Wednesday, May 23, 2018

May 23


The inventor of the Moog synthesizer, Dr. Robert Moog, was born on this date in 1934


Danny Klein (The J. Geils Band) is 72 today


Rick Fenn (10cc) turns 65 today


Jewel turns 44 today


The Rock opera 'Tommy' was released on this day in 1969


Tuesday, May 22, 2018

May 22


Composer Richard Wagner was born on this date in 1813


Bernie Taupin was born on this day in 1950


Today in 2010, Alanis Morissette married rapper Souleye


Steven Patrick Morrissey of The Smiths was born on this day in 1959


Jesse Valenzuela (Gin Blossoms) was born today in 1962


Monday, May 21, 2018

May 21


Remembering Fats Waller, born on this day in 1904.


Today in 2013, Trevor Bolder (David Bowie's Spiders From Mars) died from cancer at the age of 62.


Leo Sayer was born today in 1948


Today in 1981, Bob Marley was buried in St. Ann's, Jamaica with state honors


Marvin Gaye’s ‘What's Going On’ was released today in 1971


Today in 1972, Christopher Wallace aka The Notorious B.I.G. was born in Brooklyn, NY


In a story about Rickie Lee Jones that appeared on this day in 1979, Time Magazine coined the nickname “the Duchess of Coolsville”


Sunday, May 20, 2018

May 20


Today in 2013, Ray Manzarek, (The Doors) died at age 74


On this day in 2012, Robin Gibb (Bee Gees) died from cancer at age 62.


The late Joe Cocker was born on this day in 1944 in Sheffield England


Little know “27 Club” member Rudy Lewis of the Drifters, died on this day in 1964 of a suspected drug overdose.


Jane Wiedlin (The Go-Go's) was born on this day in 1958.


Pete Townshend married Karen Astley on this day in 1968


Cher is celebrating a birthday today


Saturday, May 19, 2018

May 19


Pete Townshend celebrates birthday 73 today


Dusty Hill of ZZ Top is 69 today


Remembering Joey Ramone, born on this day in 1951


Tom Scott (L.A. Express) was born on this date in 1948


Grace Jones is 70 today


Influential jazz saxophonist Coleman Hawkins passed away on this day in 1969


‘Honky Chateau’ by Elton John was released today in 1972


‘Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy’ by Elton John was released on this day in 1975