Tuesday, May 31, 2016

May 31

Remembering John “Bonzo” Bonham, born on this day in 1948

Today in 1961, Jimi Hendrix enlists in the Army for 3 years and is 
stationed at Fort Campbell, Kentucky

Peter Yarrow (Peter Paul and Mary) was born on this date in 1938

Today in 1985, The Parents Music Resource Center (PMRC), sends its first letter 
to the RIAA requesting a ratings system for albums and concerts

Monday, May 30, 2016

May 30

On this day in 1980, Carl Radle (Derek and the Dominoes) died of kidney failure at age 38

“The King of Swing” Benny Goodman was born today in 1909

Nicky 'Topper' Headon (The Clash) celebrates his 61st birthday today

Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine) was born on this day in 1964

Born on this day in 1974, Cee-Lo Green (Gnarls Barkley)

Sunday, May 29, 2016

May 29

On this day in 1997, Jeff Buckley disappeared and drowned 
after talking a swim in the Mississippi River

John Cipollina (Quicksilver Messenger Service) died on this day in 1989

Noel Gallagher (Oasis) was born on this day in 1967

La Toya Jackson is 60 today

Gary Brooker (Procol Harum) was born on this day in 1945

Melissa Etheridge was born today in 1961

Saturday, May 28, 2016

May 28

Remembering T- Bone Walker, born on this day in 1910

Papa John Creech (Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna) was born on this day in 1917

Gladys Knight is celebrating a birthday today

John Fogerty (Creedence Clearwater Revival) is 71 today

Bassist Leland Sklar is 69 today 

Roland Gift (Fine Young Cannibals) turns 55 today

Colbie Caillat celebrates her 31st birthday today

Friday, May 27, 2016

May 27

Today in 2008, Sir Paul McCartney was awarded an honorary Doctor of Music 
degree from Yale University

Ramsey Lewis is 81 years old today

Memphis blues singer Junior Parker was born on this day in 1932

André 3000 is 41 today

‘The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan’ was released today in 1963