Wednesday, September 14, 2016

SEPTEMBER 14, 2016

HAPPY BIRTHDAYS!
1959 - John Berry, singer and Capitol Records Nashville artist (1992-1998) is born in Aiken, South Carolina
1970 - Craig Montoya, bass player with the band Red Spector and the Capitol Records band Everclear (1992-2003), is born Craig Aloysius Montoya in Spokane, Washington

ON THIS DAY IN CAPITOL RECORDS HISTORY
1962 - Bunny Brunel, Mike Stern, Billy Childs, Vinnie Colaiuta, and Chic Corea begin sessions for their "Dedication" album at The Capitol Tower Studios in Hollywood, California
1963 - The Beach Boys' Capitol Records single "Surfer Girl", with "Little Deuce Coupe" on the flipside, peaks at #7 on Billboard's Hot 100 Singles chart
1968 - The Beatles' Apple Records single "Hey Jude", with "Revolution" on the flipside and distributed by Capitol Records in the United States, debuts on Billboard's Hot 100 Singles chart
1970 - Capitol Records releases Tennessee Ernie Ford's single "Rainy Night In Georgia" with "Let The Lovelight In Your Eyes Lead Me On" on the flip side
1992 - Capitol Records releases Blind Melon's self-titled debut album and the compilation album "Christmas On The Range: Cowboy Classics From Capitol Records"
1999 - Capitol Records releases The Beatles' remastered soundtrack album "Yellow Submarine" in the United States, one day after EMI had released it in the rest of the world.

ON THIS DAY NOT QUITE IN CAPITOL RECORDS HISTORY
1959 - Bill Britten begins playing Bozo and a number of other characters on "The Bozo Show" on WPIX Channel 11 in New York City. He'll stay with the show until April 1964. Capitol Records' VP of Children's Records, Alan Livingston, created Bozo in 1946.
1999 - Capitol Jazz, a subsidiary of Blue Note Records, releases The Benny Goodman Trio's compilation album "The Complete Capitol Trios" on CD. Blue Note Records is owned by Capitol Records.
1999 - Blue Note Records releases the 2 CD RVG edition of Sonny Rollins' album "A Night At The Village Vanguard". Blue Note's catalog is currently owned by Capitol Records.

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