Saturday, December 03, 2016

DECEMBER 3, 2016

HAPPY BIRTHDAYS!
1927 - Ferlin Husky a.k.a. "Simon Crum, a.k.a. Terry Preston", guitarist, singer, and Capitol Records artist, is born in Flat River, Missouri
80 Years Ago Today In 1936 - Nik Venet, songwriter at age 17 in New York's Brill Building sharing an office with Bobby Darin, worked with Lord Buckley at World Pacific Records in Los Angeles at age 19, talent scout, VP of A&R, and record producer at Capitol Records (for The Beach Boys, Glen Campbell, Bobby Darin, Lou Rawls, Jim and Croce, Fred Neil, John Stewart, The Four Preps, The Stone Poneys, Mad River, and others) and United Artists Records (for Don McLean, Frank Zappa [commissioned Zappa's "Lumpy Gravy" album for Capitol but, due to contractual problems, the album was released on MGM Records], and others), and founder of Evening Star Records, is born Nikolas Kostantinos Venetoulis in Baltimore, Maryland

ON THIS DAY IN CAPITOL RECORDS HISTORY
1942 - Freddie Slack and His Orchestra's Capitol Records single "Mr. Five By Five", with "The Thrill Is Gone" on the flipside, with vocals on both tracks by Ella Mae Morse, enters the U.S. Pop Singles chart.
1943 - During a split session held this day in Los Angeles, California first The Pied Pipers (vocalists Jo Stafford, Chuck Lowry, Hal Hopper, and Clark Yocum), with Paul Weston and His Orchestra (lineup unlisted), record the tracks "Cuddle Up A Little Closer, Lovey Mine" and "A Journey To A Star" then Jo Stafford (on vocals), with Paul Weston and His Orchestra (lineup unlisted), records the tracks "It Could Happen To You" and "Someone To Love". Capitol Records will issue the Piper's first track as a single (Capitol 168) with "The Trolley Song" on the flipside, their second track as a single (Capitol 148) with "Mairzy Doats" on the flipside, and both of Stafford's tracks together as a single (Capitol 158).
1947 - During a split session held in Los Angeles, California first The Starlighters (vocalists Vince Degen, Tony Paris, Pauline Byrns, Jerry Duane, and Howard Hudson) with Paul Weston and his Orchestra (lineup unlisted), record the tracks "Cherokee", "In One Ear And Out The Other", and "Maria From Bahia" then Jo Stafford (on vocals, with Howard Hudson and Jerry Duane on vocals), with Paul Weston and his Mountain Boys (lineup unlisted), records the tracks "I'm My Own Grandmaw". Capitol Records will issue the first two of The Starlighters' tracks together as a single (Capitol 15227), and the group's third track as a single (Capitol 15114) with "Maria From Bahia" on the flipside, and Stafford's track as a single (Capitol 15023) with "Haunted Heart" on the flip side.
1947 - Eddie Kirk (on vocals), with orchestra (lineup unlisted), records the tracks "Your Sweet Little You" and "Tomorrow The Sun Will Shine Again", the (as of 2005) unissued track "Without Your Love (Why Was I Born)" and the track "When My Castles Came Tumbling Down" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the first track as a single (Capitol 15176) with "The Gods Were Angry With Me" on the flip side, the second track as a single (Capitol Americana 40127) with "A Little White House" on the flip side, and the last track as a single (Capitol 15369) with "I've Lived A Lifetime For You" on the flip side.
1947 - Jo Stafford (on vocals) with Paul Weston and His Orchestra (lineup unlisted and includes string section), records the tracks "Haunted Heart", "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes", "Better Luck Next Time", and "Ev'ry Day I Love You (Just A Little Bit More)" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the first track as a single (Capitol 15023) with "I'm My Own Grandma" on the flip side, the second track on Stafford's album "Autumn In New York" (CCF-197), the third track as a single (Capitol F15084) with "Roses Of Picardy" on the flip side, and the last track as a single (Capitol 15139) with "This Is The Moment" on the flip side.
1947 - Cliffie Stone (band leader) and His Barn Dance Band (Jack Hansen on trumpet; Bill Brower, Koby Sirinsky, and Billy Wright on fiddle; Vic Davis on piano; Billy Liebert on accordion; Eddie Kirk and Rivers "Jack Rivers" Lewis on guitar; Agapito "Pepe" Martinez on steel guitar; George "Deuce Spriggins" Braunsdorf on bass; and Milton "Muddy" Berry on drums) record the tracks "I Don't Know Why I Love You", "Peepin' Through The Keyhole (Watchin' Jole Blon)" (vocals by Cliffie Stone), "He's A Real Gone Oakie" (vocals by Judy Hayden)" and "Take It Any Way You Can Get It" at Radio Recorders' studios in Hollywood, California between 9:00pm and 2:00am. Capitol Records will issue the first tracks as a single (Capitol 15229) with Shug Fisher and The Ranchmen Trio's track "The Crawdad Song" on the flipside, the second track as a single (Capitol Americana 40083) with "Wabash Blues" on the flipside, the third track as a single (Capitol 15157) with "So Long To The Red River Valley" on the flipside, and the last track as a single (Capitol 15108) with "When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again" on the flipside.
1947 - Mel Blanc (as Bugs Bunny on narration vocals) and Arthur Q. Bryan (on additional vocals), with Billy May conducting his own music and arrangements to unlisted musicians and using a script written by Ted Pierce and Warren Foster and adapted by Alan Livingston, record the tracks "Bugs Bunny And The Tortoise: Part 3" and "Bugs Bunny And The Tortoise: Part 4" at Radio Recorders' studios in Hollywood, California. Capitol Records will issue the tracks on the children's album "Bugs Bunny And The Tortoise" (DBX-93).
1947 - Pinto Colvig (on vocals), with Billy May conducting his own arrangements of his own music to unlisted musicians, records the (as of 2005) unissued take of the track "Bozo's Song" at Radio Recorders' studios in Hollywood, California for Capitol Records.
1947 - During a split session held at Radio Recorders' studios in Hollywood, California between 5:00 PM and 8:00 PM first Eddie Kirk (on vocals and guitar), with an orchestra (listed as possibly led by Cliffie Stone who is also on bass, Harold Glenn Hensley on fiddle; and Agapito "Pepe" Martinez on steel guitar), records the track "Born To Lose" and the (as of 2005) unissued track "A Year And A Day" then Wesley Tuttle (on vocals, with Harold Glenn Hensley on fiddle; Eddie Kirk on guitar; Agapito "Pepe" Martinez on steel guitar; Cliffie Stone on bass and also as band leader), records the tracks "White Christmas" and "What I Want For Christmas". Capitol Records will issue Kirk's track "Born To Lose" as a single (Capitol Americana 40116) with "How Do You Mend A Broken Heart?" on the flip side and both of Tuttle's tracks together as a single (Capitol 15206).
1947 - Skitch Henderson and His Orchestra (lineup unlisted) record the tracks "A Fella With An Umbrella" (vocals by Irv Roth), "But None Like You" (vocals by Andy Roberts), "When You're Smiling" (vocals by Irv Roth), and "Somebody Else's Picture" (vocals by Nancy Reed) in New York City, New York. Capitol Records will issue the first track as a single (Capitol 15092) with "Beyond The Blue Horizon" on the flip side, the second track as a single (Capitol 488) with "I'm A-Comin' A-Courtin' Corabelle" on the flipside, the third track as a single (Capitol 501) with "Army Air Corps Song" on the flipside, and the last track as a single (Capitol 15136) with "Mine" on the flip side.
1948 - Kay Starr's Capitol Records single "You Were Only Fooling", with "A Faded Summer Love" on the flip side, is #3 on the U.S. Pop single charts and Jimmy Wakely's Capitol Records single "One Has My Name (The Other Has My Heart)", with "You’re The Sweetest Rose In Texas" on the flipside, is # 4.
65 Years Ago Today In 1951 - Dick Beavers (on vocals), with Les Baxter and His Orchestra (lineup unlisted), records the tracks "Ride, Cowboy, Ride", "Rose Of Lou'siana", "I'd Be Lying", and "Heart Strings" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the first track as a single (Capitol 2220) with "My Thrill" on the flipside, the second and last two tracks together as a single (Capitol 1932), and the third track as a single (Capitol 2031) with "It Must Be Spring" on the flipside.
1952 - The Voices Of Walter Schumann (vocal choir with rhythm accompaniment with both lineups unlisted) records the track "The Apostle's Creed" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the track on the group's eponymous album "The Voices Of Walter Schumann" (DAS-381).
1952 - Dick Stabile and His Orchestra (with Stabile conducting unlisted musicians using arrangements by Nelson Riddle) record the (as of 2005) unissued tracks "Dardanella" and "Take Care, My Love" and the tracks "When My Sugar Walks Down The Street" and "Twilight Time" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the last two tracks together as a single (Capitol 2335).
1953 - Tex Ritter (on vocals), with Paul Sells (on organ), records the tracks "Lord, Send An Angel" and "The Red Deck Of Cards" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue both tracks together as a single (Capitol 2686).
1953 - Nat "King" Cole (on vocals) with Nelson Riddle conducting the chorus and orchestra (lineups unlisted) records the track "Answer Me, My Love" in New York City, New York. Capitol Records will issue the track as a single (Capitol 2687) with "Why?" on the flipside.
1953 - Duke Ellington (on piano, with Wendell Marshall on bass, Dave Black on drums, and ) records the instrumental tracks "Kinda Dukish", "Montevideo" (with Ralph Collier on congas), "December Blue" (often erroneously issued as "Night Time"), and "I'm Just A Lucky So And So" and "It Shouldn't Happen To A Dream" (with vocalist Jimmy Grissom) at Capitol Records' studios in New York City, New York. Capitol Records will issue the first and third tracks on Ellington's album "Dance To The Duke!" (T 637) and the first three tracks on Ellington's CD "Piano Reflections" (7-92863-2). Mosaic Records will issue all the tracks on Ellington's box set "The Complete Capitol Recordings Of Duke Ellington" (MD5-160).
1954 - The Hawaii Calls Orchestra (lineup unlisted), with Al "Kealoha" Perry, records the tracks "Blue Hawaii" (vocals by Dan Kinilau), "Maui Chimes" (with Jules Ah See on guitar), "Wailana" (with vocals by Sam Kapu and a chorus of unlisted singers), and "Aloha, Sunset Land" (with vocals by a chorus of unlisted singers) in Hawaii. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on the group's album "Webley Edwards Presents Hawaii Calls At Twilight With Al Kealoha Perry" (T 582).
1954 - Bob Manning (on vocals), with Sid Feller conducting the orchestra (lineup unlisted), records the tracks "My Love Song To You" and "After My Laughter Came Tears" in New York City, New York. Capitol Records will issue both tracks together as a single (Capitol 3014).
1955 - Billboard Magazine reports in an issue with today's street date that Tennessee Ernie Ford's Capitol Records single "Sixteen Tons" has sold over 1,000,000 copies.
1955 - After a late jam at Nickodell Restaurant on Melrose Avenue in Hollywood, and a call from Capitol Records A&R man Dave Cavanaugh to quickly arrange two sessions in Studio A at Capitol Records' Melrose Avenue studios that were next to the restaurant, Harry Edison and Shorty Sherock on trumpet; Murray McEachern on trombone and alto saxophone; Benny Carter on trumpet and alto saxophone; Gus Bivona on clarinet; Willie Smith on alto saxophone; Plas Johnson and Babe Russin on tenor saxophone; Jimmy Rowles on piano; Al Hendrickson on guitar; Mike Rubin on bass; and Irv Cottler on drums record the tracks "Moten Swing""Stompin' At The Savoy""Session At Midnight" and the (as of 2005) unissued track "The Great Lie" at the first session and "Sweet Georgia Brown""Makin' The Scene" and "Blue Lou" at the second session. Capitol Records will issue all the remaining tracks on the album "Session At Midnight" (T 707) which it will promote as one of the last Jazz sessions at the Melrose studio before the opening of The Capitol Tower Studios.
1955 - Harry James (on trumpet) and His Orchestra (Nick Buono, Art De Pew, Donald Smith, Conrad Gozzo, and Joe Dolny also on trumpet; Juan Tizol on valve trombone; Roy Main and Dick Nash on trombone; George Roberts on bass trombone; Herb Lorden on clarinet and alto saxophone; Willie Smith on alto saxophone; Jeff Massingill and Herbie Steward on tenor saxophone; Bob Poland on baritone saxophone; Larry Kinnamon on piano; Tiny Timbrell on guitar; Joe Comfort on bass; and Buddy Combine on drums) record the tracks "Somebody Loves Me", "Sleepy Time Gal", and "In A Sentimental Mood" at Capitol Records' Melrose Avenue studios in Hollywood, California. After James records a trumpet overdub on December 7, 1955 for "Somebody Loves Me" Capitol Records will issue the first two tracks on James' album "More Harry James In Hi-Fi" (W 712) and the first and third tracks on the CD "The Best Of Harry James - The Capitol Years" (7-98952-2).
1955 - The Roger Wagner Chorale (directed by Roger Wagner, with unlisted vocalists), with an orchestra (lineup unlisted), records the tracks "Green Grow The Lilacs", "Curtains Of Night", "The Old Chisholm Trail", "The Trail To Mexico", and "Little Joe The Wrangler" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue all the track on the chorale's album "Folk Songs Of The Frontier" (P-8332).
1955 - Rudolf Firkusny (on piano) records Schumann's "Davidsbündler Dances, Opus 6" in Studio A at Capitol Record's New York City studios in New York. Capitol Records will issue the track on Firkusny's album "Symphonic Etudes, Opus 13 / Davidsbündler Dances, Opus 6" (P-8337).
60 Years Ago Today In 1956 - Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly's Capitol Records single "True Love", with Crosby and Frank Sinatra's duet "Well, Did You Evah" on the flipside, is #3 on Billboard's Pop singles chart
60 Years Ago Today In 1956 - Frank Sinatra (on vocals), with Nelson Riddle conducting his own arrangements to the orchestra (Harry "Sweets" Edison, Conrad Gozzo, Vito "Mickey" Mangano, and Clarence "Shorty" Sherock on trumpet; Murray McEachern and Dick Noel on trombone; Juan Tizol on valve trombone; George Roberts on bass trombone; Wilbur "Willie" Schwartz and Harry Klee on alto saxophone; Jules Kinsler and James Williamson on tenor saxophone; Jerome Kasper on baritone saxophone; Nick Bonney on guitar; Joe Comfort on bass; Bill Miller on piano; Kathryn Julye on harp; Irv Cottler on drums and on strings: Victor Arno, Victor Bay, Alex Beller, Harold Dicterow, Jacques Gasselin, Henry Hill, Erno Neufeld, Nathan Ross, Eudice Shapiro, and Marshall Sosson on violin; Stan Harris, Maxine Johnson, and Dave Sterkin on viola; Cy Bernard, Ennio Bologinni, and Edgar Lustgarten on cello), records the tracks "Your Love For Me" and "Can I Steal A Little Love" in Studio A at The Capitol Tower Studios in Hollywood, California. Capitol Records will issue both tracks together as a single (Capitol 3608).
1957 - Don Baker (on pipe organ) records the tracks "Moonlight Medley: A New Moon Is Over My Shoulder/Blue Moon/Moonlight Serenade/The Moon Is Low" and "Rain Medley: Rain/Lilacs In The Rain/Rhythm Of The Rain/Singin' In The Rain" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue both tracks on Baker's album "Medley Time" (T 997).
1957 - Les Brown (on clarinet and alto saxophone) and His Band Of Renown (Dick Collins, Wes Hensel, Conrad Gozzo, Jerry Kadowitz, and Mickey McMahan on trumpet; Dick Kenney and Roy Main on trombone; Jim Hill and Stumpy Brownon bass trombone; Matt Utal and Ralph Lapolla on flute, clarinet, and alto saxophone; Billy Usselton on tenor saxophone; Butch Stone on clarinet and baritone saxophone; Abe Aaron on soprano, tenor and baritone saxophone and bass clarinet; Don Trenner on piano; Tony Rizzi on guitar; Don Bagley on bass; Lloyd Morales on drums; and David Grupp on percussion and bells) record the track "Slaughter On Tenth Avenue" and begin recording the track "The Nutcracker Suite" using arrangements by Jim Hill, Les Brown, Don Babley, and Frank Comstock in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the final versions of both tracks on Brown's album "Concert Modern" (T 959).
1957 - Leopold Stokowski, conducting Symphony Orchestra (lineup unlisted), starts recording Martin's "Petite Symphonie Concertante" at The Riverside Plaza Hotel in New York City, New York. Capitol Records will issue the final version of the track on Stokowski's album "BARTOK - Music For String Instruments, Percussion And Celeste / MARTIN - Petite Symphonie Concertante" (P-8507).
