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Also, buying records at Camden Market and Portobello Road. And the Beatles shop, aka my crib. THIS IS GOING TO BE GOOD.
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The now legendary Jake Bugg, signed by Mercury Records, get's Nottingham's first No.1 Album!
Music video by Jennifer Nettles performing Falling. (C) 2014 Mercury Records, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.
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That's David Massey in pic. Per wikipedia: President of Island Records as well as Mercury Records, a part of UMG
Laura Mvula re-records debut album After an astonishing year which saw her nominated for two BRIT Awards, shortlisted for the Mercury pri...
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On this day in music history: June 13, 1983 - “She Works Hard For The Money”, the eleventh studio album by Donna Summer is released. Produced by Michael Omartian, it is recorded at Lion’s Share Studios in Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood Sound Recorders in Hollywood, CA, and Rhema Studios in Beverly Hills, CA from Late 1982 - Early 1983. Following the release of her self-titled second album on Geffen Records (produced by Quincy Jones) issued after the label shelves her “I’m A Rainbow” album in 1981, Summer will work with producer Michael Omartian (Christopher Cross, Rod Stewart) on the follow up album. Having sued to get of out her contract with Casablanca Records in 1980, Summer will leave the label owing her former label one more album. “Money” will be released on to Polygram’s Mercury Records imprint (after Casablanca’s demise in early 1983), in order to fulfill her final contractual obligation to Casablanca. To everyone’s surprise, the album will be a major critical and commercial succ ...
Happy Birthday Brian McKnight (June 05, 1969). A (falsetto) singer, songwriter and musician able to play 8 different instruments, not to mention an arranger and producer, Buffalo, NY-born Brian Mcknight is to say the least a complete artist. His talent has allowed him to get 16 nominations at the Grammy Awards, although - just like rapper Snoop Doggy Dogg - he has never earned any. Originally signed on Mercury Records from 1990 until 1997, he has though scored his biggest success to date with the 1999 Motown released 'Back At One' album which would sell more than 3 million copies... GARY
Lola Falana Falana's father left Cuba to become a welder in the United States, where he met his wife. She spent most of her childhood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. By the age of three she was dancing, and by age five she was singing in the church choir. By the time she was in junior high school, she was already dancing in nightclubs to which she was escorted by her mother. Pursuing a musical career became so important to Falana that, against her parents' wishes, she left Germantown High School a few months before graduation and moved to New York City. Her first dancing gig was at "Small's Paradise" in Harlem. Dinah Washington, the “Queen of Blues”, was influential in fostering Lola’s early career. While dancing in a nightclub, Falana was discovered by Sammy Davis Jr., who gave her a featured role in his 1964 Broadway musical Golden Boy. Her first single, "My Baby", was recorded for Mercury Records in 1965. Later in her career she recorded under Frank Sinatra's record label. In the late 1960s Falana ...
Birth: Dec. 31, 1920 Willcox Cochise County Arizona, USA Death: Dec. 17, 1999 Tucson Pima County Arizona, USA Singer, Actor. Born Rex Elvie Allen in Willcox Arizona. His parents were Horace Allen and Faye Clark. He was given his first guitar when he was 11 years old. He graduated from Willcox High School in 1938. He began singing and after finishing high school, he worked for a short time as a performer at a Phoenix radio station. He later began a rodeo bull riding career. He suffered an injury on a bull and soon went back to singing. He was hired by WTTM in Trenton, New Jersey in 1943. After he left WTTM, Allen joined the "Sleepy Hollow Ranch Gang" in Pennsylvania. He tried out for WLS and the "National Barn Dance" in Chicago. He was one of the first country & western artists signed by Mercury Records. Mercury released several of Allen's singles. His first hit was with "Afraid" in 1949. That same year, Allen went to Hollywood. Between 1950 and 1954, he starred in 19 movies for Republic studios. He was .. ...
THE BLUES MAGOOS-CLICK VIEW MORE COMMENTS TO SEE CLIPS-5/22/2014 The band was formed in 1964 as "The Trenchcoats". The original members were Emil "Peppy" Thielhelm aka "Peppy" Castro (vocals and guitar), Dennis LePore (lead guitar), Ralph Scala (organ and vocals), Ron Gilbert (bass) and Jon Finnegan (drums). The band made a name for itself in various clubs in Greenwich Village. By 1966 the band had changed its name to fit in with the psychedelic vibe of the times - they first changed their name to the Bloos Magoos, which was then changed to the more familiar Blues Magoos. They also made some line-up changes, bringing in Mike Esposito as lead guitarist, and Geoff Daking as drummer. Like their name, the group's sound was of the psychedelic variety. They released the "So I'm Wrong and You Are Right" b/w "The People Had No Faces" single on Verve Records which did not gain the band much recognition. However, Mercury Records signed the band to a record deal in late 1966 and the group's debut album, Psychedelic ...
Just sent my friend Steve Katz back the manuscript for his fantastic memoir "IS STEVE KATZ A ROCK STAR?" which I have been helping him with. We've been at this for a while now and I'm feeling quite good about Steve's book and really jazzed to have helped in any way with a fantastic document of Greenwich Village at the height of the folk movement, let alone Steve's adventures producing Lou Reed, and beyond (Steve signed NRBQ to Mercury Records when he was a record company suit for a few minutes, and that right there is proof that this guy is righteous). Is it ironic that I also worked with Steve's former partner in Blood, Sweat & Tears and the Blues Project, Al Kooper (on the updated edition of his book BACK STAGE PASSES), who turned out to be one of the most dyspeptic and difficult people I have ever had to deal with, despite the fact that we are both pro wrestling fans and New Yawk Jews and should have been thick as thieves? Anyway, glad to be helping guard the legacy ... it's a gas to be close to the so ...
"THE RING OF FIRE" ~ Ray Charles STYLE!! Fact: The song was originally recorded by June's sister, Anita Carter, on her Mercury Records album Folk Songs Old and New (1963) as "(Love's) Ring of Fire", but, as we know, was popularized by Johnny & June Cash. Many other singers have sung it's tune!!
Marty Thau dies at 75. Best known for discovering the New York Dolls after stumbling into the NY Mercer Arts Center and catching a performance that made "almost everyone else in the world’s rock 'n' roll spotlight look tame." He committed everything to managing the band and signed them with Mercury Records for two albums. He also produced early demos for Blondie, the Ramones and others. NOTE: In 1972, Thau went on tour with the Dolls and was there when drummer Billy Murcia chocked to death on his own vomit after overdosing in London.
Black History Month day 17 Quincy Jones Jones, Quincy (Quincy Delight Jones, Jr.), Born 1933– African-American musician, composer, bandleader, and music executive. Jones played trumpet and sang gospel growing up, and studied briefly at Boston's Berklee College of Music (then called Schillinger House). After 1951 he played with Lionel Hampton and Dizzy Gillespie and was also an arranger for such jazz greats as Duke Ellington, Tommy Dorsey, CountBasie, and his childhood friend Ray Charles. Jones traveled to Paris in 1957, where he studied composition with Nadia Boulanger and Olivier Messiaen, became music director for Mercury Records' French division, and briefly (1960–61) led a big band. Returning to New York in the early 1960s, Jones became a vice president at Mercury, breaking the executive color barrier there. He also began to compose for films and television, including scores for The Pawnbroker (1965), In Cold Blood (1967), and The Wiz (1978). He coproduced the film The Color Purple (1985) and was ...
Births 1931: Phyllis McGuire (The McGuire Sisters) 1934: Merl Saunders 1937: Magic Sam 1939: Razzy Bailey 1940: Lillie Bryant (Billy and Lillie) 1943: Eric Andersen, Maceo Parker 1945: Vic Briggs (The Animals) 1947: Tim Buckley 1950: Roger Fisher (Heart) Deaths 1999: Buddy Knox Events 1957: Jazz great Lionel Hampton debuts "King David," his only symphony, at New York's Town Hall. 1958: CBS' Walter Cronkite reports that the government of Iran has banned rock and roll for being unhealthy and anti-Islamic. The "unhealthy" claim is backed by Iranian doctors who warn of hip damage due to "extreme gyrations." 1961: The Platters sue Mercury Records for breach of contract in Chicago, citing the record label's refusal to pay royalties for songs on which leader Tony Williams does not, in fact, sing lead. 1961: The earliest video footage of the Beatles as a band is taken during their performance at the Casanova Club in Liverpool. 1964: Chad and Jeremy guest star on ABC's The Patty Duke Show. 1968: Frank Zappa and th ...
