Monday, September 24, 2018

September 24

Today in 1967, Traffic made their live debut when they appeared at Saville Theatre in London

Singer, songwriter and actor Anthony Newley was born on this day in 1931. He was once married to Joan Collins.

Gerry Marsden, (Gerry and the Pacemakers) is 76 today

The late Linda Eastman (McCartney) was born today in 1942

Blind Lemon Jefferson was born on this day in 1883 in Freestone County, Texas

Released today in 1971 Electric Warrior by T-Rex

Eagles ‘The Long Run’ was released today in 1979

BloodSugarSexMagik by The Red Hot Chili Peppers was released today in 1991

Nirvana’s Nevermind was released today in 1991

Sunday, September 23, 2018

September 23

Bruce Springsteen is celebrating his 69th birthday today

Jazz legend John Coltrane was born on this day in 1926

Ray Charles was born on this day in 1930

Jerry Corbetta of the band Sugarloaf was born on this day in 1947

Today in 1980, Bob Marley, suffering from cancer, played his last concert at a show in Pittsburgh

Session pianist Don Gronlick was born on this day in 1947

The late Roy Buchanan was born on this day in 1939

Jazz giant Les McCann is 83 today

On this day in 1995, bluesman Lawrence "Booker T." Laury died of cancer at age 81

Steely Dan’s Aja was released today in 1977

Released on this day in 1978; Blondie’s Parallel Lines

Saturday, September 22, 2018

September 22

Today in 1985, the first "Farm Aid" concert was held, in Champaign, Illinois

Today in 1999, Diana Ross is held by police at Heathrow Airport following an incident with the airport's security staff

Composer and lyricist Irving Berlin died on this day in 1989 at age 101

One of the biggest pop stars of the 1950’s, Eddie Fisher, died today in 2010

On this night in 1992, Bruce Springsteen recorded his MTV Unplugged set at the Warner Hollywood Studios in Los Angeles

On this day in 1979, Joe Walsh announces his bid for the U.S. presidency

Joan Jett is 60 today

David Coverdale of Deep Purple and Whitesnake was born today in 1949

The Band release their self-titled second album on this day in 1969

Friday, September 21, 2018

September 21

On this day in 1987, American jazz bassist Jaco Pastorius died from injuries sustained in a fight

Today in 2001, the concert America: A Tribute To Heroes, aired on most major TV networks

Leonard Cohen was born today in 1934

Don Felder was born today in 1947

Faith Hill is 51 today

Liam Gallagher is 46 today

Today in 2004, Cat Stevens, known as Yusuf Islam since the late 1970’s, is stopped from entering the US