Friday, August 12, 2016

August 12

Today in 1964, The Beatles first film 'A Hard Day's Night' 
opened in 500 American cinemas to rave reviews

On this day in 1968, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and 
John Bonham played together for the first time

On this date in 1970, Janis Joplin performed at Harvard 
which would turn out to be her last live performance

Mark Knopfler of Dire Straits celebrates his 67th birthday today

Blues guitarist Luther Allison died of cancer at age 57 on this day in 1997

Today in 1977, Henri Padovani, guitarist with The Police 
quit the group after nine months leaving them a trio

Porter Wagoner was born today in 1927

Buck Owens, Jr. was born today in 1929

Pat Metheny was born today in 1954

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