Thursday, July 19, 2018

July 19


The late Keith Godchaux of The Grateful Dead was born 70 years ago today


On this day in 1966, 50-year-old Frank Sinatra marries the 20-year-old actress Mia Farrow in New York


Today in 1954, Sun Records released the first Elvis Presley single, 'That's All Right'


Founding member of The Eagles, Bernie Leadon is 71 today


Dr. Brian May (Queen) turns 71 today


Remembering Allen Collins of Lynyrd Skynyrd who was born today in 1952


Wednesday, July 18, 2018

July 18


On this day in 1988, Nico died after suffering a minor heart attack while on holiday with her son in Ibiza Spain


Today in 1966, Bobby Fuller of The Bobby Fuller Four was found dead in his car in LA at age 22


Today in 1992, Bobby Brown married Whitney Houston at her New Jersey estate


The late Screamin' Jay Hawkins was born on this day in 1929


Martha Reeves (The Vandellas) was born today in 1941


The founder of Virgin Records, Richard Branson celebrates his 68th birthday today


Drummer Jack Irons (Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers) was born today in 1962


Tuesday, July 17, 2018

July 17


On this day in 1959, Billie Holiday died in a NYC hospital from cirrhosis of the liver at age 44


John Coltrane died on this day in 1967 from liver cancer at Huntington Hospital in Long Island 


Today in 1996, Jimi Hendrix’s manager Chas Chandler died at age 57 from an aortic aneurysm


Spencer Davis is celebrating a birthday today. He is 78


The late Nicolette Larsen was born on this day in 1952


Today in 2009, Gordon Waller (of Peter and Gordon) died of a heart attack at age 64


The late Phoebe Snow was born today in 1952