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


Tuesday, March 19, 2019

March 19


Today in 1976, Paul Kossof (Free) died at age 25 from Heroin-related heart problems


On this day in 1990, Andrew Wood of Mother Love Bone died of a heroin overdose


On this day in 1982, Ozzy Osbourne's guitarist Randy Rhoads was killed when the plane he was riding in crashed


Bob Dylan’s debut album was released on this day in 1962


“Aqualung” by Jethro Tull was released today in 1971


The White Stripes “Elephant” featuring Seven Nation Army was released on this day in 2003


Monday, March 18, 2019

March 18


Today in 2017, Chuck Berry was found dead in his home in St. Louis MO at age 90


On this day in 2001, John Phillips (The Mamas and The Papas) died of heart failure aged 65


Remembering the late Wilson Pickett, born today in 1941


Vanessa Williams was born today in 1963


Adam Levine (Maroon 5) is 40 today


Joe Lala (The Blues Image, Joe Walsh, Manassas) died this day in 2014 at age 66


Russian composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov was born on this day in 1844


Sunday, March 17, 2019

March 17


Today in 1957, Elvis Presley bought the Graceland mansion from Mrs Ruth Brown-Moore for $102,500


On this day in 1990, Rick Grech, (Blind Faith, Traffic) died of kidney and liver failure.


Remembering Nat King Cole, born on this day in 1919


Paul Kantner (Jefferson Airplane) was born on this day in 1941


John Sebastian (The Lovin’ Spoonful) turns 75 today


Today in 2008, Heather Mills is awarded 23.7 million pounds (about $47 million) in her divorce from Paul McCartney


Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins) celebrates his 52nd birthday today


Saturday, March 16, 2019

March 16


On this day in 1970, Motown singer Tammi Terrell died of a brain tumor at the age of 24


Today in 1975, "T-Bone" Walker passed away from a stroke at age 64


Nancy Wilson (Heart) is 65 today


Jerry Jeff Walker is 77 today


On this day in 2017, Ray Davies of the Kinks was knighted by Prince Charles for his services to music