Monday, September 24, 2018

September 24


Today in 1967, Traffic made their live debut when they appeared at Saville Theatre in London


Singer, songwriter and actor Anthony Newley was born on this day in 1931. He was once married to Joan Collins.


Gerry Marsden, (Gerry and the Pacemakers) is 76 today


The late Linda Eastman (McCartney) was born today in 1942


Blind Lemon Jefferson was born on this day in 1883 in Freestone County, Texas


Released today in 1971 Electric Warrior by T-Rex


Eagles ‘The Long Run’ was released today in 1979


BloodSugarSexMagik by The Red Hot Chili Peppers was released today in 1991


Nirvana’s Nevermind was released today in 1991


Sunday, September 23, 2018

September 23


Bruce Springsteen is celebrating his 69th birthday today


Jazz legend John Coltrane was born on this day in 1926


Ray Charles was born on this day in 1930


Jerry Corbetta of the band Sugarloaf was born on this day in 1947


Today in 1980, Bob Marley, suffering from cancer, played his last concert at a show in Pittsburgh


Session pianist Don Gronlick was born on this day in 1947


The late Roy Buchanan was born on this day in 1939


Jazz giant Les McCann is 83 today


On this day in 1995, bluesman Lawrence "Booker T." Laury died of cancer at age 81


Steely Dan’s Aja was released today in 1977


Released on this day in 1978; Blondie’s Parallel Lines


Saturday, September 22, 2018

September 22


Today in 1985, the first "Farm Aid" concert was held, in Champaign, Illinois


Today in 1999, Diana Ross is held by police at Heathrow Airport following an incident with the airport's security staff


Composer and lyricist Irving Berlin died on this day in 1989 at age 101


One of the biggest pop stars of the 1950’s, Eddie Fisher, died today in 2010


On this night in 1992, Bruce Springsteen recorded his MTV Unplugged set at the Warner Hollywood Studios in Los Angeles


On this day in 1979, Joe Walsh announces his bid for the U.S. presidency


Joan Jett is 60 today


David Coverdale of Deep Purple and Whitesnake was born today in 1949


The Band release their self-titled second album on this day in 1969


Friday, September 21, 2018

September 21


On this day in 1987, American jazz bassist Jaco Pastorius died from injuries sustained in a fight


Today in 2001, the concert America: A Tribute To Heroes, aired on most major TV networks


Leonard Cohen was born today in 1934


Don Felder was born today in 1947


Faith Hill is 51 today


Liam Gallagher is 46 today


Today in 2004, Cat Stevens, known as Yusuf Islam since the late 1970’s, is stopped from entering the US