Thursday, October 18, 2007

OCTOBER 18, 2007

1918 - Bobby Troup, actor, singer, songwriter ("(Get Your Kicks On) Route 66"), pianist, record producer, second husband of Liberty Records artist Julie London, and Liberty and Capitol Records artist, is born Robert William Troup in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

1946 - Peggy Lee records the tracks "(It's) The Bluest Kind Of Blues" (a vocal version of the Django Reinhardt's instrumental "Nuages", "You Can Depend On Me", "Trouble Is A Man", and "Music, Maestro, Please", with accompaniment by Dave Barbour and His Orchestra (Hank D'Amico on clarinet, Jake Koven on trumpet, Barbour on guitar, Bob Haggart on bass, Sanford Gold on piano, and Johnny Blowers on drums) at Capitol Records's New York City studios on 46th Street, with producer Lee Gillette
1954 - Nat "King" Cole, with arranger Nelson Riddle conducting the orchestra, records the track "Teach Me Tonight"
1964 - The Beatles record the track "I Feel Fine" at EMI's Abbey Road Studios in London, England
1965 - The Beatles start recording the track "In My Life" at EMI's Abbey Road Studios in London, England. They'll finish on October 22, 1965
1988- Bebe and Cece Winan's Capitol Records album "Heaven" is certified Gold by the R.I.A.A.
1968 - Sonny James' Capitol Records single "Since I Met You Baby", with "Clinging To A Hope" on the flip side, tops the U.S. Country charts
1988 - Capitol Records releases Duran Duran's album "Big Thing"
1989 - Capitol Records releases The Smithereens' album "11"
1991 - Funeral services for Capitol Records artist Lloyd Leslie George are held at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Whitson Funeral Home in Cookville Tennessee. He will later be buried at Netherlands Cemetery in Overton County, Tennessee.
1993 - Capitol Records releases Iron Maiden's live album "A Real Dead One", recorded in 1992/93 at concerts across Europe
1994 - Bob Seger places his handprints and signature in cement at Rockwalk, in front of the Guitar Center, on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, California.

1957 - Paul McCartney makes his on stage debut with The Quarry Men
1962 - The Stanley Turrentine Sextet (Tommy Turrentine on trumpet, Stanley Turrentine on tenor saxophone, Sonny Clark on piano, Kenny Burrell on guitar, Butch Warren on bass, and Al Harewood on drums) record the tracks "You Said It", "Cotton Walk", "Little Girl Blue", "Brother Tom", an alternate take of "Brother Tom", an alternate take of "My Ship", "My Ship", and "Jubilee Shout" at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey with producer Alfred Lion and recording engineer Rudy Van Gelder for Blue Note Records. All the tracks were eventually released in 1986 on the Blue Note CD "Jubilee Shout"
1998 - The Carl Wilson Benefit Concert is held at The Roxy on Sunset Boulevard, in Los Angeles, California. Each guest who attended received a limited edition CD compilation called "Long Promised Road" which contains highlights of Carl Wilson's musical career, both with the Beach Boys and as a solo performer. This collection was produced by EMI/Capitol Records and Billy Hinsche, with track selection and liner notes by Brad Elliott. A limited quantity of the CDs have been offered for sale to benefit the Central Los Angeles Unit of the American Cancer Society.
2000 - EMI Japan releases Megadeth's Capitol Records compilation CD "Capitol Punishment" with the bonus track "Wake Up Dead"

1926 - Chuck Berry, guitarist, singer, song writer, Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame inductee, and band leader is born Charles Edward Anderson Berry in Saint Louis, Missouri

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