Tuesday, January 5, 2016

January 5

Today in 1976, former Beatles roadie Mal Evans was shot dead by police at his Los Angeles apartment

On this date in 1979, Charles Mingus died aged 56

Today in 2004, Kinks singer Ray Davies was shot in the leg while on holiday in New Orleans.

Today in 1997, Sonny Bono was killed in a skiing accident at a resort near Lake Tahoe, aged 62

Remembering Sam Phillips, founder of Sun Records born this day in 1923

Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Greetings from Asbury Park’ was released today in 1973

Bob Dylan’s album ‘Desire’ was released today in 1976

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