Wednesday, October 26, 2016

OCTOBER 26, 2016

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
80 Years Ago Today In 1936 - Bruce Belland, songwriter, father of Tracy Bryn (member of the band Voice Of The Beehive), and singer with the Capitol Records group The Four Preps is born in Chicago, Illinois
70 Years Ago Today In 1946 - David Rea, guitarist, songwriter, singer and Capitol Records solo artist (1969-71) is born in Akron, Ohio
65 Years Ago Today In 1951 - Bootsy Collins, bass guitarist, singer, solo artist and member of the bands The JBs, Parliament, Funkadelic, and Capitol Records band The P-Funk All-Stars (1983), is born William Collins in Cincinnati, Ohio
1967 - Keith Urban, singer, guitarist, husband of actress Nicole Kidman, and Capitol Records Nashville artist, is born Keith Lionel Urban in Whangarei, New Zealand

ON THIS DAY IN CAPITOL RECORDS HISTORY
1938 - The Calvet Quartet (lineup unlisted) record Mozart's "Quartet N°14 in G major, K. 387: '1st movement: Allegro vivace assai, Part 1'; '1st movement: Allegro vivace assai, Part 2'; '2nd movement: Menuetto-Allegretto'; '3rd movement: Andante cantabile, Part 1'; '3rd movement: Andante cantabile, Part 2'; and '4th movement: Molto allegro'" in (listed as possibly) Berlin, Germany. Capitol Records issues all the parts on the quartet's album "MOZART - Quartet N° 14 in G Major, K.387/Quartet N° 18 in A Major, K.464" (P-8106)
1944 - Charles LaVere (on piano, with Artie Shapiro on bass and Nick Fatool on drums) records the unissued tracks "I Cover The Waterfront", "East Of The Sun", "April In Paris", and "It's Easy To Remember" for Capitol Records in Los Angeles, California.
1944 - Andy Russell (on vocals), with orchestra (lineup unlisted), records the tracks "Imagination", "Just Friends", "Cielito Lindo (That Night Of Heaven)", and "Negra Consentida (My Pet Brunette)" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records issues the first three tracks on Russell's album "Andy Russell Favorites" (BD-13) and "Negra Consentida (My Pet Brunette)" as a single (Capitol 189) with "Don't Love Me" on the flip side.
1945 - Paul Weston and His Orchestra (lineup unlisted) record eight tracks for The Capitol Records Transcription Service in Los Angeles, California. If anyone knows what was recorded and who was part of the session, please leave a comment.
1948 - Blue Lu Barker (on vocals with unlisted trumpet, tenor saxophone, piano, guitar, bass, and drum players) records the tracks "What Did You Do To Me", "A Little Bird Told Me" (without trumpet and tenor saxophone and with a vocal group with an unlisted lineup), "Here's A Little Girl From Jacksonville" (without trumpet and tenor saxophone), and "I Ain't Gonna Do It" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records issues the first two tracks together as a single (Capitol 15308), "Here's A Little Girl From Jacksonville" as a single (Capitol 15347) with "Leave My Man Alone" on the flipside, and (as of 2005) yet to issue "I Ain't Gonna Do It".
1948 - During three sessions held this day in Paris, France Guy Luypaerts and His Orchestra (lineup unlisted), with Luypaerts conducting, records an unlisted Cole Porter title that was rejected at the first session, "Night And Day/You're The Top" and "I Get A Kick Out Of You" at the second issue, another unlisted Cole Porter title that was also rejected and "Why Shouldn't I?/All Through The Night" at the third session. Capitol Records issues "Night And Day/You're The Top" and "Why Shouldn't I?/All Through The Night" on Guy Luypaerts And His Orchestra's album "A Symphonic Portrait Of Cole Porter" (ECD-158) and, as of 2005, has yet to issue "I Get A Kick Out Of You".
1949 - Blue Lu Barker (on vocals with Earl Barnes on trumpet, Joe Pairs on piano, Danny Barker on guitar, Percy Gabriel on bass and Paul Barbarin on drums) records the tracks "At The Animal Fair", "Bow-Legged Daddy", "Love That Man", and "Don't Mind Other People's Business" in New Orleans, Louisiana with producer Dave Dexter, Jr. Capitol Records issues "At The Animal Fair" as a single (Capitol 977) with "Round And Round The Valley" on the flip side, "Bow-Legged Daddy" and "Love That Man" together as a single (Capitol 807), and (in France) issues the last tracks on Barker's album "Here's a Little Girl" (1566301).
