ON THIS DAY IN CAPITOL RECORDS HISTORY
ON THIS DAY NOT QUITE IN CAPITOL RECORDS HISTORY
1945 - Sarah Dash, singer with the group Labelle and a solo EMI Manhattan recording artist(1988-1989), is born in Trenton, New Jersey. EMI Manhattan's catalog is currently owned by Capitol Records. If anyone knows her middle name, please leave a comment.
1957 - Tenor saxophonist Hank Mobley, with Kenny Dorham on trumpet, Sonny Clark on piano, Jimmy Rowser on bass, and Art Taylor on drums, records the tracks "My Reverie", "Curtain Call", "On The Bright Side", "The Mobe", "Don't Get Too Hip", and "Deep In A Dream (without Dorham on trumpet), for Blue Note Records with producer Al Lion and recording engineer Rudy Van Gelder at the Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey. Blue Note sold its catalog to Liberty Records, which was acquired by United Artists Records, which was bought by EMI and currently Capitol Records, under Bruce Lundvall leadership in New York City, controls the Blue Note catalog.
ON THIS DAY NOT IN CAPITOL RECORDS HISTORY
1920 - Shelley Winters, actress, is born Shirley Schrift in St. Louis, Missouri. Winters appeared in the movie "Pete's Dragon" whose soundtrack was released by Capitol Records. If anyone knows her middle name, please leave a comment. 50 Years Ago On This Day In 1962 - Ringo Starr makes his on stage debut as The Beatles drummer when they perform at The Cavern Club in Liverpool, England45 Years Ago Today In 1969 - The Woodstock Music and Art Fair ends mid-morning