Saturday, December 31, 2016

December 31

Natalie Cole, daughter of Nat King Cole died on this day in 2015 at age 65

Today in 1985, Ricky Nelson was killed along with six others, 
when his charted light aircraft crashed in Texas

Andy Summers (The Police) was born on this day in 1942

Burton Cummings (The Guess Who) is 69 today

John Denver would have been 73 today (1943-1997)

Friday, December 30, 2016

December 30

Today in 1970, Paul McCartney filed a suit against 
the rest of The Beatles to dissolve their partnership

On this day in 1969, Peter Tork quit The Monkees, buying himself out of his contract.

The late Davy Jones of The Monkees was born on this day in 1945

Mike Nesmith of Monkees fame was born today in 1942

Felix Pappalardi of the band Mountain was born on this day in 1939

The late Bo Diddley was born on this date in 1928

Del Shannon was born today in 1934

Patti Smith is 70 today

Jeff Lynne is 69 today

Today in 1999, George Harrison is almost killed by a crazed fan 
who broke into his home and stabbed him repeatedly

Today in 2000, Black Crowes singer Chris Robinson married actress Kate Hudson

Thursday, December 29, 2016

December 29

Today in 1980, singer, songwriter and troubled young man Tim Hardin died of a heroin overdose

Remembering Rick Danko’s birthday today (1942-1999)

Today in 2008, jazz trumpeter Freddie Hubbard died at age 70 of complications from a heart attack

Marianne Faithfull is turning 70 today

Today in 1947, drummer Cozy Powell (Rainbow, Whitesnake, Black Sabbath) 
was born in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England