1949 - Armand Hug (on piano with Frank Frederico on guitar, Joe Loyacana on bass, and Fred King on drums) records the tracks "Huggin' The Keys", "Dixie Rag", "Girl Of My Dreams", and "Wild Flower Rag" with producer Dave Dexter, Jr. at radio station WDSU's studio in New Orleans, Louisiana. Capitol Records issues the first two tracks together as a single (Capitol 863) and the last two tracks together as a single (Capitol 987).
1949 - The Mellowman Quartet (lineup unlisted) record five tracks for The Capitol Records Transcription Service in Los Angeles, California. If anyone knows the titles of what was recorded or who was at the session, please leave a comment.
1950 - Ray Anthony (on trumpet) and His Orchestra (Woody Fansler, Jack Laubach, Tom Pattin, and Marty White also on trumpet; Keith Butterfield, Tom Oblak, Bob Quatsoe, and Dick Reynolds on trombone; Earl Bergman on alto saxophone; Steve Cole on clarinet and alto saxophone; Cliff Hoff and Ed Martin on tenor saxophone; Leo Anthony on baritone saxophone; Ray Browne on piano; Al Hendrickson on guitar; Al Simi on bass; Buddy Lowell on drums; and unlisted vocalist) record the tracks "A String Of Pearls"(arranged by George Williams), two takes of "Cook's Tour" (arranged by George Williams), "All Anthony And No Cleopatra"(arranged by George Williams), and "Anthony Beats Kenton" (aka "A La Kenton" and "Kenton Instrumental" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records issues "A String Of Pearls" on Anthony's album "" (CD-258), the first take of "Cook's Tour" on Anthony's album "" (T373), the second take of "Cook's Tour" as a single (Capitol 1502) with "Mr. Anthony's Blues" on the flip side, "All Anthony And No Cleopatra" as a single "The Night Is Young And You're So Beautiful" (Capitol 1310) with "" on the flip side, and (as of 2005) has yet to issue "Anthony Beats Kenton".
1950 - The Rico Mambo Orchestra (Billy May conducting his own arrangements to: Conrad Gozzo, Mannie Klein, Uan Rasey, and George Seaburg on trumpet; Ed Kusby on trombone; Arthur "Skeets" Herfurt and Willie Schwartz on alto saxophone; Ted Nash and Fred Falensby on tenor saxophone; Chuck Gentry on baritone saxophone; Marco Rizo on piano; Laurindo Almeida on guitar; Phil Stephens on bass; Frank Guerrero, Edward Guerrero, and Fred Rubic on percussion) records the tracks "Mambo Con Catalina", "Fat Man Mambo", "Pop 'N' Mambo", and "Sambo Mambo" at Capitol Records' Melrose Avenue studios in Hollywood, California between 8:15pm and 11:15pm. Capitol Records issues all the tracks on Billy May and His Orchestra's album "Arthur Murray Favorites: Mambos" (CD-261).
1950 - The Mellowman Quartet (lineup unlisted) record nine tracks for The Capitol Records Transcription Service in Los Angeles, California. If anyone knows the titles of what was recorded or who was at the session, please leave a comment.
65 Years Ago Today In 1951 - The Les Baxter Orchestra (Baxter directing an unlisted lineup of musicians and chorus vocalists), records the titles "Jalouise (Jealousy)", "Shrimp Boats (A Comin' - There's Dancin' Tonight)" (both with Dick Beavers on vocals), "My Name Is God", and "The Lord Is My Shepherd (The 23rd Psalm)" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records issues "Jalouise (Jealousy)" and "Shrimp Boats (A Comin' - There's Dancin' Tonight)" together as a single (Capitol 1873) and "My Name Is God" and "The Lord Is My Shepherd (The 23rd Psalm)" together as a single (Capitol 1878).
