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Capitol Records

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The Capitol label was founded in Hollywood, USA, in 1942 by songwriter Johnny Mercer, record store magnate Glenn Wallichs and Paramount Pictures executive Buddy de Sylva. Initially ...

Capitol Records

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Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4 ed.)

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...of Capitol, which, during the 80s, continued strengthening its ties with black music with releases by Peabo Bryson and Melba Moore . Its once predominant place now taken by other outlets, Capitol nonetheless remains one of the most important post-war record labels, and celebrated its silver anniversary in 1992 with several special releases under the title of Capitol Sings. COMPILATIONS The Classic Capitol Jazz Sessions 12-CD box set (Mosaic 1997) ٭ ٭ ٭ ٭ Favourite Capitol Classics (EMI 1998) ٭ ٭ ٭ Sixtieth Anniversary: 1942-2002 6-CD box set (Capitol...

Capitol Records

Capitol Records  

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The Capitol label was founded in Hollywood, USA, in 1942 by songwriter Johnny Mercer, record store magnate Glenn Wallichs and Paramount Pictures executive Buddy de Sylva. Initially incorporated as ...
Julius Caesar

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Michael Dobson, Will Sharpe, Anthony Davies, and Will Sharpe

The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare (2 ed.)

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...to ensure that he comes to the Capitol, where they will stab him. After the conspirators depart, Brutus’ wife Portia implores him to tell her what has been on his mind, finally showing that she has wounded her own thigh to prove her stoicism: Brutus promises he will, but first admits the sickly Caius Ligarius, who is eager to join the conspiracy. 2.2 Caesar, alarmed by the omens, orders that augurers sacrifice an animal, which proves to have no heart. Calpurnia, who has dreamed of his murder, begs Caesar not to go to the Capitol, and he eventually agrees....

Coriolanus

Coriolanus   Reference library

Michael Dobson, Will Sharpe, and Anthony Davies

The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare (2 ed.)

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...up how many scars he now bears. Martius, garlanded with oak and ceremonially renamed Coriolanus, is triumphantly welcomed into the city with Cominius, Lartius, and the army, and they set off for the Capitol: the tribunes, anxious that their enemy will be made consul, resolve to prevent this by provoking Coriolanus into alienating the people. 2.2 In the Capitol, Cominius gives an oration about Coriolanus’ heroic deeds, which Coriolanus himself refuses to hear: the Senate name him as a consul, but this, to Coriolanus’ distaste, will oblige him to appeal to the...

Point Of No Return (Frank Sinatra album)

Point Of No Return (Frank Sinatra album)  

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This was Sinatra’s last recording for Capitol: all songs were recorded in September 1961, except the bonus tracks, which were recorded in 1953. In 1961 he left Capitol to start ...
Sinatra And Swingin' Brass (Frank Sinatra album)

Sinatra And Swingin' Brass (Frank Sinatra album)  

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Recorded at a time when Frank Sinatra was ‘going for it’. He had to prove that his own record label could sell his own albums better than Capitol Records could. ...
Tony DeSare

Tony DeSare  

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B. 1976, Glen Falls, New York, USA. Influenced as a child by hearing Frank Sinatra on record, in particular his 50s Capitol Records sides, DeSare was soon singing and playing ...
Black Coffee (Peggy Lee album)

Black Coffee (Peggy Lee album)  

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In 1952, Capitol Records would not allow Peggy Lee to record ‘Lover’ because the label already had a big hit with Les Paul’s version of the song. She switched to ...
Heart (Heart album)

Heart (Heart album)  

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The other Wilson sisters strode wilfully back into the international charts with their self-titled debut for Capitol Records. Now seen as the first female AOR classic. Drawing on outside writers ...
Songs For Distingue Lovers (Billie Holiday album)

Songs For Distingue Lovers (Billie Holiday album)  

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Recorded at Capitol Studios, Hollywood, California in 1957. Comprised of the last five studio recordings Holiday did for Verve, Songs For Distingue Lovers finds her operating within her ideal ...
Cactus Brothers

Cactus Brothers  

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Highly arresting and energetic Nashville band, the Cactus Brothers formed in the late 80s as a spin-off from rock band Walk The West, who released one album on Capitol Records ...
Rosemary Butler

Rosemary Butler  

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B. USA. Formerly a member of the notorious Los Angeles, California, USA rockers Fanny, Rosemary Butler embarked on a solo career in 1984. Signed to Capitol Records, Rose was a ...
McGuinn, Clark And Hillman

McGuinn, Clark And Hillman  

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This aggregation of three ex-Byrds came together at the end of 1977 and signed a major recording contract with Capitol Records. Their debut, McGuinn, Clark & Hillman had a distinctly ...
Ollie McLaughlin

Ollie McLaughlin  

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B. 24 March 1925, Carthage, Mississippi, USA, d. 19 February 1984. McLaughlin was a record producer whose list of credits included artists such as Del Shannon, the Capitols, Deon Jackson ...
Dandy Warhols Come Down (Dandy Warhols album)

Dandy Warhols Come Down (Dandy Warhols album)  

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After striking gold with Everclear, Capitol Records returned to Portland and signed the Dandy Warhols, a quartet hip-deep in psychedelic soaked pop songs that bring to mind everyone from Syd ...
Tiny Kennedy

Tiny Kennedy  

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B. Jesse Kennedy, 20 December 1925, probably Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. Blues shouter Kennedy first came to prominence in Kansas City in November 1949, where he recorded a session for Capitol ...
Beatles 1 (Beatles album)

Beatles 1 (Beatles album)  

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For the six years the Beatles were recording for Capitol Records, the Fab Four ascended to top of the USA and UK charts an astonishing 27 times. This single-disc compilation ...
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy (Cannonball Adderley album)

Mercy, Mercy, Mercy (Cannonball Adderley album)  

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Recorded live at Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, California on October 20, 1966.During the fall of 1966, Cannonball Adderley and his crack quintet laid down one of the most joyous, defining ...
Come Swing With Me! (Frank Sinatra album)

Come Swing With Me! (Frank Sinatra album)  

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The third Sinatra-Billy May album recorded for Capitol continued in the effortlessly swinging vein of its predecessors, Come Fly With Me and Come Dance With Me. This period of Sinatra’s ...
Nice 'N' Easy (Frank Sinatra album)

Nice 'N' Easy (Frank Sinatra album)  

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The perfect Frank Sinatra album, which bridged both swing and gentle ballads, and yet another immaculate collaboration with Nelson Riddle and producer David Cavanaugh at Capitol Records. It is ...

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