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