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