1958 - Keely Smith, with Nelson Riddle conducting his own arrangements to the orchestra (lineup unlisted), records the tracks "The Man I Love", "It's Magic", "What Is This Thing Called Love?", "Story Weather", and "There Will Never Be Another You" in Chicago, Illinois. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on Smith's album "Swingin' Pretty" (T 1145).
1958 - Overdubs are recorded for Wanda Jackson's track "Reaching" at The Capitol Tower Studios in Hollywood, California. Capitol Records will issue the final version of the track as a single (Capitol F4286) with "I'd Rather Have You" on the flipside.
1958 - Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians (with Lombardo conducting unlisted musicians) records the track "A Una Ola", a new take of "Cha Cha Cacciatore", the track "Besame Mucho", and a new take of the (as of 2005) unissued track "Fascination". Capitol Records will issue the first three tracks on Lombardo's album "Lombardo Goes Latin" (T 1191).
1958 - The Capitol Symphony Orchestra (lineup unlisted), conducted by Carmen Dragon, records Stephen Douglas Foster's "Beautiful Dreamer", Dvorak's "Theme From 'The New World Symphony' (Largo)" and Debussy's "La Plus Que Lente" in Los Angles, California. Capitol Records will issue the first two tracks on the orchestra's album "Melody" (P-8476) and the last track on the orchestra's album "A Concert Gala" (P-8511).
1960 - Buck Owens (on vocals, with unlisted musicians) records the tracks "Think It Over", two takes of "Foolin' Around", "Nobody's Fool But Yours" and "High As A Mountain" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the first track and the first take of "Foolin' Around" on Owens' album "Buck Owens Sings Harlan Howard" (T 1482), the first take of "Foolin' Around" and "High As A Mountain" together as a single (Capitol 4496), and "Nobody's Fool" on the compilation album "Country Hits By Country Stars" (T 1912). Sundazed Records will issue the second take of "Foolin' Around" on the CD version of Owens' album "Buck Owens Sings Harlan Howard" (SC 6101).
1960 - Tommy Sands (on vocals, with unlisted musicians) records the (as of 2005) unissued tracks "I See The Moon" and "Oh Happy Day" in Los Angeles, California for Capitol Records.
55 Years Ago Today In 1961 - During three sessions held this day in New York City, New York the original Broadway cast of "The Gay Life" (vocalists Elizabeth Allen, Jeanne Bal, Walter Chiara, Barbara Cook, Lu Leonard, Jules Munshin, and Loring Smith), with Herbert Greene conducting the orchestra and chorus (lineups unlisted) using music and lyrics by Arthur Schwartz and Howard Dietz, record the instrumental track "Overture" and the tracks "What A Charming Couple (vocals by The Ensemble), "Bring Your Darling Daughter" (vocals by Jules Munshin and The Ensemble), "Oh, Mein Liebchen" (vocals by The Ensemble), "The Bloom Is Off The Rose" (vocals by Jules Munshin and unlisted men), and "I'm Glad I'm Single (vocals by Jules Munshin and unlisted men) at the first session, "You Will Never Be Lonely" (vocals by Lu Leonard, Loring Smith, and The Ensemble), "Finale" (vocals by The Ensemble), "Now I'm Ready For A Frau" (vocals by Walter Chiara and Jules Munshin), "I Never Had A Chance" (vocals by Walter Chiara and Jules Munshin), "Something You Never Had Before" (vocals by Barbara Cook), "Come A-Wandering With Me" (vocals by Elizabeth Allen), and "The Label On The Bottle" (vocals by Barbara Cook) at the second session, and "Why Go Anywhere At All" (vocals by Jeanne Bal), "Magic Moment" (vocals by Babara Cook), "Who Can? You Can" (vocals by Walter Chiara and Barbara Cook), "This Kind of A Girl" (vocals by Walter Chiara and Barbara Cook), "You're Not The Type" (vocals by Walter Chiara and Barbara Cook), and "Medley: I Wont' Marry You/For The First Time" (vocals by Barbara Cook/Walter Chiara) at the third session. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on the original Broadway cast album "The Gay Life" (WAO 1580).
1962 - Bobby Darin (on vocals), with Jimmie Haskell conducting his own arrangements to the orchestra (lineup unlisted), records a new take of the track "You're The Reason I'm Living", a new take of the (as of 2005) unissued track "If You Were The Only Girl In The World" and a new take of the track "Now You're Gone" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the first and last track together as a single (Capitol 4897).
1962 - Orchestral tracks of "I Really Don't Want To Know", "Don't Rob Another Man's Castle", "He'll Have To Go" and "The Gods Were Angry With Me" are recorded (but as of 2005 have yet to be issued) by unlisted musicians in Mexico City, Mexico to be used with unrecorded vocal tracks by Tex Ritter for Capitol Records.
1962 - Tex Ritter (on vocals), with Ralph Carmichael conducting a Marimba band and Mariachi players (lineups unlisted), records the track "The Border Affair" in Mexico City, Mexico. Capitol Records will issue the track on Ritter's album "Border Affair" (T 1910).
1963 - The Good Time Singers (Tom Drake, Craig Smith, Mike Storm, Lee Montgomery, Dave Jackson, Dave Ratkin, Doug Brookins, Maggie Basseley, Marilyn Miller, and Alexandra Hutton) record the track "One By One" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the track on the group's eponymous album "The Good Time Singers" (T 2041).
1964 - At his final recording session Nat "King" Cole (on vocals), with Ralph Carmichael conducting the orchestra (Jimmy Rowles on piano; John Collins, Eddie Duran, and Juvenal Amaral on guitar; George Butterfield on bass; Leon Petties on drums; and on strings; Sherrill Coltrin, James Getzoff, Leo Kailin, Lou Klass, Alexander Koltun, Robert Konrad, Mischa Myers, and Isadore Roman on violin; Rocco Curcio and Stanley Harris on viola; and Paul Bergstrom and Anne Goodman on cello), records the tracks "The Girl From Ipanema", "Three Little Words" (with Bobby Bryant on trumpet), and two takes of the track "No Other Heart" at Coast Recorders in San Francisco, California between 11:30AM and 2:30PM. Capitol Records will issue the first two tracks on Coles' album "L-O-V-E" (T 2195), the second take of "No Other Heart" (after overdubs are recorded by Bob Bain as leader and Hal Blaine on drums on May 6, 1966 at The Capitol Tower Studios in Hollywood, California) on Cole's album "Sincerely" (T 2680), and the first two tracks and the first take of "No Other Heart" on the CD version of Cole's album "L-O-V-E" (7-80536-2).
1964 - Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney (on vocals), with Bill Loose directing the orchestra (John Best, Dick Cathcart, Uan Rasey, and Shorty Sherock on trumpet; Ed Kusby, Lew McCreary, Tommy Pederson, Elmer "Moe" Schneider, and Kenneth Shroyer on trombone; Julian "Matty" Matlock, Dale Issenhuth, Harry Klee, Eddie Miller, Abe Most, and Wilbur Schwartz on clarinet and saxophones; Stan Wrightsman on piano; Allan Reuss on guitar; George "Red" Callender on bass; Nick Fatool on drums; Emil Richards on percussion; and Verlye Brilhart on harp), record the tracks "Hear That Band", "New Vienna Woods", "Knees Up to Mother Brown", and "That Traveling Two-Beat (Reprise) at The Capitol Tower Studios in Hollywood, California between 7:00pm and 10:00pm. Capitol Records will issue the tracks on the duo's album "That Traveling Two-Beat" (T 2300).
1965 - The Beatles album "Rubber Soul" is released by Parlophone Records in the U.K. just two weeks after final mixing had taken place.
1968 - Overdubs are recorded for Sonny James' track "Only The Lonely (Know The Way I Feel)" in Nashville, Tennessee. Capitol Records will issue the final version of the track as a single (Capitol 2370) with "The Journey" on the flipside.
1968 - Capitol Records registers the masters it purchased from Sidewalk Productions for the tracks "A Man Has To Love" (vocal by Barbara McNair), the guitar instrumental version of "So Tired", "Can't Make it With The Same Man Twice" (vocals by Barbara McNair), the orchestra instrumental version of "So Tired", "So Tired" (vocals by Barbara McNair), the guitar instrumental version of "A Man Has To Love", the orchestral instrumental version of "Can't Make It With The Same Man Twice", and the orchestral instrumental version of "A Man Has To Love". Tower Records, a subdivision of Capitol Records, will issue all the tracks on the motion picture soundtrack "If He Hollers, Let Him Go" (ST 5152).
1969 - Billy May and The Time-Life Big Band (with May conducting his own arrangements to: Pete Candoli, Ray Triscari, Clarence "Shorty" Sherock, Uan Rasey, and Joe Graves on trumpet; Lew McCreary, Hoyt Bohannon, Francis "Joe" Howard, and Ed Kusby on trombone; Arthur "Skeets" Herfurt, Justin Gordon, Abe Most, Plas Johnson, and Chuck Gentry on saxophones; Ray Sherman on piano; Jack Marshall on guitar; Rolly Bundock on bass; and Nick Fatool on drums) record the tracks "Sunrise Serenade", "Little Brown Jug", "Tuxedo Junction" and "Anvil Chorus) at The Capitol Tower Studios in Hollywood, California between 8:00pm and 11:30pm. Time-Life will issue all the tracks on the album "The Swing Era 1940-1941: How It Was To Be Young Then" (STL-345).
1969 - Larry Norman records the tracks "You Can't Take Away The Lord", "Forget Your Hexagram", "Sweet, Sweet Song Of Salvation", and "Ha Ha World" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on Norman's album "Upon This Rock" (ST-446).
1969 - Overdubs are recorded for Sonny James' tracks "It's Just A Matter Of Time" and "You're The Reason I'm Living" in Nashville, Tennessee. Capitol Records will issue the final version of the first track as a single (Capitol 2700) with "This World Of Ours" on the flip side and the final version of the second track on James' album "The Sensational Sonny James - Bright Lights,Big City" (SU-804).
1970 - Final overdubs are recorded for Helen Reddy's tracks "I Don't Know How To Love Him" and "I Believe In Music" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the final versions of both tracks together as a single (Capitol 3027).
1970 - Capitol Records registers the masters for Goose Creek Symphony's (Charles Gearheart “Charlie” on lead vocals and acoustic guitar, Paul Spradlin “Pearl” and Bob Henke “Willard” on electric guitars and vocals, Fred Weisz “Flying Fred” on fiddle, Doug Haywood on bass, and Mickey McGee on drums) songs "Welcome To Goose Creek", "Right Track", "Back Here", "Saga 'Neath The Sycamore", "Uncle Pen", "The Corn Won't Grow So Rock 'N' Roll", "Miana And Me", "I Won't Go Through That Again", "Higher On The Mountain", and "Finale For A Symphony" in Los Angeles, California. The recording took place at Audio Recorders in Phoenix, Arizona during the summer of 1970. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on the group's album "Welcome To Goose Creek" (ST-690) on March 5, 1971.
1970 - Jean Shepard (on vocals, with unlisted musicians) records the tracks "Snowbird", "Look At Mine", "For The Good Times", and "Hello Darlin'" in Nashville, Tennessee. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on Shepard's album "Here And Now" (ST-738).
45 Years Ago Today In 1971 - Apple and Capitol Records artist George Harrison is a guest on television series "The David Frost Show" where he performs the track "The Holdup" with David Bromberg, who co-wrote the song with Harrison, at journalist Al Aronowitz's home in Englewood, New Jersey.
45 Years Ago Today In 1971 - During two sessions held this day in Los Angeles, California Jim Capaldi records the tracks (listed as possibly) "Open Your Heart" at the first session and "Don't Be A Hero" at the second session. Island Records, at the time distributed by Capitol Records, will issue the tracks on Capaldi's album "Oh How We Danced" (SW-9314).
1972 - Helen Reddy's Capitol Records single "I Am Woman", with "More Than You Could Take" on the flipside, is #2 on Billboard's Hot 100 Singles chart.
1975 - Overdubs are recorded for Glen Campbell's tracks "I Got Love For You, Ruby", "Bottom Line", "Everytime I Sing A Love Song", "See You On Sunday" and the (as of 2005) unissued track "Birmingham" in Los Angeles, California. After three more sessions of overdubs are recorded on December 10 and 31, 1975 and January 5, 1976 Capitol Records will issue the final versions of the first four tracks on Campbell's album "Bloodline" (SW-11516).
40 Years Ago Today In 1976 - The final overdubs for Sammy Hagar's tracks "Rock 'N' Roll Weekend", "Little Star/Eclipse", and "Love Has Found Me" at an unlisted studio. Capitol Records will issue the final version of "Rock 'N' Roll Weekend" on Hagar's album "Rematch" (ST-12238) and the final version of the last two tracks on Hagar's eponymous album "Sammy Hagar" (ST-11599).
1979 - Nancy Wilson (on vocals), with Larry Farrow conducting his own arrangements to the orchestra (lineup unlisted), records the (as of 2005) unissued track "Was I Dreaming?" in Los Angeles, California for Capitol Records.
1979 - Amy Holland records the (as of 2005) unissued track "Louisiana Whiskey" and the track "Strengthen My Love" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the last track on Holland's eponymous album "Amy Holland" (ST-12071).
1979 - Billy Squier records the (as of 2005) unissued track "Shyness In Your Heart" in Los Angeles, California for Capitol Records.
1979 - During two sessions held in Muscle Shoals, Alabama with producers Jimmy Johnson and David Hood that start on this date and end the next day Jackson Highway (Dennis and Russell Gulley, Tommy Patterson, Britt Meacham on guitar, Ronnie Vance on drums) records the tracks "Drive Me On Home", "Rock 'N' Roll Man (Hung Up On A Disco Girl)", "Circles" and "Hook, Line And Sinker" at the first session and "Rave On", "Knee Deep In Love", "You're Looking Good" and "Nobody In Love" at the second session. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on the group's eponymous album "Jackson Highway" (ST-12044).
1979 - David Crosby (on vocals, with unlisted musicians) records the (as of 2005) unissued tracks "Moonlight" and "Thoughts" for Capitol Records.
1979 - Billy "Crash" Craddock (on vocals, with unlisted musicians) records the tracks "Hold Me Tight", "You Just Wanta Be Mine", and "Sea Cruise" in Nashville, Tennessee. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on Craddock's album "Changes" (ST-12054).
1980 - Billy Squier (on guitar and vocals, with; Allan St. John on keyboards; Gary Sharaf on guitar; Mark Clark on bass and vocals; and Bobby Chouinard on drums) records the track "The Stroke" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the track as a single (Capitol 5005) with "Two Daze Gone" on the flip side.
1980 - Kitty and The Haywoods (lineup unlisted), using an arrangement by Gene Barge, record the track "Holy One" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the track on the group's album "Excuse Me, I've Got A Life To Catch" (ST-12149).
1980 - Donna Washington (on vocals), with the orchestra (lineup unlisted) using arrangements by Johnny Pate, records the tracks "Save Your Love For Me" and "Share Your Life With Me" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the tracks on Washington's album "Going For The Glow" (ST-12147).
1982 - Sheriff records a voided take of the track "When I'm With You" in (listed as possibly) Los Angeles, California for Capitol Records.
1983 - Capitol Records releases a new version of Duran Duran's single "Hungry Like A Wolf" that contains the Kershenbaum remix, the album version, and the Carnival remix of the song. The new single will peak at #3 on Billboard's Hot 100 Singles chart on December 25, 1983.
1985 - Billy Squier records the track "Lady With A Tenor Sax" at an unlisted studio. Capitol Records will issue the track on Squier's album "Enough Is Enough" (PJ-12483).
1987 - During two sessions held this day at Compass Point Studio in Nassau, Bahamas Tanya Tucker (on vocals, with unlisted musicians) records the tracks "Highway Robbery", "As Long As I'm Dreaming", and "You're Not Alone" at the first session and "Back On My Feet" and "Daddy And Home" at the second session. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks from the first session on Tucker's album "" (C1-48865), "Back On My Feet" as a single (Capitol 44188) with "Strong Enough To Bend" on the flipside, and "Daddy And Home" as a single (Capitol 44348) with "Call On Me" on the flipside.
1987 - Tracie Spencer records the instrumental track "Symptoms Of True Love" at an unlisted studio. Capitol Records will issue the track as a single (Capitol 44140) with a vocal version of "Symptoms Of True Love" on the flipside.