In Memory of Bob Shad: Robert "Bob" Shad (February 12, 1920 – March 13, 1985) was an American record producer and record label owner. He produced the first album by Big Brother and the Holding Company (featuring Janis Joplin). Among his more successful labels were Time Records, Brent Records, and Mainstream Records. Shad's career as a producer began with Savoy Records and National Records in the 1940s, producing Charlie Parker in addition to blues and R&B material. He founded the first of several labels, Sittin' In With, in 1948, where he produced Lightnin' Hopkins, Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee, Smokey Hogg, Peppermint Harris, Curley Weaver, and others. In 1951, he was named director of A&R at Mercury Records, where he founded the EmArcy label. There he produced, among others, jazz musicians Sarah Vaughan, Maynard Ferguson, the Clifford Brown/Max Roach quintet Billy Eckstine and Dinah Washington. He also worked in pop (with Patti Page, Vic Damone, and The Platters) and blues (with Hopkins again and Bi ...
Richard Hayman, internationally known harmonica player and pops conductor, died in Manhattan on Wednesday at the age of 93. Hayman was the chief arranger for the Boston Pops Orchestra for more than 50 years, and was the St. Louis Symphony’s pops conductor from 1976 until 2002. Hayman was born and raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts and joined Borrah Minevitch’s Harmonica Rascals after graduating from high school. The Harmonica Rascals were one of the most popular vaudeville and movie acts during the 1930s and ‘40s. Hayman later moved to Hollywood and worked with harmonica bands like the Solidaires and as an orchestrator for MGM. In the 1950s he was A&R chief for Mercury Records and made several records, including some featuring his harmonica playing. In 1952 Hayman had a hit record with his harmonica version of the theme from the movie “Ruby Gentry.” He continued to chart into the 1960s with tunes like “Night Train.”
DIED TODAY = Richard Hayman (March 27, 1920 – February 5, 2014) was an American arranger, harmonica player, and conductor. Hayman started out as a player and arranger for the Borrah Minnevitch Harmonica Rascals before becoming an arranger for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studios during the early 1940s. He did arrangements (often uncredited) for the MGM films Girl Crazy, Meet Me in St. Louis, and Thousands Cheer. From 1945-1950, he was musical director for the Vaughn Monroe Orchestra. In the 1950s and 60s, Hayman recorded a series of albums for Mercury Records. His 1957 outing "Havana In Hi-Fi" was first in the label's pop music stereo LP series (SR 60). Hayman is most famous for being the principal arranger at the Boston Pops Orchestra for over 30 years where his award-winning arrangements are still used today. He occasionally guest-conducted there, and when Arthur Fiedler had a time conflict with his job as pops conductor for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, he recommended Hayman for the post.
Charles E Fach Jr. the former Vice President of Mercury Records in NY, and President of Smash records in Chicago was in my office with me for the last 15 years of his life. Charlie used to call me every morning at 7:00 am. I never had to set an alarm clock because he called me every morning for so many years. I'm sure my wife and family were wondering who worked for who all those years. He always said, "Hello kid." I have that saved on my answering machine to this day. Charlie who discovered some of the most famous names in all the world told me "Songs have a life of their own." Charlie was in the physical studio when Elvis recorded Heartbreak Hotel. He said, "Only record songs that you feel like could be the greatest song you'll ever sing on this earth." Never record a bunch of fillers and waste the public's time and energy. When I picked Charlie up from the VA Hospital and took him home for the last time, he said, "Robert, play me the songs you have produced in the studio lately." I played him a ...
REMEMBERING ARTHUR PRYSOCK! Today, January 2nd, we celebrate the life and times of Arthur Prysock (January 2, 1924 – June 21, 1997); an African-American jazz singer best known for his live shows and his baritone influenced by Billy Eckstine. Born in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Prysock moved to Hartford, Connecticut to work in the aircraft industry during World War II. In 1944 bandleader Buddy Johnson signed him as a vocalist, and Prysock became a mainstay of the live performance circuits. Prysock sang on several of Johnson’s hits on Decca Records ("Jet My Love", 1947 and "I Wonder Where Our Love Has Gone", 1948) and later on Mercury Records ("Because", 1950). His brother, Red Prysock, was a noted tenor sax player who appeared on many of Arthur's records. Prysock received a Pioneer Award from the Rhythm and Blues Foundation in 1995.
Happy birthday to Wadada Leo Smith, author Ira Gitler. We remember Fletcher Henderson and Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson who received his nickname after a hair product with lye destroyed all his hair. He was born in Houston, Texas, anda a member of the horn section in Milton Larkin's orchestra, which he joined in the late 1930s. At various times, he sat next to Arnett Cobb, Illinois Jacquet, and Tom Archia, while other members of the band included Cedric Haywood and Wild Bill Davis. After exiting Larkin's employment in 1941, Vinson picked up a few vocal tricks while on tour with bluesman Big Bill Broonzy. He then moved to New York and joined the Cootie Williams Orchestra from 1942 to 1945, recording such tunes as "Cherry Red". Vinson struck out on his own in 1945, forming his own large band, signing with Mercury Records, and enjoying a double-sided hit in 1947 with his R&B chart-topper "Old Maid Boogie", and the song that would prove to be his signature number, "Kidney Stew Blues". Vinson's jazz leanings were p ...
The Vamps are a British pop rock band formed in 2012.The band consists of Bradley William Simpson from Sutton Coldfield , Birmingham (lead vocals and rhythm guitar), James Daniel McVey from Bournemouth (vocals and guitar), Connor Samuel John Ball from Birmingham (vocals and bass guitar), and Tristan Oliver Vance Evans from Exeter, (vocals and drums).They signed to Mercury Records in late 2012. The band started to grow a fan base by supporting pop punk band McFly in early 2013 on their Memory Lane Tour. They have also been performing at several festival style events around the UK as supporting acts for several different acts including The Wanted, JLS, Little Mix and Lawson. The Vamps released their debut EP on 29 September 2013. They will also be releasing a full album in 2014. They gained further recognition in September 2013, as they supported Selena Gomez on her Stars Dance Tour at London's Hammersmith Apollo on 7 and 8 September 2013. They will also be supporting Taylor Swift on her Red Tour during her ...
Vinyl Mixed Bag Boullaibaise (what?) - Harry Chapin, sequel, $3 - Blasters, 1981 debut (Dave Alvin, Steve Berlin), $5 - Georgia Satellites, debut, $5 - Rod Stewart, sing it again rod (all his great Mercury Records hits, packaged like a shot glass), $5 - Julie Andrews, the lass with the delicate air (1959 reissue of her 1957 lp), $5 - Shriekback, big night music, $5 - Roger Daltrey, historia de la musica rock (1982 Spanish compilation of his solo stuff), $5
~ On This Date: December 6 1957: Mercury Records releases The Diamonds' version of "The Stroll". The song eventually peaks at on the Billboard chart and sparks a dance craze of the same name. 1994: LIVE LIVE LIVE, a live concert album recorded in front of an audience, is released by Bryan Adams. 1994: Sarah McLachlan releases her FREEDOM SESSIONS album. 1995:Joni Mitchell is presented with the Century Award at the Billboard Music Awards. 2005: Alanis Morissette releases the single "Crazy." 2012: Fresh off a show the night before backing Burton Cummings, The Carpet Frogs play on their own in Winnipeg at The Pony.
Band: The Wanted Members: Max George, Siva Kaneswaran, Jay McGuiness, Tom Parker and Nathan Sykes. They formed in 2009 and are currently signed worldwide to Universal Music subsidiaries Island Records and Mercury Records, and managed by Scooter Braun.  Their debut album, The Wanted, was released on 25 October 2010 and peaked at number four on the UK Singles Chart. The album spawned three UK top 20 singles: their debut single "All Time Low", which debuted at number one, "Heart Vacancy", which reached number two, and "Lose My Mind", which peaked at number 19. Follow-up album Battleground saw release on 4 November 2011 and hit number five in the UK and number four in Ireland. The lead single from the album, "Gold Forever", was released in aid of Comic Relief and reached number three in the UK. Their second number-one hit, "Glad You Came", topped the singles chart in the United Kingdom for two weeks, and in Ireland for five weeks. The third and fourth singles "Lightning" and "Warzone" hit num ...
