Wednesday, August 31, 2016

August 31

Van Morrison is celebrating a birthday today. He is 71

Today in 1986, after living together for 10 years Bob Geldof married Paula Yates in Las Vegas

“The Texas Twister”, the late Wilton Felder (The Crusaders) was born on this day in 1940

Today in 1980, Karen Carpenter married real estate developer Thomas Burris

The late Bob Welch was born on this day in 1945

Glenn Tilbrook of Squeeze is celebrating his 59th birthday today

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

August 30

Today in 1988, Bruce Springsteen's wife Julianne filed for a divorce

Born on this day in 1935, John Phillips, The Mamas and the Papas

Today in 1972, John Lennon and Yoko Ono played Madison Square Gardens 
to raise money for the One to One charity

Today in 1980, Barclay James Harvest perform "A Concert for the People" 
next to the Berlin Wall to 250,000 fans

Today in 1989, Billy Joel fires his brother-in-law manager, 
and sues him for $90 million for embezzlement

'Highway 61 Revisited' was released on this day in 1965

Monday, August 29, 2016

August 29

On this day in 1920, Charlie "Bird" Parker was born in Kansas City.

Celebrating the late Michael Jackson’s birthday. He would have been 58 today

On this day in 1966, The Beatles played their last concert before a paying audience, 
at Candlestick Park in SF, CA

Today in 2011, Delta bluesman David "Honeyboy" Edwards died of 
congestive heart failure in Chicago, Illinois, at age 96

Today in 2005, 77 year old Fats Domino is rescued from his Ninth Ward home 
in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina

Paul Simon’s ‘Graceland’ was released today in 1986