ON THIS DAY NOT QUITE IN CAPITOL RECORDS HISTORY
1912 - Lou Levy, founder of Leeds Music Publishing which published "I Want To Hold Your Hand", The Beatles first hit in the United States, and supplied new songs to many Capitol Records artists including Les Paul, Woody Herman, Bobby Darin, and The Andrews Sisters, is born in Manhattan, New York
1979 - Kittyhawk (lineup unlisted) records the tracks "Big City" and "Chinese Firedrill" at an unlisted studio. EMI America will issue both tracks on the group's eponymous album "Kittyhawk" (SW-17029). EMI America's catalog is currently owned by Capitol Music's parent company, EMI Music.
1984 - During three sessions held this day at Music Mill Studio in Nashville, Tennessee Lane Brody (on vocals, with unlisted contributions by David Briggs, Larry Paxton, Edward Bayers, Kenneth Bell, and Brent Rowan) records the track "Stay With Me" at the first session between 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM, the track "Baby Eyes" at the second session between 2:00 PM and 5:00 PM, and the track "Mama Didn't Raise No Fool" at the third session between 6:00 PM and 9:00 PM. After overdubs are recorded February 1, 12, 18, and 22, 1985 EMI America will issue all the tracks on Brody's eponymous album "Lane Brody" (SN-16394). EMI America's catalog is currently owned by Capitol Music's parent company, Universal Music Group

ON THIS DAY NOT IN CAPITOL RECORDS HISTORY
1960 - The musical "Camelot" opens with Richard Burton as Arthur, Julie Andrews as Guinevere, and Robert Goulet as Lancelot at The Majestic Theatre in New York City, New York, where it will run for 874 performances.

Friday, December 02, 2016

DECEMBER 2, 2016

HAPPY BIRTHDAYS!
1954 - Kenni Huskey, singer, guitarist, songwriter, and Capitol Records artist (1959-1964), is born Nora Carolene Huskey in Newport, Arkansas
1968 - Nate Mendel, bassist in the Capitol Records group Foo Fighters, is born Nathan Gregor Mendel in Seattle, Washington

