Sunday, August 31, 2014

August 31

Today in 1986, after living together for 10 years Bob Geldof married Paula Yates in Las Vegas

Born on this day in 1940, Wilton Felder (The Crusaders)

Van Morrison is celebrating a birthday today. He is 69

The late Bob Welch (Fleetwood Mac) was born on this day in 1945

Glenn Tilbrook of Squeeze is celebrating his 57th birthday today

Saturday, August 30, 2014

August 30

Today in 1988, Bruce Springsteen's wife Julianne filed for a divorce

Born on this day in 1935, John Phillips, The Mamas and the Papas

Today in 1972, John Lennon and Yoko Ono played Madison Square Gardens 
to raise money for the One to One charity

Today in 1980, Barclay James Harvest perform "A Concert For The People" 
next to the Berlin Wall to 250,000 fans

Today in 1989, Billy Joel fires his brother-in-law manager, 
and sues him for $90 million for embezzlement

'Highway 61 Revisited' was released on this day in 1965


Friday, August 29, 2014

August 29

On this day in 1920, Charlie "Bird" Parker was born in Kansas City

Celebrating the late Michael Jackson’s birthday. He would have been 56 today

On this day in 1966, The Beatles played their last concert 
before a paying audience, at Candlestick Park in SF, CA

Today in 2005, 77 year old Fats Domino is rescued from his 
Ninth Ward home in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina

Paul Simon’s ‘Graceland’ was released today in 1986