Thursday, October 22, 2020

October 22

Today in 1990, the band Mookie Blaylock, which would soon be known as Pearl Jam, makes their stage debut 

Today in 1966, The Supremes became the first female group to have a No.1 album on the US charts


Leslie West (Mountain) was born on this day in 1945


Annette Funicello was born on this day in 1942


Zac Hanson (Hanson) is celebrating birthday number 35 today


Bob Seger released ‘Night Moves’ on this day in 1976


Wednesday, October 21, 2020

October 21

On this day in 1995, Shannon Hoon of Blind Melon died of a drug overdose at age 28


Jazz great Dizzy Gillespie was born on this date in 1917


Today in 1995, Green Day singer Billie Joe Armstrong was busted after mooning at the audience during a gig in Milwaukee


Manfred Mann is 80 today


Steve Cropper is 79 today


Elvin Bishop was born on this day in 1942


Remembering the birthday of Brent Mydland, today in 1952


Meatloaf’s “Bat out of Hell” was released today in 1977


Tuesday, October 20, 2020

October 20

Today in 1977, 3 members of Lynyrd Skynyrd, including Ronnie Van Zant were killed in a plane crash in Gillsburg, MS


Jelly Roll Morton was born on this day in 1890


The late great Tom Petty was born today in 1950


Jim Sonefild (Hootie & The Blowfish) is 56 today


Snoop Doggy Dogg is 49 today


U2’s “Boy” was released today in 1980


Monday, October 19, 2020

October 19

On this day in 2012, Justin Timberlake married Jessica Biel at a super-secret ceremony in Italy


Today in 1995, jazz trumpeter Don Cherry died of liver failure aged 58


Today in 1997, Glen Buxton (Alice Cooper) died from pneumonia at age 49


Peter Tosh was born on this day in 1944


“Burnin” by Bob Marley and the Wailers was released today in 1973


Sunday, October 18, 2020

October 18

Chuck Berry was born on this day in 1926

Today in 2005, an image of a naked John Lennon, was named the top US magazine cover of the past 40 years


Wynton Marsalis was born today in 1961


Joe Egan (Stealers Wheel) is 74 today


Remembering Laura Nyro who was born today in 1947