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  Capitol Records - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Capitol Records company was founded by the songwriter Johnny Mercer in 1942, with the financial help of movie producer Buddy DeSylva and the business acumen of Glenn Wallichs, (1910-1971) (owner of Music City, at the time the biggest record store in Los Angeles, California).
Capitol was the first West Coast label, competing with RCA-Victor, Columbia and Decca, all based in New York.
The Capitol Records building is one of the most distinctive landmarks in Hollywood, California.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Capitol_Records   (1323 words)

  
 Capitol Punishment: The Megadeth Years - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Capitol Punishment is a greatest hits album by hard rock / heavy metal band Megadeth, released in 2000, through Capitol Records.
Capitol Records agreed to return the masters with conditions.
Capitol Records requested a newly recorded and unreleased song from Megadeth; thus "Kill The King" was included.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Capitol_Punishment   (260 words)

  
 Capitol Records   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Capitol Records is a major United States -based record label now part of the EMI Music Group.
The Capitol Records building is one of most distinctive landmarks in Hollywood.
The merger of Capitol Records and EMI a large conglomeration which owns the rights The Beatles the Beach Boys Pink Floyd Bob Seger Duran Duran Bonnie Raitt Robbie Robertson Steve Miller Tina Turner the Beastie Boys and Garth Brooks.
www.freeglossary.com /Capitol_Records   (664 words)

  
 Capitol Records at Liveland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Built in 1954 by architects Welton Becket and Associate., the Capitol Records Tower was marketed as "the world's first round office building." The landmark symbolizes a stack of records topped by a stylus and is representative of Programmatic architecture on an epic scale.
The round shape is repeated in curved, angled awnings, and cylindrical light fixtures; glass walls, terrazzo floors, and stainless steel elevators are typical of the period.
Past "dress ups" have included various flags on the rooftop, covering the circular Capitol Records sign with images of the Beatles, and recently a Beatles Yellow Submarine giant postage stamp was stuck to the side of the building.
www.microla.com /ltpages/capitol.htm   (279 words)

  
 USCOA,2 No. 30: Capitol Records, Inc. v. Naxos of America, Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Capitol commenced an action against Naxos in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York in 2002.
To avoid interfering with a different contract the orchestra had for weekly radio broadcasts of live performances, the record labels contained a printed warning that they were "[n]ot licensed for radio broadcast." The plaintiff sued to prevent the owner of a radio station from broadcasting the recorded performances over the airwaves.
The Waring, Metropolitan Opera and Capitol Records decisions may appear to conflict with the accepted principle that a public sale of a literary work is a "general publication" terminating a common-law copyright, and any copyright protection thereafter must be derived from statute.
www.law.cornell.edu /nyctap/I05_0027.htm   (6946 words)

  
 Capitol Records   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Capitol Records provided a competitive alternative to the three major record companies of the day -- Victor, Columbia and Decca -- all established in New York.
Paul Whiteman and his band recorded the songs for Capitol's first release #101 on June 5, 1942, the instrumentals "I Found a New Baby" and "The General Jumped At Dawn." Whiteman recorded those first sessions at the C.P. MacGregor studio on Western off Wilshire Boulevard.
Her complete Capitol recordings were released in 2000 on the 2 CD set "Liltin' Miss Tilton: Complete Capitol Recordings." Ella Mae Morse recorded "Cow-Cow Boogie" at the MCGregor studio for Capitol's second release #102 that became the studio's first million seller.
history.acusd.edu /gen/recording/studios2.html   (987 words)

  
 Judy Garland Studio Songs on Capitol Records
Recorded for Capitol Records by Judy Garland, 1957
Recorded for Decca by Judy Garland (Decca 2672A), 1939
Recorded for Decca by Judy Garland (Decca 23361A), 1944
www.jgdb.com /capstud.htm   (4757 words)

  
 Capitol Records Building   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
After dark, you might notice that the spire high atop the Capitol Records building is topped by a red light which continually blinks on and off.
On Nov. 15, 2000, Capitol Records announced that they had purchased land just north of the Capitol Records building (at Hollywood and Vine) where they plan to build a museum to house memorabilia from Capitol recording artists such as the Beatles, Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole and other Capitol stars.
Capitol Records is located just north of the famous corner of Hollywood and Vine.
www.seeing-stars.com /Landmarks/CapitolRecords.shtml   (738 words)

