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