Wednesday, June 26, 2019

June 26

Today in 1977, Elvis Presley made his last ever live stage appearance when he appeared at the Market Square Arena in Indianapolis

Elvis Presley's manager, the late Colonel Tom Parker, was born on this day in 1910

The Clash’s Mick Jones was born today in 1955

Singer/actor Chris Isaak was born on this day in 1956

Nathan Followill (Kings Of Leon) is 40 today

Remembering bluesman Big Bill Broonzy, born this day in 1893

Leon Russell’s Carney was released on this day in 1972

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

June 25

On this day in 2009, Michael Jackson died at the age of 50, after suffering heart failure at his home in Beverly Hills

Today in 1987, songwriter Boudleaux Bryant died. With wife Felice, wrote, 'Bye Bye Love', 'Wake Up Little Susie' among others

Today in 1988, Hillel Slovak (The Red Hot Chili Peppers) died from a heroin overdose

Today in 2006, Nicole Kidman married Keith Urban at ceremony in Sydney, Australia

Carly Simon is 74 today

The late George Michael was born today in 1963

Today in 2006, music producer and arranger Arif Mardin died at age 74 from pancreatic cancer

Ian McDonald (King Crimson, Foreigner) was born on this date in 1946

The Soundtrack to the movie Purple Rain was released today in 1984

Monday, June 24, 2019

June 24

Happy birthday to Mick Fleetwood. He is 72 today

Jeff Beck is 75 years old today

The “god of hellfire” Arthur Brown turns 77 today

Dire Straits bassist John Illsley is 70 today

Curt Smith (Tears For Fears) is turning 58 today

Born on this day in 1945, Colin Blunstone (The Zombies)

Traffic’s Chris Wood was born on this day in 1944. He died in 1983

Nina Simone released her debut album “Little Girl Blue” on this date in 1958

Sunday, June 23, 2019

June 23

Jerry Garcia’s longtime collaborator lyricist Robert Hunter was born on this day in 1941

June Carter Cash, wife of Johnny Cash was born on this day in 1929

Beatles bassist Stuart Sutcliffe was born today in 1940. He died in 1962

KT Tunstall is celebrating her 44th birthday today

Welsh singer Duffy was born today in 1984

On this day in 2013, Bobby “Blue” Bland died at his home in Germantown, Tennessee at age 83

Jason Mraz is 42 today

Today in 1967, The Who’s John Entwistle married his childhood sweetheart Alison Wise

Saturday, June 22, 2019

June 22

Today in 1969, Judy Garland died of a barbiturate overdose. She was 47

On this day in 2002, U2 guitarist 'The Edge' married his girlfriend of ten years Morleigh Steinberg

Kris Kristofferson is 83 today

Peter Asher celebrates his 75th birthday today

Howard Kaylan (The Turtles) is 72 today

George Carlin died on this day in 2008 at age 71

Happy birthday to Todd Rundgren. He is 71 today

Cyndi Lauper turns 66 today