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


Friday, June 21, 2019

June 21


Today in 2001, blues legend John Lee Hooker, died in his sleep at age 83


On this day in 1975, Ritchie Blackmore quit Deep Purple to form his own group


Ray Davies (The Kinks) turns 75 today


Guitarist Nils Lofgren is 66 today


Happy birthday to Marcy Levy. She turns 67 today


Brandon Flowers, lead singer for The Killers, was born today in 1981


Today in 1970, Art Garfunkel made his acting debut in the film Catch-22