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