Friday, April 10, 2015

Musical Memories April 10th



1885 - Sigmund Spaeth, music critic/composer/author born in Philadelphia, PA (d.1965)


1892 - Victor de Sabata, conductor/composer born in Trieste, Italy (d.1967)
Victor de Sabata "Symphony No 5" Beethoven (1. Mov.)

1894 - Fess Williams, band leader born in Danville, Ky. (d.1975)
Fess Williams and his Royal Flush Orchestra "Variety Stomp" 1927


1896 - Edith Day, Broadway singer/actress born in Minneapolis, Minn. (d.1971)
Edith Day - Alice Blue Gown 1920


1898 - Fred Hall, comedian/singer/bandleader/composer born in New York, NY (d.1964)


1902 - Mark Warnow, conductor/ violinist born in Ukraine (d.1949)
1942 Mark Warnow - I Don't Want To Set The World On Fire


1906 - Fud Livingston, jazz musician/arranger born in Charleston, SC (d.1957) 
Mississippi Maulers (w Mannie Klein, Tommy Dorsey, Fud Livingston) - My Angeline


1921 - Sheb Wooley, actor/singer born in Erick, Oklahoma (d.2003)
The Purple People Eater - Sheb Wooley


1926 - Junior Samples, country singer born in Cumming, Ga (d.1983)
Jr. Samples - Ode To A Thunder Mug



1938 - King Oliver, cornetist/bandleader/composer dies at 52
(some sources say he died on the 8th)
St James Infirmary : King Oliver and His Orchestra

1958 - Chuck Willis, singer/songwriter dies at 30
C. C. Rider - Chuck Willis



1962 - Stuart Sutcliffe, bassist (Beatles), dies of brain hemorrhage at 21
The Beatles Cayenne (1960 rehearsal)



1967 - 39th Academy Awards -
A Man for All Seasons, best picture
A Man for All Seasons - Trailer [1966]


Born Free, music best song & best original score
Born Free - Matt Monro


A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, music best scoring
A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum (1966) - Comedy Tonight



1968 - 40th Academy Awards -
In the Heat of the Night, best picture
Ray Charles - In the Heat of the Night


Camelot, best scoring of music
Camelot - Trailer
Thoroughly Modern Millie, music best original score
Thoroughly Modern Millie
  

1984 - Nate Nelson, R&B-singer dies on 52 birthday
FLAMINGOS - DREAM OF A LIFETIME (NATE NELSON LEAD)



1989 - 24th Academy of Country Music Awards -
 
 ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR: Hank Williams Jr.
Hank Williams Jr. Wins Entertainer of the Year - ACM Awards 1989


SONG OF THE YEAR : ''Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Roses,'' Kathy Mattea
Kathy Mattea - Eighteen Wheels And A Dozen Roses



ALBUM OF THE YEAR: ''This Woman,'' K. T. Oslin
K. T. Oslin - "This Woman" - LIVE




2003 - Little Eva, singer dies at 59
Little Eva - Loco-motion(1962)


2006 - 40th CMT Music Awards
Entertainer of the Year Kenny Chesney
Kenny Chesney - Summertime


Song of the Year I Believe, Ronnie Dunn & Craig Wiesman
Brooks & Dunn - Believe


Album of the Year Time Well Wasted, Brad Paisley
Brad Paisley-Time Well Wasted




2007 - Dakota Staton, singer dies at 76
Dakota Staton - When Sunny Gets Blue (1958)


2013 - Jimmy Dawkins, electric blues musician, dies at 76
Jimmy Dawkins ~ ''Me My Guitar And The Blues''(Modern Electric Blues 1997)

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