Friday, June 30, 2017

June 30



On this day in 1975, Cher married Greg Allman


Today in 2001, guitarist and producer Chet Atkins died in Nashville at age 77


On this day in 2004, Dave Davies (Kinks) was left paralyzed on the right side of his body 
after suffering a stroke from which he fully recovered


Jazz bass virtuoso Stanley Clarke was born today in 1951


Remembering the late Lena Horne, born today in 1917


Today in 2006, US president George W. Bush and Japanese Prime Minister 
Junichiro Koizumi visit Graceland in Memphis


Thursday, June 29, 2017

June 29



On this day in 1979, Lowell George of Little Feat 
died of a heart attack at his hotel in Virginia


Today in 1975, singer and songwriter Tim Buckley died 
of an overdose of heroin and morphine at age 28


On this day in 1985, John Lennon's 1965 Rolls-Royce 
with psychedelic paint job, sold for a record sum of over $3M


On this day in 2002, singer and actress Rosemary Clooney died of lung cancer


Colin Hay, (Men At Work) was born on this day in 1953


Deep Purple drummer Ian Paice was born on this day in 1948.


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