ON THIS DAY IN CAPITOL RECORDS HISTORY
1947 - Smilin' Ed McConnell (on vocals) and His Buster Brown Gang (lineup unlisted) record the tracks "Jiggles Niggles and Piggle Diggle" and "Witch-A-Ma-Jig-Song" at Radio Recorders' studios in Hollywood, California. Capitol Records will issue both tracks together as a single (Capitol 7-27003).
1947 - During a split session held this day at Radio Recorders' studios in Hollywood, California, using arrangements by Mel Powell, first The Benny Goodman Septet (Benny Goodman on clarinet; Ed Kusby on trombone; Red Norvo on vibraphone; Mel Powell on piano; Al Hendrickson on guitar; Artie Shapiro on bass; and Tommy Romersa on drums) records the track "Keep Me In Mind" (vocals by Peggy Lee), then The Benny Goodman Sextet (Benny Goodman on clarinet; Red Norvo on vibraphone; Mel Powell on piano; Al Hendrickson on guitar; Artie Shapiro on bass; and Tommy Romersa on drums) records "Shirley Steps Out", then Benny Goodman (on clarinet) and His Orchestra (John Best on trumpet; Ed Kusby on trombone; Sinclair Lott on French horn; Paul McLarand and Jack Dumont on alto saxophone; Bumps Myers on tenor saxophone; Chuck Gentry on baritone saxophone; Louis Kievman on viola; Red Norvo on vibraphone; Mel Powell on piano; Al Hendrickson on guitar; Artie Shapiro on bass; and Tommy Romersa on drums) records the track "For Every Man There's A Woman" (vocals by Peggy Lee), and finally Benny Goodman (on clarinet) and His Orchestra (without John Best on trumpet; Sinclair Lott on French horn; Paul McLarand and Jack Dumont on alto saxophone; Bumps Myers on tenor saxophone; and Louis Kievman on viola) records the track "Give Me Those Good Old Days" (vocals by The Sportsmen [Bill Days, Max Smith, Martin Sperzel, and Gurney Bell]). Capitol Records will issue the second track as a single (Capitol 15069) with "The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise" on the flip side, the third track as a single (Capitol 15030) with "Beyond The Sea (La Mer)" on the flip side, and the last track as a single (Capitol 15044) with "You Turned The Tables On Me" on the flip side. Columbia/Legacy will issue "Keep Me In Mind" on the 2 CD set "Peggy Lee and Benny Goodman: The Complete Recordings" (C2K 65686).
1947 - Peggy Lee (on vocals), with Dave Barbour (on guitar) and his orchestra (unlisted flute, saxophone, oboe, piano, bass, drums, and strings players), records the tracks "Just A Shade On The Blue Side", "Love, Your Magic Spell Is Everywhere", "Bubble-Loo, Bubble-Loo", and "Don't Smoke In Bed" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the first track as a single (Capitol 15159) with "Don't Be So Mean To Baby" on the flip side, the second track as a single (Capitol 15232) with "So Dear To My Heart" on the flip side, the third track as a single (Capitol 15118) with "Why Don't You Do Right" on the flip side, and the last track on Lee's album "Rendezvous With Peggy Lee" (CC-72).
1947 - The Sportsmen (vocalists Bill Days, Max Smith, Martin Sperzel, and Gurney Bell), with Perry Botkin and His Orchestra (lineup unlisted), record the tracks "The Sad Cowboy (Cowboy's Life)", "Goodnight Ladies", and "The Sleigh" in Los Angles, California. Capitol Records will issue the first track as a single (Capitol 15120) with "I Don't Want To Be The Richest Man In The Cemetary" on the flip side, the second track as a single (Capitol 15295) with "Siesta" on the flip side, and the last track as a single (Capitol 15235) with "The House Is Haunted" on the flip side.
1949 - Yogi Yorgesson's Capitol Records single "I Yust Go Nuts At Christmas" enters the top 40 of the U.S. Pop singles chart.
1949 - Peggy Lee (on vocals) and The Guadalajara Boys (lineup unlisted), with Dave Barbour conducting the orchestra (lineup also unlisted), records the tracks "When You Speak With Your Eyes" and "My Small Señor With The Sorriente Eyes (Smiling Eyes)" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue both tracks together as a single (Capitol 801).
1950 - Dean Martin (on vocals) and The Starlighters (unlisted vocalists), with Lou Busch and His Orchestra (Ziggy Elman on trumpet; Lou McGarity on trombone; Arthur "Skeets" Herfurt, Jerome Kasper, Jules Kinsler, and Ted Romersa on saxophone; George Greeley on piano; Stanley Ellison on accordion; George Van Eps on guitar; Phil Stephens on bass; Nick Fatool on drums; and on strings: Harry Bluestone, Mischa Russell, Felix Slatkin, and Marshall Sosson on violin; and Cy Bernard and Kurt Reher on cello) record the tracks "If""Beside You""I Love The Way You Say Goodnight", and "You And Your Beautiful Eyes" at Capitol Records' Melrose Avenue studios in Hollywood, California. Capitol Records will issue the first and third tracks together as a single (Capitol 1342), the second track as a single (Capitol 1458) with "Who's Sorry Now?" on the flipside, and the last track as a single (Capitol 1358) with "Tonda Wonda Hoy" on the flipside.
1952 - Yma Sumac records vocal overdubs for her track "Llulla Mak'ta (Andean Don Juan)" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the final version of the track on Sumac and Moises Vivanco's album "Inca Taqui" (FBF-423).
1952 - Cliffie Stone and His Hometown Hepcats (lineup unlisted) record the t racks "Rocky Mountain Express", "Listen To The Mockingbird", "Cattle Call", and "When The Bloom Is On The Sage" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the first and third tracks together as a single (Capitol 2571) and the second and last tracks together as a single (Capitol 2362).
1952 - George Tzipine and His Orchestra (lineup unlisted), with Princess Ruspoli Di Adriano, record the tracks "Neva Florita", "Canti Della Steppa" and "Aquas Del Mariel (The Legend Of Mariel)" in Los Angeles, California. The first two tracks (as of 2005) are unissued and Capitol Records will issue the last track on Tzipine's album "Romantic Sketches" (H-501).
1953 - The Royal Polynesians (lineup unlisted), directed by Michael Goldsen and featuring Charles Mauu on vocals, record the tracks "Tanga Tika", "Café Au Lait", "Manu Rere", and "Vahine Anamite" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will purchase the masters and issue all the tracks on the group's album "Polynesia!" (H-483).
1953 (according to the date shown on the tapecards) - Roy Acuff (on vocals) and His Smoky Mountain Boys (Howard "Howdy" Forrester on fiddle, James L. "Jimmy" Riddle on piano and harmonica, Lonnie "Pap" Wilson and Jess Esterhasy on guitar, Beecher "Bashful Brother Oswald" Kirby on banjo, Dobro resonator guitar, and harmony vocals, and (listed as possibly) Joseph S. Zinkan on bass) record the tracks "Rushing Around", "Whoa Mule", "Sunshine Special" and a rejected take of the track "I Closed My Heart's Door" at (listed as possibly) Castle Studio in Nashville, Tennessee with producer Ken Nelson. Capitol Records will issue the first and second tracks together as a single (Capitol 2738) and the third track as a single (Capitol 2820) with a different take of "I Closed My Heart's Door" recorded on January 15, 1954 on the flip side. Producer Ken Nelson's files list the date for the session as November 27, 1953)
1954 - The Hawaii Calls Orchestra, presented by Webley Edwards, with Al "Kealoha" Perry, records the tracks "Twilight In Hawaii" (vocals by Andy Bright), "Mauna Loa" (vocals by Sam Kapu and The Waikiki Girls [female trio with unlisted lineup]), "I'll Weave A Lei Of Stars For You" (vocals by Dan Kinilau), and "Lei Alohoa Le Makamae" (vocals by Lani Custino and Ben Kalama) in Hawaii. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on the group's album "Webley Edwards Presents Hawaii Calls At Twilight With Al Kealoha Perry" (T 582).
1954 - Nat Brandwynne and His Orchestra (lineup unlisted) record the tracks "Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart", "The Lady Is A Tramp", "From This Moment On", and "I Won't Dance" in New York City, New York. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on Brandwynne's album "Arthur Murray Society Fox Trots" (EBF-566).
1955 - Tennessee Ernie Ford's Capitol Records single "Sixteen Tons", with "You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry" on the flipside, is still #1 on the U.S. Pop singles charts and Dean Martin's Capitol Records single "Memories Are Made of This", with "Change Of Heart" on the flipside, is #3.
1955 - Meg Myles (on vocals), with Buddy Bregman directing the orchestra, records the (as of 2005) unissued track "Papa Papa", the track "Sing On Baby", the (as of 2005) unissued track "Language Of Love", and the track "Will You Shed A Tear For Me?" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the second and last track together as a single (Capitol 3330).
1955 - Harry James (on trumpet) and His Orchestra (Nick Buono, Art De Pew, Donald Smith, Conrad Gozzo, and Joe Dolny also on trumpet; Juan Tizol on valbe trombone; Roy Main and Dick Nash on trombone; George Roberts on bass trombone; Herb Lorden on clarinet and alto saxophone; Willie Smith on alto saxophone; Jeff Massingill and Herbie Steward on tenor saxophone; Bob Poland on baritone saxophone; Larry Kinnamon on piano; Tiny Timbrell on guitar; Joe Comfort on bass; and Buddy Combine on drums) record the tracks "September Song""Blue Again""Melancholy Rhapsody", and "These Foolish Things" at Capitol Records' Melrose Avenue studios in Hollywood, California. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on James' album "More Harry James In Hi-Fi" (W 712).
1955 - Rudolf Firkusny (on piano) records Schumann's "Symphonic Etudes, Opus 13" in Studio A of Capitol Records' studios in New York City, New York. Capitol Records will issue the track on Firkusny's album "SCHUMANN - Symphonic Etudes, Opus 13 / Davidsbündler Dances, Opus 6" (P-8337).
1957 - During two sessions held this day in Los Angeles, California Ray Anthony and His Orchestra (Pete Candoli, Conrad Gozzo, Jack Laubach, and Jack Holman also on trumpet; Milt Bernhart, Lew McCreary, Jimmy Priddy, and Abe Lincoln on trombone; Med Flory and Gus Bivona on clarinet and alto saxophone; Georgie Auld and Plas Johnson on tenor saxophone; Leo Anthony on baritone saxophone; Buddy Cole on piano; Bob Bain and Al Hendrickson on guitar; Don Simpson on bass; Ray Martinez on drums; and The Skyliners [unlisted vocalist]), using an arrangement by Don Simpson, record the track "Haul Off And Rock" at the first session, and "Jailhouse Rock", "Bebop Baby" and "Kisses Sweeter Than Wine" at the second session. Capitol Records will issue the track on Anthony's EP "Rock And Roll With Ray Anthony" (EAP-1-958).
1957 - Ferlin Husky (on vocals, with unlisted musicians) records the track "Wang Dang Doo", the (as of 2005) unissued tracks "When It Rains It Pours" and "Don't Walk Away", and the track "Somewhere There's Sunshine" in Nashville, Tennessee. Capitol Records will issue the first track as a single (Capitol F3862) with "Whatcha Doin' After School" on the flip side and the last track on Husky's EP "Country Music Holiday (Music From The Film)" (EAP-1-921).
1957 - Faron Young (on vocals, with [listed as probably] ) records the tracks "When It Rains It Pours" and "The Face Of Love" at Bradley Film and Recording Studio in Nashville, Tennessee. Capitol Records will issue the first track on Young's album "Falling In Love" (T 2307) and Bear Family Records will issue both tracks on Young's 5 CD box set "The Classic Years" (BCD 15493) in Germany.
1957 - The Jordanaires (vocalists Hugh Gordon Stoker, Hoyt H. Hawkins, and Neal Matthews Jr.), with Marvin Hughes' Orchestra (lineup unlisted) records the tracks "All I Need Is You" and "Little Miss Ruby" and the (as of 2005) unissued track "One Little Baby" in Nashville, Tennessee. Capitol Records will issue the first two tracks together as a single (Capitol F3940).
1958 - Capitol Records releases Stan Freberg's single "Green Chri$tma$" with "The Meaning Of Christmas" on the flipside. With animation voice work demanding more of his time, this would be the last single that Daws Butler (who voices Bob Cratchit on this single) would appear on with Freberg.
1958 - Keely Smith (on vocals), with Nelson Riddle conducting his own arrangements to the orchestra (lineup unlisted), records the tracks "Indian Love Call", "The Nearness Of You", and "Someone To Watch Over Me" in Chicago, Illinois. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on Smith's album "Swingin' Pretty" (T 1145).
1958 - Wanda Jackson (on vocals, with William Everett "Billy" Strange on guitar and leading the band: Gordon Terry on fiddle; Merrill Moore on piano; Howard Roberts on guitar; Skeets McDonald on bass; and Marion "Pee Wee" Adams on drums) records the tracks "Reaching", "I'd Rather Have You", "Savin' My Love", and "You're The One For Me" at The Capitol Tower Studios in Hollywood, California. Capitol Records will issue the first two tracks together as a single (Capitol F4286), the third track as a single (Capitol F4142) with "You've Turned Into A Stranger" on the flip side, and the last track as a single (Capitol F4207) with "A Date With Jerry" on the flip side.
1958 - Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians (with Lombardo conducting unlisted musicians) record the tracks "Ti-Pi-Tin", "Dinah", "The Breeze And I", "Frenesi", and "Cecilia" in New York City New York. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on Lombardo's album "Lombardo Goes Latin" (T 1191).
1958 - The Capitol Symphony Orchestra (lineup unlisted), conducted by Carmen Dragon, records Liszt's "Liebestraum", Siebelus' "Valse Triste, Opus 44", and Grieg's "Solvieg's Song, Opus 55) in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on the group's album "Melody" (P 8476).
1959 - Bob Bain (on guitar, with unlisted musicians) records the track "Baia" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the track on Bain's album "Guitar De Amor" (T 1500).
1959 - Joel Gray (on vocals, with unlisted musicians) records the tracks "Roumania, Roumania", "The Lonely Birch Tree", "Turn Balalaika", Machutonim", and "Joelish Medley" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on Gray's album "Songs My Father Taught Me" (W 1373).
1959 - Laurindo Almeida (on guitar) records the (as of 2005) unissued second take of his own composition "Brazilliance N° 1", and (as of 2005) unissued takes of Rachmaninoff's "Prelude In C Sharp Major" and Debussy's "Clair De Lune (From 'Suite Bergamasque')" in Los Angeles, California for Capitol Records.
1960 - Final overdubs by The Swingin'est Chorale (lineup unlisted) for Jonah Jones' tracks "Lisbon Antigua", "La Rosita", and "Song From Moulin Rouge" are recorded in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the the final versions of the tracks on Jones' album "Great Instrumental Hits" (T 1557).
1960 - Stan Freberg (on vocals), with Billy May conducting his own arrangements to the orchestra (lineup unlisted) and The Jud Conlon Singers (lineup also unlisted), records the tracks "Betsy Ross And The Flag" with Paul Frees and Helen Kleeb and "Columbus Discovers America" with Paul Frees, Coleen Collins, Jesse White, Barney Phillips, and Marvin Miller in Los Angeles, California. After overdubs are recorded, Capitol Records will issue both tracks on Freberg's album "Stan Freberg Presents The United States Of America" (W 1573).
1960 - Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra (with Riddle conducting his own arrangements to unlisted musicians) record the tracks "Little Old New York", "Good Clean Fun", "Bless This Land", "An Army Of The Just", "A Picture of Happiness" and "Finale" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on Riddle's album "Music From 'Tenderloin'" (T 1536).
1960 - The Jordanaires record vocal overdubs on previous masters for Hylo Brown and The Timberliners' tracks "Test Of Love", "Dark As A Dungeon", "Lost To A Stranger", and two takes of "Sweethearts Or Strangers" at Bradley Film and Recording Studio in Nashville, Tennessee. Bear Family Records will issue the final versions of all the tracks on the Browns's 2 CD set "Hylo Brown and The Timberliners 1954-1960" (BCD 15572) in Germany.
1962 - Tex Ritter (on vocals), with Ralph Carmicheal conducting a Marimba band and Mariachi players (lineups for both unlisted) records the tracks "El Abandonado", "Lo Que Digo", "Poor Lonesome Cowboy", and "Las Golondrinas" in Mexico City, Mexico. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on Ritter's album "Border Affair" (T 1910).
1963 - Buck Owens' Capitol Records single "Love’s Gonna Live Here", with "Getting Used To Losing You" on the flipside, is #4 on Billboard's Hot 100 Singles chart.
1963 - The Kingston Trio (vocalists Nick Reynolds, Bob Shane, and John Stewart), with John Steuber on guitar and Dean Reilly on bass, records the track "Seasons In The Sun" at Coast Recorders in San Francisco, California. Capitol Records will issue the track on the trio's album "Time To Think" (T 2011).
1963 - Jo Stafford (on vocals), with Bobby Hammack on organ and a vocal choir of unlisted singers, records the tracks "Whiter Than Snow", "What A Friend We Have In Jesus", "A Mighty Fortress Is Our God", "When The Roll Is Called Up Yonder", "I Love To Tell The Story" and a rejected take of "Sweet Hour Of Prayer" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the rest of the tracks on Stafford's album "Sweet Hour Of Prayer" (T 2069).
1963 - The Good Time Singers (vocalists Tom Drake, Craig Smith, Mike Storm, Lee Montgomery, Dave Jackson, Dave Ratkin, Doug Brookins, Maggie Basseley, Marilyn Miller, and Alexandra Hutton) record the track "John Peel And The Fox", the (as of 2005) unissued track "This Train", and the track "Banks Of The Ohio" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the first and last tracks on the group's eponymous album "The Good Time Singers" (T 2041).
1964 - Nat "King" Cole (on vocals), with Ralph Carmichael conducting the orchestra (featuring Bobby Bryant on trumpet; Reunald Jones, Larry McGuire, Al Porcinio, and Ray Triscari also on trumpet; Bob Fitzpatrick, Fred Mergy, and Tommy Shepard on trombone; Ernie Tack on bass trombone; Charlie Kennedy and Bud Shank on alto saxophone; Wayne Dunstan and Dan Patiris on tenor saxophone; Modesto Briseno on baritone saxophone; Jimmy Rowles on piano: John Collins, Eddie Duran, and Juvenal Amaral on guitar; George Butterfield on bass; and Leon Petties on drums, and on strings: Sherrill Coltrin, James Getzoff, Leo Kailin, Lou Klass, Alexander Koltun, Robert Konrad, Mischa Myers, and Isadore Roman on vocals; Stanley Harris and Harry Hyams on viola; Paul Bergstrom and Anne Goodman on cello), records a new take of "More", "Your Love", "My Kind Of Girl", "Thanks To You", "There's Love", and "Swiss Retreat" at Coast Recorders in San Francisco, California. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on Cole's album "L-O-V-E" (T 2195).
1964 - H.B. Barnum and His Orchestra (with Barnum conducting his own arrangements to unlisted musicians) record the tracks "Can't You See It", "No More", and "Don't Forget 127th Street" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on Barnum's album "Instrumental Hits From "Golden Boy" (T 2278).
1964 - Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney (on vocals), with Bill Loose directing the orchestra (Dick Cathcart, Uan Rasey, and Shorty Sherock on trumpet; Milt Bernhart, Francis "Joe" Howard, Ed Kusby, William Schaefer, and Elmer "Moe" Schneider on trombone; Julian "Matty" Matlock, Dale Issenhuth, Harry Klee, Eddie Miller, Abe Most, and Wilbur Schwartz on clarinet and saxophone; Stan Wrightsman on piano; Allan Reuss on guitar; George "Red" Callender on bass; Nick Fatool on drums; Emil Richards on percussion; and Verlye Brilhart on harp) record the tracks "Come To The Mardi Gras", "Ciao Ciao Bambina", "The Daughter Of Molly Malone", and "I Get Ideas" at The Capitol Tower Studios in Hollywood, California. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on the duo's album "That Travelin' Two-Beat" T 2300).
1965 - Bonnie Owens (on vocals, with [listed as probably]: Merle Haggard on guitar; with George French Jr. on piano; Phil Baugh on guitar; Billy Mize on open-string guitar; Lewis A. Ley on rhythm guitar; Ralph Mooney on steel guitar; Jerry Ward [aks Howard Lowe] on bass; and Helen "Peaches" Price on drums) records the track "Livin' On Your Love" and "What's It Gonna Cost Me" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the first track as a single (Capitol 5618) with "Merry Go Round" on the flipside and "What's It Gonna Cost Me" as a single (Capitol 5688) with "You Don't Even Try" on the flipside.
1965 - Kay Adams (on vocals), with Cliffie Stone Group (lineup unlisted), records the tracks "Roll Out The Red Carpet", "She Didn't Color Daddy", and "Old Heart Get Ready" in Los Angeles, California. Tower Records, a subsidiary of Capitol Records, will issue the first two tracks together as a single (Tower 201) and the last track after an overdub is recorded on March 9, 1966 as a single (Tower 235) with "Anymore" on the flipside.
50 Years Ago Today In 1966 - Andy Russell records vocal overdubs over an instrumental tracks recorded by unlisted musicians for the tracks "The Leaves Of Love", "Guantanamera", "Spanish Eyes", "Yesterday", and "As Long As There's Forever (Perdoname Mi Vida)" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the final versions of the tracks on Russell's album "More Amor" (T 2659).
50 Years Ago Today In 1966 - Hearts and Flowers (Larry Murray on rhythm guitar, harmonica, and harmony vocals, David Dawson on autoharp, and harmony vocals, Rick Cunha on acoustic guitar, harmony vocals, and lead vocals,) with unlisted pedal steel guitar, bass guitar, sitar, piano, horns, drums, and string players, records the title "Flower Lady", written by Phil Ochs, in Los Angeles, California for Capitol Records. Collectors' Choice Music will issue the title in 2002 on the 2 CD set "The Complete Hearts And Flowers" (CCM-321-2).
1968 - The Honeys (vocalists Diane Rovell, Marilyn Rovell, and Ginger Blake, with unlisted musicians) record the (as of 2005) unissued track "I Think It's Going To Be Alright", the track "Come To Me", and the (as of 2005) unissued track "(Let's Take A) Holiday" at Sunset Sound Recorders in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will purchase the masters and will issue "Come To Me" on the CD "Capitol Collectors Series - The Honeys" (7-93193-2).
1969 - William Marshall records the tracks "Merry-Go-Round", "Long Gone", and "Drums Cue" in Los Angeles, California for Capitol Records. There is no issuing information listed so if anyone knows if the track has ever been issued, please leave a comment.
1970 - Johnny and Jonie Mosby (on vocals with unlisted musicians) record the tracks "It's All Because Of You", "I'm Not Your Kind Of Woman", and "Our Conscience, You, And Me (Just Between The Three Of Us)" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on the duo's album "Oh, Love Of Mine" (ST-737).
1970 - Capitol Records registers the masters it purchased for The Fortune's tracks "Someone Is Standing Outside", "Today I Killed A Man I Didn't Know", "Red Clay Country Line", "Books And Films", "Feelings", "Everything In The Garden", "The Town", "Same Old Feeling", "Lifetime Of Love", "Sad, Sad, Sad", "Clowns Exit Laughing", and "Whether You Like It Or Not" which were recorded in England. Capitol Records will issue the first three tracks and the last track on the group's album "Freedom" (ST-847).
1970 - Jean Shepard (on vocals, with unlisted musicians) records the tracks "Marty Gray""The Wonders You Perform", and "Leaving On A Jet Plane" in Nashville, Tennessee. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on Shepard's album "Here And Now" (ST-738).
45 Years Ago Today In 1971 - Overdubs are recorded for Tennessee Ernie Ford's tracks "The Night The Drove Old Dixie Down", "West Texas Highway", "Take Me Home, Country Roads", "Mr. Words And Music", "Daddy Frank (The Guitar Man)", and "Big Mabel Murphy" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the final versions of the tracks on Ford's album "Mr. Words And Music" (ST-11001).
45 Years Ago Today In 1971 - During two sessions held this day in Los Angeles, California Jim Capaldi records the track "Big Thirst" at the first session and the tracks "Love Is All You Can Try", "How Much Can A Man Really Take" and an unlisted track (that is listed as possibly an unused master number) at the second session. Island Records, at the time distributed by Capitol Records in the United States, will issue all the tracks on Capaldi's album "Oh How We Danced" (SW-9314).
45 Years Ago Today In 1971 - Merle Haggard's Capitol Records single "Daddy Frank (The Guitar Man)", with "My Heart Would Know" on the flipside, is #1 on Billboard's Country Singles chart and #4 on it's Hot 100 Singles chart
1974 - Capitol Records releases Unicorn's single "Electric Night" with "Blue Pine Trees" on the flip side. Both tracks were produced by Dave Gilmour, member of Capitol Records group Pink Floyd.
1975 - Glen Campbell (on vocals, with unlisted musicians) records the tracks "I Got Love For You Ruby""The Bottom Line""Everytime I Sing A Love Song""See You On Sunday", and the (as of 2005) unissued track "Birmingham" in Los Angeles, California. After overdubs are recorded Capitol Records will issue the first four tracks on Campbell's album "Bloodline" (SW-11516).
1975 - Connie Cato (on vocals, with unlisted musicians) records the (as of 2005) unissued tracks "Evidence" and "I Let You Love Me" in Nashville, Tennessee for Capitol Records.
1975 - Overdubs are recorded for Freddie Hart and The Heartbeats tracks "I Can Almost See Houston From Here" "Try My Love For Size", and "What's Left On My Mind" in Nashville, Tennessee. Capitol Records will issue the final versions of both tracks together on the group's album "People Put To Music" (ST-11504).
40 Years Ago Today In 1976 - Overdubs are recorded for Sammy Hagar's tracks "Hungry", "Filmore Shuffle", and "The Pits" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the final versions of the tracks on Hagar's eponymous album "Sammy Hagar" (ST-11599).
40 Years Ago Today In 1976 - Joe Harnell record the titles "Alone Together", "See You Later", "Jaimie's Theme (Theme From 'Picnic Woman')", and "For A Brief Time (Theme From 'A Brief Vacation')" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on Harnell's album "Harnell" (ST-11657).
40 Years Ago Today In 1976 - During two sessions held this day in Nashville, Tennessee The Dusty Chaps (lineup unlisted) record the tracks "The Kiss Of The Hops", "Drunken Mistake", "No Damn Good", "The Hoochie Coochie Man's Been Hoochied Cooed", "Honky Tonk Music", "Rounder", "Back In The Woods", "Heat Stroke", "Invisible Man", "Juke Joint Daddy", "Too Many Pretty Women (To Love Just One)", "Fast Song", "Don't Haul Bricks On '66'", and "You've Been On My Mind" at the first session and "Domino Joe", "Annabel Walker", "When The Full Moon Rises", "Cattle Rustler", "Dance With Me, Dolores", "Keep Me Out Of Jail Tonight", "Club De Mexico Polka", "Nogales Song", "Drugstore Cowboy", "Shot Out At The Rocket Club", and "Ashes To Ashes" at the second session. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks from the first session on the group's album "Honky Tonk Music" (ST-11614) and (as of 2005) has yet to issue any of the tracks from the second session.
1978 - Anne Murray's Capitol Records single "Broken Hearted Me", with "Why Don't You Stick Around" on the flipside, is #4 on Billboard's Hot 100 Singles chart.
1980 - Y.B.S. (lineup unlisted) records the (as of 2005) unissued tracks "I'm The One Who Loves You""Who You Been Doing""Electricity", and "If You Ever Change Your Mind" in Los Angeles, California for Capitol Records. It's not know, yet, if it's these takes of the songs that were released on the YBS - Yates Brothers and Sisters album by MCA in 1982.
1980 - Billy Squier (on vocals, with Allan St. John on keyboard; Gary Sharaf on guitar; Mark Clark on bass and vocals; and Bobby Chouinard on drums) records the track "My Kinda Lover" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the track as a single (Capitol 5037) with "Christmas Is The Time To Say I Love You" on the flipside.
1980 - Kitty and The Haywoods (singers Kitty Haywood and her sisters Mary Ann Stewart and Vivian Haywood, and her niece Cynthia Harrell with unlisted musicians), using an arrangement by Gene Barge record the track "Mystic Stranger" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the track on the group's album "Excuse Me, I've Got A Life To Catch" (ST-12149).
1982 - During two sessions that started late on December 1 and ending early on December 2 in Los Angeles, California Amy Holland records the tracks "I Still Run To You" and "Shake Me, Wake Me (When It's Over)" at the first session and "(It) Hurts A Little Bit" and "So Sentimental" at the second session. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on Holland's album "On Your Every Word" (ST-12178).
1985 - Billy Squier records the track "Glory Road" at an unlisted studio for Capitol Records. There is no issuing information listed for the track, so if anyone knows if the track has ever been issued, please leave a comment.
30 Years Ago Today In 1986 - Brother Beyond (lineup unlisted) records the tracks "I Should Have Lied" and "Act For Love" at an unlisted studio. There is no issuing information listed for the track, so if anyone knows who was in the band, where it was recorded or if either of the tracks have ever been issued, please leave a comment.
1987 - During two sessions held this day at Compass Point Studio in Nassau, Bahamas Tanya Tucker (on vocals, with unlisted musicians) records the tracks "Same Old Story" and "Chasing The American Dream" at the first session and "Call On Me" at the second session. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on Tucker's CD "Tanya: The Collection" (C2-28822).
1998 - First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton and Capitol Records Nashville artist Garth Brooks light the Christmas tree in Manhattan's Rockefeller Center for the first time for the season
2000 - The Beatles' Apple Records compilation "1" debuts at #1 on Billboard magazine's Billboard 200 album chart where it will stay for 1 week, selling nearly 595,000 copies in the U.S. (where it is distributed by Capitol Records) during its first week of release. It becomes the group's sixteenth number-one album and sets a record for the longest time span for a run of number-one albums (31 years and 10 months) between "Meet the Beatles" and "Anthology 1".

