Thursday, May 17, 2018

May 17


Frontman for Soundgarden and Audioslave, Chris Cornell passed away on this night in 2017 after a show in Detroit MI, an apparent suicide


On this day in 1963, the first Monterey Folk Festival began in Monterey, California.


Today in 1996, Johnny Guitar Watson died of a heart attack while on tour in Yokohama, Japan


On this day in 2012, Donna Summer, known as the Queen of Disco, died of lung cancer


Born on this day in 1942, Henry Saint Clair Fredericks  a.k.a Taj Mahal


Bill Bruford (King Crimson) was born on this date in 1948


Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails) is 53 today


Musician, accordionist, bandleader, and television impresario Lawrence Welk died on this day in 1992


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