  
 Capitol Records, The Beatles rare records on the Capitol label.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This rare Beatles record was also released in stereo, Capitol Records number ST 2047.
It is the monophonic microgroove recording that is in such high demand.
It is a mono recording released on June 14, 1965.
www.beatlecollectors.com /pages/3   (467 words)

  
 Capitol Records and Broadcast.com Sign Ground-Breaking Licensing Agreement
Capitol Records clearly recognizes the role broadcast.com can play in making music available to consumers where ever they are, whenever they want it.
"Capitol Records and broadcast.com have a history of successfully promoting artists together on the Internet, and we are pleased to be expanding our relationship with them," said Robin Bechtel, senior director of new media at Capitol Records.
Capitol was also the first major label to offer a commercial digital download of a single, Duran Duran's "Electric Barbarella." Broadcast.com is a trademark of broadcast.com inc. All other companies or products listed herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/11-04-1998/0000793254&EDATE=   (547 words)

  
 Beatles Reference Library - Capitol Records
Capitol Records in the USA joined itself with Electrical and Musical Industries (EMI) in 1955, forming "The Greatest Recording Organi- sation in the World." In 1963, Capitol featured such popular artists as Nat "King" Cole and the Beach Boys.
Capitol knew this, and they were unwilling at first to take a chance on the Beatles.
This record was the first Beatles album release on their new label, Apple, and the record labels indicated that the album was manufactured by Capitol but issued by Apple.
www.beatletracks.com /barchive/capitol.html   (4341 words)

  
 Coldplay - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Most of the discs were given to record companies and friends; only 50 copies remained for sale to the public.
After completing their final examinations, Coldplay was signed to Parlophone for a five-album contract in the spring of 1999.
However he did not disclose many details of whether the recordings would be on his album or not.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Coldplay   (2873 words)

  
 Capitol Records Inner Sleeves, Part Two
Both Capitol and others used plain plastic inner bags for a time, but collectors often seek original paper sleeves (where they existed) to accompany their LP's.
When the Beatles released their first Capitol album in early 1964, Capitol was using a blue inner sleeve for all their mainline LP's.
During the early to mid 60's, Capitol's popular artists (such as Al Martino) had their records housed in all-white sleeves with "Capitol Records Inc." running around the border.
meltingpot.fortunecity.com /kirkland/266/btls/inner2.htm   (820 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Capitol Records
Capitol Records was founded by songwriter Johnny Mercer in 1942.
In 1992 it was changed to read "Capitol 50" in honor of the label's 50th anniversary.
The merger of Capitol Records and EMI created an even more powerful label, which has been home to such acts as The Beatles, the Beach Boys, Pink Floyd, Bob Seger, Duran Duran, Bonnie Raitt, Robbie Robertson, Steve Miller, Tina Turner, the Beastie Boys, and Garth Brooks.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Capitol_Records   (518 words)

  
 Capitol Records   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Since signing to Capitol Records the band has been working on the follow up to 2005’s rather brilliant ‘Picturesque’.
Mercer founded Capitol Records with the financial help of movie producer Buddy DeSylva and the business acumen of Glenn Wallichs, owner of Music City, at the time the biggest record store in Los Angeles, California.
The merger of Capitol Records and EMI created a large conglomeration, which owns the rights to The Beatles, the Beach Boys, Pink Floyd, Bob Seger, Duran Duran, Bonnie Raitt, Robbie Robertson, Steve Miller, Tina Turner, the Beastie Boys, and Garth Brooks.
www.wikiverse.org /capitol-records   (572 words)

  
 Beatles Capitol Records 45s, Beatles Capitol Records Promotional 45s   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This is the Capitol Records USA release from May 23, 1966.
This is the Capitol Records vintage original Picture Sleeve release from on March 18, 1968.
This is the Capitol Records infamous USA picture sleeve release from May 31, 1976.
www.beatlecollectors.com /pages/23   (738 words)

  
 Capitol City Records Service
Capitol City Records has been serving Texas attorneys for 14 years.
Our experience obtaining medical, employment and business records will give you peace of mind and allow you to work on other matters.
They find the custodians and obtain all the records I need, even in the hard to find situations.
www.ccrlegal.com   (156 words)