65 Years Ago Today In 1951 - Big Bill Lister (aka Weldon "Big Bill" Lister on vocals and guitar with Jerry Rivers on fiddle, Owen Bradley on piano, Sammy Pruett on electric guitar, Donald Helms on steel guitar, and Howard Watts [aka "Cedric Rainwater"] on bass) records the titles "There's A Tear In My Beer", "One More Beer (Then I'm Going Home)", "Give It Back To The Indians", and "Every Tear I Cry" at Castle Studio in The Tulane Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. Capitol Records issues the "There's A Tear In My Beer" and "Give It Back To The Indians" together as a single (Capitol 2148), "One More Beer (Then I'm Going Home)" as a single (Capitol 1909) with "A Nickel For A Dozen Roses" (recorded October 25, 1951) on the flipside, and "Every Tear I Cry" as a single (Capitol 2537) with "Double Crossin' Lies" (also recorded October 25, 1951) on the flip side.
65 Years Ago Today In 1951 - Paul Whiteman And His Orchestra (with Whiteman conducting Leonard Pennario on piano, and an orchestra that features Roy Bargy with the rest of lineup unlisted) record Gershwin's "Rhapsody In Blue: 'Part 1', 'Part 2'. 'Part 3', and 'Part 4'" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records initially issues all the parts on a two disc EP version of Whiteman's album "Rhapsody In Blue" (EBF-302).
1952 - Yma Sumac records vocal overdubs on band track by Moises Vivanco and his Peruvians for her track "Cumba-Maita (Call Of The Andes)" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records issues the final version of the track on Sumac's album "Inca Taqui" (L-423).
1953 - Connie Russell (on vocals), with Hal Mooney directing the orchestra (lineup unlisted) records the tracks "I Get Along Without You Very Well", "You've Changed", "The Sky Is Extra Blue (Just For Me, Just For You)" and "Cover Over And Say Hello" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records has (as of 2005) yet to issue "I Get Along Without You Very Well", issues "You've Changed" as a single (Capitol 2666) with "That's What A Rainy Day Is For" on the flip side, and the last two tracks together as a single (Capitol 2722).
1954 - Harry Stewart as Yogi Yorgesson (on vocals), with Johnny Duffy and His Orchestra (lineup unlisted) finishes recording the tracks "I Give Up - What Is It?", "Be Kind To The Street Corner Santa", "Over The Hill" and "Mm Uh Uh No Thank You" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records issues the final versions of the first two tracks together as a single (Capitol 2978) and, as of 2005, yet to issue the last two tracks.
1954 - The Nuggets (Herman McCoy, Handel Sutton, O'Reese Corporal, Charles Patillo, and Arvel Johnson on vocals), with Van Alexander conducting the orchestra (lineup unlisted), record the tracks "Quirl Up In My Arms", "So Help Me, I Love You", "No Mama...No Papa", and "Ring A Ding A Ding" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records issues the first two tracks together as a single (Capitol 2989) and, as of 2005, has yet to issue the last two tracks.
1955 - At three sessions held this day in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Richard (Dick) Jones conducts the string section of The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (lineup unlisted) as the record "The Way Look Tonight", "That Old Black Magic", "Mad About The Boy", and "Liza at the first session, "Stella By Starlight", "Holiday For Strings", "Flamingo" and "This Love Of Mine" at the second session, "The Moon Was Yellow", "If There Is Someone Lovelier Than You", Come And Dance With Me", and "Nocturne" at the third session. Capitol Records issues all the tracks on the album "Music In The Night" (T 690) as by Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
1955 - Bill Lowery (on vocals with unlisted musicians) records the tracks "Singin' Camp Meetin' Style", "The Old Family Bible", and "Walking In The Garden" in (listed as possibly) Nashville, Tennessee. Capitol Records issues the first two tracks together as a single (Capitol F3317) and, as of 2005, yet to issue 1957 - Rudolf Firkusny (on piano) and The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (lineup unlisted), conducted by William Steinberg, record Beethoven's "Piano Concerto #5 In E Flat, Opus 73 'Emperor'" in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Capitol Records issues the track on the album "BEETHOVEN - Concerto #5 In E Flat, Opus 73 'Emperor'" (P-8419).
