Saturday, March 24, 2018

March 24

On this day in 1958, Elvis Presley reported to the Memphis draft board where he was assigned army serial number 53310761

Today in 1997, Harold Melvin died aged 57

Today in 2000, Jack and Meg White of The White Stripes get divorced but the band stays together until 2011

On this day in 2001, a stretch of road on Highway 19 in Macon, Georgia, was named Duane Allman Boulevard

Nick Lowe turns 69 today

Friday, March 23, 2018

March 23

Today in 1973, John Lennon was ordered to leave the US within 60 days by the immigration authorities

On this day in 1985, Billy Joel married model Christie Brinkley on a boat moored alongside the Statue Of Liberty

Today in 2008, Neil Aspinall, who ran the Apple Corps music empire for the Beatles died in New York from cancer aged 66

Ric Ocasek (The Cars) is 69 today

Yvette Marie Stevens a.k.a. Chaka Khan is celebrating a birthday today

Damon Albarn, (Blur) is 50 today

Thursday, March 22, 2018

March 22

Today in 1971, police arrested all the members from The Allman Brothers Band for heroin and marijuana possession

George Benson is 75 today

Andrew Lloyd Webber was born today in 1948

Stephen Sondheim was born on this day in 1930

Two days after their wedding in Gibraltar, John Lennon and Yoko Ono begin their "Bed-in," in Amsterdam

Today in 1994, Dan Hartman (Edgar Winter Group) died of a brain tumor in Westport, Connecticut

Dylan’s “Bringing It All Back Home” was released today in 1965

The Eagles third album ‘On The Border’ was released today in 1974

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

March 21

Today in 1991, Leo Fender, the inventor of The Telecaster and Stratocaster guitars died from Parkinson's disease

One of the last two original Mississippi Delta blues musicians, and a personal friend of Robert Johnson, “Pinetop” Perkins died on this day in 2011

Roger Hodgson (Supertramp) is 68 today

Eddie Money is 69 today

Today in 1963, Barbra Streisand married her first husband, actor Elliot Gould, in New York

Blues singer and guitarist Son House was born on this day in 1902

“Nick of Time” by Bonnie Raitt was released today in 1989

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

March 20

Today in 1969, John Lennon married Yoko Ono at the British Consulate Office in Gibraltar

On this date in 1991, Eric Clapton's four year old son, Conor, fell to his death from the 53rd story of a New York City apartment

The late Chester Bennington of Linkin Park was born on this day in 1976

Jazz pianist Gil Evans died on this day in 1988

Jimmie Vaughan (The Fabulous Thunderbirds) and brother of Stevie Ray is 67 today

Carl Palmer (Emerson Lake and Palmer) turns 68 today

Alex Kapranos (Franz Ferdinand) celebrates birthday number 46 today