Sunday, March 31, 2019

March 31


Johann Sebastian Bach was born on this day in 1685


Franz Joseph Haydn was born on this day in 1732


Today in 1995, Selena was murdered at age 23 by the president of her fan club


Herb Alpert (the "A" of A&M Records) was born on this day in 1935


Shirley Jones (The Partridge Family) turns 85 today


Mick Ralphs (Bad Company, Mott the Hoople) is 71 today


Angus Young (AC/DC) turns 64 today


Bruce Springsteen released 2 albums on this day in 1992


Saturday, March 30, 2019

March 30


Eric Clapton is 74 years old today


Today in 2013, music producer and pioneer of digital recording, Phil Ramone, died at age 79


Tracy Chapman was born on this day in 1964


Norah Jones, daughter of Ravi Shankar, was born today in 1979


Celine Dion was born on this day in 1968


Jim "Dandy" Mangrum of Black Oak Arkansas was born today in 1948.


Friday, March 29, 2019

March 29


On this day in 2005, Neil Young was treated for a brain aneurysm in New York


Perry Farrell, (Jane's Addiction) was born today in 1959


Academy award winning composer Evangelos Odysseas Papathanassiou, known professionally as Vangelis was born today in 1943


John Popper (Blues Traveler) is celebrating his 51st birthday today


Jazz singer Joe Williams died on this day in 1999


Thursday, March 28, 2019

March 28


Today in 1952, Billie Holiday married mafia enforcer Louis McKay


On this day in 1974, Delta blues man Arthur 'Big Boy' Crudup died of a stroke at the age of 69


“The Father of the Blues” W.C. Handy died on this day in 1958 at age 84


Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta a.k.a.  Lady Gaga is 33 today


Today in 1978, Alice Cooper appeared on The Muppet Show. He offers to give the Muppets fame and riches if they'll sign their souls over to him.


Classical composer Sergei Rachmaninoff died on this day in 1943 at age 69


Today in 1973, Led Zeppelin released “Houses Of The Holy”


Wednesday, March 27, 2019

March 27


Today in 1979, Eric Clapton married Patti Harrison (the ex-wife of George)


On this day in 1973, Jerry Garcia was arrested when police found cocaine and LSD in his car. What a surprise!


Today in 2000, Ian Dury died after a long battle with cancer at age 57


Remembering Sarah Vaughan who was born on this date in 1934


Tony Banks (Genesis) was born today in 1950


Mariah Carey is 49 today


Fergie (The Black Eyed Peas) is 44 today