Monday, April 17, 2017

April 17

On this day in 1998, Linda McCartney died after a long battle against cancer

On this day in 1960, 21-year-old Eddie Cochran was killed in England 
when the taxi he was traveling in crashed into a lamppost

Today in 1983, Felix Pappalardi, producer and bass player for Mountain 
was shot dead by his wife Gail Collins

Music publisher, rock music producer, talent manager, and songwriter 
Don Kirshner was born today in 1934

Today in 2008, Danny Federici (The E Street Band) died of cancer at the age of 58

Jan Hammer was born on this day in 1948

Today in 1970, Paul McCartney released his first solo album 
a month prior to the group’s swan song, ‘Let It Be’ signaling 
that The Beatles were no more.

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