On this date in 1941 Jelly Roll Morton died in Los Angeles, CA
On this date in 1987, producer and record company executive John Hammond died
Today in 1974, David Bowie played the first of 5 dates at The Tower Theatre in Philly.
The shows were recorded for 'David Live'
Arlo Guthrie, son of folksinger Woody Guthrie turns 68 today
Jessica Simpson is 35 today
Today in 2009, Robert Plant is officially a C.B.E. after being bestowed with the title by Prince Charles