45 Years Ago Today In 1959 - Sue Raney (on vocals), with Billy May conducting his own arrangements to the orchestra (Ed Kusby, Tommy Pederson, Si Zentner, and George Roberts on trombone; Ted Nash, Harry Klee, Justin Gordon, and George Poole on woodwinds; Jimmy Rowles on piano; Bobby Gibbons on guitar; Ralph Pena on bass; Irving Cottler on drums; Emil Richards on percussion; and Verlye Mills on harp), records the tracks "The Whippoorwill Song", "I Get The Blues When It Rains", "Impossible", and "Wanna Laugh?" at The Capitol Tower Studios in Los Angeles, California between 2:00pm and 5:00pm. Capitol Records issues all the tracks on Raney's album "Songs For A Raney Day" (T 1335).
1959 - Dick Sinclair and His Orchestra (featuring Walter Ekard, Julie Hand and Olie Svenson [aka Bernie Jones] on vocals with unlisted lineup of musicians) record the tracks "Sugar Time", "In The Alps", "You'll Never Walk Alone", "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling", "I Just Don't Give A Hoot", and "A-Din-Skal, A-Min-Skal" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records issues all the tracks on Sinclair's album "Polka Parade" (T 1340).
1960 - Dave Pell (on clarinet, with Ray Linn on trumpet, Dave Pell on clarinet; Benny Carter on alto saxophone; John Towner Williams on piano; Lyle Ritz on bass; and Frankie Capp on drums) records the tracks "Anitra's Dance", "Tootsie Roll" (arranged by Marty Paich), and "20th Century Closet" (arranged by John Towner Williams) in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records issues all the tracks on Pell's album "I Remember John Kirby" (T 1687).
1960 - Les Baxter and His Orchestra (with Baxter conducting his own arrangement to an unlisted lineup of musicians) records the tracks "Pepe" and "Ebb Tide" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records issues "Pepe" as a single (Capitol 4489) with "Dolce Farniente (from 'The Unsinkable Molly Brown')" on the flip side and, as of 2005, has yet to issue "Ebb Tide".
1960 - Wanda Jackson (on vocals with Marvin Hughes on piano; Roy Clark on electric lead guitar; and unlisted electric bass, bass and drum players) records the tracks "Kansas City", "Fallin'", "Sparkling Brown Eyes", and "Hard Headed Woman" at Bradley Film and Recording Studio in Nashville, Tennessee. Capitol Records issues all the tracks on Wanda Jackson's album "There's A Party Goin' On" (T 1511).
1960 - The Jordanaires (vocalists Hugh Gordon Stoker, Hoyt H. Hawkins, Neal Matthews Jr., and Ray Walker), with unlisted session musicians, record the tracks "Onward Christian Soldiers", "To God Be The Glory", "Rock Of Ages", and "Night With Ebon Pinion" in Nashville, Tennessee. Capitol Records issues all the tracks on the album "To God Be The Glory" (T 1559) as by The Jordanaires featuring Ray Walker.
45 Years Ago Today In 1961 - Jean Shepard (on vocals with Thomas Grady Martin on lead guitar, Harold Ray Bradley on guitar, probably Hal Ruggs on steel guitar, and unlisted others) records the tracks "It's Torture", "Your Conscience Or Your Heart", "I Turned Right Around And Went Home", and "I've Learned To Live With You" at Bradley Film and Recording Studio in Nashville, Tennessee between 1:00 and 4:00 PM. Capitol Records issues the first and last tracks together as a single (Capitol 4915) and the second tracks as a single (Capitol 4719) with "Two Voices, Two Shadows, Two Faces" on the flip side. Bear Family Records issues all the tracks on the 5 CD set "The Melody Ranch Girl" (BCD 15905) in Germany.
1962 - George Chakiris (on vocals with unlisted musicians) records the (as of 2005) unissued tracks "The Second Time Around", "I'll Always Be In Love With You", "Fever", "Yes Indeed", and "Hallelujah, I Love Him So" in Los Angeles, California.
1962 - Jimmy Rowles (on piano and vocals, with Howard Roberts on guitar, Max Bennett on bass, and Nick Martinis on drums) records the tracks "I Wish I Knew', "Your Mind Is On Vacation", and "I Can't Resist You" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records issues all the tracks on Rowles' album "Kinda Groovy!" (T 1831).
1962 - Wayne Newton (on vocals), with The Newton Brothers (Jerry Newton and unlisted others) and Jimmie Haskell conducting his own arrangements to an orchestra (listed as probably with Bobby Darin on piano but the rest of the lineup is unlisted), records the tracks "Heart! (I Hear You Beating)" and "So Long Lucy" in A&R Studios in New York City, New York. Capitol Records purchases the masters for the tracks and issues them together as a single (Capitol 4920).
