Wednesday, September 30, 2015

September 30

Today in 1955, James Dean died in a car accident at age 24

On this day in 1977, Mary Ford, wife of Les Paul died of cancer at age 53

Johnny Mathis is 80 today

Marc Bolan of T-Rex was born on this day in 1947

Trey Anastasio of Phish was born today in 1964

The late Dewey Martin, drummer for Buffalo Springfield was born on this day1942

Grammy winning Album of the Year Time Out of Mind was released on this day in 1997

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

September 29

Jerry Lee Lewis was born on this day in 1935. The Killer is 80

On this day in 1997, Bill Clinton awarded Don Henley a National Medal of Humanities 
for his work on the Walden Woods Project

Today in 1959, Barry Gordy's first release on the newly established Motown Records 
entered the Billboard Pop chart

Mark Farner of Grand Funk Railroad fame was born today in 1948

Violinist Jean-Luc Ponty is 73 today

Billy Joel’s The Stranger was released today in 1977

Monday, September 28, 2015

September 28

Today in 1991, jazz great Miles Davis died of a stroke and pneumonia

Remembering the birthday today of Ed Sullivan in 1902. 
Ed’s influence on the popularity of rock ‘n roll cannot be understated

Born on this day in 1938, Ben E King

Moon Zappa is 47 today

Today in 2004, Producer Phil Spector was charged with the murder of actress Lana Clarkson

Songs in the Key of Life was released today in 1976

Sunday, September 27, 2015

September 27

Today in 1979, Scottish guitarist Jimmy McCullough of Wings died from a heroin overdose

Marvin Lee Aday a.k.a. Meat Loaf is 68 today

Randy Bachman, (Guess Who, Bachman Turner Overdrive) is 72 today

Legendary session drummer Russ Kunkel was born today in 1948

Robbie Shakespeare was born on this day in 1953

Avril Lavigne celebrates her 31st birthday today