Music video by Kacey Musgraves performing Follow Your Arrow. (C) 2013 Mercury Records, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.
I'm a local New Jersian, I've been to concerts, & I worked at Def Jam/Mercury Records & have never met let's grab a beer.
Such a beautiful track currently highcharting MRUK, from Matt's new EP on Records, a 2013 must have
Hear and read about 20 records played in the Uncut office this week.
'Tommy' by - experience the first rock opera in full now.. including the demo versions
Peter Karpin (Mercury Records) tells us the highest selling album of 2012 was from The Voice winner Karise Eden.
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Big Mama Thornton / Stronger Than Dirt / Mercury Records 1969. Coffee or no coffee, with Big Mama…
Join us this evening for Transmission at MercuryJordan Bodewell (Sepiachord Records) is the guest...
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"Congratulations to our band the Vamps for signing to Mercury Records!" where time has gone ?
Today in 1988: In celebration of their 15th Anniversary, Mercury Records honors "The Hottest Band In the World"...
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As of 2 days ago, signed her record deal with Mercury Records 38 years ago!
"scheduled for release on January 2014 via Mercury and Interscope Records." pixie is in interscope somehow yes good stay there bc best
On this day, 39 years ago, signed her very first record contract with Mercury Records.
On this day in 1975, signed her very first recording contract with Mercury Records!
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This date in 1975, Reba McEntire signs her first recording contract, with Mercury Records.
On this date in Country Legends History... 1975 - Reba McEntire signs a recording contract with Mercury Records.
Know your artists feature Buju Banton/ Gagamel Buju Banton (born Mark Anthony Myrie 15 July 1973) is a Jamaican dancehall, ragga, and reggae musician. Banton has recorded pop and dance songs, as well as songs dealing with sociopolitical topics. He released early dancehall singles in 1991, but came to prominence in 1992 with two albums, including Mr. Mention, which became the best-selling album in Jamaican history upon its release. Banton signed with major label Mercury Records and released Voice of Jamaica the following year. By the mid-1990s, Banton had converted to the Rastafari faith, and his music undertook a more spiritual tone. His 2010 album Before the Dawn won Best Reggae Album at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards. Banton gained international notoriety early on in his career for the anti *** track "Boom Bye Bye", as well as for his 2009 arrest and conviction in the United States on drug conspiracy and firearms charges, for which he is currently serving a ten-year federal prison sentence. He is schedul ...
Angela Winbush - I've Learned To Respect the power of love) From the LP "The Real Thing 1989 Mercury Records
The Chainsmokers are out with an official remix via Mercury Records!. Catch their remix of The Wanted's "We Own...
You believe Elton John actually talent spots for his management company? No Mercury records have made that connection for you..
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She recorded several songs on the Mercury Records label.
I added a video to a playlist Patti Page-Milwaukee Polka Mercury Records-78
The songs of Frank Loesser are really amazing. He was considered one of the most talented composers of his era. Here are some of the best songs that he wrote: "Baby, It's Cold Outside" from the M-G-M picture "Neptune's Daughter" (1949). This was originally a song which Loesser and his wife Lynn performed at parties for the private entertainment of friends. They also recorded the song for Mercury Records. Under contract to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer to supply a full score for Neptune's Daughter, Loesser included this song which he had created in 1944, originally for their housewarming party. I LOVE THIS SONG "Heart and Soul" (from the Paramount short subject A Song is Born) – lyrics. HOW MANY TIMES HAVE WE ALL SUNG THIS SONG. "I Don't Want to Walk Without You" from the Paramount picture Sweater Girl (1942), performed on screen by Betty Jane Rhodes IRVING BERLIN adored this song. He told Loesser at a publisher's office for over an hour how he wished he had written it, Berlin called it "the best song that I nev . ...
Music video by Jake Bugg performing Broken. (C) 2013 Mercury Records, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited
This Day in Rock... 1942 – Brian Wilson is born in Ingleside, Calif. 1953 – Cyndi Lauper is born in New York City. 1955 – Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony is born Michael Anthony Sobolewski in Chicago. 1963 – Gerry And The Pacemakers were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘I Like It’, the group’s second No.1. 1964 – John Lennon is described as “in a pathetic state of near illiteracy” by one book critic after the publication of In His Own Write. 1965 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Mr. Tambourine Man,” The Byrds. 1967 – Jimi Hendrix and the Jefferson Airplane perform at San Francisco’s Fillmore. 1969 – Young David Bowie signs with Mercury Records. 1969 – Jimi Hendrix plays the Newport Jazz Festival for a whopping $125,000. At the time it’s the largest fee ever for a concert appearance. 1980 – Billy Joel goes to No. 1 with “It’s Still Rock and Roll to Me.” It’s his first chart-topper. 1987 – Aerosmith appeared at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas, the first ...
Owen Bradley's "Quonset Hut" From 2006: "W.D. "Buddy" Killen, the music publisher, songwriter, record producer and musician who became one of the most influential figures in the Nashville entertainment business, has died at the age of 73. He was recently diagnosed with liver and pancreatic cancer. 'Buddy Killen will live in my heart and memory like a classic song,' Dolly Parton said in a statement. Parton said she was 15 when Killen produced her for Mercury Records - and even played bass on it. 'He was one of the very first people to see my dream. And not only did he see it, he tried to help make it come true,' she said. Referring to one of her most famous songs, Parton said, 'Buddy, I will always love you.'
Great track by Kate Bush and Larry Adler."The Man I Love" was released in 1994 on Mercury Records and was taken from the album "The Glory Of Gershin".Kate lo...
The cover artwork for INXS' compilation album The Greatest Hits (1994). The copyright of the album and the cover artwork is owned by Mercury Records.
Today In Rock History – June 6 1936 - Four Tops lead vocalist, Levi Stubbs, is born in Detroit, MI. 1939 - Gary U.S. Bonds (Gary Anderson) is born in Jacksonville, FL. His biggest hit is the No. 1 song, “Quarter to Three”. 1956 - Capitol Records releases Gene Vincent’s, “Be-Bop-A-Lula”. 1960 – Guitar virtuoso, Steve Vai, is born today. He is a three time Grammy Award winning artist and has worked with Frank Zappa, David Lee Roth and Whitesnake as well as a solo career. 1960 - Roy Orbison releases his debut hit, “Only the Lonely”. 1965 - Herman’s Hermits play the “Ed Sullivan Show”. 1966 - The Rolling Stones is No. 1 in the charts with, “Paint It Black”. 1969 - Rod Stewart signs as a solo artist to Mercury Records. 1971 - Gladys Knight & the Pips are musical guests on the final episode of CBS-TV’s “Ed Sullivan Show”. 1971 - Frank Zappa and his Mothers of Invention are joined onstage at New York’s Fillmore East by John Lennon and Yoko Ono. 1975 - Stone City Attractions pr ...
Hysteria is the fourth studio album by English rock band Def Leppard, originally released on 3 August 1987 through Mercury Records and re-released on 1 January 2000. It is the band's best-selling album to date, selling over 20 million copies worldwide, including 12 million in the US, and spawning se...
6/1 This day in music... 1963, Lesley Gore started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with the Quincy Jones (then a staff producer for Mercury Records) produced 'It's My Party', a No.9 hit in the UK. Dave Stewart and Barbara Gaskin scored a UK No.1 in 1981 with their version of the song. 1963, 1964, The Rolling Stones were met by over 500 fans as they arrived on BA flight 505 at Kennedy Airport for their debut US tour. The Stones held a press conference and then guested on the prestigious "5th Beatle", DJ Murray The K's radio show. The first date took place on 5th June in San Bernardino, California. 1966, During a 12 hour session at Abbey Road studios, The Beatles added overdubs on 'Yellow Submarine', with John Lennon blowing bubbles in a bucket of water and shouting "Full speed ahead Mister Captain!" Roadie Mal Evans played on a bass drum strapped to his chest, marching around the studio with The Beatles following behind (conga-line style) singing "We all live in a yellow submarine." 1968, Si ...
