Saturday, October 31, 2015

October 31

Today in 1995, James Brown was arrested in Aiken, SC 
for assaulting his 47 year old wife, Adrienne

Today in 2005, the white suit worn by John Lennon on the cover of Abbey Road 
sold for $118K at an auction in Las Vegas

Today in 1964, Ray Charles was arrested with heroin and marijuana 
at Logan airport in Boston

Larry Mullen Jr. (U2) was born on this day in 1961

Vanilla Ice is 48 today

Today in 1970, Michelle Phillips (The Mamas & The Papas) married 
Dennis Hopper; the marriage is annulled 7 days later

Friday, October 30, 2015

October 30

Eddie Holland who, along with his brother Brian and Lamont Dozier, 
wrote Motown’s biggest hits, was born today in 1939

Grace Slick is 76 today

Timothy B Schmit was born today in 1947

Gavin Rossdale (Bush) is celebrating a birthday today. He is 50

“Buffalo Springfield Again” was released on this date in 1967

“All That You Can't Leave Behind” by U2 was released today in 2000

Thursday, October 29, 2015

October 29

Today in 1971, Duane Allman was killed when he lost control of his motorcycle 
on a Macon, Georgia street

On this day in 1991, Memphis City Council named interstate 55 
through Jackson, The B.B. King Freeway

Denny Laine (The Moody Blues, Wings) was born today 71 years ago

Peter Green (Fleetwood Mac) was born today in 1946 

“The Heart of Saturday Night” by Tom Waits was released today in 1974

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

October 28

Chuck Berry and his wife, Themetta "Toddy" Suggs celebrate their 67th wedding anniversary today

Today in 1958, Buddy Holly makes what would be his last major television appearance, 
on ABC's American Bandstand

Ben Harper is celebrating his 46th birthday today

Charlie Daniels is 79 today

Graham Bond, considered a founding father of the English rhythm and blues 
boom of the 1960s was born today in 1937

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

October 27

Today in 2013, Lou Reed died of liver disease

Today in 2002, record producer Tom Dowd died of emphysema

Today in 1964, 31 year old Salvatore Philip Bono married 18 year old Cherilyn Sarkisian La Piere

On this day in 1969, Muddy Waters was seriously injured in a car crash 
in Champagne, Illinois that killed 3 people.

Today in 1988, U2's film “Rattle And Hum”, received its worldwide premiere in Dublin

Garry Tallent (The E Street Band) is 66 today

Simon Le Bon (Duran Duran) is 57 today

Scott Weiland (Stone Temple Pilots) is celebrating his 48th birthday today

“Never Mind the Bollocks” by The Sex Pistols was released today in 1977

Prince’s “1999” was released today in 1982