1964 - Capitol Records releases The Beach Boys' single "Dance, Dance, Dance" with "The Warmth Of The Sun" on the flip side
1964 - The original Broadway cast of "Golden Boy" record the tracks "I Want To Be With You" (vocals by Sammy Davis, Jr. and Paula Wayne), "Can't You See It" (vocals by Sammy Davis, Jr.), "Gimme Some" (vocals by Sammy Davis, Jr and Terrin Miles), "Night Song" (vocals by Sammy Davis, Jr.), "Colorful" (vocals by Sammy Davis, Jr.), and "Finale - The Fight" (vocals by Sammy Davis, Jr. and Louis Gossett) in New York City, New York. Capitol Records issues all the tracks on the original Broadway cast album "Golden Boy" (VAS 2124).
1964 - The Beatles (George Harrison on lead guitar and vocals, John Lennon on rhythm guitar and vocals, Paul McCartney on bass guitar and vocals, and Ringo Starr on drums and vocals) record the track "Honey Don't" at EMI's Abbey Road Studios in London, England. Capitol Records issues the track on the group's album "Beatles '65" (T 2228).
1964 - Capitol Records purchases the masters for Doug Roberston and The Good Guys (unlisted lineup of musicians from Seattle, Washington)' tracks "Desiree", "I Love You So" and "Drivin' Home" and Uptown Records, a subdivision of Capitol Records, issues the first two tracks together as a single "Uptown 710" and, as of 2005, has yet to issue "Drivin' Home".
1965 - David McCallum (conducting unlisted musicians) records the tracks "Downtown", "I Can't Get No Satisfaction", "Yesterday", and "1-2-3" in Los Angeles, California with producer David Axelrod and recording engineer Joe Polito. Capitol Records issues all the tracks on McCallum's album "Music - A Part Of Me" (T 2432).
50 Years Ago Today In 1966 - The Pleasure Seekers (lineup unlisted) record the (as of 2005) unissued tracks "Eleanor Rigby", "What The World Needs Now" and "Poimerana" for Capitol Records in Los Angeles, California.
50 Years Ago Today In 1966 - Matthew Moore records the tracks "Come On" and "A White Silk Glove" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records issues the tracks together as a single (Capitol 5799).
50 Years Ago Today In 1966 - The Leaves (lineup unlisted) record the tracks "Twilight Sanctuary", "When None Shoes On", "Let's Get Together", and "The One In The Middle" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records issues all the tracks on the group's album "All The Good That's Happening" (T 2638).
50 Years Ago Today In 1966 - The Magnificent Men (unlisted lineup of male vocalists with unlisted lineup of musicians) record the tracks "Much, Much More Of Your Love", "Cry With Me Baby", "Just Walk In My Shoes", and "Do A Justice To Your Heart" in New York City, New York. Capitol Records issues all the tracks on the group's eponymous album "The Magnificent Men" (ST 2678).
1967 - Ned Miller (on vocals), with unlisted musicians, records the tracks "River Bat", "Cheated", "In The Name Of Love" and "Southbound" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records issues the tracks on Miller's album "In The Name Of Love" (ST 2914).
1967 - Hearts And Flowers (lineup unlisted) record the track "Highway In The Wind" in Los Angeles, California. No issue information is listed. If anyone knows who was at the session and if the track has been issued. Please leave a comment.
1967 - The Beach Boys (lineup unlisted) record the tracks "Cool, Cool, Water" and "Here Comes The Night" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records issues the first track on the 5 CD set "Good Vibrations - 30 Years Of The Beach Boys" (7-81294-2) and the second track on the group's album "Wild Honey" (T 2859).
1970 - Overdubs are recorded for Linda Ronstadt's (as of 2005) unissued track "Salt Of The Earth" in Los Angeles, California
45 Years Ago Today In 1971 - A new stereo mix of The Beatles' song "Strawberry Fields Forever" is created for the German version of their soundtrack album "Magical Mystery Tour" and is the version currently heard on the CD of the album. Joe Brennan has an in-depth article on the differences between the mixes on his website.
