Tuesday, August 15, 2017

August 15



Today in 1969, The Woodstock Festival opened on Max Yasgur's 
600 acre farm in Bethel outside New York


On this day in 2008, record producer Jerry Wexler died at his home in Sarasota, Florida at age 91


Leon Theremin, famous for his invention of the theremin, was born today in 1896 in Russia


Singer and songwriter Jimmy Webb was born on this day in 1946


Bill Pinkney of The Drifters was born on this day in 1925


‘Stix’ Nesbert Hooper of The Crusaders was born today in 1938


Tom Johnston of The Doobie Brothers is 68 today


Led Zeppelin’s final album ‘In Through the Out Door’ was released today in 1979


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