Thursday, August 31, 2017

August 31

Van Morrison is celebrating a birthday today. He is 72

Today in 1986, after living together for 10 years Bob Geldof married Paula Yates in Las Vegas

“The Texas Twister”, the late Wilton Felder (The Crusaders) was born on this day in 1940

The late Bob Welch was born on this day in 1945

Glenn Tilbrook of Squeeze is celebrating his 60th birthday today 

Today in 1980, Karen Carpenter married real estate developer Thomas Burris

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

August 30

Today in 1988, Bruce Springsteen's wife Julianne filed for a divorce

Born on this day in 1935, John Phillips, The Mamas and the Papas

Today in 1972, John Lennon and Yoko Ono played Madison Square Gardens 
to raise money for the One to One charity

Today in 1980, Barclay James Harvest perform "A Concert for the People" 
next to the Berlin Wall to 250,000 fans

Today in 1989, Billy Joel fires his brother-in-law manager, 
and sues him for $90 million for embezzlement

'Highway 61 Revisited' was released on this day in 1965

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

August 29

On this day in 1920, Charlie "Bird" Parker was born in Kansas City.

Celebrating the late Michael Jackson’s birthday. He would have been 59 today

On this day in 1966, The Beatles played their last concert before a paying audience, at Candlestick Park in SF, CA

Today in 2011, Delta bluesman David "Honeyboy" Edwards died of congestive heart failure in Chicago, Illinois, at age 96

Today in 2005, 77 year old Fats Domino is rescued from his Ninth Ward home in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina

Paul Simon’s ‘Graceland’ was released today in 1986

Monday, August 28, 2017

August 28

Today in 1986, Tina Turner receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Shania Twain is celebrating birthday number 52 today

Today in 1964, The Beatles smoke pot for the first time thanks to Bob Dylan.

Today in 1969, Paul and Linda McCartney have their first child: a daughter named Mary

Today in 1963, Martin Luther King delivered his famous “I have a dream” speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington to an estimated crowd of over 250,000

Actor, comedian and musician, Jack Black was born on this day in 1969

Today in 2003, Britney and Madonna share a big, juicy kiss 
during the opening performance of MTV’s Video Music Awards

Sunday, August 27, 2017

August 27

On this day in 1990, Stevie Ray Vaughan was killed in a helicopter accident 
leaving a gig at Alpine Valley Resort in Wisconsin

Today in 1967, Beatles manager Brian Epstein died from an overdose of sleeping pills

Today in 1965, Elvis Presley meets The Beatles for the first time. 
And no one thought to bring a camera?

Today in 1992, John Lennon's handwritten lyrics to The Beatles song 
'A Day In The Life' sold at auction for $100,000

Jazz great Lester Young was born on this date in 1909

Born on this day in 1942, Daryl Dragon (The Captain and Tennille)

Pearl Jam’s debut album ‘Ten’ was released today in 1991