Monday, April 08, 2013

APRIL 8, 2013

1907 - Wesley Prince, bass player with The King Cole Trio, is born in Pasadena, California

1949 - Mel Torme's Capitol Records single "Again", with "Blue Moon" on the flip side, enters the top 40 of the U.S. Pop singles chart
1967 - Wanda Jackson records the track "I'd Like To Help You Get Out" for her Capitol Records album "You'll Always Have My Heart" that will be released in Septemer 1967
45 Years Ago Today In 1968 - The Beatles' Apple Records single "Lady Madonna", with "The Inner Light" on the flipside and distributed by Capitol Records in the United States, is certified Gold by the R.I.A.A.
35 Years Ago Today In 1978 - Wing's Capitol Records single "With A Little Luck", with "Backwards Traveller/Cuff Link (Medley)" on the flipside, enters the top 40 of Billboard's Hot 100 Singles chart
10 Years Ago Today In 2003 - Capitol Records releases Lisa Marie Presley's album "To Whom It May Concern"
10 Years Ago Today In 2003 - Chris Cagle's second Capitol Records album, "Chris Cagle," debuts at #1 on the Billboard's Top Country Albums chart

1892 - Mary Pickford, actress and co-founder of United Artists Pictures, is born Gladys Louise Smith in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. United Artists Pictues would release The Beatles' movies "A Hard Day's Night", "Help!", and "The Yellow Submarine". The catalog for United Artists Records, a subsidiary which will also release the soundtrack to "A Hard Day's Night", is now owned by EMI Music Group, Capitol Music Group's parent company.
1920 - Carmen McRae, singer and Blue Note Records artist is born in Harlem, New York City, New York
50 Years Ago Today In 1963 - Julian Lennon, singer, songwriter, guitarist, and son of John and Cynthia Powell, is born John Charles Julian Lennon in Liverpool, England. Julian was the inspiration for the songs "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds", "Good Night", and "Hey Jude"
1967 - The Spencer Davis Group's single "I'm A Man", with "Can't Get Enough" on the flip side, enters the top 40 of Billboard's Hot 100 Singles chart
2001 - Janet Jackson's Virgin Records America single "All For You", with "Someone To Call My Lover" on the flip side, is #1 on Billboard's Hot 100 Singles chart

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