April 30

On this day in 1983, Blues legend Muddy Waters 
died in his sleep at his home in Westmont, Illinois, at age 68

On this day in 1970, Twiggs Lyndon, road manager for the Allman Brothers Band, 
was arrested for murder Lyndon was acquitted

Music journalist, author and musician Lester Bangs 
died on this day in 1982 of a heart attack aged 33

Today in 2008, Mariah Carey married actor Nick Cannon in the Bahamas

On this day in 1966, writer and folksinger Richard Fariña 
died as a result of a motorcycle accident

Remembering Mimi Fariña, wife of Richard Fariña 
and sister of Joan Baez who was born on this day in 1945


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