Monday, December 19, 2016

December 19

Today in 1957, Elvis Presley had his draft notice served on him for the US Army

On this day in 2000, 10,000 Maniacs guitarist Robert Buck died of liver failure aged 42

Today in 2000, founder of The Staple Singers, Roebuck ‘Pop’ Staples died at age 85

We are remembering the birthday today of Professor Longhair 
(born Henry Roeland “Roy” Byrd) in 1918

Folk singer Phil Ochs was born today in 1940. Ochs suffered from 
chronic depression and eventually hung himself in 1976

The late Alvin Lee, (Ten Years After) was born today in 1944

On this day in 1993, Michael Clarke (drummer for The Byrds, Flying Burrito Brothers) 
died of liver failure at age 47

Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) was born on this day in 1941

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