On May 30, 1963, a New Jersey teenager named Lesley Goremakes her first appearance on American Bandstand singing her hit-to-be, "It's My Party". May 30, 1963:... Lesley Gore sings "It's My Party" on American Bandstand. Lesley Gore (née Lesley Sue Goldstein) was just a few weeks past her own 17th birthday when she performed one of the greatest teen-drama songs of all time on American Bandstand. Just three months earlier, she was an unsigned unknown performing anywhere she got the chance when Quincy Jones, then a staff producer with Mercury Records, saw and heard her in a Manhattan nightclub. In late February, Jones sat with Gore in her family's suburban living room and helped her select "It's My Party" from among hundreds of demos he'd brought for her to consider. Six weeks later, Gore's debut single was finished and pressed, and soon thereafter it was on its way to the top of the pop charts—an achievement reached in the week immediately following her Bandstand performance. Though she was later nominate ...
Remembering D Kilpatrick who passed away five years ago today on May 22, 2008 at age 88. He was a music executive from the 1940s to the 1960s in Nashville. He was considered the first salaried producer based in Music City and produced sessions for Hank Thompson, Tex Ritter and Jimmie Skinner. Kilpatrick, born William David "D" Kilpatrick on July 18, 1919 in Charlotte, North Carolina, got into the record business as a salesperson for Capitol Records in his hometown. By the late 1940s, he was producing acts for the label, including James and Martha Carson. In 1956, Kilpatrick became manager of the Grand Old Opry, bringing in acts such as Porter Wagoner, the Everly Brothers and Wilma Lee and Stoney Cooper. In 1958, he helped found the Country Music Association. He left the Opry in 1959 to form Acuff-Rose Artists Corp., a booking agency for Opry acts and pop stars such as Roy Orbison. He later returned to sales and promotion for Warner, Philips and Mercury Records. He eventually left the music business to run ...
Kenny Rogers Personal life Kenneth Ray Rogers was born in Houston, Texas, in 1938, the fourth of eight children born to Lucille (née Hester; d. 1991), a nurse's assistant, and Edward Floyd Rogers (d. 1975), a carpenter. Rogers graduated from Jefferson Davis High School in Houston. Career Early career His career began in the mid-1950s when he recorded with a rockabilly group called The Scholars, who had some success with a single called "Poor Little Doggie." Rogers was not the lead singer of the group and after two more singles they disbanded when their leader went solo. Now on his own, Kenneth Rogers (as he was billed then) followed the breakup with his own single, a minor solo hit called "That Crazy Feeling" (1958). After sales slowed down, Rogers joined a jazz group called The Bobby Doyle Trio, who got a lot of work in clubs thanks to a reasonable fan following and also recorded for Columbia Records. The group disbanded in 1965, and a 1966 jazzy rock single Rogers recorded for Mercury Records ...
The Man Who Sold the World is the third studio album by David Bowie, originally released on Mercury Records in November 1970 in the US
Reworked at the behest of Mercury Records, the label believing that the track had a better chance of success as a single
Another weather record tumbles. Adelaide has just recorded it's hottest May day since records began. The mercury cracked 31.1.
Calif. birth records found in unsecure location - San Jose Mercury News: KERO-TV 23Calif. birth records found ...
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Oh dear :( Odd - I didn't think amazon were doing signed ones? Thought you could only get from here??:
3,318 places in the USA had recorded their lowest temperatures for this time of year since records began >
Yes we did just sign a Worldwide Record Deal with Mercury Records. Yes We Did. (The champagne is just for show) :D
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They put out two albums before they were ever signed with Mercury Records. Watch This: all of them.
I added a video to a playlist Billie Holiday - Yesterdays (Mercury Records) 1952
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Music video by Sub Focus performing Endorphins. (C) 2013 Ram Records Limited under exclusive licence to Mercury Records, a division of Universal Music Operat...
Original pressing before it got picked up by Mercury records.
All up on my spaceship to mercury records
Thank you and we're thrilled MC has a new UK label, as Mercury Records is now shuttered. They did awful promo for her.
mercury records are a great hype machine. See also: Gaslight Anthem. ;-)
check iTunes I had the vinyl from back in the days when Mercury Records blessed me with it. I digitized them years ago
Following Bowie's split from record label Deram, his manager Kenneth Pitt negotiated a one-album deal with Mercury Records, and their UK subsidiary Philips i...
Leaving London only to return in 10 days for album playback with of 'Before I Sleep'! Get your ticket now!
debut album is one not to be missed!! Chk this amazing VIP meet & greet & album listen plus goodies
Actually, 'Working Man' got a US record contract on Mercury. It was rel in Canada by Moon Records, then Anthem
About to have an informal chat with DJ Semtex, the MD of Mercury, A&R at Island Records and a creative…
Is Mercury Records Looking 4 any new HOT URBAN LINEDANCE ARTIST in the Likes of The Cupid Shuffle, Cha Cha Slide type Music
Mercury Records has released the soundtrack for 'Broadchurch' composed by Ólafur Arnalds
New show with: Emmet Just played: Bytor and the Snow Dog - Rush - Fly By Night(Mercury Records)
Mercury Falling has to be one of my favorite records put out by Sting.
Photoset: queendears: Elektra Records recording contract 1976 signed by all band members. Source: Ebay
Knew it was about time Mercury Records got either shut down or merged.
One of John's favorite records of all time.Although the utter respect made them very nervous around each other.
Hot stuff! Kent records warmest spot in Britain: The Met Office said the mercury hit 22C in Gravesend ye...
Mercury records are to be checking out James"s band "Nude" in May. If they get a deal he may be able to keep his old folks after all?
we (Team FAME) got a call from Mercury Records today if ye didnt know they were scouting us a month back, they...
Versatile Lancer has records in tow - San Jose Mercury News
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San Jose to appeal ruling on public records: The San Jose Mercury News ( says the City ...
I disagree. Only one song I'd listen too again and I like the other three records in full.
$10 fee for court records a bad idea. Cost of transparency in govt should be shared by all taxpayers:
11/58 was signed to Nashville's Mercury/PolyGram Records on November 11, 1975 (in prep for her biggest fan being born in 14 days!)
California shouldn't charge for public records
Morning! has an editorial today about public access in Calif. The state earned a 'D' in our report card:
"Before I Sleep" by can also be pre-ordered as an exclusive VIP package or signed copy HERE:
Mercury Records needs to push Iggy Azalea's Work. That song has potential. I haven't been this excited about female rap since Bow Wow.
Who's the NBA's old veteran version of NFL Mercury Morris? doesn't wanna see records broken?
California shouldn't charge for editorial weighs in on proposal for court records-
was rejected by 26 record labels before signing Mercury Records.
Gutted to hear Vinyl Emporium/hairy records is closing. Picked up some boss bits over the years. A rare Curtis mayfield last visit, sad day
ALERT : pls remain at ur home in AC's/Coolers.Stay protectd as d mercury set to rise 2 brk al summer records.Courtesy : JALLANDHAR
Universal announce merger of Virgin and Mercury Records & Capitol Records UK launch.
So Kurtis Blow was the first rapper to sign with a major label! Mercury Records
Shangri-La is the fourth solo album by British singer-songwriter and guitarist Mark Knopfler, released on 28 September 2004 by Mercury Records internationally and Warner Bros. Records in the United States.Shangri-La received generally favorable reviews.
I miss the mid 90's Phoenix music scene. Gin Blossoms, The Refreshments, Flotsam and Jetsam Official, Meat Puppets, Zack Phillips Band, Ghetto Cowgirl, Desert Honey, Deftones (not from here but major history here), Radio Free America, Jimmy Eat World, Chester Bennington of Linkin Park (then Grey Daze) and so so much more. *** you Mercury Records for killing the Phoenix / Tempe music scene!
On this day (Feb. 7) in 1966: college student Paul Williams launched 'Crawdaddy!', the first national magazine dedicated to rock music criticism. Preceding both 'Rolling Stone' and 'Creem', 'Crawdaddy!' was the US pioneer of rock journalism & the training ground for many writers just finding the language to describe rock and roll, which was only then beginning to be written about as studiously as folk music and jazz. The magazine spawned the career of many music journalists who were, as Lenny Kaye put it, "trying to create writing as musical as the subject they wrote about." Early contributing writers included Jon Landau, Sandy Pearlman, Richard Meltzer and Peter Knobler. Williams named 'Crawdaddy! for the club in London, England where the Rolling Stones played their first gig. He left it two years later and went on to write 25 books about music and other subjects. He became a leading authority on the music of Bob Dylan, Brian Wilson, and Neil Young, and also worked in A&R for Mercury Records, notoriously ...
