Wednesday, August 23, 2017

August 23



Today in 1962, John Lennon married Cynthia Powell at Liverpool's Mount Pleasant register office


Remembering Keith Moon’s birthday today in 1947


Actor and singer Rick Springfield was born today in 1949


Edwyn Collins celebrates a birthday today. He is 57


Today in 1970 Lou Reed plays his last gig with The Velvet Underground at the club Max's Kansas City in New York


Bob Marley’s oldest daughter, Cedella, was born on this day in 1967


Tuesday, August 22, 2017

August 22



Today in 1969, The Beatles met at John Lennon's Tittenhurst Park home for their final ever photo session


Today in 1906 The Victor Talking Machine Company began manufacturing the world's first mass-market home record player


Legendary songwriter Jerry Leiber (Leiber and Stoller) died on this day in 2011


Jazz great Toots Thielemans died on this day in 2016 at age 94


Vernon Reid of Living Colour is celebrating a birthday today. He is 59


Bluesman John Lee Hooker was born today in 1917


The late Layne Staley of Alice in Chains was born on this day in 1967


Roland Orzabal (Tears For Fears) turns 56 today


Tori Amos is 54 today


Donna Godchaux of The Grateful Dead was born today in 1947


Monday, August 21, 2017

August 21



Happy anniversary to Bono and his wife of 35 years, Alison Stewart


Today in 2005, Dr. Robert Moog, inventor of the synthesiser died aged 71


Remembering Count Basie who was born today in 1904


Kenny Rogers was born today in 1938


Jackie DeShannon (Put A Little Love In Your Heart) was born on this day in 1944


Today in 1951, Glenn Hughes of Deep Purple and Black Sabbath was born in Cannock, Staffordshire, England


Joe Strummer of The Clash was born on this day in 1952


Conor Clapton was born on this day in 1986