ON THIS DAY NOT QUITE IN CAPITOL RECORDS HISTORY
60Years Ago Today In 1956 - Lee Morgan (on trumpet, with Kenny Rodgers on alto saxophone, Hank Mobley on tenor saxophone, Horace Silver on piano, Paul Chambers on bass, and Charlie Persip on drums) records the tracks "Latin Hangover" (arranged by Benny Golson), "Whisper Not" (also arranged by Golson), "His Sister" (arranged by Owen Marshall), "D's Fink" (also arranged by Marshall), "Slightly Hep" (arranged by Golson), and "Where Am I?" (also arranged by Golson) in Hackensack, New Jersey. Blue Note Records will issue all the tracks on Morgan's album "Lee Morgan, Volume 2" (BLP1541/BST81541).
1974 - EMI Records releases The Country Hams' instrumental single "Walking In The Park With Eloise" with "Bridge Over The River Suite" on the flip side in a picture sleeve. The Country Hams are Paul and Linda McCartney, Floyd Cramer and Chet Atkins and the tracks are recorded in Nashville, Tennessee at the same time that McCartney and Wings recorded "Junior's Farm" and "Sally G". "Walking In The Park With Eloise" was written by James McCartney, Paul's father. There is nothing on the label or the sleeve that let's on who is on the single, which probably explains why it did not chart. McCartney will never release another solo single on Apple Records. Both tracks will later be included on the CD version of Wings' Capitol Records album "Wings at the Speed of Sound".
1983 - J. Geils Band (lineup unlisted), using an arrangement by producer Seth Justman, records the track "Eenie Meenie Minie Moe". EMI America will issue the track on the band's album "You're Gettin' Even While I'm Gettin' Odd" (ST-17137). EMI America's catalog is currently owned by EMI Music, Capitol Music's parent company.

