Sunday, March 24, 2019

March 24


On this day in 1958, Elvis Presley reported to the Memphis draft board where he was assigned army serial number 53310761


Today in 1997, Harold Melvin died aged 57


Today in 2000, Jack and Meg White of The White Stripes got divorced but the band stayed together until 2011


On this day in 2001, a stretch of road on Highway 19 in Macon, Georgia, was named Duane Allman Boulevard


Nick Lowe turns 70 today


Saturday, March 23, 2019

March 23


Today in 1973, John Lennon was ordered to leave the US within 60 days by the immigration authorities


On this day in 1985, Billy Joel married model Christie Brinkley on a boat moored alongside the Statue Of Liberty


Today in 2008, Neil Aspinall, who ran the Apple Corps music empire for the Beatles died in New York from cancer aged 66


Ric Ocasek (The Cars) is 70 today


Yvette Marie Stevens a.k.a. Chaka Khan is celebrating a birthday today


Damon Albarn, (Blur) is 51 today


Friday, March 22, 2019

March 22


Today in 1971, police arrested all the members from The Allman Brothers Band for heroin and marijuana possession


George Benson is 76 today


Andrew Lloyd Webber was born today in 1948


Stephen Sondheim was born on this day in 1930


Two days after their wedding in Gibraltar, John Lennon and Yoko Ono begin their "Bed-in," in Amsterdam


Today in 1994, Dan Hartman (Edgar Winter Group) died of a brain tumor in Westport, Connecticut


Dylan’s “Bringing It All Back Home” was released today in 1965


The Eagles third album ‘On The Border’ was released today in 1974


Thursday, March 21, 2019

March 21


Today in 1991, Leo Fender, the inventor of The Telecaster and Stratocaster guitars died from Parkinson's disease


One of the last two original Mississippi Delta blues musicians, and a personal friend of Robert Johnson, “Pinetop” Perkins died on this day in 2011


Roger Hodgson (Supertramp) is 69 today


Eddie Money is 70 today


Today in 1963, Barbra Streisand married her first husband, actor Elliot Gould, in New York


Blues singer and guitarist Son House was born on this day in 1902


“Nick of Time” by Bonnie Raitt was released today in 1989


Wednesday, March 20, 2019

March 20


Today in 1969, John Lennon married Yoko Ono at the British Consulate Office in Gibraltar


On this date in 1991, Eric Clapton's four year old son, Conor, fell to his death from the 53rd story of a New York City apartment


The late Chester Bennington of Linkin Park was born on this day in 1976


Today in 2018, Ringo Starr was knighted by The Duke of Cambridge for his services to music


Jazz pianist Gil Evans died on this day in 1988


Jimmie Vaughan (The Fabulous Thunderbirds) and brother of Stevie Ray is 68 today


Carl Palmer (Emerson Lake and Palmer) turns 69 today


Alex Kapranos (Franz Ferdinand) celebrates birthday number 47 today