Wednesday, May 10, 2006

MAY 10

1899 - EMI recording artist, movie and broadway dance legend Fred Astaire is born Frederick Austerlitz in Omaha, Nebraska
1947 - Capitol solo artist (albums "Terms and Conditions" and "White Noise"), and former lead vocalist of the bands Spirit and Jo Jo Gunne, Jay Ferguson, is born in the San Fernando Valley in southern California
1967 - Capitol solo artist (albums "Brainstorm" and "What's The Flavor") Young MC, formerly with the Delicious Vinyl label, is born Marvin Young in London, England

1960 - The Beatles get their first manager, Allan Williams, owner of the Jacaranda Club
1964 - The Beatles hold their first concert to raise money for the building of the Pilgrim Theatre, at the New Theatre, Bromley.
1964 - The Beatles performance at the New Musical Express 1963-64 Annual Poll Winner's Concert at Empire Pool, Wembley, England was aired in the UK on May 10 by ABC-TV on the special "Big Beat '64". They sang "She Loves You," "You Can't Do That," "Twist and Shout," "Long Tall Sally," and "Can't Buy Me Love." at a taping held on April 26, 1964
1965 - After spending the day shooting the Buckingham Palace scenes indoors at Cliveden House in Berkshire and in Bluebell Wood at Cliveden for the movie "Help", The Beatles return to Abbey Road Studios to record the tracks "Dizzy Miss Lizzy" and "Bad Boy" in sessions that go late into the night
1982 - Duran Duran's debut album "Rio" is released worldwide. In the U.S., the album is released on Harvest Records, a subsidiary of Capitol Records.

1909 - Maybelle Carter, member of the original Carter family singing group, is born
1963 - The Rolling Stones record the tracks "Come On" and "I Want To Be Loved" in Olympic Studios at their first recording session
1964 - Carol Haney, dancer and choreographer best remembered for her onscreen appearances in "Kiss Me Kate" and "The Pajama Game" dies
1974 - Led Zepplin's Swan Song Records is formed and is distributed by Atlantic Records (now part of the Warner Music Group)

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