Tuesday, June 2, 2020

June 2

The most important rock & roll album ever made, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band was released on this day in 1967 in the US


Today in 1989, 52-year-old Bill Wyman married 19-year-old Mandy Smith. The marriage lasted 17 months

On this day in 2008, Bo Diddley died of heart failure at his home in Archer, Florida at age 79

Vince Welnick, the 5th Grateful Dead keyboardist died on this day in 2006

Charlie Watts (The Rolling Stones) was born on this day in 1941

Today in 2006, Muscle Shoals Sound Studios was added to the National Historic Register

Classical guitarist Andres Segovia died on this day in 1987 at age 94

Darkness on the Edge of Town by Bruce Springsteen was released today in 1978


Monday, June 1, 2020

June 1

Ron Wood celebrates his 73rd birthday today

Alanis Morissette is 46 today

On this day in 2000, salsa king Tito Puente died of a massive heart attack

Today in 1991, David Ruffin died of a drug overdose

On this day in 2005, Jack White married his girlfriend, British model Karen Elson

Synchronicity was released on this day in 1983

Sting’s first solo album ‘The Dream of the Blue Turtles’ was released today in 1985

The Eagles debut album was dropped today in 1972

Sunday, May 31, 2020

May 31

Remembering John “Bonzo” Bonham, born on this day in 1948

Today in 1961, Jimi Hendrix enlisted in the Army for 3 years and was stationed at Fort Campbell, Kentucky

Peter Yarrow (Peter Paul and Mary) was born on this date in 1938

Today in 1985, The Parents Music Resource Center (PMRC), sent its first letter to the RIAA requesting a ratings system for albums and concerts

Darryl McDaniels of Run D.M.C. was born on this day in 1964

Honky tonk piano player Clint Eastwood is 90 today. Oh, and he also acts and directs movies

Saturday, May 30, 2020

May 30

On this day in 1980, Carl Radle (Derek and the Dominoes) died of kidney failure at age 38

“The King of Swing” Benny Goodman was born today in 1909

Famed British record producer Mickie Most passed away on this day in 2003 from peritoneal mesothelioma

Nicky 'Topper' Headon (The Clash) celebrates his 65th birthday today

Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine) was born on this day in 1964

On this day in 2019, singer-songwriter, guitarist and actor Leon Redbone died at age 69

Bass guitarist for The Jerry Garcia Band and Old and in the Way, John Kahn died of a heart attack on this day in 1996

Cee-Lo Green (Gnarls Barkley) was born on this day in 1974

Carl Dean and Dolly Parton were married 54 years ago today. Happy Anniversary!

Wynonna Judd was born on this day in 1964

Friday, May 29, 2020

May 29

On this day in 1997, Jeff Buckley disappeared and drowned after talking a swim in the Mississippi River

John Cipollina (Quicksilver Messenger Service) died on this day in 1989 from Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency

Noel Gallagher (Oasis) was born on this day in 1967

La Toya Jackson is 64 today

Gary Brooker (Procol Harum) was born on this day in 1945

Melissa Etheridge was born today in 1961