Thursday, May 28, 2020

May 28


Remembering T- Bone Walker, born on this day in 1910


Papa John Creech (Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna) was born on this day in 1917


Gladys Knight is celebrating a birthday today


John Fogerty (Creedence Clearwater Revival) is 75 today


Bassist Leland Sklar is 73 today 


Roland Gift (Fine Young Cannibals) turns 59 today


Colbie Caillat celebrates her 35th birthday today


Wednesday, May 27, 2020

May 27


Today in 2017 we lost another music icon. Gregg Allman was 69


Today in 2008, Sir Paul McCartney was awarded an honorary Doctor of Music degree from Yale University


Ramsey Lewis is 85 years old today


Memphis blues singer Junior Parker was born on this day in 1932


The late Cilla Black was born on this day in 1943


André 3000 is 45 today


Siouxsie Sioux was born on this day in 1957


‘The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan’ was released today in 1963


‘God Save the Queen’ by The Sex Pistols was released on this day in 1977


Tuesday, May 26, 2020

May 26


Remembering the incomparable Miles Davis, born this day in 1926


Today in 1969, John and Yoko began an eight-day 'bed in' at Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth hotel in Montreal, Canada


The late Levon Helm (The Band) was born on this day in 1943


Stevie Nicks is 72 today


Lenny Kravitz was born on this day in 1964


Today in 1968, blues artist Little Willie John died in prison after being convicted of manslaughter


Lisa Marie Presley and Michael Jackson were wed on this day in 1994 a secret ceremony in the Dominican Republic


Monday, May 25, 2020

May 25


Alex Miller, known professionally as Sonny Boy Williamson died in his sleep on this day in 1965


Songwriter, pianist and arranger Hal David, was born on this day in 1921


Lauryn Hill (The Fugees) turns 45 today


On this day in 1994, jazz guitarist Eric Gale died of lung cancer at age 55


Buddy Holly’s manager Norman Petty was born on this day in 1927


Sunday, May 24, 2020

May 24


Bob Dylan celebrates his 79th birthday today


On this day in 1974, Duke Ellington, died of lung cancer and pneumonia at age 75


Today in 1963, Elmore James died of a heart attack at age 45


Guitarist Waddy Wachtel was born today in 1947


On this day in 1991, Gene Clark, a founding member of The Byrds died of a heart attack at age 49.


Rich Robinson (The Black Crowes) was born on this day in 1969