Thursday, May 31, 2018

May 31


Remembering John “Bonzo” Bonham, born on this day in 1948


Today in 1961, Jimi Hendrix enlists in the Army for 3 years and is stationed at Fort Campbell, Kentucky


Peter Yarrow (Peter Paul and Mary) was born on this date in 1938


Today in 1985, The Parents Music Resource Center (PMRC), sends its first letter to the RIAA requesting a ratings system for albums and concerts


Darryl McDaniels of Run D.M.C. was born on this day in 1964


Clint Eastwood is 88 today


Wednesday, May 30, 2018

May 30


On this day in 1980, Carl Radle (Derek and the Dominoes) died of kidney failure at age 38


“The King of Swing” Benny Goodman was born today in 1909


Famed British record producer Mickie Most passed away on this day in 2003 from peritoneal mesothelioma


Nicky 'Topper' Headon (The Clash) celebrates his 63rd birthday today


Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine) was born on this day in 1964


Bass guitarist for The Jerry Garcia Band and Old and in the Way, John Kahn died of a heart attack on this day in 1996


Born on this day in 1974, Cee-Lo Green (Gnarls Barkley)


Carl Dean and Dolly Parton were married 52 years ago today. Happy Anniversary!


Wynonna Judd was born on this day in 1964


Tuesday, May 29, 2018

May 29


On this day in 1997, Jeff Buckley disappeared and drowned after talking a swim in the Mississippi River


John Cipollina (Quicksilver Messenger Service) died on this day in 1989 from Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency


Noel Gallagher (Oasis) was born on this day in 1967


La Toya Jackson is 62 today


Gary Brooker (Procol Harum) was born on this day in 1945


Melissa Etheridge was born today in 1961


Monday, May 28, 2018

May 28


Remembering T- Bone Walker, born on this day in 1910


Papa John Creech (Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna) was born on this day in 1917


Gladys Knight is celebrating a birthday today


John Fogerty (Creedence Clearwater Revival) is 73 today


Bassist Leland Sklar is 71 today 


Roland Gift (Fine Young Cannibals) turns 57 today


Colbie Caillat celebrates her 33rd birthday today


Sunday, May 27, 2018

May 27


Today in 2017 we lost another music icon. Gregg Allman was 69


Today in 2008, Sir Paul McCartney was awarded an honorary Doctor of Music degree from Yale University


Ramsey Lewis is 83 years old today


Memphis blues singer Junior Parker was born on this day in 1932


The late Cilla Black was born on this day in 1943


André 3000 is 43 today


Siouxsie Sioux was born on this day in 1957


‘The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan’ was released today in 1963


‘God Save the Queen’ by The Sex Pistols was released on this day in 1977