each First Family—usually represented by the first lady, the White House curator , and the chief usher —to implement the family's proposals for altering the house.
Nixon's efforts brought more than artifacts to the house, the largest acquisition by any administration. Computers and the first laser printer were added during the Carter administration, and the use of computer technology was expanded during the Reagan administration.
The White House became one of the first wheelchair-accessible government buildings in Washington when modifications were made during the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt , who used a wheelchair because of his paralytic illness. Bates, approved the addition of a ramp in the East Wing corridor.
It allowed easy wheelchair access for the public tours and special events that enter through the secure entrance building on the east side. In , the Bush administration reinstalled solar thermal heaters. One hundred sixty-seven solar photovoltaic grid-tied panels were installed at the same time on the roof of the maintenance facility. The changes were not publicized as a White House spokeswoman said the changes were an internal matter. The story was picked up by industry trade journals.
Today the group of buildings housing the presidency is known as the White House Complex. The Chief Usher coordinates day to day household operations. The original residence is in the center. Two colonnades —one on the east and one on the west—designed by Jefferson, now serve to connect the East and West Wings added later.
The Executive Residence houses the president's dwelling, as well as rooms for ceremonies and official entertaining. Bush's workout room. The West Wing houses the president's office the Oval Office and offices of his senior staff, with room for about 50 employees. It also proved that "Glee" fans-who dub themselves "Gleeks" and maybe should step back from the submit button on YouTube every now and then-were eager to see the show's cast in person. Within the passing of just a couple of months, we were talking 1, people outside the Borders in New York.
It happened really, really fast. The TV show's marketing strategy, put simply, is to be omnipresent: The tour will run concurrently with the final episodes of the first season and lead into the release of the third soundtrack from the show-all while the "Power of Madonna" episode will continue to be rerun on Fox and on Hulu.
The Madonna episode was the first time the music on the show was turned over in its entirety to one performer -- and in the beginning, getting the artist onboard was a bit of a challenge. Sony Music Label Group chairman Rob Stringer says "The Power of Madonna" was something of a risky album release, since it was based on the songs contained in just a single episode.
Stringer says the third volume of the "Glee" soundtrack will probably be released in late May, and another compilation from the show is expected later this year. So far, Matthew Morrison is the sole cast member with an individual record deal; his debut will be released on Mercury this fall. Episode 7 : Problem Dog. Episode 11 : Crawl Space. Dave Porter, "Crawl Space" . Norah Jones , "Black". Episode 1 : Live Free or Die. Episode 3 : Hazard Pay. Episode 4 : Fifty-One.
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