Thursday, February 21, 2019

February 21


Today in 1982, American DJ Murry The K died of cancer


Remembering Nina Simone, born on this day in 1933


The late Vince Welnick (The Tubes, The Grateful Dead) was born on this day in 1951


Jerry Harrison of Talking Heads is 70 today


Mary Chapin Carpenter was born today in 1958


David Geffen is celebrating his 76th birthday today


Wednesday, February 20, 2019

February 20


Remembering Kurt Cobain, born on this day in 1967 


Today in 1980, Bon Scott (AC/DC) was pronounced dead on arrival at a London hospital after a heavy night of drinking


Gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson died on this day in 2005


On this day in 2003, 100 people died after pyrotechnics ignited a club during a gig by Great White in West Warwick, RI


Buffy Sainte-Marie is 78 today


The late great Walter Becker was born on this day in 1950


The late J Geils (J. Geils Band) was born on this day in 1946


The late Randy California (Spirit) was born on this day in 1951


Steely Dan’s Pretzel Logic was released today in 1974


Tuesday, February 19, 2019

February 19


Today in 1995, Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee married actress Pamela Anderson on a Cancun beach, Mexico


On this day in 1977, Manfred Mann's Earth Band's cover of Bruce Springsteen's "Blinded by the Light" hits #1 in the US. It is the only Springsteen song ever to top the chart.


Today in 1972, Sammy Davis Jr. makes his notorious guest appearance on CBS' All in the Family


Smokey Robinson is 79 today


Tony Iommi, (Black Sabbath) is 71 today


Born on this day in 1963, Henry Samuel aka, Seal


Monday, February 18, 2019

February 18


Yoko Ono is 86 today


Dennis DeYoung (Styx) turns 72 today


Today in 1969, Lulu and The Bee Gee's Maurice Gibb got married


Today in 2001, James Taylor married third wife Kim Smedvig at a small ceremony in Boston


Today in 1973, the nationally syndicated concert radio show The King Biscuit Flower Hour debuted on over 300 radio stations


On this day in 1964, The Beatles met Muhammad Ali in Miami


John Travolta is 65 today


Dr. Dre, Andre Romelle Young, was born on this day in 1965


Today in 2006, The Rolling Stones played to 1.5 million people at Copacabana Beach in Rio


Sunday, February 17, 2019

February 17


Today in 1969, Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash recorded ‘Girl From The North Country’ together in Nashville at CBS Studios


Billie Joe Armstrong (Green Day) is 47 today


Ed Sheeran was born today in 1991


Rickey Medlocke (Blackfoot) was born today in 1950


On this day in 1989, David Coverdale married actress Tawny Kitaen


Today in 2005, A 1965 Fender Stratocaster guitar belonging to Jimi Hendrix sold for $137,000 at an auction in London