Tuesday, September 17, 2019

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

September 17

Remembering Hank Williams birthday today in 1923

Today in 1931, the first long-playing record, a 33 1/3 rpm recording, was demonstrated in New York by RCA-Victor

On this day in 1967, The Doors were banned from The Ed Sullivan Show for breaking an agreement with the show’s producers

On this day in 1969, Media on both sides of the Atlantic were running stories that said Paul McCartney was dead

Today in 2000, Paula Yates was found dead from a suspected drug overdose. Yates was married to Bob Geldof and was the girlfriend of Michael Hutchence

Fee Waybill of The Tubes is turning 69 today,

Monday, September 16, 2019

September 16

Today in 1977, 29-year-old Marc Bolan (T Rex) was killed instantly in a car accident in London

The King of the Blues B.B. King was born on this day in 1925

Motown producer and songwriter Norman Whitfield died on this day in 2008 at age 68

Today in 2009, Mary Travers from Peter, Paul and Mary, passed away after suffering from leukemia for several years. She was 72

Drummer Kenny Jones is 71 today

Richard Marx turns 56 today

Released today in 1977, Talking Heads: 77

Sunday, September 15, 2019

September 15

Today in 1965, Ford became the first automaker to offer an 8-track tape player as an option for their entire line of cars in US

Today in 2004, Ramones guitarist Johnny Ramone died in Los Angeles after a five-year battle with prostate cancer

The late jazz alto saxophonist Julian "Cannonball" Adderley was born today in 1925

On this day in 2008, Pink Floyd founding member Rick Wright died at age 65 from cancer

Today in 1945, Austrian composer Anton Webern was killed outside his home by a US Army soldier during the Allied occupation of Austria

Today in 2015, REO Speedwagon guitarist Gary Richrath, died at age 65 after a long bout with alcoholism

In a speech on this day in 1970, Vice President Spiro Agnew claimed that "The youth of America are being brainwashed into a drug culture”

Celebrating the release of Santana’s second album Abraxas today in 1970

Saturday, September 14, 2019

September 14

Today in 1976, Bob Dylan's TV special, Hard Rain aired on NBC TV

Today in 2002, Gwen Stefani married Gavin Rossdale

Today in 1997, Pete Townshend unveils an English Heritage Blue Plaque at 23 Brook Street, London, to mark where Jimi Hendrix had lived

The day after she suffered a stroke while at the wheel and crashed her car, Grace Kelly, actress-turned-Princess of Monaco, died at age 52

Remembering the birthday of Paul Kossoff (Free) 1950-1976

The late Amy Winehouse was born on this day in 1983

Jon "Bowzer" Bauman (Sha Na Na) was born on this day in 1947