David Massey Named President of Island Records By JD on 08 February 2013 in LISTEN UP! with No Comments David Massey has been named president of Island Records, in what is described in a press release as a “further expansion of the Island Def Jam Music Group’s A&R and creative initiatives.” The appointment, which was announced by Barry Weiss, Chairman & CEO of the East Coast Label Group, is effective immediately. Massey will continue to report directly to Weiss and will work closely with IDJMG president/COO Steve Bartels. Massey has spent the past six years as president of Mercury Records, which will remain a core imprint within the Island Records family of labels. While there, he worked extensively with Duffy, Portishead, Taio Cruz, Neon Trees, the Wanted, the Saturdays, the Gaslight Anthem, Jake Bugg and Luke James, and also helmed A&R duties for artists including Bon Jovi, the Killers and Fall Out Boy. The Mercury Records A&R team will continue to report to Massey, the statement said. Matt Galle ...
This Day in Country Music History, February 1 2011 Miranda Lambert nabs seven nominations in the 46th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, making her the leading contender 2009 Faith Hill sings "America, The Beautiful" before the Super Bowl at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, with Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band playing halftime. Pittsburgh beats Arizona, 27-23 2004 Toby Keith and Willie Nelson join Aerosmith in the pre-game show for Super Bowl XXXVIII at Houston's Reliant Stadium, as the New England Patriots defeat the Carolina Panthers, 32-29. Kid Rock appears at halftime. Also attending: Rascal Flatts 1992 Doug Stone's "A Jukebox With A Country Song" blasts into the position on the Billboard country singles list 1987 The Judds perform in the United Kingdom for the first time 1979 Julie Roberts is born in Lancaster, South Carolina. After work as an assistant for Mercury Records, she gets a recording deal with the label, releasing her debut album in 2004 and gaining a nomination for the Country M ...
SO excited to announce that I have been signed to Mercury Records, Universal Music Australia!THANK YOU SO much for your belief in my music x
INXS - Australian rock band "New Sensation" Album: Kick Year: 1987 Label: Atlantic, Mercury Records, WEA I do not claim ownership to this song or video. All ...
Blackout is the eighth studio album by the Germanheavy metal band Scorpions, released in 1982 on EMI Germany Records and Mercury Records.
☺ Let's PARTY tonight any excuse its all right... Jajaja derechos exclusivos para el mercury Records
Wahh I didn't know Jake Bugg was signed with mercury records wowww
San Jose: City records year's third homicide of the year, and second in two days - San Jose Mercury News
Congrats and a big thank you to you and Mercury Records.
Kacey Musgraves will release her debut album, Same Trailer Different Park, March 19 on Mercury Records. Co-produced by the singer-songwriter with fellow tunesmiths Shane McAnally and Luke Laird, the
Reba Nell McEntire (born March 28, 1955) American country music artist and actress. She began her career in the music industry as a high school student singing in the Kiowa High School band, on local radio shows with her siblings, and at rodeos. While a sophomore in college, she performed the National Anthem at the National Rodeo in Oklahoma City and caught the attention of country artist Red Steagall. He brought her to Nashville, Tennessee, where she signed a contract with Mercury Records a year later in 1975. She released her first solo album in 1977 and released five additional studio albums under the label until 1983. Signing with MCA Nashville Records, McEntire took creative control over her second MCA album, My Kind of Country (1984), which had a more traditional country sound and produced two number one singles: "How Blue" and "Somebody Should Leave". The album brought her breakthrough success, bringing her a series of successful albums and number one singles in the 1980s and 1990s. McEntire has si ...
Country Back in 1995, Wesley Dennis was a bright new hope for country music. Signed to Mercury Records, he got exposure opening shows for Alan Jackson, but n...
ALBUMS TO GET EXCITED ABOUT IN 2013! Mark Owen Spring 2013 will see the Take That member release his fourth solo album, he is still releasing the LP through his own label but this time also has the support and financial backing from Mercury Records which should lead to more promotional appearance and marketing around its release. Although I don't believe his solo work will every be as popular as Take That's I would like to see the album getting some critical acclaim His previous solo albums have been grossly over-looked as Mark takes a more "Neil Young" approach to writing - laying his soul bare. With the resurgence of the "Take That" brand interest will be peaked in Owen's solo project and it will be one to watch.
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So, now we’re in 2013, have to say that 2012 was a pretty good musical ear for me. Below are my fave albums of the year - note, MY fave albums. I’m not saying they are best, or the coolest, or you should go buy them. Its just I liked them
Record number of flu shots given this year, records breaking flu HM. Oh and they missed the main strain, of course. I am changeling the News Media (Provda West) to buy some flu shots, at random, and get them tested in a trusted lab and tell us whats in them. Mercury? Recumbent viruses? Who knows what else.
For all of those parents who have made up their mind to vaccinate for whatever reason here are some things you can do to reduce the risk of adverse reactions although I do not recommend vaccinating. if you are going to vaccinate these are some things you can do your child should be examined before every vaccination to make sure he or she is in good health and especially does not have a fever. The results of the examination should be noted in your child's medical record. ask your doctor which vaccine your child will get at her next visit and request the vaccine information statement information and the vaccine package insert so you will have time to learn about the vaccine before it is given. Tell your doctor if your child has been ill recently or if anyone in the child's family is currently ill. Evidence indicates that individuals who have a viral or bacterial infection may not amount an adequate antibody response to the vaccine plus they are at increase risk of having adverse reactions. Before you go to ...
SUMMER'S heatwave is heading for the coast, with Sydney set to sizzle in some of its hottest weather since records began.
As a separate discipline, chemistry was virtually non-existent for a long period. Alchemy was practically the sole constituent of this branch till the end of the medieval era of history. There are nonetheless mentions in other texts of the renowned 'chemists' such as Patanjali, Bhavyadattadeva, Vyadi, Svachhanda, Damodara, Vasudeva, Charaka, Susruta, Harita and Vagabhatta. In addition, there were the Jainacharyas - Nagarjuna, Jinadatta Suri, and Padalipta Suri. Alchemy was the search for gold through the base metal lead. It was an obsessive quest the world over, and mercury was the main player in the processes that were as mystical as they were scientific. Since the second century AD, alchemists had developed code names for the metals, minerals and gemstones. Jain alchemy records such as the Svarna-Rupya-Siddhi-Sastra by Jinadatta Suri reveal some - oDhammo was mercury (also known as purdah), oMamgalam referred to gold ( also called hemah), oUkkittham denoted Nepalese copper (Nepaladesham tamram), oAhimsa ...
The Facts On Fast Solutions In Restoration Bundle (TDM) for Mac,Win The Restoration Bundle establishes a new standard for software based restoration and noise reduction. Utilizes the latest in psycho acoustic research and multi level decision algorithms. Fast and incredibly simple to use, providing feedback through audio output, audio difference and intuitive graphics. Quality comparable to reference hardware costing up to 10 times more. Plug Ins includes: X Noise, X Click, X Crackle and X Hum X Noise Intelligently learns from a section of noise, and then applies a broadband noise reduction to eliminate background noise from any source. Primary controls are similar to classic dynamic processors. Eliminates learning curve. X Click Effectively removes clicks from 78's or vinyl records, as well as spikes arising from digital switching or crosstalk. Operates Fully Automated or Manual Click Removal. X Crackle The second stage in record restoration eliminating crackles and surface noise. X Hum Eight ha ...
Delhi records season's lowest temperature today, where the mercury plunged to 1.9 degrees Celsius on Sunday morning.
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Delhi records season's lowest temp: Delhiites on Sunday shivered as mercury fell to the season's l...
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Delhi records season's lowest temperature - The mercury in the national capital Sunday touched the season's lowest...
If you die in Amsterdam with no next of kin and no-one to attend your funeral, a poet will write a poem for you and recite it at your funeral. Not just great for weed and the Van Gogh museum anymore, are you Amsterdam?
Attention fellow weather geeks! I am curious about your opinions concerning Global Warming. My purpose is not to debunk or mock, but to gather a "consensus" of opinion from those closely associated with the phenomenon. For or against, doubts, agreement, questions? Feel free to post here or E-mail direct (jwess917I am just curious how we as a group consider this subject.
