Monday, September 25, 2017

September 25



On this day in 1980, John Bonham died at age 32 after a night of heavy drinking


Today in 1975, Jackie Wilson had a heart attack while performing live on stage 
at the Latin Casino, New Jersey


Today in 1965, The Beatles cartoon series premiered on ABC TV


On this day in 2001, radio goes to the stars with the launch of XM Satellite Radio Network


Famed rock critic and author Robert Hilburn was born on this day in 1939


On this day in 1990, Drummer Dave Grohl auditioned for Nirvana and was instantly given the job.


Released today in 1974, Jackson Browne’s third album, Late for the Sky


Sunday, September 24, 2017

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 75 today
 


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


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


Saturday, September 23, 2017

September 23



Bruce Springsteen is celebrating his 68th 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, plays 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 82 today


Today in 1992, Actress Darryl Hannah broke up with Jackson Browne, claiming he assaulted her


Steely Dan’s Aja was released today in 1977


Released on this day in 1978; Parallel Lines


Friday, September 22, 2017

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 records 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 59 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