Monday, October 1, 2018

October 1


On this night in 2017, gunman Stephen Paddock opened fire on the Route 91 Harvest music festival in Las Vegas NV killing 59 including himself and wounding over 800


Today in 1965, at a concert at Carnegie Hall, Bob Dylan introduces his new backing group. They were known as the Hawks, but soon became The Band


Actor Richard Harris who had a 1968 hit with MacArthur Park was born on this day in 1930. Harris died in 2002


Julie Andrews (The Sound of Music, Mary Poppins) is 83 today


The late Donny Hathaway was born on this day in 1945


Today in 1975, 39 year old Al Jackson, drummer for Booker T. And The MGs, was fatally shot by a burglar at his home


On this day in 1982, Sony launched its first CD player, the CDP-101


The late blues guitarist Albert Collins was born on this day in 1932


Today in 2004, bassist Bruce Palmer (Buffalo Springfield) died of a heart attack


Youssou N'dour who has worked with Peter Gabriel, Paul Simon, Bruce Springsteen, Sting and others is 58 today


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