Thursday, January 27, 2022

January 27

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on this day in 1756


Pete Seeger passed away on this day in 2014 at the age of 94


Blues singer Bobby “Blue” Bland was born on this date in 1930


Today in 1972, gospel singer Mahalia Jackson died in Chicago of heart failure at age 60


Remembering the King of the Slide Guitar, Elmore James born on this day in 1918


Nick Mason (Pink Floyd) is 78 today


Wednesday, January 26, 2022

January 26

Today in 1977, Peter Green (Fleetwood Mac) was committed to a mental hospital after threatening his accountant with an air rifle


Today in 1908, Stephane Grappelli was born


Eddie Van Halen was born on this day in 1955


Andrew Ridgeley (Wham!) turns 59 today


Mountain drummer Corky Laing is 74 today


‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’ was released on this day in 1970


Tuesday, January 25, 2022

January 25

Today in 1991, Paul McCartney appeared on MTV's Unplugged


Alicia Keys is 41 today


Blues guitarist Sleepy John Estes was born on this day in 1899


On this day in 1986, producer and manager Albert Grossman died of a heart attack while flying on the Concorde. He was 59


Today in 1963, EMI awards the US record label Vee Jay the right to distribute Beatles records in America


Etta James was born on this day in 1938


Monday, January 24, 2022

January 24

Remembering Warren Zevon, born this day in 1947


Allman Brothers drummer Butch Trucks died on this day in 2017


Aaron Neville is celebrating his 81st birthday today


Neil Diamond is 81 today


The late “Joliet Jake" Blues aka John Belushi, was born on this day in 1949


Jools Holland is 64 today


Sunday, January 23, 2022

January 23

Today in 1978, Terry Kath (Chicago) accidentally shot himself dead while cleaning what he believed was an unloaded gun


On this day in 1990, Allen Collins (Lynyrd Skynyrd) died of pneumonia after being ill for several months


Remembering Django Reinhardt, born today in 1910


Born on this day in 1950, the late Danny Federici, (The E Street Band)


Saturday, January 22, 2022

January 22

Today in 1969, The Beatles moved from Twickenham Studios to Apple studios to start recording "Get Back". Billy Preston was brought into the sessions


On this day in 1972, David Bowie 'came out' as bisexual during an interview in Melody Maker


Remembering Sam Cooke, born on this day in 1931


Malcolm McLaren, manager of the Sex Pistols, was born on this day in 1947


Steve Perry, (Journey) is 73 today


The late Michael Hutchence (INXS) was born today in 1960