  
 Capitol Records, Inc. v Naxos of Am., Inc. (2005 NYSlipOp 02570)
During the drafting of the amendment, debate arose concerning the scope of protection to be afforded to pre-1972 sound recordings.
Having concluded that the musical recordings here are presumptively entitled to common-law copyright protection in New York, we proceed to address the three subquestions posed by the Second Circuit.
Capitol Records v Greatest Records, 43 Misc 2d 878, 880 [Sup Ct, NY County 1964]) and that Naxos is selling remastered copies of the identical performances.
www.courts.state.ny.us /reporter/3dseries/2005/2005_02570.htm   (6696 words)

  
 Capitol Records Inner Sleeves, Part One
By the middle of the 1950's, record companies had realized that this was not the case and had introduced protective inner liners.
Although Capitol continued to use plastic bags, they were one of the industry giants who made the move toward colorful paper inner sleeves.
The "front" side of the liner promotes Capitol's "high fidelity" sound, explaining that Capitol records are being housed in such sleeves "so that it will reach you in 'mint' condition." The sleeve also explains how to clean a record and that diamond needles are superior to sapphire ones.
meltingpot.fortunecity.com /kirkland/266/btls/inner.htm   (1510 words)

  
 Urban Legends Reference Pages: Music (Who Butchered the Beatles?)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
radio stations and record retailers in June 1966, many recipients were shocked by what they saw: a cover photograph featuring the Beatles, dressed in butcher's smocks, sitting amidst chunks of meat and cigarette-burned doll parts.
Capitol Records quickly recalled all copies of the album before they reached the sales racks and pasted a more innocuous picture of the Beatles sitting around a steamer trunk over the original cover.
The picture used for the "butcher cover" was taken at the suggestion of the Beatles' photographer and was not intended for use on an album cover.
www.snopes.com /music/hidden/butcher.htm   (353 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Capitol Records 1942-2002 / Va (Spec): Music: Capitol Records: 1942-2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
There are several artists missing on this compilation that also built the house of Capitol, and kept it going for decades, but all in all, this is an outstanding compilation showcasing the everchanging landscape of talent and talentless on this label.
Capitol Records Box is worth having just alone for its first four and a half decades of memories, and of course, the last decade features very impressive recordings from several lesser known artists.
Capitol records has been bringing music fans the very best in all kinds of music.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00006JI9Y?v=glance   (1089 words)

  
 The Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies Capitol Records Discography
The title of this record was also used for a 1951 Tweety and Sylvester cartoon that was directed by Friz Freleng..
This record was made into a Robert McKimson cartoon with Porky and Daffy called "Dime to Retire" in 1955 with few major changes to the story.
Golden Records released an LP of songs around the same time period and it also uses Bugs Bunny Show-style cover artwork.
records.goldenagecartoons.com /wb01.html   (1205 words)

  
 The Beatles Before Capitol, Part 3
Capitol Records won a lawsuit against them, but that didn't seem to stop Vee Jay.
While Vee Jay Records had shut down their Beatles operations -- not being allowed to issue any records containing the Please Please Me album songs or the "From Me to You"/"Thank You Girl" songs, Vee Jay was enjoying great success with Hear the Beatles Tell All, which came out in November, 1964.
Twenty years later, Capitol reissued "Twist and Shout"/"There's a Place" in stereo, in association with the film Ferris Bueller's Day Off, in which the a-side was featured.
www.friktech.com /btls/bc3.htm   (1115 words)

  
 Capitol Records, Inc. information and related industry information from Hoover's
Capitol Records is one of the leading recording labels in the US, sporting a talent roster that includes such pop artists the Beastie Boys, Coldplay, Faith Evans, Shelby Lynne, and the Shout Out Louds.
Founded in 1942, its offices are housed in the iconic Capitol Records Tower.
There are 9 competitors for Capitol Records; see more.
www.hoovers.com /capitol-records/--ID__104665--/free-co-factsheet.xhtml   (321 words)

  
 Capitol Records Amicus Brief - Digital Media Project
This brief is submitted in response to a request of the Court in the case of Capitol Records, et al.
The amici parties in the brief are individual members at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School, acting not in the interest of any of the parties in the case but in the interest of helping the Court balance the competing claims of the Plaintiffs and Defendants.
This interactive brief is intended to serve as a resource for potential plaintiffs and defendants in similar cases and for those interested in developing the legal issues at stake in these matters.
cyber.law.harvard.edu /media/capitol_amicus   (349 words)

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