Sunday, July 21, 2019

July 21


Steven Demetre Georgiou aka Cat Stevens aka Yusuf Islam was born today in 1948


On this day in 2002, Producer Gus Dudgeon and his wife Sheila were killed in a car accident.


The tragically late comic and actor Robin Williams was born this day in 1951


‘Long John’ Baldry died today in 2005, in Vancouver General Hospital, of a chest infection


‘More Songs About Buildings and Food’ by Talking Heads was released today in 1978


Black Sabbath’s ‘Master of Reality’ came out today in 1971


Saturday, July 20, 2019

July 20


Carlos Santana is 72 today


The tragically late Chris Cornell (Soundgarden, Audioslave) would have celebrated his 55th birthday today


The film based on the life of Sex Pistol Sid Vicious, 'Sid And Nancy' premiered in London on this day in 1986


Today in 1965, Frank Sinatra appeared at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, where he left his handprints in the cement outside.


Stone Gossard (Pearl Jam) turns 53 today


John Lodge (The Moody Blues) was born today in 1945


Kim Carnes celebrates her birthday today


Friday, July 19, 2019

July 19


The late Keith Godchaux of The Grateful Dead was born on this day in 1948


On this day in 1966, 50-year-old Frank Sinatra marries the 20-year-old actress Mia Farrow in New York


Today in 1954, Sun Records released the first Elvis Presley single, 'That's All Right'


Founding member of The Eagles, Bernie Leadon is 72 today


Dr. Brian May (Queen) turns 72 today


Remembering Allen Collins of Lynyrd Skynyrd who was born today in 1952


Thursday, July 18, 2019

July 18


On this day in 1988, Nico died after suffering a minor heart attack while on holiday with her son in Ibiza Spain


Today in 1966, Bobby Fuller leader of The Bobby Fuller 4 was found dead in his car in LA at age 22


Today in 1992, Bobby Brown married Whitney Houston at her New Jersey estate


The late Screamin' Jay Hawkins was born on this day in 1929


Martha Reeves (The Vandellas) was born today in 1941


The founder of Virgin Records, Richard Branson celebrates his 69th birthday today


Drummer Jack Irons (Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers) was born today in 1962


Wednesday, July 17, 2019

July 17


On this day in 1959, Billie Holiday died in a NYC hospital from cirrhosis of the liver at age 44


John Coltrane died on this day in 1967 from liver cancer at Huntington Hospital in Long Island 


Today in 1996, Jimi Hendrix’s manager Chas Chandler died at age 57 from an aortic aneurysm


Spencer Davis is celebrating a birthday today. He is 80


The late Nicolette Larsen was born on this day in 1952


Today in 2009, Gordon Waller (of Peter and Gordon) died of a heart attack at age 64


The late Phoebe Snow was born today in 1952