Tuesday, March 26, 2019

March 26


On this day in 1827, Ludwig van Beethoven died, possibly from liver disease due to heavy alcohol consumption


Steven Tyler is 71 today


Diana Ross was born on this day in 1944


Today in 2004, Jan Berry (Jan and Dean) died at the age of 62


British blues musician Duster Bennett was killed in a car crash on this date in 1976


Theodore DeReese "Teddy" Pendergrass was born on this day in 1950


The Woodstock movie premiered today in 1970 in Hollywood


Monday, March 25, 2019

March 25


Elton John is celebrating his 72nd birthday today


Today in 2006, Buck Owens died of a heart attack


The late Hoyt Axton was born today in 1938


The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, was born today in 1942


The late Jeff Healey was born today in 1966


Duke Ellington’s godson, Finley Quaye is 45 years old today


Today in 2018, Paul McCartney marched with thousands of others to demand change to the gun laws in the US


On this day in 1985, Prince won the Academy Award for best original song, “Purple Rain”


On this day in 1918, French composer Claude Debussy died in Paris at age 55


Sunday, March 24, 2019

March 24


On this day in 1958, Elvis Presley reported to the Memphis draft board where he was assigned army serial number 53310761


Today in 1997, Harold Melvin died aged 57


Today in 2000, Jack and Meg White of The White Stripes got divorced but the band stayed together until 2011


On this day in 2001, a stretch of road on Highway 19 in Macon, Georgia, was named Duane Allman Boulevard


Nick Lowe turns 70 today


Saturday, March 23, 2019

March 23


Today in 1973, John Lennon was ordered to leave the US within 60 days by the immigration authorities


On this day in 1985, Billy Joel married model Christie Brinkley on a boat moored alongside the Statue Of Liberty


Today in 2008, Neil Aspinall, who ran the Apple Corps music empire for the Beatles died in New York from cancer aged 66


Ric Ocasek (The Cars) is 70 today


Yvette Marie Stevens a.k.a. Chaka Khan is celebrating a birthday today


Damon Albarn, (Blur) is 51 today


Friday, March 22, 2019

March 22


Today in 1971, police arrested all the members from The Allman Brothers Band for heroin and marijuana possession


George Benson is 76 today


Andrew Lloyd Webber was born today in 1948


Stephen Sondheim was born on this day in 1930


Two days after their wedding in Gibraltar, John Lennon and Yoko Ono begin their "Bed-in," in Amsterdam


Today in 1994, Dan Hartman (Edgar Winter Group) died of a brain tumor in Westport, Connecticut


Dylan’s “Bringing It All Back Home” was released today in 1965


The Eagles third album ‘On The Border’ was released today in 1974