Tuesday, March 05, 2013

MARCH 5, 2013

85 Years Ago Today In 1928 - Lou Levy, pianist with Woody Herman and His Thundering Herd and the Capitol Records band Supersax, as well as session pianist for Capitol Records artists Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Nancy Wilson, and Anita O’Day, is born Lewis A. Levy in Chicago, Illinois

60 Years Ago Today In 1953 - Daws Butler signs with Capitol
1955 - Jerry Reed signs with Capitol
1955 - Nat "King" Cole's Capitol Records single "Darling Je Vous Aime Beaucoup", with "The Sand And The Sea" on the flip side, enters the top 40 of the U.S. Pop singles chart
50 Years Ago Today In 1963 - The Beatles record the track "From Me To You" at EMI's Abbey Road Studios in London, England
1966 - The Beatles' Capitol Records single "Nowhere Man", with "What Goes On" on the flip side, enters the top 40 of the U.S. Pop singles charts
1967 - Buck Owen's Capitol Records single "Where Does The Good Times Go", with "The Way That I Love You" on the flip side, returns to the #1 slot on the U.S. Country singles chart
1971 - Capitol Records releases Goose Creek Symphony's album "Welcome To Goose Creek" which was recorded during the summer of 1970 at Audio Recorders, Phoenix, Arizona
1972 - Freddie Hart's Capitol Records single "My Hang-Up Is You", with "Big Bad Wolf" on the flip side is #1 on the U.S. Country singles chart
40 Years Ago Today In 1973 - Capitol Records releases Buck Owens' single "Ain't It Amazing, Gracie" with "The Gold Old Days" on the flip side
1976 - Bill Cosby signs with Capitol
1977 - Glen Campbell's Capitol Records single "Southern Nights", with "The William Tell Overture" on the flip side, enters the U.S. Country singles chart
1996 - Capitol Records releases The Beatles' Apple Records single "Real Love", with "Baby's In Black" on the flip side, in the United States

1982 - John Belushi, actor, singer and record collector, dies of a drug overdose in bungalow 3 at The Chateau Marmont Hotel on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, California at age 33.

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