Saturday, September 22, 2018

September 22

Today in 1985, the first "Farm Aid" concert was held, in Champaign, Illinois

Today in 1999, Diana Ross is held by police at Heathrow Airport following an incident with the airport's security staff

Composer and lyricist Irving Berlin died on this day in 1989 at age 101

One of the biggest pop stars of the 1950’s, Eddie Fisher, died today in 2010

On this night in 1992, Bruce Springsteen recorded his MTV Unplugged set at the Warner Hollywood Studios in Los Angeles

On this day in 1979, Joe Walsh announces his bid for the U.S. presidency

Joan Jett is 60 today

David Coverdale of Deep Purple and Whitesnake was born today in 1949

The Band release their self-titled second album on this day in 1969

Friday, September 21, 2018

September 21

On this day in 1987, American jazz bassist Jaco Pastorius died from injuries sustained in a fight

Today in 2001, the concert America: A Tribute To Heroes, aired on most major TV networks

Leonard Cohen was born today in 1934

Don Felder was born today in 1947

Faith Hill is 51 today

Liam Gallagher is 46 today

Today in 2004, Cat Stevens, known as Yusuf Islam since the late 1970’s, is stopped from entering the US

Thursday, September 20, 2018

September 20

On this day in 1973, Jim Croce and five others were killed in a plane crash just outside of Natchitoches, Louisiana

Today in 1970 a jury in Miami found Jim Morrison guilty on misdemeanor charges of indecent exposure and profanity

Styx rhythm section, twin brothers Chuck and John Panozzo were born today in 1948

Born on this day in 1967, Matthew and Gunnar Nelson, twin sons of 60's singer Ricky Nelson

Today in 1972, Paul McCartney was arrested for growing marijuana on his farm in Scotland

Bruce Springsteen’s Nebraska was released on this day in 1982

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

September 19

On this day in 1973, 26-year-old Gram Parsons died under mysterious conditions in Joshua Tree, California

Today in 1979, The No Nukes concert was held at New York's Madison Square Garden

“The Fifth Beatle” Brian Epstein was born on this day in 1934

The late Cass Elliott was born today in 1943

Record producer, songwriter, musician, composer, arranger and guitarist Nile Rodgers was born today in 1952

Lol Creme (10cc) is 71 today

Daniel Lanois is 67 today

Saxophonist, Candy Dulfer is celebrating her 49th birthday today

Today in 2000, Madonna released her album Music

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

September 18

At 12:45 pm on September 18, 1970, 27 year old Jimi Hendrix was pronounced dead at St Mary Abbot's Hospital, London

On this day in 1983, Kiss appeared on MTV for the first time publicly without their 'make-up'

Today in 2004, Britney Spears married dancer Kevin Federline during a private ceremony in Los Angeles

Frankie Avalon was born on this day in 1939

Today in 1955, singer Eddie Fisher married actress Debbie Reynolds

Founding member of Kansas, Kerry Livgren was born on this day in 1949

Jump blues singer Jimmy Witherspoon died of throat cancer on this day in 1997

Dee Dee Ramone (Douglas Colvin) was born on this day in 1952. Died of a drug overdose in 2002

Gospel blues singer and guitarist Blind Willie Johnson died on this day in 1945

Today in 1994, The United States Postal Service issued the Billie Holiday stamp to honor the late singer

Today in 1970: Black Sabbath’s album Paranoid was released