Monday, March 19, 2018

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

Sunday, March 18, 2018

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 39 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

Saturday, March 17, 2018

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 74 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 51st birthday today

Friday, March 16, 2018

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 64 today

Jerry Jeff Walker is 76 today

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

Thursday, March 15, 2018

March 15

Remembering 'Lightnin' Hopkins, born this day in 1912

Phil Lesh (The Grateful Dead) is 78 today

Sly Stone (Sly and the Family Stone) turns 75 today

Ry Cooder is 71 today

Jazz great Lester Young died on this day in 1959

Dee Snider of Twisted Sister is 63 today

Mark McGrath (Sugar Ray) is 50 today

One of the greatest live albums of all time was released today in 1978. “Let’s put your hands together for F…E…A…T”