Wednesday, June 28, 2017

June 28



Remembering composer Richard Rodgers (Rodgers and Hart, Rodgers and Hammerstein), 
born this day in 1902


Elvis Presley’s original guitarist Scotti Moore died on this day in 2016 at age 84


Today in 1977, Elton John achieved a lifelong ambition 
when he became the Chairman of Watford Football Club


On this day in 1968, Aretha Franklin appears on the cover of Time Magazine


On this day in 1968, Jefferson Airplane appears on the cover of Life Magazine


Tuesday, June 27, 2017

June 27



On this day in 2002, John Entwistle, died at age 57 in his 
hotel room at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Vegas


On this day in 2014, Bobby Womack died of cancer at age 70


Today in 2015, Chris Squire of Yes died of leukemia


Remembering songwriter Doc Pomus, born this day in 1935


Today in 1991, Carlos Santana was arrested at Houston Airport 
when officials found Cannabis in his luggage.


On this day in 1971, New York's Fillmore East concert hall closed


Monday, June 26, 2017

June 26



Today in 1977, Elvis Presley made his last ever live stage appearance when he 
appeared at the Market Square Arena in Indianapolis


Elvis Presley's manager, the late Colonel Tom Parker, was born on this day in 1910


The Clash’s Mick Jones was born today in 1955


Singer/actor Chris Isaak was born on this day in 1956


Nathan Followill (Kings Of Leon) is 38 today


Remembering bluesman Big Bill Broonzy, born this day in 1893


Sunday, June 25, 2017

June 25



On this day in 2009, Michael Jackson died at the age of 50, 
after suffering heart failure at his home in Beverly Hills.


Today in 1987, songwriter Boudleaux Bryant died. With wife Felice, wrote, 
'Bye Bye Love', 'Wake Up Little Susie' among others


Today in 1988, Hillel Slovak (The Red Hot Chili Peppers) died from a heroin overdose


Today in 2006, Nicole Kidman married Keith Urban at ceremony in Sydney, Australia


Carly Simon is 72 today


The late George Michael was born today in 1963


Today in 2006, music producer and arranger Arif Mardin died at age 74 from pancreatic cancer


Ian McDonald (King Crimson, Foreigner) was born on this date in 1946


The Soundtrack to the movie Purple Rain was released today in 1984