Thursday, February 28, 2019

February 28

Today in 1985, David Byron (Uriah Heep) died from an epileptic fit and liver disease at age 38

Remembering Brian Jones, guitarist and founding member of The Rolling Stones, born on this day in 1942

Pat Monahan (Train) celebrates a birthday today. He is 50

Van Morrison’s “Moondance” was released today in 1970

U2’s “War” was released today in 1983

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

February 27

Today in 1977, Keith Richards was arrested in Canada, after an ounce of heroin was found. He faced 7 years in prison

Josh Groban was born on this day in 1981

On this day in 1991, James Brown was paroled after serving two years of a six-year prison sentence

Tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon was born on this date in 1923

Today in 2015, Leonard Nimoy died from of complications from COPD at age 83

Neal Schon (Journey) is 65 today

Jazz pioneer Freddie Keppard was born on this day in 1890 in New Orleans, LA

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

February 26

Remembering Johnny Cash; born today in 1932

Today in 2008, Buddy Miles died of congestive heart disease, age 60

The late Bob "Bear" Hite (Canned Heat) was born today in 1945

Fats Domino was born today in 1928

Mitch Ryder was born today in 1945

Corinne Bailey Rae is celebrating her 40th birthday today

Monday, February 25, 2019

February 25

Remembering George Harrison, born on this day in 1943

Today in 2009, President Obama honored Stevie Wonder with the Gershwin prize, America's highest award for pop music

On this night in 1995, at a private party for 1,200 guests, Frank Sinatra sang before a live audience for the very last time

Marshall Tucker’s Toy Caldwell passed away on this day in 1993

Daniel Powter was born today in 1971

“Pink Moon” by the late Nick Drake was released today in 1972

Sunday, February 24, 2019

February 24

On this day in 1992, Kurt Cobain married Courtney Love in Waikiki, Hawaii

Today in 2005, Edwyn Collins was rushed to the hospital after suffering a brain hemorrhage

George Thorogood was born on this day in 1950

The late Nicky Hopkins was born on this day in 1944

Rupert Holmes, (“Escape (The Pina Colada Song)”) was born today in 1947

Today in 1975, Led Zeppelin released their sixth album, Physical Graffiti