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