Tuesday, June 2, 2020

June 2

The most important rock & roll album ever made, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band was released on this day in 1967 in the US


 

Today in 1989, 52-year-old Bill Wyman married 19-year-old Mandy Smith. The marriage lasted 17 months



On this day in 2008, Bo Diddley died of heart failure at his home in Archer, Florida at age 79



Vince Welnick, the 5th Grateful Dead keyboardist died on this day in 2006



Charlie Watts (The Rolling Stones) was born on this day in 1941



Today in 2006, Muscle Shoals Sound Studios was added to the National Historic Register



Classical guitarist Andres Segovia died on this day in 1987 at age 94



Darkness on the Edge of Town by Bruce Springsteen was released today in 1978


 

Monday, June 1, 2020

June 1


Ron Wood celebrates his 73rd birthday today


Alanis Morissette is 46 today


On this day in 2000, salsa king Tito Puente died of a massive heart attack


Today in 1991, David Ruffin died of a drug overdose


On this day in 2005, Jack White married his girlfriend, British model Karen Elson


Synchronicity was released on this day in 1983


Sting’s first solo album ‘The Dream of the Blue Turtles’ was released today in 1985


The Eagles debut album was dropped today in 1972


Sunday, May 31, 2020

May 31


Remembering John “Bonzo” Bonham, born on this day in 1948


Today in 1961, Jimi Hendrix enlisted in the Army for 3 years and was stationed at Fort Campbell, Kentucky


Peter Yarrow (Peter Paul and Mary) was born on this date in 1938


Today in 1985, The Parents Music Resource Center (PMRC), sent its first letter to the RIAA requesting a ratings system for albums and concerts


Darryl McDaniels of Run D.M.C. was born on this day in 1964


Honky tonk piano player Clint Eastwood is 90 today. Oh, and he also acts and directs movies


Saturday, May 30, 2020

May 30


On this day in 1980, Carl Radle (Derek and the Dominoes) died of kidney failure at age 38


“The King of Swing” Benny Goodman was born today in 1909


Famed British record producer Mickie Most passed away on this day in 2003 from peritoneal mesothelioma


Nicky 'Topper' Headon (The Clash) celebrates his 65th birthday today


Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine) was born on this day in 1964


On this day in 2019, singer-songwriter, guitarist and actor Leon Redbone died at age 69


Bass guitarist for The Jerry Garcia Band and Old and in the Way, John Kahn died of a heart attack on this day in 1996


Cee-Lo Green (Gnarls Barkley) was born on this day in 1974


Carl Dean and Dolly Parton were married 54 years ago today. Happy Anniversary!


Wynonna Judd was born on this day in 1964


Friday, May 29, 2020

May 29


On this day in 1997, Jeff Buckley disappeared and drowned after talking a swim in the Mississippi River


John Cipollina (Quicksilver Messenger Service) died on this day in 1989 from Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency


Noel Gallagher (Oasis) was born on this day in 1967


La Toya Jackson is 64 today


Gary Brooker (Procol Harum) was born on this day in 1945


Melissa Etheridge was born today in 1961