Noticed this photo of Sassy and me in Paris in 1958 uploaded on this page. If you're interested in hearing about our friendship, listen to this: - just loved Sarah Vaughan - for the full app of stories, visit the new www.quincyjones.com
I WILL BE HAVING Dj Grandwizard Rasheen, the Mentor of Dj Cash Money, on the radio show TONITE at 10pm doin what he do best. DESTROY THE TURNTABLES! Live Tonite from 10pm - 1am on 88.3 Fm WVCR Albany Ny with Dj Mercury & Chefdjgin.com Mike - Str8ght Vinyl Baby ♥ True School / Golden Era & Indie Underground Hip Hop. Also new music from Elements of HipHop aka Mikey Destruction & Dj Mercury - Stay Tuned!
reality is that Speech Debelle won a Mercury and it helped her sell no more records...
Copyright to Mercury Records and Pixie Lott I do not own any of this Lyrics: Baby baby baby, didnt believe in love at all, went through my days with a wall ...
idk,their record label is Mercury Records
Interior heat pushes into the Sydney Basin Western Sydney is getting a taste of the heat that has baked much of inland New South Wales over the last week. The new year is off to a red hot start for swathes of western and southern New South Wales. On Friday temperatures soared to the mid forties in the Lower Western, reaching up to 48 degrees at Pooncarie. This was their hottest day since records began over a decade ago and is 12 above the monthly average. In the Upper Western, Wanaaring reached 46 which is 10 above average and the hottest day since November 2009. On Saturday it climbed to 47 at Wilcannia which was the hottest day in seven years. Further south in the Riverina, Hay reached 43 on Friday and a whopping 48 on Saturday. This is the hottest day in at least five years when records began and is 13 above average. Clear skies over the interior for the last two weeks have allowed such significant heat to build. An approaching low pressure trough has drawn the heat into New South Wales. For the most p ...
Everyone wants to meet the baby upon arrival, but some parents won't let friends or family see the baby unless they're up to date on vaccines. Tell us why you were or weren't strict about vaccines.
Patti Page & Jack Rael - With My Eyes Wide Open I'm Dreaming - The Overjazz Channel aims to offer only the best recordings of the begining era of modern musi...
WXCY 1000 Song Winner's Wknd; win Easton Corbin: All Over The Road (Mercury Records) On air, by text to 50352, or at
If you don't like my opinion on Vaccines. Either Drop me as a Friend or ignore my posts. I put posts up as informational and expose the truth, not to be confrontational. I know my research on the subject. My Son was harmed by Vaccines and I will not back down on how I feel. I don't tolerate Willful Ignorance and I will Delete you without a word. My Page is my page.
Is watching the force that was QUEEN on BBC 4. Kids these days have no idea what a rock concert is :)
Watching Top of the Pops from 1978 on BBC4, Summer Nights from Grease brings me back to my Primary School days lol
We'll be taking stock of the first two releases from Eighties Vinyl Records, the music arm of 80s Casuals, next week. Stay tuned.
Patti Page version of 'Old Cape Cod' According to Patti Page, she became aware of "Old Cape Cod" when Claire Rothrock approached her with it at a Boston nightclub where Page was performing. Page says of the song: "I just fell in love with it" and as a B-side was still required for Page's scheduled single release "Wondering" Page recorded "Old Cape Cod" to be that B-side, recording the track in a day trip to New York City and returning to Boston in time for that evening's nightclub performance. The "Wondering"/"Old Cape Cod" single was released by Mercury Records as catalog number 71101. Both tracks debuted on the Billboard magazine charts dated June 3 1957. However it was "Old Cape Cod" which became the dominant track: on the Disk Jockey chart, it peaked at at on the Best Seller chart, at on the composite chart of the top 100 songs, it reached "Old Cape Cod" was also a hit in Australia ( Page had never visited Cape Cod when she recorded "Old Cape Cod" making her first visit shortly afterwards and subse ...
Healthy women do not need to be hospitalized for normal, uncomplicated births. Hospitals are for sick people - not healthy mamas and babies.
I had the pleasure of speaking with these young lads from Cavan (average age 15) a few days before they signed a five-album deal with Mercury Records. They already boast Paul Weller, Jeff Beck and&...
Music News: "The Singing Rage, Miss Patti Page" died Tuesday (January 1) at a nursing home in Encitas, California. She was 85. Born Clara Ann Fowler in Muskogee, Oklahoma and raised in Tulsa, she took over the role of "Patti Page" on the Page Milk Company radio program on KTUL there in 1946. The next year she signed with Mercury Records, amassing 82 chart hits from 1948 to 1968, including the tunes, "All My Love" (1950), "Tennessee Waltz" (1950), "I Went To Your Wedding" (1952) and "Doggie In The Window" (1953). She was a pioneer in the use of overdubbing vocals and was once billed as the "Patti Page Quartet" on a label. Even into the "rock era," she continued to chart, with tunes like "Allegheny Moon" (and "Old Cape Cod" (Patti had her own TV shows for all three networks at various times in the '50s and appeared in the movies "Elmer Gantry," "Dondi" and "Boys' Night Out." Her autobiography, "This Is My Song," was published in 2009. Congratulations to the newest inductees to be added to the Hit Parade Hal ...
"Delhi shivers at 2.7 degrees Celsius, records coldest morning this season." New Delhi: It was the coldest January morning for Delhi in last five years as mercury dropped to 2.7 degrees Celsius today, 4 notches below normal. Delhi recorded its coldest day in 44 years on Wednesday when day temperatures plummeted to 9.8 degrees Celsius. In view of the intense cold wave conditions in the city, the Delhi government has ordered all schools under it to remain closed until January 12.
Dip in mercury doubles demand for heating appliances: Survey: With the mercury dipping and breaking records by t...
Patti Page, singer of Tennessee Waltz, dies aged 85 described herself as 'a kid from Oklahoma' She recorded four US number-one hits, including Tennessee Waltz and the novelty record (How Much Is That) Doggie In The Window. She was to have been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement award at next month's Grammy ceremony. Born Clara Ann Fowler into a poor family in 1928, she was discovered singing on local radio. "I was a kid from Oklahoma who never wanted to be a singer, but was told I could sing," she said in a 1999 interview. "And things snowballed." She signed to Mercury Records, where she became their star female vocalist, selling more than 100 million records. Tennessee Waltz, her biggest hit, topped the charts in 1950-1951 and was the last song to sell a million copies of sheet music. Page became a fixture on US television. The Patti Page Show ran on TV for a year and its star was nominated for an Emmy award in 1959. She also acted in films, including Elmer Gantry alongside Burt Lancaster. But her popu ...
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Patti Page was the best-selling female music artist of the 1950s, and the first successful female artist for Mercury Records.
How Mercury Records never released David Nail's first album will always befuddle me. Completely in love with "Still Hurts"
Yes I worked for Mercury, Arista and Motown Records in promotion.
51 years ago: Singer Ray Stevens will never forget January 2, 1962. That was the day he moved from his Georgia home to Nashville, Tennessee, upon the invitation of Mercury Records producer and talent promoter Shelby Singleton, who had signed Ray to a recording contract in 1961, when Ray was in his junior year in college at Georgia State University. Ray told us about it for our book "Where Have All the Pop Stars Gone? -- Volume 2." Singleton, who was head of the Mercury Records A&R (artists and repertoire) department in Nashville, subsequently asked Stevens to work in session production for the label. When Shelby first extended his offer, Ray asked, "How much does the job pay?" Shelby replied, "$50 per week." Ray responded, "I can't live on $50 a week." Singleton said, "I'll let you play on all the sessions, too." Ray responded, "I'll be there."
Glad You Came by Mercury Records: We are happy to offer the excellent Glad You Came. With so many available rig...
Tune into radio Leicester Friday 18th. We're popping in to chat about a night of Elefant records and playing a few live tunes :0)
The US is READY for Pixie Lott in 2013, Mercury Records! This has been a long awaited year for the American Crazy Cats! x
"I did a huge metal that lives in the elevator bay at the Mercury records headquarters in
Aren't they mostly just dental records now? Strummer and Mercury both managed to keep up standards before and after teeth...
Mercury Morris poppin bottles with Eric Dickerson!!! *** love spoiling records
I just got news from interscope records, they liked my song but it did not make the final cut. They will still keep in hold for a future reference. Now I am waiting to hear back from Mercury Records. Hope the results for that is different!
The Strypes have signed a worldwide record deal with Mercury Records, UK, part of Universal Music Group.
