Wednesday, February 17, 2010

FEBRUARY 17, 2010

2010 - Kathryn Grayson, singer, motion picture actress and wife of Capitol Records artist and motion picture actor Johnnie Johnston, died at age 88 of natural causes at her home in Los Angeles, California.

45 Years Ago Today In 1965 - The Beatles record the tracks "The Night Before" in the afternoon and then at 11 pm they record "You Like Me Too Much" at EMI's Abbey Road Studios in London, England
1967 - Smiley Burnette (born Lester Alvin Burnette), singer, songwriter, motion picture, radio and television actor, comedian, and Capitol Records artist, dies at age 55 of leukemia in Encino, California and is later interred at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California
1967 - Capitol Records releases The Beatles' single "Strawberry Fields Forever" with "Penny Lane" on the flip side
25 Years Ago Today In 1985 - Mel McDaniel's Capitol Records single "Baby's Got Her Blue Jeans On", with "The Gunfighter's Song" on the flip side, is #1 on the U.S. Country singles charts
1999 - The Beatles' Capitol Records single "Lady Madonna", with "Inner Light" on the flip side, and their Apple Records single "The Long And Winding Road", with "For You Blue" on the flip side which was distributed by Capitol Records in the United States, are certified Platinum by the R.I.A.A.

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