Saturday, August 12, 2017

August 12



Today in 1964, The Beatles first film 'A Hard Day's Night' 
opened in 500 American cinemas to rave reviews


On this day in 1968, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and John Bonham 
played together for the first time


On this date in 1970, Janis Joplin performed at Harvard 
which would turn out to be her last live performance


Mark Knopfler of Dire Straits celebrates his 68th birthday today


Blues guitarist Luther Allison died of cancer at age 57 on this day in 1997


Composer, music theorist, writer, philosopher, and artist John Cage died on this day in 1992 at age 79


Today in 1977, Henri Padovani, guitarist with The Police 
quit the group after nine months leaving them a trio


Porter Wagoner was born today in 1927


Buck Owens, Jr. was born today in 1929


Pat Metheny was born today in 1954


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