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 at age 76
Today in 1984, session drummer Jim Gordon, was sentenced to
16 years to life in prison after killing his mother
Arlo Guthrie, son of folksinger Woody Guthrie turns 69 today
Jessica Simpson is 36 today
Today in 2009, Robert Plant is officially a C.B.E.
after being bestowed with the title by Prince Charles