Wednesday, October 17, 2018

October 17

Today in 2000, at a charity auction in London, George Michael paid 2.1 million dollars for John Lennon’s upright piano

Ziggy Marley was born on this date in 1968

Marshall Bruce Mathers III a.k.a Eminem is 46 today

David St. Hubbins (Spinal Tap) a.k.a. Michael McKean was born on this day in 1947 

Jim Seals (Seals & Croft) is 77 today

Wyclef Jean is 49 today

Today in 1967, Hair, the world's first hippie rock musical, made its debut at the New York Shakespeare Festival

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

October 16

Today in 2006, CBGB, the legendary New York punk club credited with discovering Patti Smith and The Ramones, closed 

Remembering the birthday of Nico (Velvet Underground) in 1938

Fred Turner (Bachman Turner Overdrive) was born on this day in 1943

Bob Weir is celebrating his 71st birthday today

John Mayer was born on this day in 1977

Today in 1990, jazz drummer Art Blakey died of lung cancer in Manhattan, at age 71

Michael Peter Balzary a.k.a. Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers) is 56 today

Co-founder of Chess Records, Leonard Chess died on this day in 1969

The Doors’ Strange Days was released today in 1967

Monday, October 15, 2018

October 15

Today in 1995, Paul and Linda McCartney appear on an episode of The Simpsons where they help Lisa become a vegetarian

Today in 1973, Keith Richards was banned from France for two years when he is found guilty of use, and trafficking of cannabis

On this night in 1992, Madonna holds a "Sex" party to promote her upcoming book Sex

Today in 1964, Cole Porter died at the age of 72 from kidney failure

Mr. Bad Example by Warren Zevon was released today in 1991