Thursday, October 22, 2020

October 22

Today in 1990, the band Mookie Blaylock, which would soon be known as Pearl Jam, makes their stage debut 



Today in 1966, The Supremes became the first female group to have a No.1 album on the US charts


 

Leslie West (Mountain) was born on this day in 1945


 

Annette Funicello was born on this day in 1942


 

Zac Hanson (Hanson) is celebrating birthday number 35 today


 

Bob Seger released ‘Night Moves’ on this day in 1976


 

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

October 21

On this day in 1995, Shannon Hoon of Blind Melon died of a drug overdose at age 28


 

Jazz great Dizzy Gillespie was born on this date in 1917


 

Today in 1995, Green Day singer Billie Joe Armstrong was busted after mooning at the audience during a gig in Milwaukee


 

Manfred Mann is 80 today


 

Steve Cropper is 79 today


 

Elvin Bishop was born on this day in 1942


 

Remembering the birthday of Brent Mydland, today in 1952


 

Meatloaf’s “Bat out of Hell” was released today in 1977


 

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

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 56 today


 

Snoop Doggy Dogg is 49 today


 

U2’s “Boy” was released today in 1980


 

Monday, October 19, 2020

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


 

Sunday, October 18, 2020

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 74 today


 

Remembering Laura Nyro who was born today in 1947