ON THIS DAY NOT IN CAPITOL RECORDS HISTORY
110 Years Ago Today In 1906 - Peter Carl Goldmark, cellist, pianist, inventor of the Long Playing (LP) vinyl record and developer of the first commercial color television, is born in Budapest, Hungary
1948 - Cole Porter's musical "Kiss Me Kate" premieres at a tryout at the Shubert Theatre, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Thursday, December 01, 2016

DECEMBER 1, 2016

HAPPY BIRTHDAYS!
1913 - Mary Martin, Motion Picture, Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress, mother of actor Larry Hagman, and Capitol Records artist (Soundtrack to television version of "Annie Get Your Gun" with John Raitt) is born Mary Virginia Martin in Weatherford, Texas
1915 - Johnnie Johnston, vocalist with Art Kassel and His Castle's In the Air Orchestra, motion picture actor, and as a solo artist is one of the first singers signed to Capitol Records, is born John Clifford Johnston in Saint Louis, Missouri. Johnnie Johnston's first session for Capitol Records (which was still called Liberty Records at that time) was the company's second one after the company's first which was a split session with Martha Tilton and Johnny Mercer. The session was held May 12, 1942 in Los Angeles, California (probably at C. P. MacGregor Studios) with Gordon Jenkins and His Orchestra. Johnston recorded "Can't You Hear Me Callin', Caroline", "Conchita Lopez", "Easy To Love", and "Windmill Under The Stars". Capitol Records issued "Conchita Lopez" and "Windmill Under The Stars" together as the company's ninth single (Capitol 109).
1930 - Matt Monro, singer and EMI, Liberty and Capitol Records artist, is born Terence Parsons in Shoreditch, in the London Borough of Hackney, England
1933 - Lou Rawls, Grammy Award-winning singer, film, television, and commercial actor, member of the group The Soul Stirrers, and Capitol Records artist (1962-1971), is born Louis Allen Rawls in Chicago, Illinois

