Thursday, October 19, 2017

October 19



On this day in 2012, Justin Timberlake married Jessica Biel at a super-secret ceremony in Italy


Today in 1995, jazz trumpeter Don Cherry died of liver failure aged 58


Today in 1997, Glen Buxton (Alice Cooper) died from pneumonia at age 49


Peter Tosh was born on this day in 1944


“Burnin” by Bob Marley and the Wailers was released today in 1973


Wednesday, October 18, 2017

October 18



Chuck Berry was born on this day in 1926


Today in 2005, an image of a naked John Lennon, was named 
the top US magazine cover of the past 40 years


Wynton Marsalis was born today in 1961


Joe Egan (Stealers Wheel) is 71 today


Remembering Laura Nyro who was born today in 1947


Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Octoner 17



Today in 2000, at a charity auction in London, George Michael paid 2.1 million dollars for John Lennon’s upright piano


Ziggy Marley was born on this date in 1968


Marshall Bruce Mathers III a.k.a Eminem is 45 today


David St. Hubbins (Spinal Tap) a.k.a. Michael McKean was born on this day in 1947 


Jim Seals (Seals & Croft) is 76 today


Wyclef Jean is 48 today


Today in 1967, Hair, the world's first hippie rock musical, made its debut at the New York Shakespeare Festival


Monday, October 16, 2017

October 16



Today in 2006, CBGB, the legendary New York punk club credited with discovering Patti Smith and The Ramones, closed 


Remembering the birthday of Nico (Velvet Underground) in 1938


Fred Turner (Bachman Turner Overdrive) was born on this day in 1943


Bob Weir is celebrating his 70th birthday today


John Mayer was born on this day in 1977


Today in 1990, jazz drummer Art Blakey died of lung cancer in Manhattan, at age 71


Michael Peter Balzary a.k.a. Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers) is 55 today


Co-founder of Chess Records, Leonard Chess died on this day in 1969


The Doors’ Strange Days was released today in 1967


Sunday, October 15, 2017

October 15



Today in 1995, Paul and Linda McCartney appear on an episode of The Simpsons 
where they help Lisa become a vegetarian


Today in 1973, Keith Richards is banned from France for two years 
when he is found guilty of use, and trafficking of cannabis


On this night in 1992, Madonna holds a "Sex" party to promote her upcoming book Sex


Today in 1964, Cole Porter died at the age of 72 from kidney failure


Mr. Bad Example by Warren Zevon was released today in 1991