Submit your music to Mercury Records: a music label that operates as a subsidiary of Island Def Jam Records and is part of the Universal Music Group.
Today is Veterans Day, World Kindness Day & International Tongue Twisters Day-Imagine managing an imaginary menagerie OR a skunk sat on a stump & thunk the stump stunk, but the stump thunk the skunk stunk (try those 5 times real fast lol). My friend Christi Sanders Ryan has a birthday today, Demi Moore is 50, Leonardo Dicaprio is 38, Carson Kressley is 43, Stanley Tucci (actor, the hunger games) is 52, Vinny Guadagnino (jersey shore) is 25, George Patton (WWII commander) 1885-1945. 1995 Check Yes Or No by George Strait was 1889 the state of Washington is addmitted as the 42nd state. 1926 U.S. Route 66 is established. 1940 Armistice Day Blizzard: an unexpected blizzard kills 144 people in the midwest. 1975 Reba signed her 1st recording contract with Mercury Records.
Music video by Shania Twain performing Ka-Ching!. (C) 2002 Mercury Records, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.
CENTRAL LINE (Larry's Video Music Box) Of Al Active Members Earn Commissions Whether You Sponsor Or Not-Find Out How! next featured Group is CENTRAL LINE. Central Line were a post disco, pop and jazz-funk group, based in London, England. They recorded three albums for Mercury records in the 1980s, and had two hit singles in the United States, as well as one Top 40 success in their native country. The band was formed in March 1978, and were signed to Mercury Records early in 1979 by John Stainze. They toured with Roy Ayers, Grover Washington, Fat Larry’s Band and The Real Thing. The Group disbanded in August 1984. There are two songs on this video email. They are: 1). You Know You Can Do it 2). Time For Some Fun
For those of you who did not attend the Seminar/Lecture at Rock University featuring noted speaker Jeff Cheen (founder of the Charlotte Music Awards and whose careers he managed such as Rick James, War, Pink Floyd and others as well as having a family history at Chess records with his uncle Phil Chess, you missed out on some valuable information. Jeff told many stories of the business of the music business and shared his stories as a manager, A&R with Mercury Records, A&R with Capitol Records and instructed on business here as well as the international market. At the end there was a question and answer session that proved to be very eye-opening "to the real way of the world and this business". If you ever get an opportunity to "pick this man's brain".do so! It will save you so much time and disappointment, provides for a plan of action for artists, defines who you are and what your role is in the business and pushes you to think outside the box .I am thrilled that I had such an opportunity and that I ...
The brothers of pop band Hanson—Isaac, Taylor and Zac—say they were turned down multiple times before being signed by Mercury Records in 1996. Watch as lead ...
(New York, NY) “Wigmore … Gin Wigmore.” As the countdown begins to 007’s return in Skyfall on November 9th, millions are getting a taste of a new kind of Bond Girl in Heineken’s newest cross-promotional TV spots, featuring Gin Wigmore on camera performing her Mercury Records debut single, “Man Lik...
Kacey Musgraves placed seventh on the fifth season of the USA Networks singing competition Nashville Star in 2007. Musgraves joined Lady Antebellum on their Own the Night 2012 tour in the United Kingdom. She also signed with Mercury Records in 2012 and released her debut single "Merry Go 'Round". This will be included on her debut album, which will be produced by Shane McAnally and Luke Laird.
Privateering is the seventh solo album by Mark Knopfler, released on 3 September 2012 by Mercury Records.
Toby Keith's "All I Want For Christmas" from the album Toby Keith Christmas To Christmas. Credits go to Toby Keith & Mercury Records. I do not own this song ...
Oct 20, 1950 Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs hold their final session for Mercury Records, at the WDAE Studio in...
Universal music tomorrow with Clive Cawley managing director of Mercury Records. should be god!!!
All these pre-orders are saying that Unapologetic is being released under "Mercury Records". That is still part of Universal tho.
Bonus track from the deluxe version of The Gaslight Anthem's new record, Handwritten, released 2012 on Mercury Records.
Ralph Marterie (24 Dec 1914 - 10 Oct 1978) big-band leader born in Acerra (near Naples), Italy. Marterie first played professionally at age 14 in Chicago. In the 1940s, he played trumpet for various bands. His first job as a bandleader was courtesy of the US Navy during World War 2. He was then hired by the ABC Radio network, and the reputation built from these broadcasts led to a recording contract with Mercury Records. His highest success in the U.S. charts was a cover of "Skokiaan" in 1954. In 1953 he recorded a version of Bill Haley's "Crazy, Man, Crazy", which is generally regarded as the first rock and roll song. His version of "Crazy, Man, Crazy" reached on the Billboard jockey chart and on Cashbox in June, 1953. His recordings of "Pretend" and "Caravan" also made the Top 10. "Caravan" sold over one million copies, and was awarded a gold disc. In 1957, he hit on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Tricky", and in 1957 he hit with "Shish-Kebab". His compositions included "Dancing Trumpet", ...
The Gaslight Anthem frontman Brian Fallon has announced he is working on some new material. He stated that some of it will be for The Gaslight Anthem. Perhaps the rest will be a solo project? Well keep you posted The Gaslight Anthem’s Mercury Records debut, “Handwritten,” came out in July.
When Frankie left Mercury Records, he made a promise not to re-record any of his Mercury records for 5 years. In 1957 that 5 year period was up. Frankie with...
islanddefjam: Mercury Records wants to congratulate Cris Cab for being named MTV Buzzworthy’s push artist of …
"I don't want it all/Honey, I just want a little bit ..." On the occasion of Jerry Lee Lewis' 77th birthday, here's one of my all-time favorite "Killer Cuts" -- the Ferriday Fireball's propulsive, high-octane cover of Roscoe Gordon's sly, suggestive rhythm-and-blues standard "Just a Little Bit." Produced by Huey Meaux, this inspired rock 'n' roll recording -- featured on Jerry Lee's electrifying Mercury Records album SOUTHERN ROOTS: BACK HOME TO MEMPHIS (1973) -- united the Killer with an all-star studio lineup made up of the MGs (Steve Cropper, Donald "Duck" Dunn and Al Jackson Jr.), Tony Joe White, Mark Lindsay (of Paul Revere and the Raiders), Jerry Lee's longtime band leader Kenny Lovelace, James Hooker of the Amazing Rhythm Aces, the Memphis Horns and the Sugar Sweets, plus the Killer's old friend and former Sun Records label mate, Carl Perkins. Happy Birthday to the Last Man Standing -- Live Forever, Killer!
This is really random but. THE STORY OF THE NEON TREES -Formed initially by neighbors Tyler Glenn (vocals, keyboards) and Chris Allen (guitar, vocals) the band made its first home in Provo, eventually adding Branden Campbell (bass guitar, vocals) and Elaine Bradley (drums, percussion, vocals) to the lineup. David Charles also plays with the band as touring guitarist. They first started playing under the name Neon Trees in late 2005 with five original members, Tyler Glenn and Chris Allen from California, and three veterans of the Utah music scene, bass player Mike Liechty, drummer Jason Gibbons and keyboardist Nathan Evans. The band's name originates from the lighted trees on the In-N-Out Burger signs, which inspired Tyler Glenn. In a strange twist of fate, it was later learned that Branden Campbell's father, Steve Campbell, installed the exact neon trees in the In-N-Out that inspired Glenn while working for a sign company out of Las Vegas. The band is well-known throughout Provo and Salt Lake City, ...
Randy Bachman was born on Sep 27, 1943 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. At age 16, Bachman met up with Lenny Breau; over the next two years Breau taught Bachman finger picking and also introduced him to the music of Chet Atkins. In 1960, Bachman and Chad Allan co-founded Al and The Silvertones in Winnipeg. By 1962, the band changed their name to Chad Allan and the Expressions and later to The Guess Who. In 1971 Bachman formed the group Brave Belt. The group signed with Mercury Records in 1973 and changed their name to Bachman–Turner Overdrive.
I became acquainted with Andy Williams' brother, Don, when Don managed Reba McEntire and I worked for Mercury Records. Later, when I was in Los Angeles, I visited Don Williams in his office. The Williams brothers were always kind to me.
The Island Def Jam Music Group is home to a diverse and unparalleled family of artists - from today's icons to tomorrow's rising stars - and is recognized as one of the most successful labels in the industry. It is comprised of Island Records, Def Jam Recordings, and Mercury Records. The roster boas...