ON THIS DAY IN CAPITOL RECORDS HISTORY
1938 - The Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam (lineup unlisted), conducted by Willem Mengelberg, record Vivaldi's "Concerto Grosso In A Minor, Opus 3 #8: Part 1: Allegro Moderato", "Concerto Grosso In A Minor, Opus 3 #8: Part 2: Adagio", and "Concerto Grosso In A Minor, Opus 3 #8: Part 3: Allegro" and Bach's "Air (From 'Suite N° 3')" in Amsterdam, Holland. Capitol Records will purchase the masters and issue all the tracks on the orchestra's album "VIVALDI - Concerto Grosso In A Minor, Opus 3 #8 / BACH-Air (From Suite #3)" (EBL-8057).
75 Years Ago Today In 1941 - Stan Kenton (on piano) and His Orchestra (Frank Beach, Chico Alvarez, and Earl Collier on trumpet; Harry Forbes and Dick Cole on trombone; Jack Ordean and Bill Lahey on alto saxophone; Ted Romersa on tenor saxophone; Red Dorris on tenor saxophone and vocals; Bob Gioga on baritone saxophone; Al Costi on guitar; Howard Rumsey on bass; Marvin George on drums) perform the tracks "Two Moods", "I Got It Bad" (with Kay Gregory on vocals), "La Cumparsita", and "Arkansas Traveler" for an NBC broadcast at The Rendezvous Ballroom in Balboa Beach, California which is transcribed for the Armed Forces Radio Service. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on the 4 LP box set "The Kenton Era" (WDX-569).
1944 - Johnnie Johnston (on vocals), with Paul Baron and His Orchestra (lineup unlisted) records the (as of 2005) unissued track "Strange Music", the tracks "What A Sweet Surprise" and "My Heart Sings", and the (as of 2005) unissued track "Please Don't Say 'No'" in New York City, New York. Capitol Records will issue "What A Sweet Surprise" and "My Heart Sings" together as a single (Capitol 186).
1945 - Danny Kuanna (on ukelele) and His Islanders (Bernie Kaai on steel guitar; Mel Peterson and Joe Kealoha on guitar; adn Al McIntire and Ernest Tavares on bass) record the "Hawaiian War Chant", "He 'Ui (You're Beautiful), the instrumenta "Kohaa March", and "Kalima Waltz" (listed as possibly with vocals by Scotty Harrell) in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on the album "Holiday In Hawaii" (T 169).
70 Years Ago Today In 1946 - Merle Travis' Capitol Records single "Divorce Me C.O.D.", with "Missouri" on the flipside, is #4 on the Pop singles chart
1947 - Paul Weston and His Orchestra (with Weston conducting his own arrangements to an orchestra of unlisted musicians including brass, reeds, and strings players) records the tracks "Gone With The Wind", "Poor Buttefly", "My Romance", and "Sleepy Time Gal" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on the album "Music For Romancing" (T 153).
1947 - During two session s held this day at Radio Recorders' studios in Hollywood, California Kay Starr, with Dave Cavanaugh's Music (Dick Anderson on clarinet, Dave Cavanaugh on tenor saxophone, Red Norvo on vibraphones, Arnold Ross on piano, Jack Marshall on guitar, Red Callender on bass, and Jack Turner on drums) records the tracks "I Haven't Changed A Thing", "There Ain't No Sweet Man (That's Worth The Salt Of My Tears)", "Snuggled On Your Shoulder", and "Between A Kiss And A Sigh" at the first session and "Don't Let Your Love Go Wrong", "Steady Daddy (I Like A Man Who Takes His Time)", "Please Love Me", and "Believe It, Beloved" at the second session. Capitol Records will issue "There Ain't No Sweet Man (That's Worth The Salt Of My Tears)" and "Please Love Me" together as a single (Capitol 15288), "Snuggled On Your Shoulder" and "Don't Let Your Love Go Wrong" together as a single (Capitol 15087), and "Steady Daddy (I Like A Man Who Takes His Time)" as a single (Capitol 15314) with "So Tired" on the flip side. Mosaic Records' will issue all the tracks on the 1997 box set "Classic Capitol Jazz Sessions" (MD12-170).
1947 - The Sportsmen (vocalists Bill Days, Max Smith, Martin Sperzel, and Gurney Bell), with Perry Botkin and His Orchestra (lineup unlisted), record the (as of 2005) unissued track "It's A Lonesome Old Town" in Los Angeles, California for Los Angeles, California.
1947 - Sam Donahue (on tenor saxophone) and His Orchestra (Lee Katzman, Phil Gilbert, Fern Caron, and Bill Faffley on trumpet; Bob Cutshall, Dick Nash, Owen Massingill, and Ed Fromm on trombone; Harry Peterson and Bill Nichol on alto saxophone; Norman Elvin and George Perry on tenor saxophone; Joe Reisman on baritone saxophone; Ray Rossi on piano; Ed Cunningham on bass; and Harold "Hal" Hahn on drums), using Donahue's arrangements, record the tracks "Robbin' Nest", "I'll Get Along Somehow" (vocals by Bill Lockwood), the (as of 2005) unissued track "When A Woman Loves A Man" (vocals by Shirley Lloyd), and the track "Tocos, Enchiladas and Beans" (vocals by Shirley Lloyd) in New York City, New York. Capitol Records will issue the first and the last track together as a single (Capitol 493) and the second track as a single (Capitol 15081) with "Sax-A-Boogie" on the flip side.
1947 - Wesley Tuttle (on vocals and guitar) and His Texas Stars (Harold Glenn Hensley on fiddle, Agapito "Pepe" Martinez on steel guitar, and Cliffie Stone on bass) record the tracks "Ages And Ages Ago", "The Last Mile", "Teardrops On My Heart", "Sweethearts On Parade", and "Foggy River" in Los Angeles, California for The Capitol Records Transcription Service which will issue all the tracks on disc G-129.
1948 - The Starlighters (vocal group with unlisted lineup) record the tracks "Season's Greetings, Part 1" and "Season's Greetings, Part 2" in Paris, France. Capitol Records will issue both tracks together on a Christmas 1948 DJ Promo Record.
1948 - Marcel Laurence (aka Edwin "Buddy" Cole, on Hammond organ) records the tracks "Let The Rest Of The World Go By" and "Pigalle Rag (Pig Alley Rag)" in Paris, France. Capitol Records will issue both tracks together as a single (Capitol 15338).
1949 - Jan Garber and His Orchestra (lineup unlisted) record the (as of 2005) unlisted track "Lost In A Dream Last Night", the tracks "Dancing With Tears In My Eyes", "Confidentially (vocals by Ernie Mathias), "Dinah" and an unissued take of "Dinah" without verse in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue "Dancing With Tears In My Eyes"as as single (Capitol 925) with "Deep Night" on the flipside, and "Confidentially" and the first take of "Dinah" together as a single (Capitol 804).
1950 - Frank DeVol and His Music Of The Century (lineup unlisted) records the tracks "Teardrops From My Eyes" (vocals by Helen O'Connell), "It's A Lonesome Old Town" vocals by The Dream Makers [vocal group with unlisted lineup]), and "Lullaby Of Broadway" (vocals by Helen O'Connell and The Dream Makers) in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the first two tracks togehter as a single (Capitol 1340) and the last track as a s single (Capitol 1359) with "Seven Wonders Of The World" on the flipside.
1950 - Paul Neighbors and His Orchestra (lineup unlisted) record the tracks "Hullabaloo", "No One But You", "Give Me You", and "Sentimental Music" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the first two tracks together as a single (Capitol 1341) and the last two tracks together as a single (Capitol 1353).
1952 - Capitol Records takes excerpts from previous recordings by Pinto Colvig and creates a promotional record for "Bozo's Nursery Rhymes" (PRO-113).
1953 - Stan Kenton (on piano) and His Orchestra (Buddy Childers, Vic Minichiello, Sam Noto, Don Dennis, and Don Smith on trumpet; Tom Shepard, Keith Moon, Milt Gold, and Paul Severson on trombone; Bob Dockstader on bass trombone; Dave Schildkraut and Lee Konitz on alto saxophone; Bill Holman and Bill Perkins on tenor saxophone; Lorraine Ragon on baritone saxophone; Bob Lesher on guitar; Don Bagley on bass; and Stan Levey on drums), with The Four Freshmen (Bob Flanigan, Don Barbour, Ross Barbour, and Ken Errair) on vocals, record the tracks "Malaya" (with Candido Camero on bongos), "I'll Be Seeing You" (without the saxophone players), "I Knew You When" (without orchestra), and a rejected take of "Seems Like Old Times" (without orchestra) at Western Studios in Chicago, Illinois. Capitol Records will issue "I'll Be Seeing You" as a single (Capitol 2832) with "Please Remember" on the flip side. Mosaic Records will issue the first three tracks in the box set "The Complete Capitol Four Freshmen Fifties Sessions" (MD9-203).
1953 - The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (lineup unlisted), conducted by William Steinberg, record Tchaikovsky's "Serenade For Strings" and Prokofiev's "Classical Symphony In D Major, Opus 28" at The Syria Mosque in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Capitol Recods will issue both tracks on the orchestra's album "PROKOFIEV - Classical Symphony In D Major, Opus 28 / TCHAIKOVSKY - Serenade For Strings, Opus 48" (P-8290).
1954 - Nat Brandwynne and His Orchestra (lineup unlisted) record the tracks "Do You Ever Think Of Me", "Cheek To Cheek", "Mine" and "It's De-Lovely" in New York City, New York. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on Brandwynne's album "Arthur Murray Society Fox Trots" (H-566).
1955 - During two sessions held this day Woody Herman (on clarinet, alto saxophone, and vocals) and The Las Vegas Herd (Dick Collins and John Coppola on trumpet; Cy Touff on bass trumpet; Richie Kamuca on tenor saxophone; Norman Pockrandt on piano; and Monte Budwig on bass) record the tracks "9:20 Special" (arranged by Nat Pierce), "Jumpin' At The Woodside" (arranged by Nat Pierce)", "Bags' Other Groove" (arranged by John Coppola), and "Bass Face" (arranged by John Coppola) at the first session and (with Cy Touff on trumpet instead of bass trumpet) the tracks "The Boot (John's Rendezvous)" (arranged by John Coppola), "Wailing Wall" (arranged by Cy Touff), "Junior" (arranged by John Coppola), "Broadway" (arranged by Nat Pierce), and "A Smo-o-oth One" at the second session. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on Herman's album "Jackpot!" (T 748).
1955 - Harry James (on trumpet) and His Orchestra (Nick Buono, Art DePew, Donald Smith, Conrad Gozzo, and Joe Dolny also on trumpet; Juan Tizol on valve trombone; Roy Main and Dick Nash on trombone; George Roberts on bass trombone; Herb Lorden on clarinet and alto saxophone; Willie Smith on alto saxophone; Jeff Massingill and Herbie Steward on tenor saxophone; Bob Poland on bass saxophone; Larry Kinnamon on piano; Tiny Timbrell on guitar; Joe Comfort on bass; and Buddy Combine on drums) records the tracks "Beguine""Ram's Horn", a rejected take of "Ultra", and "Smogbound" at Capitol Records' Melrose Avenue studios in Hollywood, California. Capitol Records will issue "Smogbound" on the compilation 2 LP set "Dance To The Bands!" (EAP-4-727). Mosaic Records will issue "Beguine", "Ram's Horn" and "Smogbound" in the box set "The Complete Capitol Recordings of Gene Krupa & Harry James" (MD7-192).
1958 - Mark Murphy (on vocals), with an orchestra (Stu Williamson, Al Porcino, and Lee Katzman on trumpet; Dick Kenney on trombone; Ronnie Lang on alto saxophone; Richie Kamuca on tenor saxophone; Jimmy Rowles on piano; Bobby Gibbons on guitar; Joe Mondragon on bass; Mel Lewis on drums; and Carlos Mejia on conga) using arrangements by Bill Holman, records the tracks "That Old Black Magic/Cheek To Cheek", "Jersey Bounce", "Sweet Georgia Brown", "Lucky In Love", "Hit The Road To Dreamland", and "For Me And My Gal" at The Capitol Tower Studios in Hollywood, California. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on Murphy's album "This Could Be The Start Of Something" (T 1177).
1959 - Stan Freberg (on vocals), with Billy May and His Orchestra (lineup unlisted) and The Toads (unlisted vocalists), records the track "The Old Payola Roll Blues, Part 1" and a new take of the track "The Old Payola Roll Blues, Part 2" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the tracks together as a single (Capitol 4329).
1959 - The Castaways (lineup unlisted) records the tracks "The Twitch" and "Vibrations" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue both tracks together as a single (Capitol 4340).
1960 - Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra (with Riddle conducting his own arrangements to unlisted musicians) record the tracks "Tommy, Tommy", "My Gentle Young Johnny", "My Miss Mary", and "Artificial Flowers" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on Riddle's album "Music From 'Tenderloin'" (T 1536).
55 Years Ago Today In 1961 - Kay Starr (on vocals, with: Ben Webster on tenor saxophone; Gerald Wiggins on piano; Al Hendrickson on guitar; Joe Comfort on bass; and Lee Young on drums) records the tracks "I Cry By Night", "It Had To Be You", "P.S. I Love You", "More Than You Know", "My Kinda Love", and "What Do I See In Her?" (with Mannie Klein on trumpet instead of Ben Webster on tenor saxophone) in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on Starr's album "I Cry By Night" (T 1681).
55 Years Ago Today In 1961 - Vic Damone (on vocals), with Billy May conducting his own arrangements to the orchestra (Milton Raskin on piano; H.J. Timbrell and Al Hendrickson on guitar; Myer Rubin on bass; Sid Bulkin, Emil Richards, and Ralph Hansell on percussion; Verlye Brilhart on harp; and on strings: Felix Slatkin, Paul Shure, Lou Raderman, Dan Lube, Erno Neufeld, Robert Barene, Nathan Ross, Anatol Kaminsky, Marshall Moss, Lou Klass, James Getzoff, and Eudice Shapiro on violin; Ralph Lane, Cecil Figelski, Alvin Dinkin, and Virginia Majewski on viola; Armand Kaproff, Eleanor Slatkin, Edgar Lustgarten, and Victor Gottlieb on cello), records the tracks "Poinciana (Song Of The Tree)", "Beyond The Reef", "Flamingo", and "Bali Ha'i" at The Capitol Tower Studios in Hollywood, California. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on Damone's album "Strange Enchantment" (T 1691).
55 Years Ago Today In 1961 - The Four Amigos (Miguelito Alcaide on vocals and guitar, and Felito Melendez, Pedrito Berrios, and Guito Vadiz on vocals) record the tracks "Ed Cid - Love Theme" and "Amor En Abril" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue both tracks together as a single (Capitol 4860).
1962 - During two sessions held this day in Mexico City, Mexico the (as of 2005) unissued orchestral tracks "Tennessee Waltz", "You Are My Sunshine", "Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?", "I Can't Stop Loving You", and "San Antonio Rose" are recorded at the first session and "San Antonio Rose", "High Noon", "A Border Affair", and "You Don't Know Me" are recorded at the second session for Capitol Records. The tracks were planned to be used for unrecorded vocal tracks by Tex Ritter.
1962 - Nat "King" Cole's Capitol Records single "Dear Lonely Hearts", with "Who's Next In Line" on the flipside, enters the top 40 of Billboard's Hot 100 Singles chart.
1964 - Buck Owens records the tracks "Cryin' Time" and "I've Got A Tiger By The Tail" for Capitol Records
1964 - Nat "King" Cole (on vocals), with Ralph Carmichael conducting the orchestra (Bobby Bryant on trumpet solo; Bobby Bryant, Reunald Jones, Larry McGuire, Al Porcinio, and Ray Triscari on trumpet; Fred Mergy, Tommy Shepard, and Wilbur Sudmeier on trombone; Robert Knight on bass trombone; Charlie Kennedy and Bud Shank on alto saxophone; Wayne Dunstan an Dan Patiris on tenor saxophone; Jack Nimitz on baritone saxophone; Kenneth Hildebrand on piano; John Collins, Eddie Duran, and Paul Miller on guitar; George Butterfield on bass; Leon Petties on drums; and on strings: Sherrill Coltrin, James Getzoff, Leo Kailin, Lou Klass, Alexander Koltun, Robert Konrad, Mischa Myers, and Isadore Roman on violin; Stanley Harris and Harry Hyams on viola; and Paul Bergstrom and Anne Goodman on cello), records a rejected take of "More" and the tracks "How I'd Love To Love You" and "Coquette (Little Coquette)" at Coast Recorders in San Francisco, California between 1:00pm and 4:30pm. Capitol Records will issue the last two tracks on album "L-O-V-E" (T 2195).
1964 - H.B. Barnum and His Orchestra (with Barnum conducting his own arrangements to unlisted musicians) record the tracks "Night Song", "Lorna's Here", "Gimme Some" and "This Is The Life" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on Barnum's album "Instrumental Hits From 'Golden Boy'" (T 2278).
1964 - Buck Owens (on vocals, with unlisted musicians) records the tracks "We're Gonna Let The Good Times Roll", "Cryin' Time", and "I've Got A Tiger By The Tail" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on Owens' album "I've Got A Tiger By The Tail" (T 2283).
1965 - Merle Haggard (on vocals and guitar) and The Strangers (George French Jr. on piano; Phil Baugh on guitar; Billy Mize on open-string guitar and harmony vocals; Lewis A. Ley on rhythm guitar; Ralph Mooney on steel guitar; Jerry Ward [aka Howard Lowe] on bass; Helen "Peaches" Price on drums; and Bonnie Owens on harmony vocals) record two takes of the track "Singing Doors" and "The Girl Turned Ripe" at The Capitol Tower Studios in Hollywood, California between 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM. Capitol Records will issue the first take of "Swinging Doors" and "The Girl Turned Ripe" together as a single (Capitol 5600) and the second take of "Swinging Doors" on the compilation album "Great Stars Sing Their Great Hits" (T 2739).
1965 - The Perfect Strangers (lineup unlisted), with Bill Ramal conducting the orchestra (lineup also unlisted), records the tracks "I Will Always Wait For You" and "Take A Chance" and the (as of 2005) unissued tracks "Let Him Go" and "Baby Come Back" in New York City, New York. Capitol Records will issue the first two tracks together as a single (Capitol 5607).
50 Years Ago Today In 1966 - Sandler & Young (aka Tony Sandler and Ralph Young on vocals), with the orchestra (lineup unlisted) using arrangements by (listed as either) Sid Feller or Billy May, record the tracks "Walk An Autumn Day With Me", "Just Say I Love Here (Dicitencello Vuie)", "Put On A Happy Face", "Chanson D'Amour (Song Of Love)", and "Sunrise, Sunset" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the first track as a single (Capitol 5873) with "Walk An Autumn Day With Me" on the flip side and the rest of the tracks on the duo's album "On The Move" (T 2686).
50 Years Ago Today In 1966 - Capitol Records purchases the masters for Paul & Paula (no last names listed)'s tracks "Paper Crown" and the instrumental "Patsy". Tower Records, a subsidiary of Capitol Records will issue both tracks together as a single (Tower 304).
1967 - The final overdubs are recorded Bobbie Gentry's track "Parchman Farm" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the final version of the tracks on Gentry's album "The Delta Sweetie" (T 2842).
1967 - The Stone Poney's (Kenny Edwards and Bob Kimmel on guitar and Linda Ronstadt on vocals) record the track "Some Of Shelly's Blues" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the track on the album "Linda Ronstadt, Stone Poneys And Friends, Volume III" (ST 2863).
1967 - Kris Peterson records the (as of 2005) unissued track "It's Unbelievable" and "Just As Much As I Love You" in Los Angeles, California for Capitol Records.
1967 - Dick Curless records the tracks "Bury The Bottle With Me", "Wrinkled, Crinkled, Wanted Dollar Bill", "Just For The Record" and "I'm Worried About Me" in Nashville, Tennessee. Tower Records, a subsidiary of Capitol Records, will issue the first three tracks on Curless' album "" (T 5108). Bear Family Records will issue all the tracks on Curless' 7 CD box set "A Tombstone Every Mile" (BCD 15882) in Germany.
1968 - The Beach Boys (lineup unlisted) records an (as of 2005) unissued take of the track "Barbara Ann" in Los Angeles, California for Capitol Records.
1968 - Max Frost and The Troopers (lineup unlisted) record the (as of 2005) unissued track "Brave New World" in Los Angeles, California for Capitol Records.
1969 - Overdubs are recorded for Glen Campbell's tracks "And The World Keeps Spinning" and the second take of the track "Country Girl" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the final version of the track on the album "Try A Little Kindness" (SW-389).
1969 - Capitol Records registers the masters for The Cannonball Adderley Quintet's tracks "Country Preacher" and "Hummin'" and Capitol Records will issue both tracks on Julian "Cannonball" Adderley's album "Country Preacher" (SKAO-404).
1969 - The Chaparral Brothers (John and Paul Chaparral) record the tracks "Let Somebody Love You", "I Let Another Good One Get Away", and "Hello L.A., Bye Bye Birmingham". Capitol Records will issue the first and third tracks together on the brothers' album "Just For The Records" (ST-551). There is no issuing information listed for the second track so if anyone knows if the track was ever issued, please leave me a comment.
1969 - Mel Tormé (on vocals), with Jimmy Jones conducting his own arrangements to the orchestra (lineup unlisted), records the track "Requiem: 820 Latham", the (as of 2005) unissued tracks "Something" and "Wanderin' Star", and the track "Take A Letter, Maria" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the first and last track together on Tormé's album "Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head" (ST-430).
1969 - Bobby Young (aka Jami Ross) records the tracks "Love's Got A Hole In The Middle" and "Romaine" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue both tracks together as a single (Capitol 2773).
1969 - Cannonball Adderley Quintet (Nat Adderley on cornet and vocals, Julian "Cannonball" Adderley on soprano and alto saxophone, Joe Zawinul on piano, Walter Booker on bass, and Roy McCurdy on drums) record the (as of 2005) unissued tracks "Our November" and "N° 1 Direction" at The Capitol Tower Studios in Hollywood, California.
1969 - Bobbie Gentry (on vocals, with unlisted musicians) records the tracks "No Me Quiero Enamorar (I'll Never Fall In Love Again)", "En Todas Partes (Here, There And Everywhere)" and "You're Number One Fan" at an unlisted studio. Capitol Records will purchase the masters and Capitol Latino, a division of Capitol Records, issue the first two tracks together as a single (Capitol Latino 6904) and Capitol Records will issue the last track on Gentry's album "Patchwork" (ST-494).
1969 - Overdubs are recorded for Jean Shepard's tracks "What Went Wrong" and "A Woman's Hand" in Nashville, Tennessee. Capitol Records will issue the first and last tracks together as a single (Capitol 2779).
1969 - Capitol Records will registers the masters it purchased for Dick Dodd's tracks "We Got The Power", "Intrepid", "Love Is The Last Word", "Serina" and "Time Will Tell". There is no issuing information listed for any of the tracks so if anyone knows when or where the tracks were recorded and if any of them have ever been issued, please leave a comment.
1970 - Sonny James' Capitol Records single "Endlessly", with "Happy Memories" on the flipside is #4 on Billboard's Hot 100 Singles chart.
1970 - Overdubs are recorded for C. P. & W. (Cashman, Pistelli and West, aka Dennis Cashman [listed as possibly] on vocals and Gene Pistilli and Tommy West [listed as possibly] on guitar)'s (as of 20055) unissued track "Knock On My Door" and the track "Child Of Mine" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the final version of the track as a single (Capitol 3078) with "Across The Universe" on the flip side.
1970 - Lesley Warren record the tracks "Sooner Or Later", "It's Too Late", and "Don't Change On Me" in Los Angeles, California for Capitol Records. There is no issuing information for the tracks so if anyone knows if any of the tracks have been issued, please leave a comment.
1970 - Tim Rose records the tracks "I Don't Believe In It Any More" and "Without You" in (listed as possibly) Los Angeles, California. There is no issuing information for the tracks so if anyone knows if either of the tracks have been issued, please leave a comment.
45 Years Ago Today In 1971 - The Hollyridge Strings (unlisted lineup of string musicians), directed by Stu Phillips, record a new take of "Imagine" and the tracks "Theme From 'Shaft'", "Bridge Over Troubled Waters", "Jesus Christ Superstar", "Theme From "Summer Of '42'", and "It's Impossible" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on the orchestra's album "Hits Of The '70s" (ST-883).
45 Years Ago Today In 1971 - Dorsey Burnette (on vocals, with unlisted musicians) records the (as of 2005) unissued track "She Don't Cry Anymore", the track "Mama, Mama", the (as of 2005) unissued track "If I Didn't Hear The Church Bells Ring", and the track "Lonely To Be Alone" in Los Angeles, California. The second track as a single (Capitol 3588) with "Keep Out Of My Dreams" on the flipside and the last track as a single (Capitol 3463) with "Cry Mama" on the flipside.
45 Years Ago Today In 1971 - During two sessions held this day in Los Angeles, California Jim Capaldi records the tracks "Eve" and "Oh! How We Danced" at the first session and the track "Last Day Of Dawn" at the second session. Island Records, distributed at the time by Capitol Records, issues all the tracks on Capaldi's album "Oh How We Danced" (SW-9314).
1972 - Bobby Paris records the tracks "Baby, Spread Your Love On Me", "You're A Friend", and "Love Looks So Good On You" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the first two tracks together as a single (Capitol 3592) and the last track together as a single (Capitol 3727) with "Day Dreamer" on the flip side.
1972 - During two sessions held this day for Capitol Records in Los Angeles, California Joanie Summers records the (as of 2005) unissued tracks "Steppin'", "Mary C. Brown And The Hollywood Sign" and "Disillusion (The Jump)" at the first session and the (as of 2005) unissued track "Let Me Be The One" and "Just One Smile" at the second session.
1973 - Capitol Records registers the masters it purchased for Dorsey Burnette's (as of 2005) unissued tracks "Stormy Years", "We Can't Go On Meeting Here Like This", and "Love Is What I've Got To Find Again", the tracks "Tangerine" and "Daddy Loves You Honey", the (as of 2005) unissued tracks "She Looks A Whole Like Her Mama", "You Love Me Just Enough To Change My Mind", and "Don't Close The Doors To Heaven Anymore", and the track Bob, All The Playboys And Me". Capitol Records will issue "Tangerine" as a single (Capitol 3963) with "What Ladies Can Do (When They Want To)" on the flipside, "Daddy Loves You Honey" as a single (Capitol 3887) with "True Love Means Forgiving" on the flipside, and "Bob, All The Playboys And Me" as a single (Capitol 3829) with "The Boogleggers" on the flipside.
1975 - Sammy Hagar (on vocals and guitar, with unlisted musicians) records the (as of 2005) unissued tracks "Where Flamingos Fly" and "Little Star" in Sausalito, California for Capitol Records.
1975 - White Horse (lineup unlisted) records the track "It Doesn't Take Much" in (listed as possibly) Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the track on the group's eponymous album "White Horse" (ST-11687).
40 Years Ago Today In 1976 - Overdubs are recorded for Sammy Hagar's tracks "Crusin' & Boozin'", "Red", "Catch The Wind", and "Free Money" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the final versions of the all the tracks on Hagar's eponymous album "Sammy Hagar" (ST-11599).
1977 - The Dusty Chaps (lineup unlisted) record the tracks "Domino Joe", When The Full Moon Rises", "Annabel Walker", "Dance With Me Dolores", "Keep Your Hands Of Her, Stranger", "Chili Today, Hot Tamale", "Keep Me Out Of Jail Tonight", "Club De Mexico Polka", "Nogales Song", "Shoot Out At The Rocket Club" and "Ashes To Ashes" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on the group's album "Domino Joe" (ST-11755).
1977 - Freddie Hart (on vocals, with unlisted musicians) records the tracks "Our Love (Is Our Castle)", "You'll Never Know", "And Then Some", "How Right You Are", "Born A Fool", "Only You", "Unimportant Love Affair", "So Good, So Rare, So Fine", "Colorado" and "For Lovers Only" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on Hart's album "Only You" (ST-11724).
1977 - Gary Portland records the track "Letter Of Introduction" in an unlisted studio. There is no issuing information listed, so if anyone knows if the track has ever been issued, please leave a comment.
1977 - Billy "Crash" Craddock records the tracks "We Never Made It In Chicago", "I've Been Too Long Lonely, Baby" and "Not A Day Goes By" in Nashville, Tennessee. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on Craddock's eponymous album "Billy "Crash" Craddock" (ST-11758).
1978 - Capitol Records releases The Beatles' compilation "The Beatles Collection" as a limited edition with only 3,000 copies made.
1978 - Raul DeSouza (on percussion) records (listed as possibly with Leslie Drayton and Bobby Bryant on trumpet; Maurice Spears, Donald Cooke, and Lou McCreary on trombone; William Green, Ernie Fields, and Moacir Santos on saxophone; Alan Oldfield on keyboards and synthesizers; Greg Phillinganes on keyboard; David Walker, Greg Poree, and Arthur Wright on guitar; Eddie Watkins on bass; James Gadson and Edward Green on drums; Clarence "Butch" Robinson and Eddie "Bongo" Brown on conga and bongo drums; Bonita Wilson, Lynn B. Davis, Aneida James, and Mare Jones on bacground vocals using vocal arrangements by Jozef Powell; and a string section with unlisted musicians directed by by Assa Drori) the track "Fe-No-Me-Nol" at NSP Studios in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the track on DeSouza's album "Til Tomorrow Comes" (ST-11918).
1980 - Billy Squier (on guitar and vocals with Allan St. John on keyboards, Gary Sharaf on guitar, Mark Clark on bass and vocals, and Bobby Chouinard on drums) records the track "In The Dark" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the track on Squier's album "Don't Say No" (ST-12146).
35 Years Ago Today In 1981 - A Taste Of Honey (lineup unlisted) records the track "I'll Try Something New" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the track on the group's album "Ladies From The Eighties" (ST-12173).
35 Years Ago Today In 1981 - Levon Helms records the track "You Can't Win Them All" in (listed as possibly) Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Capitol Records will issue the track on Helm's eponymous album "Levon Helm" (ST-12201).
35 Years Ago Today In 1981 - Keith Stegall records the (as of 2005) unissued tracks "Looks Like Love", "So In Love With Loving You", "She's Playing Hard To Forget", and "Hurry On Home" in Nashville, Tennessee for Capitol Records.
1984 - Alcatrazz (listed as probably Graham Bonnet on vocals; Jimmy Waldo on keyboard and vocals; Steven Vai on guitar and vocals; Gary Shea on bass; and Jon Uvena on drums, percussion and vocals) records the track "Lighter Shade Of Green" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue the track on the group's album "Disturbing The Peace" (ST-12385).
1987 - Tanya Tucker (on vocals, with unlisted musicians) records the tracks "Lonely At The Right Time" and "Lonesome Town" at Compass Point Studio in Nassau, Bahamas. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on Tucker's album "Strong Enough To Bend" (C1-48865).
1988 - Charvoni (lineup unlisted) records the instrumental track "Always There" at an unlisted studio. There is no issuing information listed so if anyone knows who was in the band, where the track was recorded and if it was ever issued, please leave a comment.