45 Years Ago Today In 1971 - Overdubs are recorded for Glen Campbell and Anne Murray's (as of 2005 unissued) track "Heaven Is Here" as well "Love Story (You And Me)" and Glen Campbell's (as of 2005) unissued track "A Stone Throw" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records issues "Love Story (You And Me)" on the duo's eponymous album "Anne Murray & Glen Campbell" (SW-869).
45 Years Ago Today In 1971 - The Persians (lineup unlisted) record the tracks "Keep On Moving", "Gotta Have Your Love", "Your Love", and "Planning To Spend My Love" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records issues the first and third tracks together as a single (Capitol 3230). There is no issue information listed for the second and last tracks. If anyone knows if they have been issued. Please leave a comment.
45 Years Ago Today In 1971 - Billy May and The Time-Life Orchestra (with May conducting his own arrangements to Pete Candoli and Uan Rasey on trumpet; Joe Howard and Dave Wells on trombone; Bill Hinshaw on French horn; Abe Most on clarinet; Les Robinson and Justin Gordon on alto saxophone; Don Raffell on tenor saxophone; Jack Nimitz on baritone saxophone; Ray Sherman on piano; Jack Marshall on guitar; Morty Corb on bass; and Nick Fatool on drums) record the tracks "Day Dream", "Humoresque", and "Lester Leaps In" at The Capitol Tower Studios in Hollywood, California. Time-Life issues the track on the album "The Swing Era Encore: The Day of the Great Entertainers" (STL 351).
45 Years Ago Today In 1971 - The Persuasions (vocalists Jerry Lawson, Joseph Russell, Jay Otis Washington, Jimmy Hayes, and Herbert Rhoad) record the a cappella tracks "Be Good To Me Baby" and "Good Times" at Electric Lady Studios in New York City, New York with producers David Dashev, Eric Malamud, and Jerry Lawson with engineers Edwin Kramer, David Palmer, Elliot Shelner, Eric Malamud, and Ed Sepanski (according to group member and co-producer Jerry Lawson) although Capitol Records' listing gives the recording session as being held in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records issues the tracks on the band's a cappella album "Street Corner Symphony" (ST-872). Jerry Lawson is still active and you can check what he's up to now online hereherehere, and with his new group and Rod Stewart here.
1972 - Capitol Records registers the masters it purchased from Buck Owens Enterprises for Jack Lebsock's tracks "For The Love Of A Woman Like That" and "For Lovers Only" and will issue the first track as a single (Capitol 3579) with "Heavy On My Mind" on the flip side and the last track as a single (Capitol 3665) as a single with "A World That Cannot See" on the flip side.
1973 - During two session recorded this day in Los Angeles, California Brewer and Shipley (Mike Brewer and Tom Shipley) record the track "Keeper Of The Keys" at the first session and "Love Hs No Pride", "It Did Me In", and Bound To Fail" at the second session. Capitol Records issues all the tracks, except "Love Has No Pride", on the duo's eponymous album "Brewer & Shipley" (ST-11261). There is no issue listing for "Love Has No Pride" so if anyone knows if the tracks has been issued, please leave a comment.
1973 - Overdubs are recorded for Kenny Vernon's tracks "Lyin' Again", "What Was Your Name Again", "Have I Ever Lied To You", and "Cry, Cry Darlin'" in Nashville, Tennessee. Capitol Records, as of 2005, has yet to issue "Lyin' Again" and "Cry, Cry Darlin'" and issued the final version of the middle two tracks together as a single (Capitol 3785).
40 Years Ago Today In 1976 - White Horse (lineup unlisted) records the tracks "Over And Done With", "Lost And In Trouble" and "The River" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records issues the first two tracks on the band's eponymous album "White Horse" (ST-11687). There is no issuing information listed for "The River" so if anyone knows if the track has been issued, please leave a comment.
1977 - Capitol Records registers the masters for Sweet's tracks "Dream On", "Love Is Like Oxygen", "California Nights", "Strong Love", "Fountain", "Anthem #1 (Lady Of The Lake)", "Silverbird", "Lettres D'Amour", "Anthem #2", "Air On 'A' Tape Loop", and "Cover Girl", which were all recorded in England, and will issue all the tracks, except "Cover Girl" on the band's album "Level Headed" (SKAO-11744) and will issue "Cover Girl" and "Love Is Like Oxygen" together as a single (Capitol 4549).
