Thursday, July 19, 2018

July 19

The late Keith Godchaux of The Grateful Dead was born 70 years ago today

On this day in 1966, 50-year-old Frank Sinatra marries the 20-year-old actress Mia Farrow in New York

Today in 1954, Sun Records released the first Elvis Presley single, 'That's All Right'

Founding member of The Eagles, Bernie Leadon is 71 today

Dr. Brian May (Queen) turns 71 today

Remembering Allen Collins of Lynyrd Skynyrd who was born today in 1952

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

July 18

On this day in 1988, Nico died after suffering a minor heart attack while on holiday with her son in Ibiza Spain

Today in 1966, Bobby Fuller of The Bobby Fuller Four was found dead in his car in LA at age 22

Today in 1992, Bobby Brown married Whitney Houston at her New Jersey estate

The late Screamin' Jay Hawkins was born on this day in 1929

Martha Reeves (The Vandellas) was born today in 1941

The founder of Virgin Records, Richard Branson celebrates his 68th birthday today

Drummer Jack Irons (Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers) was born today in 1962

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

July 17

On this day in 1959, Billie Holiday died in a NYC hospital from cirrhosis of the liver at age 44

John Coltrane died on this day in 1967 from liver cancer at Huntington Hospital in Long Island 

Today in 1996, Jimi Hendrix’s manager Chas Chandler died at age 57 from an aortic aneurysm

Spencer Davis is celebrating a birthday today. He is 78

The late Nicolette Larsen was born on this day in 1952

Today in 2009, Gordon Waller (of Peter and Gordon) died of a heart attack at age 64

The late Phoebe Snow was born today in 1952