Saturday, October 20, 2018

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 54 today

Snoop Doggy Dogg is 47 today

U2’s “Boy” was released today in 1980

Friday, October 19, 2018

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

Thursday, October 18, 2018

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 72 today

Remembering Laura Nyro who was born today in 1947