Tuesday, November 20, 2018

November 20


Remembering the birthday of Duane Allman, today in 1946


On this night in 1976, Paul Simon hosted NBC's Saturday Night Live where he performed live with George Harrison


Joe Walsh is celebrating his 71st birthday today


Today in 2003, Michael Jackson flew to Santa Barbara to be arrested by police. He was freed on $3m bail


Do you remember Norman Greenbaum? (Spirit in the Sky) He is 76 today


Jared Followill (Kings Of Leon) is 32 today


Today in 2013, Loretta Lynn was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Barrack Obama.


Monday, November 19, 2018

November 19


On this day in 1983, Tom Evans (Badfinger) committed suicide by hanging himself in his back garden from a willow tree


Today in 1994, David Crosby had a successful liver transplant operation at Dumont-UCLA in Los Angeles


Original “Mother” Ray Collins was born on this day in 1936


Swing bandleader Tommy Dorsey was born today in 1905


On this day in 2002, Michael Jackson dangled his baby from a third-floor hotel balcony in Berlin.


Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers “Damn the Torpedoes” was released today in 1979


Today in 1982, Led Zeppelin release their final album called Coda


Sunday, November 18, 2018

November 18


On this day in 2017, Malcolm Young of AC/DC fame died at his home at age 64


Today in 1972, Danny Whitten (Crazy Horse) was fired from the band and later that night died of a drug overdose 


On this day in 1993, Nirvana recorded their MTV unplugged special at Sony Studios, New York


Graham Parker was born today in 1950


Today in 1971, Junior Parker died during surgery for a brain tumor at age 39.


Today in 1994, Cab Calloway died in Hockessin, DE of complications of a stroke he suffered in July of that year


Today in 1936, jazz trumpeter Don Cherry was born in Oklahoma


“Achtung Baby” by U2 was released today in 1991


Saturday, November 17, 2018

November 17


John and Yoko’s “Double Fantasy” was released today in 1980


“Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs” by Derek and the Dominos was released today in 1970


Gordon Lightfoot was born today in 1938


Jeff Buckley was born on this day in 1966


Soul singer Jimmy Ruffin died on this day in 2014 at age 78


Today in 1990, David Crosby had a motorcycle accident where he broke his shoulder, left leg, and ankle


On this night in 1970, Elton John plays live in a recording studio which would eventually become his first live album 17-11-70 (11-17-70 in the U.S.)


Remembering the birthday today of Gene Clark (The Byrds) in 1944


Tommy Bolin’s “Teaser” was released today in 1975