Brian was so inspired by his older brother's group signing a record deal that he sent out some demo tapes and wound up being signed in 1989 by Mercury Records at the age of 19.
Arcade Fire fans get ready! DETAILS: Arcade Fire Lectures About Haiti! After releasing the critically acclaimed album The Suburbs, and giving a few lectures at the University of Texas, Arcade F
congrats on getting signed with Island Def Jam and Mercury Records, so happy for you, you girls really deserve it!
.have signed a deal with Island Def Jam and Mercury Records for a U.S. album!! YAY!
The career of Bob James is long, varied and continues to evolve at every turn. From his first days of piano recital in Marshall, Missouri to his own trio while at the University of Michigan to New York City and beyond, the music of Bob James has captivated audiences throughout the world. Discovered by Quincy Jones at the Notre Dame Jazz Festival in 1963, Bob recorded his first solo album, Bold Conceptions, that year for Mercury Records. 36 more solo albums would follow through four decades; that number is just to date and does not include his Grammy Award winning collaboration projects. Although he was to record another trio album, Explosions, for ESP (1964), it was not until Bob met up with Creed Taylor in New York that his composing, arranging and recording career really took off. After working on albums for CTI artists like Hank Crawford, Grover Washington, Jr. and many others, Bob finally recorded his own album, One. This introduced his music to a bigger audience and launched a lifelong career of reco ...
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I moved to a new planet today. Proud to announce that I am now signed & I'm on Mercury Records.
My interview w/Ed Eckstein, former Pres. of Mercury Records and Producer for Vanessa Williams, airs Friday on 1:30
Coming up on the last hour of "The Lounge," on The LMB Network (www.LMBnetwork.com). Had a great convo w/Mr. Ed Eckstein, former President of Mercury Records, who's in the process of producing Vanessa Williams' new album. Peep the convo Friday, 1:30pm est.
Music video by Toby Keith performing Tired. (C) 1997 Mercury Records, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.
Jake Bugg, Nottingham’s newest hitmaker has announced his eponymously-titled debut album, set for release on 15th October on Mercury Records.
Just got offered an A&R internship with Mercury Records part of The Island Def Jam Music Group and a subsidiary of UMG
Some creative director for mercury records just bought one of the things I made on eBay:) being optimistic I expect it in their next video!
Congrats to the UK Swifties who finally got Mercury Records to agree!
One Block Radius Explicit Version. Los Angeles-based trio One Block Radius, signed to Mercury Records, and they hav…
Well this excites me. Arcade Fire to release new album.
Could it be? Arcade Fire coming out with a new album!?
I know :( its something to do with 'Mercury Records' in the UK wanting to play it on the radio first :(
Understand me on what Mercury Records are trying to do?
Basically what Mercury Records want is lots of people buying the new single, instead of people buying it at different times as they're new
Mercury Records are going to put WANEGBT on radio and then release it in October. :)
Mercury Records probably just wants to make TS as big in the UK as she is in the USA.
My anger over Mercury Records is over, I love you.
The album everyone should own from one of our most precious artists. "The Remedy" is available now. Order from: also featured on this morning's Breakfast programme - chatting and playing a live version of "Glory Days".
Taylor, you should take your flawless self to Mercury Records and demand it is released in the UK? They can't say no to you!
its not up to him, its up to Mercury records in the UK, read this:
that's what Scott said apparently :( it's because of mercury records or something.
One of my favourite songs. Didn't find it here...
in 20 different countries right now. Mercury records are not snapping up a great opportunity, they're just ruining one.
heey :) was wondering if Mercury Records check out youtube channels? :)
What a great surprise it was to hear from Sir Mack (Bonnie) Rice tonight! As you might know, Mack was an original member of the seminal Detroit vocal group, The Falcons. As a songwriter, he wrote "Respect Yourself" for the Staple Singers, "Mustang Sally" which he personally recorded before Wilson Pickett, and also "Cheaper to Keep Her" for Johnnie Taylor as recordered on the STAX label. As a recording artist he had singles on LUPINE RECORDS, STAX RECORDS, Capitol Records, BLUE ROCK/MERCURY RECORDS among others. And that is just the tip of the iceberg as the old axiom goes. My friend Tav Falco also recorded a slew of Mack's songs, including "Ditch Diggin' and "Do the Robot". After a really lousy day, it was so nice to hear from Mack!
Scott Walker, born Noel Scott Engel, walked to the scene in early 1960’s as a brotherly part of The Walker Brothers, which were formed in California under the guiding hand of Jack Nitzsche and which were signed by Mercury Records in the States in 1965. Afterwards, The Walker Brothers moved to the UK...
Thank you Mercury Records UK, you have now made a lot of people hate living in the UK and undid the sense of pride the Olympics gave us.
I didn't really even spam mercury records- I was to busy hitting the replay button on you tube..
(cont)…which is one of my very favorite records ever. EVER. Want his amazing mixtapes/ recommendations via Spotify?
Does Mercury Records hate us or something!
There are two sides to every story, as the old adage goes, and there are certainly two sides to the story of singer-songwriter Laura Bell Bundy’s daring Mercury Records debut release, Achin’ and Shakin’. Laura Bell bypassed the tried-and-true Music Row approach usually taken on country albums and in...
We should make boards saying 'Give us Taylor's new single or we'll set Meredith on you' and then we should protest outside Mercury Records.
no not hear she is Mercury Records here.
Mercury Records *** big time.The UK are always forgotten about.x
Wont be surprised if Mercury records wait until October to release the first single of Red. Like last time of couse.
U.S. to penalize hospitals that too often readmit patients - San Jose Mercury News
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A couple of weeks ago Mercury Records confirmed Arcade Fire will release a new album in 2013. And that's where we are today.
I got my records from Bendigo and Wonthaggi, but CDs and DVDs pretty much all from jb!
August 12, 2012, Psa. 1 II. LAST, THE UNGODLY AINT. 4-6 A. Ungodly will be Exposed. 4 4 The ungodly are not so, But are like the chaff which the wind drives away – this is a double negative, “Not so, the ungodly, not so.” [LXX] Chaff – that is the outer shell or husk that must be removed to get to the valuable kernels of grain inside. They way they got to this grain were by pitching the grain up into the air on a windy day. The grain being heavier then the chaff would fall to the ground while the light chaff was blown away. God will expose that which is worthless – that which is like chaff. 5 Let them be like chaff before the wind, And let the angel of the LORD chase them. Psalm 35:5 (NKJV) 5 "Moreover the multitude of your foes Shall be like fine dust, And the multitude of the terrible ones Like chaff that passes away; Yes, it shall be in an instant, suddenly. Isaiah 29:5 There was a song some years ago by Brook Benton, "Walk on the Wild Side" You walk on the wild side, the devil is waitin' ...
How to be a Millionaire ,,, by ABC ,,, single remix ,, mercury records
*August 10, 1940 - Jerry Kennedy, producer, session musician, director of Mercury Records’ country music division from the late 1960’s - mid 1980’s, was born Shreveport, Louisiana. Prior to moving to Nashville in the 1960’s Jerry played in his hometown, on KWKH’s Louisiana Hayride.
George Jones-Tall Tall Trees Mercury Records (Starday)-78-71176-1957 this record isnt listed in the Discography for Mercury 78's & it wasn't listed as one of...
Music that is still relevant: Tears for Fears "The Hurting"...Released in 1983 by Mercury Records, one of my essential albums if lost on an island.
(Robinson/Martin)) Produced by Jon Astley and Phil Chapman, released 1981 on Mercury Records. Carolyne Mas: Lead and backing vocals, guitars, synthesizer, ma...
Music video by Billy Currington performing Love Done Gone. (C) 2011 Mercury Records, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.
Have you voted for Money yet in the Big Feastival competition? Likes on page & in event to do so! Tracks with most favourites will be reviewed by a judging panel including Alex James from Blur & Mercury Records! Everyone who votes will be entered in to a comp by me to win signed Dave CD, & MIE wristband! Please vote now!
Another hit for the sheriff on Mercury Records. Check out the great book on Faron. It's the "Faron Young Story, Live Fast, Love Hard." It's written by Diane ...
Freddie Mercury's 'Barcelona' album to get anniversary reissue - video Island Records has announced the 25th...
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