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