ON THIS DAY NOT QUITE IN CAPITOL RECORDS HISTORY
120 Years Ago Today In 1896 - Ray Henderson, composer and partner in the songwriting team DeSylva, Brown and Henderson with future Capitol Records co-founder Buddy DeSylva and lyricist Lew Brown, is born Raymond Brost in Buffalo, New York
1957 - Capitol Records artist Nat "King" Cole hosts the 64th and final episode of "The Nat King Cole Show", a 15-minute weekly variety show on NBC-TV. The series is cancelled because the network, and the show's producers, can't find any national advertisers willing to sponsor it due to Cole's race.
1960 - Future Capitol Records artist Bobby Darin marries actress Sandra Dee in a private ceremony at 3:00 AM at Don Kirshner's home in Camden, New Jersey.
1979 - Kenny Rogers' United Artists Records single "Coward Of The County", with "I Want To Make You Smile" on the flip side, enters the top 40 of Billboard's Hot 100 Singles chart. United Artists' catalog is currently owned by EMI Music, Capitol Records' parent company.
1980 - The Scooters (lineup unlisted) record the tracks "I'll Do Anything", "In Love Again", "Alien Nights", "Where Did We Go Wrong", "Blue Eyes", "Love Stealer", Time", "Standing Up Straight", "Every Good Reason", "Living In Character", "Hold On", and "Second Chance" in England for Utopia Records. EMI America Records will issue all the tracks, except the last two tracks, on the band's album "Blue Eyes" (SW-17045). There is no issuing information for the last two tracks so if anyone knows if they have ever been issued, please leave a comment. EMI America's catalog is currently owned by EMI Music, Capitol Records' parent company.

ON THIS DAY NOT IN CAPITOL RECORDS HISTORY
1879 - Gilbert and Sullivan’s operetta, "H.M.S. Pinafore", opens with Arthur Sullivan conducted the orchestra while William Gilbert plays the role of a sailor in the chorus
1924 - George and Ira Gershwin's musical "Lady Be Good" opens at The Liberty Theatre in New York City starring Fred and Adele Astaire and will run for 330 performances