1977 - A Taste Of Honey (lineup unlisted) record the tracks "Boogie Oogie Oogie" (5:37 version), "World Spin", "If We Loved, "We Got The Funk", "Sky High", This Love Of Yours", and "You" (all of which Capitol Records will issues on the group's eponymous album "A Taste Of Honey" [ST-11754]) and create an edit of "Boogie Oogie Oogie" to be released as a single (Capitol 6270 with "Rescue Me" on the flip side) and a remixed version of the track (that Capitol will issue on the CD "Golden Honey" (ST-12354) in Los Angeles, California.
1978 - Anne Murray's Capitol Records single "You Needed Me" is certified Gold by the R.I.A.A.
1982 - The Deserters (lineup unlisted) record the track "Goodbye Forever" in Los Angeles, California. Capitol Records issues the track on the band's album "Siberian Nightlife" (ST-12257).
1983 - Capitol Records registers the masters for Duran Duran's tracks "The Reflex", "New Moon On Monday", "(I'm Looking For) Cracks In The Pavement", "I Take The Dice", "Of Crime And Passion", Union Of The Snake", "Shadows Of Your Side", "Tiger, Tiger", "The Seventh Stranger", and "Secret October" which were all recorded at Air Studios in Montserrat. Capitol Records issues all the tracks, except "Secret October" on the group's album "Seven And The Ragged Tiger" (ST-12310). There is no issue information listed for "Secret October, so if anyone knows if the track was issued, please leave a comment.
1987 - Lorelei (lineup unlisted) records the track "A Star Is Falling". No session information or issuing information is listed. If anyone knows who was at the session, where it was held, and if the track was issued, please leave a comment.
1988 - Capitol Records registers the masters for Q.B.C.'s tracks "Back To School", "(I'm) Just Adjustin' My Mike", and "We've Got To Prove Out There". No session or issue information is listed. If anyone knows who was at the session, where it was held, and if any of the tracks have been released, please leave a comment.
2000 - Capitol Records Nashville throws a party to celebrate Garth Brooks being the only artist to sell more than 100 million albums in a decade and the only artist to sell 10 million copies of four different albums

ON THIS DAY NOT QUITE IN CAPITOL RECORDS HISTORY
1965 - The Beatles are each given a Members of the Order of the British Empire award by Queen Elizabeth of England
50 Years Ago Today In 1966- Alma Cogan, singer and HMV (1952-1960) and Columbia Records UK (1960-1966) artist dies of cancer in a London Hospital at age 34. She covered The Beatles' songs "Yesterday", "Ticket To Ride", "Eight Days A Week" and "Help!", and was a friend of the band, often having them as guests to the home she shared with her sister and mother. Paul McCartney wrote a brief sleeve note for EMI's 1986 double album gatefold release "Alma Cogan: A Celebration". Both HMV and Columbia Records UK are distributed by Capitol Records parent company EMI.
1982 - The J. Geils Band (lineup unlisted), perform the tracks "I Do", "Sanctuary", Jus' Can't Stop Me", "Just Can't Wait", "Till The Walls Come Tumblin' Down", "I'm Falling", "Love Rap", "Love Stinks", "Sloop Down #39", "Centerfold" and "Land Of A Thousand Dances" at a live performance and recordings of the titles are released by EMI America on the group's album "Showtime" (SO-17087). If anyone has any details about where the show was held, please leave a comment. EMI America's catalog is currently owned by Capitol Music Group's parent company, EMI Music Group.
1984 - Two recording sessions were planned to be held this day with Kim Carnes. The first session, where the track "Crazy In The Night" was supposed to be recorded, is canceled and, at the planned second session, Carnes records the track "Invitation To Dance (Vocal Dance Mix) which EMI America will issue as a single (EMI America 7851) with David Bowie and The Pat Metheny Group's title "This Is Not America (Theme From "The Falcon And The Snowman") (vocal)" on the flipside. Then at two other sessions scheduled for later the same day the title "Crazy In The Night (Barking At Airplanes)" is finally recorded and a dance mix of the same track is created at the first session and "Barking At Airplanes, Part 2" is recorded at the second session. EMI America issues the standard version of the track as a single (EMI America 8267) with "Oliver" on the flipside and the dance mix and "Barking At Airplanes, Part 2" together as a single (EMI America 7857).

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