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