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