Friday, March 31, 2017

March 31



Johann Sebastian Bach was born on this day in 1685


Franz Joseph Haydn was born on this day in 1732


Today in 1995, Selena was murdered at age 23 by the president of her fan club


Herb Alpert (the "A" of A&M Records) was born on this day in 1935


Shirley Jones (The Partridge Family) turns 83 today


Mick Ralphs (Bad Company, Mott the Hoople) is 69 today


Angus Young (AC/DC) turns 62 today


Thursday, March 30, 2017

March 30



Eric Clapton is 72 years old today


Today in 2013, music producer and pioneer of digital recording, Phil Ramone, died at age 79


Tracy Chapman was born on this day in 1964


Norah Jones, daughter of Ravi Shankar, was born today in 1979


Celine Dion was born on this day in 1968


Jim "Dandy" Mangrum of Black Oak Arkansas was born today in 1948. 
(dig the Tommy Bolin button!)


Wednesday, March 29, 2017

March 29



On this day in 2005, Neil Young was treated for a brain aneurysm in New York


Perry Farrell, (Jane's Addiction) was born today in 1959


Academy award winning composer Evangelos Odysseas Papathanassiou, 
known professionally as Vangelis was born today in 1943


John Popper (Blues Traveler) is celebrating his 49th birthday today


Jazz singer Joe Williams died on this day in 1999


Tuesday, March 28, 2017

March 28



Today in 1952, Billie Holiday married mafia enforcer Louis McKay


On this day in 1974, Delta blues man Arthur 'Big Boy' Crudup died of a stroke at the age of 69


“The Father of the Blues” W.C. Handy died on this day in 1958 at age 84


Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta a.k.a.  Lady Gaga is 31 today


Today in 1978, Alice Cooper appeared on The Muppet Show. He offers to give the Muppets 
fame and riches if they'll sign their souls over to him.


Classical composer Sergei Rachmaninoff died on this day in 1943 at age 69


Today in 1973, Led Zeppelin released “Houses Of The Holy”


Monday, March 27, 2017

March 27



Today in 1979, Eric Clapton married Patti Harrison (the ex-wife of George)


On this day in 1973, Jerry Garcia was arrested when police found cocaine and LSD in his car


Today in 2000, Ian Dury died after a long battle with cancer at age 57


Remembering Sarah Vaughan who was born on this date in 1934


Tony Banks (Genesis) was born today in 1950


Mariah Carey is 47 today


Fergie (The Black Eyed Peas) is 42 today