Tuesday, April 17, 2018

April 17


On this day in 1998, Linda McCartney died after a long battle against cancer


On this day in 1960, 21-year-old Eddie Cochran was killed in England when the taxi he was traveling in crashed into a lamppost


Today in 1983, Felix Pappalardi, producer and bass player for Mountain was shot dead by his wife Gail Collins


Music publisher, rock music producer, talent manager, and songwriter Don Kirshner was born today in 1934


Today in 2008, Danny Federici (The E Street Band) died of cancer at the age of 58


Jan Hammer was born on this day in 1948


Today in 1970, Beatle Paul McCartney released his first solo album a month prior to the group’s swan song, ‘Let It Be’


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