Saturday, February 09, 2013

FEBRUARY 9, 2013

1942 - Carole King, singer, pianist, songwriter, and Capitol Records artist, is born Carol Klein in Brooklyn, New York

1944 - Ella Mae Morse (with Dick Walter and His Orchestra)'s Capitol Records single "No Love, No Nothin’", with "Shoo Shoo Baby" on the flip side, is #3 on the U.S. Pop singles charts
1947 - The King Cole Trio's Capitol Records single "(I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons", with "The Best Man" on the flip side is still #1 on the U.S. Pop singles charts
1952 - At two sessions held this day The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, conducted by William Steinberg, record the first, second, third and fourth movements of Schubert's "Symphony #2 In B Flat Major" at the first session and the first and second movements of Schubert's "Symphony #8 In B Minor (Unfinished)" at The Syria Mosque in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks from the first session n the orchestra's album "SCHUBERT - Symphony N° 2 in B Flat Major" (L-8161) and all the tracks from the second session on the orchestra's album "SCHUBERT - Symphony N° 8 in B Minor ('Unfinished')" (L-8160).
1962 - Mac Wiseman (on vocals and guitar, with Benny Williams on vocals and mandolin, Buddy Spicher and Tommy Vaden on fiddles, Ray Edenton on guitar, Joe Drumwright on banjo, Joseph "Joe" Zinkan on bass, and Murrey M. "Buddy" Harman Jr. on drums) records the tracks "Two More Years", "Bluegrass Fiesta", "Cotton Fields", and "Sing, Little Birdie" at Columbia Recording Studio in Nashville, Tennessee. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on Wiseman's album "Bluegrass Favorites" (T 1900).
1962 - Ferlin Husky (on vocals with unlisted musicians) records the tracks "Just Another Lonely Night", "It Scares Me", "Somebody Save Me" and "Stand Up" in Nashville, Tennessee. Capitol Records will issue all the tracks on Husky's album "By Request" (T 2101).
1964 - Sunday, 8:00 PM EST - The Beatles make their debut appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" performing "All My Loving", "Till There Was You", "She Loves You", "I Saw Her Standing There", and "I Want to Hold Your Hand" to 703 audience members at what is now the Ed Sullivan Theatre, home of "Late Night With David Letterman", in New York City, New York. Future Capitol Records artist (as part of the group Dolenz, Jones, Boyce And Hart) and Monkee, Davy Jones, also appears on the show that night as part of the cast of the Broadway show "Oliver!"
1967 - The Beatles (George Harrison on lead guitar and vocals, John Lennon on rhythm guitar and vocals, Paul McCartney on bass and vocals) and Ringo Starr on drums and vocals) with producer George Martin, record the track "Fixing A Hole" at EMI's Abbey Road Studios in London, England. Capitol Records will issue the track on the group's album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (SMAS 2653).
1972 - Bloodrock records the tracks "Erosion" and another track for which there is no information in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records will issue "Erosion" as a single (Capitol 3328) with "Castle Of Thoughts" on the flip side.
1972 - Paul McCartney's new band, Wings, debuts on stage at a surprise appearance at England's Nottingham University
1974 - Paul McCartney and Wings' Apple Records single "Jet", with "Let Me Roll It" on the flip side and distributed by Capitol Records in the United States, enters the top 40 of Billboard's Hot 100 Singles chart
1975 - Linda Ronstadt's Capitol Records single "You're No Good", with "I Can't Help It" on the flip side, is #1 on Billboard's Hot 100 Singles chart
1992 - Garth Brook's Liberty Records (later named Capitol Records Nashville) single "What She's Doing Now", with "Friends In Low Places" on the flip side, is #1 on Billboard's Country Singles chart
1997 - Brian Connolly (Born Brian McManus Connolly), lead singer of the Capitol Records band Sweet, dies of kidney failure at 47 in Slough, England

1945 - Mia Farrow, television and motion picture actress, daughter of actress Maureen O'Sullivan (best known as Jane in the M-G-M series of Tarzan films), and third wife of (at the time) former Capitol Records artist Frank Sinatra is born Maria de Lourdes Villers-Farrow in Los Angeles, California
1960 - Joanne Woodward receives the first star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
1981 - Bill Haley (born born William John Clifton Haley), singer, guitarist, band leader, and 1987 Rock 'N' Roll Hall Of Fame inductee dies at age 55 of a heart attack at his home in Harlingen, Texas

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